Gluten Free Tangy Asian BBQ Salmon Salad – How to Absorb More Lycopene

Sweet and Spicy Asian BBQ Salmon Salad: A delicious light lunch or Dinner made with a sweet and spicy sauce and grilled salmon! Goes great with Edamame salad. Healthy and full of antioxidants!

Tangy Asian BBQ Salmon Salad: A gluten free light meal made with a sweet and spicy sauce and grilled salmon! Goes great with Edamame salad. Healthy and full of antioxidants! Everyone has one in their family. You know, that person who doesn't like this food or that food, but you on the hand LOVE that food. Yep. That's my husband. He usually likes ALL THE FOOD. He is not … [Read more...]

How Ironman Training Helped a Wife Find Her True Passion

How Ironman Training Helped a Wife Find Her True Passion - From Stuck to Unstuck!

How Ironman Training Helped a Wife Find Her True Passion - From Stuck to Unstuck! Have you ever had a friend who you shares your same story/journey but in a totally different circumstance? That's my friend Tara. We live the same, but different, lives. Which makes for one amazing cohesive and supportive friendship. Today I asked her BACK  to share her story. You're gonna want … [Read more...]

Coconut Rice and Watermelon Salad Bowls – Rehydrate and Refuel

Coconut cream, jasmine rice, and watermelon raisin salad.  This is one amazing bowl of nourishment! Light, refreshing, gluten free, and delicious!

Coconut cream, jasmine rice, and watermelon raisin salad.  This is one amazing bowl of nourishment! Light, refreshing, gluten free, and delicious! Is it summer yet? Um, well, it feels like it here. Northerners, don't hate me. I know you just got snow. EEK! But really, it was almost 90F last week, which means our summer is going to be brutal. Like all day 100+ F brutal. … [Read more...]

5 Homemade Gluten Free Snack Recipes

5 homemade snack recipes. I'm no Martha Stewart, but when we're on a budget, I love the make these homemade gluten free snacks! These snack ideas are not only easy to make, but are naturally healthy and delicious!

I'm no Martha Stewart, but I do love saving money by making my own gluten free snacks! Like these 5 homemade gluten free snack recipes! These snack ideas are not only easy to make, but are naturally healthy and delicious!    It's true. I'm no Martha, although I'd like to think I am at times. That is until I am attempt to get "crafty" in other areas besides the … [Read more...]

Low Carb Cocoa Coconut Shake. Fuel up with Good Fats!

Cocoa Coconut shake- low carb

Fuel up with this Low Carb Cocoa Coconut Shake. It's a great way to start the day! The health benefits of full fat coconut cream plus cocoa keep you energized, fueled, and nourished. Paleo and Vegan friendly.  I spent a good 20 minutes trying figure out whether to call this recipe a shake, drink, or smoothie. I gave up, went with shake, because we need to SHAKE things up. … [Read more...]

Naturally Sweet Orange Coconut Oat Muffins {GF}

Naturally Sweet with no sugar added, these gluten free orange coconut oat muffins are the great for any time of day.  Snacking, breakfast, or post workout! Plus they take less than 30 minutes to make!  www.cottercrunch.com

Naturally sweet, but with no sugar added, these gluten free orange coconut oat muffins are the great for any time of day.  Snacking, breakfast, or post workout! Plus they take less than 30 minutes to make!   Hi ya! Oh wow, is it really the last week of March first week of April? Indeed it is. Seems like just last week we were in New Zealand for Ironman. Take me back! … [Read more...]

3 Creative Core Moves that Work Balance and Strength

3 creative core exercises

These 3 crunch-less and creative core moves will improve your core strength while also working on your balance. Plus they are just fun to try! See for yourself.  When I'm in a Fitness "Crunch," I tend to get creative. Which means I'm pretty much always getting creative with my workouts (for myself and my classes). Let's face it, not many of us have the time to spend … [Read more...]

Power Food Pairings – Apple, Leek, and Cabbage Salad with Beef Tips

Spring is here and so is new seasonal produce! That being said, this apple, leek, and red cabbage salad makes a powerful food pairing with lean protein. A nutrient packed side dish great that's nutritious and delicious!

Spring is here and so is new seasonal produce! That being said, this apple, leek, and red cabbage salad makes a power food pairing with any lean protein. A nutrient packed side dish that's nutritious and delicious!  Hey there. Hey Spring! Hey warm weather! Oh man, it feels good outside, don't it? Except for maybe Chicago, I think they didn't get the memo. But really, … [Read more...]