Mar 092013
Sweet Potato Sliders

I saw the most amazing sweet potatoes the other day and I was thinking I should turn them into burger buns. You could easily create a vegetarian or vegan burger, even a breakfast burger with this fun idea! So many possibilities….here’s mine to get you started! Sweet Potato Sliders You will need: knife, cutting board, [continue reading]

Dec 132012
Secrets to Success with Clean Eating: 10 Ways to Save Money on Quality Food on Any Budget

“Success is the natural consequence of applying the fundamentals.” -Jim Rohn Have you ever had this experience?   Every time you’re grocery shopping, one of two things happens at the register:   You can’t believe how much you spent. You can’t believe how LITTLE you spent!   Let me tell you, the first thing used to happen to me [continue reading]

Sep 022012
How to Eat Like Your Trainer: 5 of the Fittest Men I know Share their Personal Eating Strategies

There’s no question about it. When we see a really fit body, we want to know 2 things:   How do you workout?                      and What do you eat?   The question that affects body appearance the most is actually the second question – if you’ve ever heard anybody say “real abs are made in the kitchen” [continue reading]

Jul 212012
Inspired Cuisine at Rioja from the talented Jennifer Jasinski

Rioja A great gourmet dining experience any time of year, for lunch or dinner – check out Rioja located in the heart of Larimer Square in downtown Denver. Home to Denver’s own very talented Jennifer Jasinski, who was one of the elite few finalists for this year’s James Beard Best Chef Southwest award, I always [continue reading]

Jul 162012
Paleo, Primal and Caveman: an Evolutionary Diets Discussion

*note: updated on 8/23 after self-experimenting with the Paleo diet for 6 weeks. I’m sure you’ve noticed that I’ve been posting some “paleo” and “primal” recipes recently. I wanted to take a minute and tell you what I’ve learned about evolutionary diets over the past several months, how I’ve been incorporating them, and why I [continue reading]

May 152012
Muscle-Building Food of the Day: Hemp Seeds

Why are Hemp Seeds one of my favorite foods? 1. There are 16g of protein in just 3 Tablespoons. (!!!!! that’s amazing!!!!) 2. Their nutrition profile is not only high in protein, but low in fat (3g per serving) and moderate in carbohydrates (7g). This particular combination makes them an excellent muscle-building food. 3. They [continue reading]