Functional Fitness Focus and Routines

October 8, 2014

I’ve been teaching Group Exercise for almost 10 years now, wow, I feel old. But actually, I started off teaching when I was in college. Back then, it was all about the burn baby. Work harder, burn more calories, sweat more, yada yada yada. Good thing that mentality is no longer… well, at least for […]

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3 Quick and Healthy Gluten Free Recipes Made from Leftovers

October 6, 2014

We don’t waste anything in our house, food in particular. I think it’s because food is literally FUEL for our jobs. But we’re also always on a budget, yes, tis life. With those two things in mind, I find myself getting more thrifty in kitchen, recreating meals from leftovers, and making do with the GOOD […]

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Pumpkin White Chocolate Cookie Dough Healthy Bites Recipe

October 3, 2014

It’s October… how did that happen? Either way, I’m excited! A new month brings new FLAVORS! And Fall flavors in particular. In fact, my twitter and pinterest is blowing up with ALL THINGS PUMPKIN. Think we’ll get sick of it by Christmas? Hope not! Anyway, I’m jumping on the pumpkin bandwagon today and sharing a […]

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Gluten Free Food Ideas To Eat Before Your Long Run

October 1, 2014

“WHAT GLUTEN FREE FOODS SHOULD I EAT BEFORE A LONG RUN?”  –> Apparently that’s one of the top searches I get to my site. Maybe it’s because I’ve chatted about gluten free training fuel, or gluten free pre race meal ideas. Ya, I’m a gluten free sherpa wife at your service. And it’s my pleasure! […]

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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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