nutrition

Dairy Free SUPER Fruitcake Smoothie {Paleo}

December 22, 2014

When I was a kid, I used to get giddy when we hit the last 5 days till Christmas. It meant school was out and I hadn’t a worry in the world. Plus I knew I was on the nice list. I was a goody two shoes, so Santa loved me! Well, today that giddy feeling is […]

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Soothing Coconut Cranberry Smoothie {For Gut Health}

December 10, 2014

I love the Holidays! I do, really! But I will be the first to admit, no matter how hard I try, I still have my moments of exhaustion and stress. It’s my own doing. And I’m learning to say NO more and slow down. My body is the first to tell me to do so. […]

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Why White Rice Makes a Nice Recovery Food

December 5, 2014

Questions I get asked a lot —> Is white rice Paleo? Shouldn’t I eat brown rice instead? Shouldn’t I avoid carbs at night? Isn’t white rice high on the Glycemic Index? And truth is…. IT DEPENDS. It depends on the person, their gut health, their activity levels, and the way they prepare grains. Yep, it […]

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Stay Healthy Gift Guide for Athletes and Fitness Enthusiasts

November 28, 2014

It’s here. The weekend of sales galore! Except now stores are opening on Thanksgiving, so I guess Black Friday is really Blackish Friday? Haha. Either way, people will be (if not already) starting to Holiday Shop. For me, I’l be doing my shopping in my PJ’s, at home. Yes, online shopping for today, small business […]

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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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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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How I Got a Bunch of Triathletes to Go Dairy Free and Gluten Free Pre Race Week!

October 31, 2014

I did it. I successfully convinced the triathletes staying with us last week to go DAIRY FREE and Gluten free pre –race week. And you wanna know the best part? They didn’t even realize it until I told them. Silk Almond Milk to the Rescue! Why the dairy free part? Well, to be honest, the […]

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Three New Natural Supplements and How We Use Them

October 13, 2014

Supplements…. they can be tricky. What works for one person might not work for another. It definitely depends on what that person CURRENTLY  needs, physically and mentally. Not to mention how their body reacts to certain homeopathic ingredients, ya know? That being said, the Kiwi has to be EXTRA careful with taking certain supplements due […]

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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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The Importance of DHEA and an Omega-3 Packed Recipe!

August 25, 2014

So I have a new motto. Keep calm, and eat more F I S H. Yes, hear me out now! Ok? You see, the Kiwi and I have chosen a lifestyle that throws us a lot of curveballs, meaning, one day everything is golden and the next all hell has broken loose. Hey, we get […]

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