Pumpkin Hot “Cereal”

During my “Whole 15” trial, I mixed up some canned pumpkin, fresh apple (cored), nut butter, seeds/nuts, shredded coconut, raisins, chia or flax seeds, hemp seeds, and some spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger and voila! A grain-free breakfast porridge …

My Whole30 (Whole15…) Experience

Whew! I did it, folks.   I completed a “Whole15″…which is my trial version of the “Whole30” program (AKA diet). I’m going to try to write down my experience here without investing too much time or thought, because let’s be …

1 MILE TRACK WORKOUT – SPRINTS

TRACK WORKOUT #1 Adapted from and photo credit by BodBot warm up: split stance pec mobilization with staff2 x 8warm up: walking pull backs2 x 8warm up: overhead lunge walk2 x 8plank3 x 20 secondshand stand (or shoulder-press) push up4 …

Pumpkin Chia Chocolate Chip Cookies

It seems that I try a different pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe every year (thanks to Pinterest) and I tried a recipe last week that is calling me, begging me, to make a second batch very soon. Like today. Or tomorrow…I’m …

Puffed Wheat Squares

If you like rice krispy treats (or even if you don’t…like my husband!), chances are that you’ll like these puffed wheat squares. I made them a couple of times over the summer and they are a perfect sweet snack/treat. Whether …

I’m back…with news!

Well hello there.  It’s only been, what….6 months since my last post?  Here’s why I decided to take a little break from the hobby blog: and BOOM. I’m suddenly very pregnant 🙂 It wasn’t really a decision to stop blogging; …

Light & Crispy Waffles

Do you find yourself saying “L’eggo my Eggo”? Do they even use that slogan anymore? Then these are the waffles for you! They are reminiscent of breakfast at Pa & Nana’s (grandparents on my dad’s side) when I was a …

Workout Stations

  This is basically a circuit rotation. Here are the exercise “stations” we had with 30-60 second intervals: 1. Mat – Abs 2. Squat to press with 5lb dumbbells 3. Mat w/ foam roller – SMR (self-myofacial release, i.e. massage) …

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