Sometimes you just want some good old fashioned pancakes, you know? Those of us who live a grain free lifestyle know what I am talking about. There are tons of recipes for all different types of gluten free, or grain free, or paleo pancakes, but somehow they never really make the grade. They are often … Continue reading Pancakes: Too Good to Be True?
For nearly 2 years, Evan and I have been purchasing our grassed beef exclusively from Wheel View Farm. Earlier this year many of you had the opportunity to try the locally raised grass-fed beef from Wheel View Farm for yourselves! To say thank you, Wheel View Farm has opened its doors and you're invited! Wheel … Continue reading You’re Invited
Look no further than FarmPlate.com Whether you are looking to try a new restaurant, join a CSA, find Farmer's Market, or just want to learn more about your local, real food community, FarmPlate has you covered. Each heading is searchable by zip code and by category so you can find what you want, what you need, … Continue reading Hungry for Fresh, Local Fare?
This intrigues me...there are now websites designed to help you keep track of your exercise habits and reward you (in some cases monetarily) for doing what you set out to do. When we first seek to get (back) in shape starting is the hardest thing. We can't believe how out of shape we are and … Continue reading Money in Your Pocket
but we need some help! As many of you know, I am a competitive CrossFitter. And, yes, that does mean I exercise competitively. 🙂 Right now, in regions all over the world, other competitive cross fitters are exercising their hardest to earn a spot to compete in the CrossFit Games. My team - CrossFit Route … Continue reading We’re On Our Way…
Today we begin the second leg of our journey through the great state of California and must bid Santa Barbara adieu. Evan and I have been lucky enough to come here for the past 2 years as a wind down after the CrossFit Games, but we've never had the luxury of lingering in town this … Continue reading Goodbye, Santa Barbara
I'm leaving on a jet plane don't know when I'll be back again... Scratch that - I'll be back next Saturday 🙂 Where am I? In Santa Barbara, California to celebrate on of the best life events ever, a wedding between 2 people who who love each other very, very much - Jen Nadeau and … Continue reading Leaving on a Jet Plane
I don’t know how many times I heard my mother say, “Why don’t you go outside and play!” on days like today when I was a kid. The sky is blue, the sun is warm...why would you stay in if you didn’t have to? Spring has sprung, summer will be here before we know it, … Continue reading The Vernal Equinox & The Return of Vitamin D
You’ve seen them, perhaps envied their “perfect genetics”, maybe strived to mold yourself into one of them. Their bodies are plastered on nearly every magazine...the women who appear slender, athletic, and perfectly proportioned in their clothes. You wonder what lifestyle allows them to maintain their physique. And then you see that “perfect body” bikini clad … Continue reading SkinnyFat
It happens every year. You finish dinner...sit down on the couch and think, "I'm just going to rest my eyes for a minute." Two hours later you wake up bleary eyed, and ready for round two of food. Most of us have experienced this Thanksgiving phenomenon and most of us, when asked, would say … Continue reading Is Turkey Really to Blame?