recipes

Fermented Foods Facts and Recipe Round Up

April 21, 2014

Happy Monday. Hope you had a wonderful weekend and Easter! Anyone sick (literally) of Easter candy yet? Haha. Well, if you are , then you might like this post. We’re talking fermented foods and how they REBOOT your gut. Plus I can’t go very long without professing my love for my favorite fermented drink, Kombucha! […]

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Easter Themed Snack Ideas

April 18, 2014

Happy Good Friday and Easter weekend. I honestly don’t think of Easter as an unhealthy Holiday. It’s more of  a celebration, actually a JOYOUS celebration! And when I think of Easter dinner or brunch, I think more about the gathering of friends and family, where good food is supposed to be shared and enjoyed. Unless […]

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PINK SUPER FOOD Recipes

April 9, 2014

We’ve been easing on into this last week of recovery. The Kiwi (aka husband)  has been adding in more light training sessions and I headed back to the trails for some fun runs. Eating enough Super Foods and recovery food/REFUEL are still key! Especially for the Kiwi since he’ll be heading into a big training block […]

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Gluten Free Training Food and Nutrition for Triathletes

April 4, 2014

Ahh yes, we’ve come to the end of the week. Feels good. And even though this has been a rest week for us, I’m still looking forward to a some what restful weekend. Then we’ll both feel fully recovered. Speaking of recovery (yes that is my sly segue), this past week was full of good […]

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Grain Free Sundried Tomato & Basil Fritters

April 2, 2014

We are in the middle of a recovery/rest week. Yes, it feels good. In order to keep the recovering process going, we need to eat well. Recovery foods are crucial for athletes (you are an athlete), and one of our favorite go to recovery foods is Daisy cottage cheese. Real ingredients, no additives or thickeners, […]

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3 Gluten Free Recovery Snacks for Coffee Lovers

March 26, 2014

This week and next week have some pretty crucial recovery days for the kiwi. Why? Well, race season is about here. I can’t believe it, but his first race of the season is just a week away. That means he needs to train smart and recover properly in order to stay SHARP and HEALTHY! And […]

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Savoring Springtime Suppers

March 24, 2014

The first few days of Spring have been all about savoring. We had my father in law in town from New Zealand and soaked up every minute of family time we could. No agenda. No rush. No plan. No worries. That’s the one of the many things I really enjoy about these Crazy Cotters. There […]

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Good for You Green Recipe Round Up

March 17, 2014

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! If you’re like most, you might have celebrated a wee bit this past weekend. Hence the GOOD for YOU Green recipe round up today (recovery meals). But if you’re like me, you spent your weekend recovering from a tiring previous week, and still need these recipes. Win-win situation, yes? So I […]

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Homemade Snap Pea Chips & Mason Jar Salads

March 14, 2014

Wow, that title makes me sound like little Ms. Martha Stewart, without the jail time of course. Well, no Martha here today, just a Sherpa Wife and some more resourceful recipes. You can deal with that, right? These two recipes below are the result of what I like to call “WASTE NOT” mode. The Snap […]

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How to Make your own Kombucha Scoby

February 28, 2014

Over this past year I’ve written a few guest posts about the benefits of Kombucha. You all know I love it! And I could talk about it all the live long day! It truly has been a gut lifesaver to me. What I didn’t realize is that I never really finished my “how to make […]

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