Healthy Banana Bread

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Is there such a thing? The word healthy and bread in the same title, occasionally, yes.  Or maybe I should just say healthier banana bread.   I have been baking banana bread for years in my home and every once in a while I'll tinker with the recipe to make it a little healthier.  Most of the time it … [Read more...]

15 Must Haves for your Kitchen

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First, I have a confession, this list was really long at first. I love to cook and when I was looking at my pantry, cupboards and fridge I had a hard time narrowing it down. With that being said, this list could easily be longer and your top 15 is most likely different than my top 15. None-the-less, … [Read more...]

Egg White Snacks

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  These are so incredibly easy and  huge hit at my house! Once they are made, they do not last long in my house, however, they do keep well and are easily re-heated.   So, make a bunch and have an easy, healthy, go-to snack.  When I made this batch I used only red peppers, onion, and … [Read more...]

Quick Quinoa Hash Dinner

Quick Quinoa Hash Dinner

Meal Planner or NOT? Have you ever been standing there, at 4:30pm (moments from the witching hour) staring at your refrigerator and/or pantry and thought to yourself, “What the heck am I going to make for dinner?” For the most part I am a planner and have meals figured out in advance to ease … [Read more...]

Our Halloween Tradition

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Do you blindly following culture and tradition or do you think outside of the box and start your own tradition? Another Halloween is fast approaching, bringing with it more than $2.2 billion in candy.  For parents who work hard year-round to help their children make healthy choices, finding a way … [Read more...]

Should I Workout on an Empty Stomach?

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Should I workout on an empty stomach? Will exercising on an empty stomach burn more fat?  These questions have been the subject of much debate in the fitness world.  Some suggest that exercising on an empty stomach is more effective for weight loss forcing the body to burn fat stores for fuel.  … [Read more...]

Tips for Eating Healthy on the Go

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Tips for Eating Healthy on the Go “This bus is leaving, you better get in.”  “We gotta go.”  “Get in the car. NOW!” As my children get older our family schedule gets fuller and fuller. We now have activities every day of the week. Throw in the mix me running a business and doing Ironman … [Read more...]

Quick, Easy, & Healthy Tomato Basil Pasta Recipe

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'Blow your MIND' Tomato Basil Pasta - No straining, Just Stirring! As a mom of 3, Ironman triathlete, business owner, chef, taxi driver, maid, pool girl, et al., I look for simple and healthy recipes all the time.  I came across this recipe, was inspired to try it and had to share.  The great thing … [Read more...]

Fluffy Peanut Butter Dip

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I am always up for trying new recipes, some work out well and others need work.  My latest was absolutely DELISH right off the bat.  First, let me explain how much I love peanut butter and almond butter.  Peanut butter is heavenly on most anything :) One of my favorite snacks is apple slices dipped … [Read more...]

Grilled Avocado-Mango Guacamole

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Towards the end of a long bike ride I start dreaming about food.  It has become a little bit of a ritual for me to make guacamole and devour the whole bowl with a mix of tortilla chips, bell peppers and carrots and today was going to be no different.  With it being a holiday weekend my family … [Read more...]



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