so what’s the deal with soy? Plus, Asian inspired cauli rice

By | September 1st, 2014|Autoimmune Paleo, Health, Nutrition, Recipes, Soups, Salads, Sides|

Seriously, what is the deal with soy? I feel like just a few years ago soy was a super food, and today, there are countless articles warning against it. I’ve decided to break it down for you, provide some facts, and hopefully dispel the confusion about this food that can be made into anything from [...]

the best parts of summer… and a delicious summer soup!

By | July 24th, 2014|Autoimmune Paleo, CrossFit, Health, Nutrition, Recipes, Soups, Salads, Sides|

Ahhhh summer. It's hard to beat this time of year; sunshine, tank tops, flip flops, cold brew, bright produce, and The CrossFit Games... What's not to love? First, let's talk about the CrossFit Games. 1 day is done, and what a day it was for my good friends, Jason Khalipa, who is holding his own [...]

bone broth benefits… better than botox

By | July 15th, 2014|Autoimmune Paleo, Health, Nutrition, Offal, Pastured Meat, Recipes|

So, I've been drinking A LOT of bone broth lately, and it's delicious! More (or maybe equally) important, though, is the fact that bone broth is loaded with nutrients and has innumerable health benefits - from healthier, firmer skin to healthy bones (more on this later). Just to clarify, this is NOT the bone stock [...]

easy crockpot chuck roast, and the importance of community…

By | June 30th, 2014|Autoimmune Paleo, Health, Pastured Meat|

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of seeing months of planning come together with the kick off of the Second Annual NorCal CrossFit Bro-Down! This is a yearly event I put on for all four NorCal locations that brings our community together for some friendly competition, bro bonding, and lots of fun. I left the gym with a [...]

let’s talk about coffee…

By | May 11th, 2014|Nutrition, To Drink|

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUpY1BT9Xf4   I hope you enjoyed that... I sure did. Now on to the coffee coffee coffee coffee.... (but I swear I won't get snobby) I love coffee (in moderation, sometimes), but I haven't always. I went until 25 years of age without ever enjoying a single cup. Then, one day, with the help and encouragement [...]