Apricot Almond Bites

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This “Flavor Your Adventure” post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds. For more snack ideas to “Flavor Your Adventure” this summer, visit Blue Diamond Almonds on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram This year has been full of some fun adventures and lots of firsts for us: my first blog trip, our first adventure race that wasn’t […]

Easy Mocha Freeze

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This “Easy as Breeze” post is sponsored by Almond Breeze Almondmilk. For more “Easy As Breeze” recipes made with five ingredients or less, visit Almond Breeze on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest Hot days call for cold drinks, and cold coffee is one of my favorites! When I say cold coffee I don’t mean regular […]

Easy Sriracha Chicken Salad

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Finally: another salad recipe! It’s been a while since I have posted a salad recipe. I actually don’t post enough salad recipes, which is ironic since I’m a health and fitness blogger. You’d think these pages would have dozens of salad recipes but that’s not quite the case. I love salads, I do, but I […]

Cinnamon Sugar Twists {Recipe ReDux}

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  It time for Recipe ReDux again! If you’re new around here, Recipe ReDux is a monthly recipe challenge founded by dietitians. Blogger participants like me don’t have to be dietitians, but there are great dietitians in the group to follow! Every month on the 21st I share a recipe that fits a theme for […]

Green Monster Smoothie

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I have a confession: I don’t remember the last time I had a green smoothie (!!), and I don’t drink them enough. For those of you in the health and fitness blogosphere, that may seem somewhat sacrilegious to say since everywhere you turn you run into a green smoothie. Even though I don’t drink them […]

Double Chocolate Brownie Cookies

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  You know that feeling when you’re experimenting with recipes in the kitchen but you don’t really know what you’re doing? A little apprehensive about using up your good ingredients, but still needing something allergy-friendly and sweet. That’s me all the time, well most times I bake. I break all the rules of baking and […]

Vanilla Coffee Creamer

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I am picky about my coffee, just like I’m picky about the pants I wear. If my husband was reading this right now he would roll his eyes and agree heartily (about the jeans). It takes me a while to find the right jeans. I’ll try on 20 pairs before I find the right one. […]

NOW Foods Event Part 2: Recipes!

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Remember my post from Monday about the NOW Foods Immersion Event recap? I shared some of the food that we had while we were on that trip. The NOW people fed us really well! If you were drooling over those yummy looking goodies I had, then Sarah to the rescue: here are the recipes for […]

Cherry Vanilla Recovery Shake


  Spring is here and Summer isn’t far behind! If you’re into Spring and Summer sports then this is the time you increase your training intensity and duration. I know for me this is the time of year I add more into my workouts to get ready for road races and events depending on what […]

Blueberry Macaroons {Recipe Redux}

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  Hey friends, it’s Recipe Redux time again! That time of month when we are challenged to come up with healthy recipes that fit a theme. This month’s theme is Spring cleaning (which reminds me that I need to do that soon…). April 2015 Recipe Redux theme: Spring cleaning Go through your pantry, cupboards, freezer, […]