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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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3 Quick and Healthy Gluten Free Recipes Made from Leftovers

October 6, 2014

We don’t waste anything in our house, food in particular. I think it’s because food is literally FUEL for our jobs. But we’re also always on a budget, yes, tis life. With those two things in mind, I find myself getting more thrifty in kitchen, recreating meals from leftovers, and making do with the GOOD […]

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Curried Pork and Quinoa Stew {Gluten Free}

September 24, 2014

There are many reasons I love the Fall season, one of them being the return of soups, stews, and all things slow cooker related. I love the smell of slow cooked meals when you walk in the door. It actually makes me slow down just to take it all in. Corny, but true. But Fall […]

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Let it be Dinner: Salted Cinnamon Salmon

September 19, 2014

A few weeks ago I had someone ask me what I thought was the most important meal of the day. I assume most people would say breakfast, because that’s what they are used to hearing. And while I do think it’s a very important meal, I have to be honest… I am going to go with […]

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Gluten Free (Paleo & Vegan) Pumpkin and Fig Bread Pudding. Plus Why We Might Need Carbs During Fall Season

September 10, 2014

The Fall Season is a little over a week away. I can’t believe it! And you know what? I can’t help but get a little excited. Since we’ve been in Colorado, I’ve been feeling “fall-ish.” Which means I’ve had the urge to bake. You know, all those wonderful spices and of course pumpkin! A change […]

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How To Grill Sweet Potato Chips

September 8, 2014

Have you ever attempted to make your own potato chips but failed miserably? Um yes, that would be me. For some reason, I can’t get them crispy enough. That’s probably why I just stick my old resistant starch with nut butter tactics. Haha! Well, today you are in luck! I just so happened to convince […]

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Cinnamon Bun Healthy Bites Recipe

September 3, 2014

Well, it’s September. Whoa.. where did summer go? I don’t know about you, but as soon as September hits, I start to crave Fall flavors, smells, etc. Maybe it’s the memory of childhood? You know, the back to school hot oatmeal drenched in maple syrup and mom’s cinnamon rolls on the weekend. Hmmm.. no wonder […]

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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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