Chocolate Protein Waffles with Strawberries and Coconut Cream (gluten free, grain free, dairy free)

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I was the lucky recipient of a visit from my 15-year old cousin Anna recently, and during her stay we enjoyed an eating and cooking extravaganza! On Saturday morning, we got out one of my friend Diana Keulian's cookbooks (get her insanely popular Fat Burning Meals now!) and made a variation on one of her amazing gluten free/grain free waffle recipes. Anna and I are big fans of chocolate and were planning a mega hike up at Red Rocks that afternoon so we made this recipe chocolate and added … [Read more...]

Paleo Macadamia Chocolate Chip Cookies

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3 Step Cookie Domination: Make the cookies. Stack the cookies. Eat the cookies. This fabulous recipe comes from my good friend George of Civilized Caveman Coooking - who co-authored a fabulous cookbook - The Paleo Kitchen - with Juli Bauer of PaleOMG last year. They have some awesome recipes, and this cookie one is one of my faves! I had an exceptionally good week of exercise and eating - did my food prep, stayed on top of drinking my ginger lemon tea nightly, had my greens and … [Read more...]

Some Women are Lost in the Fire

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Strong women. May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them. It's not easy being a woman. It's not easy feeling constant pressure to look a certain way, be a certain way - pressure you don't even realize you're putting on yourself, judging, constantly comparing, never happy with what you see in the mirror. You can never be be beautiful on the outside if you're full of negativity towards yourself. You can never be healthy or truly happy until you realize that everything you see … [Read more...]

7-Day Abs Workout Plan

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Are you ready to strengthen your core and sculpt a lean, defined stomach? Use this awesome plan to burn up your core. Learn the Moves (plan below): Use the 3 ab sequences below throughout the week and the demo video to learn the moves, and any modifications I have for you too! A strong core has more benefits than just looking good - it's active in nearly every move your body makes, and when it's strong will help you move faster, have better balance, and protect your back. Speaking of … [Read more...]

Yoga for Athletes

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Hi my friends! I'm in the midst of an impromptu 14-day Challenge that I got my friend Scott Colby (The Abs Expert) to do with me. He's turning 44 (I like that number) in a little over a week - right after his "Unplugged Retreat" actually, where I'll be a guest instructor. He told me his birthday was coming up while we were at brunch with some friends last week and I immediately threw down the gauntlet for this 14-day challenge....naturally haha. We have been doing a 10-20 minute workout … [Read more...]