cranberry lemon swirl pancakes

By | 2015-03-31T13:40:09+00:00 December 11th, 2014|Breakfast, Recipes|

Pancakes... oh how I love pancakes. There was a time, after realizing how severe my intolerance was to certain foods, when I thought I would never get to enjoy pancakes again. I tried all kinds of "paleo" pancakes and would always end up feeling bloated, heavy, and uncomfortable from loads of almond flour and a tummy [...]

cranberry sauce scones

By | 2015-03-31T13:40:11+00:00 November 30th, 2014|Breakfast, Recipes|

I think it is a tragedy that every holiday season, globs of delicious cranberry sauce are thrown wastefully into the garbage. Cranberry sauce is one of those feast accompaniments that no one really knows what to do with once the meal is over and the leftovers are consumed. But that is all about to change. Put [...]

grain-free pumpkin granola

By | 2015-03-31T13:40:21+00:00 October 20th, 2014|Breakfast, Recipes|

I don't know about you guys, but sometimes, I Just. Want. Cereal. Especially crunchy, delicious granola. This is coming from a girl who literally lived off of granola in college. I had it in yogurt with fresh berries in the warm months (and because I went to Cal Poly, that means about 10 months of [...]

perfect pumpkin pancakes

By | 2015-03-31T13:40:22+00:00 September 28th, 2014|Breakfast, Recipes|

Happy Friday everyone! This week sure did fly. I feel like I was just making these pancakes for Rusty yesterday, when in fact, it was last Sunday. We are going to be busy for pretty much the next 6 weekends straight, so I decided to make Rusty pancakes. They are one of his all-time favorite meals [...]

fall is here, so let’s celebrate with pumpkin scones!

By | 2015-03-31T13:40:23+00:00 September 27th, 2014|Breakfast, Recipes|

I love Fall. Fall means crisp air, warm sweaters, changing leaves, and pumpkin everything. Plus, everyone knows it's baking season. So when I woke up on Friday morning after coming home from a trip to San Diego (where the seasons don't actually change) to the smell of Fall, my soul was happy. I've been in [...]

morning glory muffins

By | 2015-03-31T13:40:24+00:00 September 15th, 2014|Breakfast, Nutrition, Recipes|

Next weekend, my husband and I will be celebrating our 1 year anniversary, which means I have been having flashbacks to our beautiful wedding and the Kauai honeymoon that followed. I will never forget the mornings when we woke up at 5:30 am, walked along the beach to watch the sunrise, and ended up at the most [...]

chocolate banana BROtein cakes

By | 2017-01-12T14:44:47+00:00 July 19th, 2014|Breakfast, CrossFit, Health, Nutrition, Recipes|

The CrossFit Games are upon us, and this year is going to be extra exciting and anxiety-provoking. We've got good friend, Jason Khalipa, going for gold as an individual, and our NorCal team competing for their spot too. On top of that, I'll be pulling hard for my friends Margaux Alvarez and Camille Leblanc-Bazinet (among [...]

chia-colate chip protein muffins!

By | 2017-01-12T14:38:38+00:00 July 3rd, 2014|Breakfast, CrossFit, Health, Nutrition, Recipes|

I have spent this week so far doctor and hospital hoping, trying to figure out what the heck is going on with the herniated discs and all of the pain in my neck and head. I saw an awesome Neurologist yesterday, who was open to discussion, listened to my questions, and gave me some answers. NO [...]

chocolate zucchini bread and being a locavore

By | 2015-04-16T14:07:47+00:00 June 25th, 2014|A Little Sweet Tooth, Breakfast, Health, Nutrition, Recipes|

There is all kinds of hype around the whole organic movement. Is it something to buy into, or is it just another marketing catchword like "gluten-free" that doesn't necessarily hold any merit in terms of nutrient density? Well, my goal with this post is to help clarify, answer your questions, and hopefully, help you understand [...]