Rosemary Salmon with Orange Zest {Paleo}

November 26, 2014

I know what you’re thinking.. A Salmon recipe? The Day before Thanksgiving? Shouldn’t it be turkey? Let me explain. If you are reading this, then you probably have all your Turkey day dishes plan. If you are reading this then you are probably Type A and have everything prepped and ready to go. But what […]

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3 Things I’ve Learned About Feeling Overwhelmed

November 24, 2014

Well, it’s here. Holiday season! Last I checked most people don’t just CHILL during the Holidays. Although that should be the concept, right? Instead, we get busier and more overwhelmed. And if you’re like me, you need someone to hold you accountable for saying NO and staying sane. This is where my fellow Sherpa Wife […]

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3 Ways to Eat (or Drink) MCT Oil

November 21, 2014

MCT Oil. It’s the new craze, isn’t it? Well, at least that’s what I’ve been hearing and what I’ve been asked about over and over again. What is it? Why is it so good for us? How should I use it? Etc. Etc. Etc. I will be quite honest, it can be confusing. All this […]

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Gluten Free Shrimp Pho with Miso

November 19, 2014

Two things happened this past week, one good and one not so good. The not so good; Texas got a blast of FRIGID air and I’m a wuss in the cold. The good? I received my first shipment of Sizzlefish’s new Paleo pack which gave me the excuse to make a seafood dish that was hot, […]

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Holiday Fitness Accountability! Get Fit and Festive

November 17, 2014

Welcome to a little Monday Motivation. You  see, last week I posted 3 ways to REINVENT yourself. Yes, I am slowly working on that. But I also think focusing on that NOW, before the new year, is key. Which is why I have my good friend Paige here today. Maybe you need to start fresh or […]

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Paleo Ginger Spiced Pear Muffins and Grain Free Perks

November 14, 2014

A couple weeks ago we had a few fellow triathletes stay with us for the Austin 70.3 ironman. It was good fun and of course lots of time was spent in the kitchen. Eating, prepping, talking, etc. One of my husband’s triathlete friends has gone through a whole scew of health problems and started asking me […]

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3 Ways to REINVENT Yourself

November 12, 2014

As we approach the end of the year, a lot of us start to get antsy in our own skin. We feel the need to RENEW or CHANGE. Or if you are like us, you’ve been striving (not thriving) and are ready to REINVENT yourself. Am I right? Just like the seasons, things in our life need […]

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Everything But the Kitchen Sink Soup {Cotter Version}

November 10, 2014

Please tell me you’ve heard of this… You know, hodge podge creations? Every (ingredient) but the kitchen sink thrown into a soup! We live off these one pot wonders and Fall is the perfect time to create them, don’t you think? I also blame my obsessive need to be resourceful and not waste. It was […]

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Should You Focus on BIG Muscle Groups in a Workout?

November 7, 2014

I’ve been a personal trainer since 2004. Wow, has it been 10 years already? I guess so. So much has come and gone with fitness trends since then. And I’ll be the first to admit, I have probably tried all of them, just for kicks. Heck, I’ve even been put through a body building program before, […]

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Cranberry White Chocolate Pumpkin Bars {Gluten Free}

November 5, 2014

My husband’s (aka Kiwi Cotter) favorite candy of all time is white chocolate, the milk bar brand from New Zealand to be exact. And every time we head into off season, he gets a care package from his “mum” with white chocolate included. Full proof on his instagram feed! I’d say chocolate is a pretty good way to […]

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