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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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Gluten Free Shrimp Pho with Miso

November 19, 2014

Two things happened this past week, one good and one not so good. The not so good; Texas got a blast of FRIGID air and I’m a wuss in the cold. The good? I received my first shipment of Sizzlefish’s new Paleo pack which gave me the excuse to make a seafood dish that was hot, […]

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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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Everything But the Kitchen Sink Soup {Cotter Version}

November 10, 2014

Please tell me you’ve heard of this… You know, hodge podge creations? Every (ingredient) but the kitchen sink thrown into a soup! We live off these one pot wonders and Fall is the perfect time to create them, don’t you think? I also blame my obsessive need to be resourceful and not waste. It was […]

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Cranberry White Chocolate Pumpkin Bars {Gluten Free}

November 5, 2014

My husband’s (aka Kiwi Cotter) favorite candy of all time is white chocolate, the milk bar brand from New Zealand to be exact. And every time we head into off season, he gets a care package from his “mum” with white chocolate included. Full proof on his instagram feed! I’d say chocolate is a pretty good way to […]

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Banana Mac Nut Muffin Healthy Bites {And Giveaway}

November 3, 2014

Welcome November! I’m not gonna lie, it seems that each time a new month comes along, I’m eager to start fresh or REFOCUS. October was ended up being similar to September… I wanted it to just be done. How sad is that? But this month, November, it’s ALL going to be good. Because like i […]

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Baked Southwest Trout with Sage {and Health Benefits}

October 29, 2014

Well folks, we’re officially in off-season. Last race was this weekend, but the kiwi actually didn’t end up racing. And it was probably for the best. But we did have a few other triathletes in town and this Sherpa wife was busy! But I like being busy making meals for the “crew.” They gobble it […]

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Healthy Gluten Free and Protein Packed Halloween Treats

October 24, 2014

Well folks, one week and counting till Halloween. Which means come November 1st, stores are going to be going Christmas crazy. Can you handle that? Hmmm, I think I’d rather just focus on one month at a time. Like this month…. I’m excited for Halloween because it means we will officially be in OFF SEASON. […]

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Curried Chicken and Veggie Pad Thai {Gluten Free, Dairy Free}

October 15, 2014

One of my husband’s favorite dishes I’ve made (ever) is a gluten free and vegan mac and cheese with curried chickpeas. I am still shocked to this day that he requests that recipe, only because he’s a man, and he craves meat daily. Haha. But I don’t complain, it’s a great meal and I try […]

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Two Gluten Free Quick Bread Recipes Made with Squash {Protein Packed}

October 10, 2014

Ya’ll…. Fall is BUSY. Or maybe the transition into Fall is busy. We’ve got about 3 more weeks of triathlon training and one more race to go. Then who knows what’s next (only time will tell). Anyway, I’ve been baking, a lot, in order to keep the kiwi fueled. But here’s the thing, I need […]

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