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 […]

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. […]

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, […]

Light and Zesty Shrimp Salad

Light & Zesty Shrimp Salad

This shop & healthy party recipe has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are my own. #JustAddRotel #CollectiveBias   Spring is finally here, and that means more parties and basketball celebrations! If you’re looking for a healthy and delicious appetizer for your next Spring party that doesn’t involve chips or […]

Chocolate SunButter Jam Cups

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  The month right before Easter is a tricky one: the candy section at the store is loaded with Easter stuff right after Valentine’s Day, so we barely recover from the V-Day candy come before we are faced with another candy holiday. I have a sweet tooth, so resisting Easter candies for an entire month […]

Grain Free On-the-Go

Grain Free on the go

  If you’re eating paleo or mostly grain free, then you know how challenging it can be to find good snacks, especially when you’re traveling. I have been eating {mostly} grain free for a couple years now to help with IBS and other health issues. It’s going good so far, but now I’m also experimenting […]

Dairy Free Hot Cocoa Mix

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  It’s almost February, can you believe it?! I am continually amazed that time seems to move much faster the older I get. Winter is still going strong most places (especially in the NorthEast this past week!), and here in Wyoming our worst weather is yet to come. February through April is usually the worst […]

Smokey Lapsang Latte

Smokey Lapsang Latte

It’s time for the January Recipe ReDux! This month’s theme is Smoked Foods. January 2014 – Theme: Start Smoking in the New Year The New Year is heating up with smoke and spiciness. From boldly flavored smoked salts to actual smoking techniques, subtly smoked food is on-trend. The same can be said for spice as […]

Drink the Rainbow: Pretty in Pink Smoothie

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Can you believe that it’s almost Christmas?! Crazy! Time is just flying by these days, especially as I get busier with blog stuff, training, and group fitness. I have to keep in mind that I shouldn’t get too busy with goings-on that I forget to make time for the really important things. Time management hasn’t […]