Fall Outdoor Fitness Routines: Walking and Intermittent Sprinting

September 29, 2014

Last week I mentioned that I found my running mojo. Apparently it was hiding in Colorado. Along with all the great FALL WEATHER, trails, mountains, and more. I mean, how can you not want to run here? But that’s the thing. Inspiration and running energy (mojo) come to me when I am doing less physically […]

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What To Do When Your BIG Dreams or Goals Feel Stalled

September 26, 2014

Almost 7 years ago I married the Kiwi and became a Sherpa wife (aka pro athlete supporter, food maker and supplier, race day cheerleader, etc.). Almost 6 years ago I started creating Healthy Bites. Both are big dreams! In fact, if my husband was a pro triathlete, I probably wouldn’t have started Healthy Bites. And […]

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Curried Pork and Quinoa Stew {Gluten Free}

September 24, 2014

There are many reasons I love the Fall season, one of them being the return of soups, stews, and all things slow cooker related. I love the smell of slow cooked meals when you walk in the door. It actually makes me slow down just to take it all in. Corny, but true. But Fall […]

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Fall Run Gear to Help Ease You into Cooler Temps.

September 22, 2014

Yesterday marked the first day of Fall, and unfortunately, Texas has yet to get the memo. It’s humid and 90F. Hey, that’s better than 100F. Fall likes to creep it’s way into our state. Slowly but surely. Luckily for us, we had the chance to ease on into “Fall-ish” weather a few weeks ago in […]

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Let it be Dinner: Salted Cinnamon Salmon

September 19, 2014

A few weeks ago I had someone ask me what I thought was the most important meal of the day. I assume most people would say breakfast, because that’s what they are used to hearing. And while I do think it’s a very important meal, I have to be honest… I am going to go with […]

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Four Ways to Bake and Cook with Pancake Mix, including Chocolate Espresso Banana Bread.

September 17, 2014

I know what you’re thinking. Shouldn’t pancake mix be made to make pancakes? Yes, yes it should! But as a Flapjacked Ambassador, I use their Protein Pancake Mix for more than just pancakes. The reason why I love using Flapjacked Protein Pancake mix for more than just pancakes is because of the unique NON GMO […]

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How to Embrace Mental and Physical Rest

September 15, 2014

You know that saying…. “Do as I say, not as I do?” Well, that just about sums up our Colorado trip. I had full intention on taking time off from work projects to focus on getting a little rest and being a good Sherpa wife to the Kiwi. But what I realized is that I […]

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Favorite Uncommon Finds and Gift Ideas

September 12, 2014

These past two weeks in Colorado have been great! Actually, they’ve been a good learning lesson, but more on that later. What I noticed the most is that what I find uncommon (in Texas), other Coloradans find common. And vice versa! Like how many new Kombucha flavors they have!!! We need this flavor more common in […]

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Gluten Free (Paleo & Vegan) Pumpkin and Fig Bread Pudding. Plus Why We Might Need Carbs During Fall Season

September 10, 2014

The Fall Season is a little over a week away. I can’t believe it! And you know what? I can’t help but get a little excited. Since we’ve been in Colorado, I’ve been feeling “fall-ish.” Which means I’ve had the urge to bake. You know, all those wonderful spices and of course pumpkin! A change […]

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How To Grill Sweet Potato Chips

September 8, 2014

Have you ever attempted to make your own potato chips but failed miserably? Um yes, that would be me. For some reason, I can’t get them crispy enough. That’s probably why I just stick my old resistant starch with nut butter tactics. Haha! Well, today you are in luck! I just so happened to convince […]

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