4 Favorite Food Hacks and Coconut Rice Ball Recipe

August 27, 2014

When it comes to food and recipes, I’m all about food hacking. Actually, these days more than ever. I need be resourceful (ahem… frugal) with our food, I need it taste good, but I also need it to be nutritious. Is that too much to ask for? Ha, well I think not. I’ve learned it […]

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The Importance of DHEA and an Omega-3 Packed Recipe!

August 25, 2014

So I have a new motto. Keep calm, and eat more F I S H. Yes, hear me out now! Ok? You see, the Kiwi and I have chosen a lifestyle that throws us a lot of curveballs, meaning, one day everything is golden and the next all hell has broken loose. Hey, we get […]

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Easy Prep Gluten Free Meal Ideas and Pantry Staples

August 22, 2014

I have a confession. I am not good at food prep. But you see, a lot of my blog friends (blends) are SUPER moms/wives/spouses that have food prepped for the week. I admire these people so much and long to have that skill, though I doubt I ever will. Haha!  That being said, I am pretty […]

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The Latest and Greatest Fitness Moves

August 20, 2014

You know I love to spice things up with … my Fitness CLASS! Haha. But jokes aside, I make my class try out Crazy Cotter combinations at least once  week. It keeps us all on our toes and challenging our bodies. Some are hit and some are miss, but at least we’re trying it! Which leaves […]

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The Second Wind of Dreaming Big

August 18, 2014

Man oh man, I thought I’d be posting a Latest and Greatest fitness exercise post today, but I’ve changed my mind. I’ll save that for later this week. You see, this past weekend, I was at it again. Traveling to a race to be support my husband. A weekend that tended to be more SHERPA […]

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Cherry Cocoa Pistachio Bites and Healthy Bite Link up

August 15, 2014

Healthy Bites is where it all began. Yes, over 5 years ago I started making these little balls of goodness for my husband (aka the kiwi). I also made them for me since I couldn’t eat gluten, and at that time there were very few decent gluten free bars, etc. You can read more about […]

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What We Eat to Maximize Recovery and Fight Oxidative Stress

August 13, 2014

  Before I jump into today’s post, I’m thinking I better explain what oxidative stress is. Maybe I’ve touched on this before? Hmmm.. I don’t remember, so let’s refresh just incase. And because I’m lazy, I’m going to give your word by word definition from Dr. Weil below. Oxidative stress is the total burden placed […]

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5 Food and Fitness Tips and Tricks

August 11, 2014

When it comes to food and fitness, I’m all about making things more simple, do-able, and effective. Aren’t we all? And these days, simple and effective are my life motto.  I just want to get THINGS done and make them count. I don’t need a 10 step process, I need 2 or 3 max. I […]

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A Fish Recipe Even Kids Will Like -Salmon Black Bean Enchilada Bake

August 8, 2014

We’ve been eating a TON of fish lately! It’s a good thing we both love fish and our bodies THRIVE off those omegas, really! But I’m always surprised at how many people are afraid to try fish or turn their nose up at it, grown up and kids. I guess I don’t blame them. If […]

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The Top 10 Benefits Of Kettlebells

August 6, 2014

I have a confession. Actually, I have two confessions. First, I LOVE and HATE kettlebells. I love them because they are so gosh darn effective! I hate them because they leave me sore for DAYS! Yes, I’m still sore from a 20 minute kettlebell workout I did Sunday. Good Sore though, ya know? My second […]

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