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Raw Macadamia Cookie Dough Bites

I’m always up for anything with macadamia nuts in it! This recipe is a twist on cookie dough, but a healthy twist that is.  I love the consistency of cookie dough and these have that thick chewy texture that I like. If you just want a little bit of sweetness I would only add 1/4 cup…
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Enjoy the Journey of a race

I’ve been on a journey since last year training for my first 100 ultra trail race. I will be racing the Bryce Canyon 100 in June, which gives me a little less than 4 months left of training. Here in Utah, as amazing as it is during the winter months we can get a horrible…
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Chocolate Coconut Energy Bites

I’ve experimented with this recipe a for a while now and I finally got the recipe down to what I was looking for. I make these for my long runs as fuels or as a snack during the day. They are packed full of good calories and nutrition, so one little bite goes a long way.…
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Green Machine Collagen Smoothie

This smoothie is PACKED full of goodness that taste yummy and is great for your body. One of the ingredients that I added to this smoothie was Collagen Hydrolysate. Why would you put collagen in a smoothie? Well, here’s why – Supports skin, hair and nail growth. Promotes rapid cell growth producing synovial fluids to lubracate joints,…
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Sweet Potato Tater Tots

Do you have a bunch of leftover yams or sweet potatoes after Thanksgiving? If so, try making these delicious Sweet Potato Tatar Tots. They are crazy easy to make, taste SO good and only 4 ingredients! After I made these they were literally gone in 10 minutes. If you end up not eat all the tots, you…
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Lemon Macaroons

I made these over the weekend as a healthier sweet treat option in the evening. Due to some gut issues I’ve been having, I’ve had to completely cut out gluten, dairy, beans and nuts…for now. So, these macaroons make a great option when you are cutting all of those ingredients. I also think that they would…
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Pumpkin Ice Cream

It’s that time if year again when pumpkin are everywhere!  Adding pumpkins to some of your recipes is a great way to incorporate the nutrients you can get from pumpkins into your diet. Pumpkins are low in calories and packed full of nutrients. They have the antioxidant beta-carotene, which may play a role in cancer prevention, according to the National Cancer…
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My Top 5 Benefits of Hitting the Trails

Hitting the trails is a true love of mine. It’s usually a combination of running and hiking as I hit the lovely dirt trails. It’s therapeutic for me in its way of clearing my mind and connecting me with nature. I love escaping from the city into the peaceful surroundings of nature, exploring somewhere new…
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Cucumber Sliders

These are good for those who love prepping their lunches or make a great option when you need some quick and easy. You can basically add whatever want to your sliders. I added shredded chicken, tomatoes, avocado and hummus. All of these ingredients created a good balance of fat, protein, carbs and your much needed greens. Cucumber…
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4 Cornerstones of Achievement

I was at a fitness convention a month ago, and one of the sessions I went to was a talk by Brendon Burchard. I did not know this man before I heard him speak, but after listening to him I knew I needed to learn more about him. In the video below, he talks about what…
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