Cinnamon Cranberry Spiralized Carrots

It’s been a crazy holiday season! With all of these parties and get togethers, it gets tough to stay on track with eating healthy. I had some fun with making a tasty spiralized carrot recipe. This low calorie recipe is a great side dish for meals, or a great addition for any holiday party spread. It…

Orange October

In honor of Orange October, the San Francisco Giants being in the World Series, it being fall, and my love of pumpkin…I present you with kabocha squash-aka Japanese pumpkin. This squash has the texture of butternut squash (they’re pretty much sisters) and tastes like a pumpkin cross bred with a sweet potato. Here is a whole kabocha….

Zoodles = Zucchini Noodles

Have you heard of this zoodle craze?? I definitely have. I see it all over Instagram and Pintrest, however had never tried it, until tonight! My world will be forever changed. This delicious invention is SO low in calories and packed with vitamin A, vitamin C and potassium! These are are great for athletes–helping your…

Happy National Guacamole Day!

Make your own at home, it is pretty easy to make, really! Homemade guac only requires some chopping and mixing of these items (estimated amounts, may vary based on your liking;) -4 medium ripe avocados (mashed with a fork) -2 roma tomatoes (take out the seeds and dice) -1 lime (juiced) – ¼ C red…

Triathlon #1 : Lake Tahoe Triathlon

Two weeks ago, I completed my first triathlon!! (The Lake Tahoe Triathlon – Olympic Distance) Honestly, I did not train hardcore for this event. I did some mountain biking with friends, surfed a bunch, and hiked trails in Tahoe (I will add I did a few swims in the lake and had a couple of days of running). However,…

Built Breakfast

Breakfast, the most important meal of the day, so they say… And, it is true!! Breakfast (breaking the fast), is extremely important to start your day off right, for kids, adults, athletes, those wanting to lose weight, and the list goes on. When you skip breakfast, your blood sugars are low from night, and continue…

Gluten Free Cook Book

Well, I have successfully made it through 6 days avoiding gluten all together! I already experienced many problems those who have Celiac Disease or gluten allergies come across. Today I was at a wellness fair, where employees all brought in home-made foods. Yikes!! I got lucky on this one. There was a woman at the fair…

Complete Protein!

Serving up quinoa today!✨ Quinoa is a complete protein, and can help make a complete meal.✨ Complete protein❓ It has an adequate amount of essential amino acids. You need these to help your body function optimally. Think of an incomplete protein like building a log house with twigs. It can be done, but takes a…

Lunch Outside

http://instagram.com/p/qKhCw2Kn3T/ Healthy organic lunch, outside. Exercise and eating go hand in hand-so why not combine the two? I had a great day. I took a stand up paddle on Lake Tahoe and journeyed to a calm spot to enjoy my lunch. 3 miles of paddling, then a stop to enjoy a turkey sandwich on sprouted…

What is a Registered Dietitian?

What is a Registered Dietitian (RD)? When looking for sound nutrition advice, Registered Dietitians (RD) are the most qualified. Why? Anybody can call themselves a ‘Nutritionist’, however not everybody can call themselves a Registered Dietitian! Here are a few qualifications RDs must possess that will convince you they have the top food knowledge: They must earn…