3 Protein Packed Breakfasts that are Great for Travel

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Looking for some Protein Packed and Gluten free Breakfast ideas? These 3 Recipes and foods are great for travel! On the go, in the air, or on the road! Oh and simply delicious.  Traveling and fueling right can be tricky. To be honest, I think our minds tell us to either A --> just eat whatever you can find. Or B --> we're sitting a whole lot so eat less and SUPER … [Read more...]

Grain Free Shamrock Shake Healthy Bites and Giveaway!

Grain free Lucky Shamrock Protein Bites with Matcha! Snack healthy this St. Patrick's day with these gluten free Lucky Shamrock Protein Bites (aka Healthy Bites). They are packed with antioxidants, good fats, and protein. Not to mention tasty! www.cottercrunch.com

Snack healthy this St. Patrick's day with these grain free Lucky Shamrock Protein Bites (aka Healthy Bites). They are packed with antioxidants, good fats, and protein. Not to mention tasty! Well hello March! You sure did sneak up on me and so did St. Patrick's day. Luckily (no pun intended), I was prepared. You see, before I left for New Zealand, I made these bites. I … [Read more...]

BLT Egg Casserole {Gluten Free}

BLT egg casserole bake - quick healthy gluten free dinner!

How do you make a BLT gluten free? Forget the buns and bake it with egg instead! Super easy and delicious Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Egg bake is great for breakfast, lunch, brunch, or dinner. So... we're home from New Zealand. Back to reality. Jet lagged and in need of some serious grocery shopping. Have you ever been too mentally tired to really get the "bulk" of your … [Read more...]

Sweat on Road! A Travel Workout You can Do ANYWHERE!

SWEATroad-workout! No gym required. All you need is a space to workout! #travelworkout #fitness

Confession.. I've been traveling for 2 1/2 weeks and fitness has been harder than i thought, but needless to say, i've "fit it in." Walking, running, push ups, squats, etc. A little here, a little there, etc. It all adds up, and that's what counts, right? But today I have a real PRO traveler and FITNESS guru to share her traveling fitness tips. Heather (another good BLEND) from … [Read more...]

Sesame Crusted Salmon with a Zesty Ginger-garlic Drizzle {Gluten Free}

Sesame crusted salmon with ginger garlic dressing. A refreshing ginger dressing compliments this Asian Style Salmon! Perfect as we transition into spring! Easy to make, full of omegas, and of course, gluten free!

A refreshing ginger dressing compliments this Asian Style Salmon! Perfect as we transition into spring! Easy to make, full of omegas, and of course, gluten free!  Happy Foodie Friday! Today we have an amazing recipe from a top chef (and food blogger), who just happens to be a good blog friend of mine. I drool over her creations and adore her cooking style, but more … [Read more...]

Christchurch, New Zealand. Behind the Lens

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There is so much to see and do in Christchurch, New Zealand. But this city has so much meaning to us since it's my husbands' hometown. I invite you behind the lens to see all the city, beaches, trails, and rebuild of the city post earthquake.  Our time in Christchurch, New Zealand has come and gone. My husband (aka the kiwi) is from Christchurch. He's been training for … [Read more...]

Protein Packed Berry Cheesecake Smoothie

berry cheesecake smoothie- taste like cake and is super healthy and nutritious! great treat for any time of day!. cottercrunch.com

A healthy gluten free berry Cheesecake, does that exist? Well, I found a leap hole. It's a blended version. A delicious and nutritious smoothie that's protein packed and full of antioxidants.  I'll take this cake with a whole lotta goodness! 10 days ago I was about to leave for New Zealand. Bags were packed, I finished teaching my last class at the gym, and the house was … [Read more...]

14 Tips to Stay Sane, Organized + Inspired as a Blogger

14 tips that will keep you organized and less stressed when it comes to managing your blog.  www.cottercrunch.com

What keeps you healthy, organized and inspired when it comes to blogging? 14 Tips for Bloggers! Stay Sane, Organized + Inspired  14 Tips to Stay Sane, Organized + Inspired as a Blogger That title caught your eye, didn't you? Well it's definitely one that is needing discussion in our fast paced, dream big, passion pursuing world. I asked Danielle to guest post for me so i … [Read more...]