nutrition

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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What We Eat to Maximize Recovery and Fight Oxidative Stress

August 13, 2014

  Before I jump into today’s post, I’m thinking I better explain what oxidative stress is. Maybe I’ve touched on this before? Hmmm.. I don’t remember, so let’s refresh just incase. And because I’m lazy, I’m going to give your word by word definition from Dr. Weil below. Oxidative stress is the total burden placed […]

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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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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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What the Heck is Sablefish and Why is it So Good for Us? Plus a Recipe!

July 16, 2014

If you follow me on instagram, you’ll see a lot of pictures of fish. Yes, we love our fish (SIZZLEFISH)! One of our favorite types of fish to eat is Sablefish. The funny thing is, not many people have heard of sablefish and often ask me about this delicious fish. So I’d thought I’d write […]

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