Although it seems like I have disappeared, I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth, I promise. It’s summer time and things are hopping. There has been an increase of personal training clients at the studio, school is out, marathon training is in full swing and the puppies take up a lot of my [...]
The other day I received a super-cool package from Larabar that made my day! It was a box full of Larabar goodness.
In the box were some of my all-time favorites like the Lemon Poundcake ALT bar and Blueberry Muffin Larabar along with a couple of new Uber bars.
I have been [...]
When I was growing up I really disliked all things coconut. I may even go as far to say that I hated coconut, though I don’t like to use the word “hate”. As we grow, our tastes change, just as our bodies do. Along with coconut, I didn’t like peanut butter or hamburgers. I was [...]
If you have been reading my blog for any period of time you may have noticed that I have a problem with “Wordless Wednesday”. The problem is I can’t not write something, even if that something is just a couple of words. So, instead of participating in something that I can’t follow the rules of [...]
Almonds are naturally gluten-free and naturally yummy. I love to eat them by the handful, on salads and baked into my favortie recipes. I am excited to share the winning recipes of the Almond Board of California’s Nutrition Pros Know Best Almond Challenge, where nutrition professionals submitted their best almond-inspired recipes. I made both recipes [...]
Over the past few years I have had occasional bouts of low ferritin stores and/or anemia. Historically I don’t do well with iron supplements, so I try to focus on getting my iron from the foods that I eat. Those with Celiac Disease can be at risk for anemia, in addition to women being at [...]
Running in the heat and humidity that we have had this summer has definitely taken a toll on my body. In my quest to stay hydrated this summer, I found and sampled a new-to-me coconut water last week. Hannah and I took a road trip to Cleveland last week to see my Grandma and I [...]
Recently I was asked if I would be interested in participating in the “Melt Away Challenge”. The challenge was to replace my butter or other fats with Melt Organic for one week. Melt Organic Buttery Spread was recently featured on the Dr. Oz Show as a healthier alternative to butter.
What is so [...]
Are you ready for summer? I know I am! I am ready to hang by the pool and relax. What better way to relax than with an ice cold drink? I think I have just found the perfect drink for summer – Michelob ULTRA Light Cider! When I was asked if I was interested in [...]