A Fish Recipe Even Kids Will Like -Salmon Black Bean Enchilada Bake

August 8, 2014

We’ve been eating a TON of fish lately! It’s a good thing we both love fish and our bodies THRIVE off those omegas, really! But I’m always surprised at how many people are afraid to try fish or turn their nose up at it, grown up and kids. I guess I don’t blame them. If […]

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The Top 10 Benefits Of Kettlebells

August 6, 2014

I have a confession. Actually, I have two confessions. First, I LOVE and HATE kettlebells. I love them because they are so gosh darn effective! I hate them because they leave me sore for DAYS! Yes, I’m still sore from a 20 minute kettlebell workout I did Sunday. Good Sore though, ya know? My second […]

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Why We Eat Resistant Starches for Gut Health

August 4, 2014

Okay, so the last time we talked about a Health and Wellness topic with gluten free living, we focused on what athletes should eat to perform (benefits of beets, etc). This time around I want to talk about the wellness of your gut flora and the benefits of resistant starch. Sounds exciting, I know! But […]

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Coconut Vanilla Latte Protein Bites

August 1, 2014

Anyone else tired this week? Maybe it’s the end of month syndrome, yes? Let’s go with that! Either way, Coffee has been pre-set every night just so I can smell it from the bed in the morning. That aroma of fresh coffee is the best alarm clock, in my opinion. Okay, so now that we […]

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The Breakfast Club- Grain Free Mixed Nut Muffins

July 30, 2014

My oh my how our breakfast has changed since the good old school days! Not gonna lie, I adored my sugar coated cereal and milk. Yup! I think every kid did (still does). But now, families are becoming more aware of the importance of REAL food for breakfast. Well, at least I like to think so. […]

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Living Out Life’s Bucket List

July 28, 2014

A funny thing happened this weekend. I was cleaning out the garage and found a box full of old books, notes, etc. It must have been from about 15 years ago. That would make me in high school then. Anyway, I opened up the box and there it it was, my life bucket list, or […]

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Gluten Free Pre-Race Meal Ideas

July 25, 2014

I’ve been married to the kiwi for over 6 ½ years, which means I’ve made a lot of gluten free pre-race meals. Some have been at home, some have been in a fridgeless hotel room, and some have been at a home-stay house. Heck, I think I’ve even made pre-race meals in a camping tent! […]

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Do Runners (and all Athletes) Really Need a Walk Break?

July 23, 2014

I’m not sure how walking got such a bad rap from runners and endurance athletes, maybe it’s because they see it as a sign of weakness? In actuality, I think, taking walk breaks are not only beneficial, but will make you stronger in the long run (pun intended). Heck, even the Kiwi will skip a […]

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Gluten Free Breakfast Muffins Made from Beans!

July 21, 2014

My husband loves beans. In fact, he could live off beans, rice, eggs, and salsa and be perfectly content for the rest of his life. Me, on the other hand, would not be pleasant to be around if I ate certain beans daily (if you catch my drift). The complex sugar (raffinose) in beans makes it […]

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Why Exploring New Trails Helps me to be UNBUSY, Trail Workouts, Plus Mizuno Kazan Shoe Review!

July 18, 2014

I think you all know by now how much we love trails. We are surrounded by amazing trails out here near the Hill Country, how could we not love it?! The following is a sponsored post by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Mizuno. But let me tell you something. The trails are my sanity. They […]

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