Cool Down with Refreshing Smoothie Bowls

Some of the best ways to cool off this summer is by making “cooler” foods, especially popsicles, smoothies, and smoothie bowls. Whether you’re sipping bellinis on the beach, floating in the pool, or relaxing under the sun in your backyard, these smoothie bowls are perfect for a nice cool breakfast or a refreshing snack. Take advantage of this summer’s seasonal fruits…

Book Review: ROAR

Book Review ROAR: How to match your food and fitness to you female physiology for optimum performance, great health, and a strong, lean body for life. Find the book on Amazon here. The author, Stacy Sims, PhD., is an exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist who specializes in the differences between men and women. Her running…

Meatballs

After following a Paleo Lifestyle, Meatballs weren’t on the menu due to ingredients like bread crumbs and milk. Total bummer! That’s not gonna fly in my book! This recipe is now completely clean, gluten-free, and dairy-free.  Not to mention the added bonus – VEGETABLES are hidden inside.

Why Slowing Down is the Single Best Way to Improve Health

I bet you big money you don’t spend time reading this whole article. Why do I know this? As a blogger, I have to assume no one reads the whole article, but instead simply skims over the bold items and looks at pictures. So the fact that I’m writing an article about slowing down, in…

Banana Bread

This Banana Bread is completely grain-free and sugar-free. The natural sugar from the ripe bananas provides the right touch of sweetness without overpowering the muffin. Banana bread makes wonderful breakfast, mid-day snack, or even a sweet dessert topped with honey or Sugar-Free Jam. The easiest way to make these muffins is putting all the ingredients into a…

Taco Salad

Maybe it’s because we live in Texas, or maybe it’s because we love spicy food, but we make this Taco Salad quite often for quick, easy weeknight meals. The salad often varies with whatever vegetables we have in the refrigerator and rotates depending on what’s in season, but the concept is the same every time. Cook Meat…