Zesty Italian Faux Pasta Salad

Let me start off by saying, there is no pasta in this salad. That's right, the recipe I am about to share with you is a pasta-free pasta salad. It makes no sense...or does it make perfect sense? Let me explain. I avoid most grains and refined flours because I find that when I include … Continue reading Zesty Italian Faux Pasta Salad

Front Porch Lemonade

"Summertime, and the livin' is easy..." These lyrics have been dancing around my head after a gorgeous weekend here in California. It may not be summer yet, but our beautiful weather has me feeling wistful for the long, sun-soaked days that are right around the corner. This weekend, I realized how much I am influenced … Continue reading Front Porch Lemonade

CrossFit Livermore Weight Loss Challenge Wrap-Up

Happy Friday! As of yesterday, the CrossFit Livermore 60 Day Weight Loss Challenge¬†that I've been participating in, has officially ended. Watching everyone progress and reach their goals over the past 60 days has been such an amazing experience! So many new friendships were formed, and together we laughed, we sweated, we struggled, got frustrated, pushed … Continue reading CrossFit Livermore Weight Loss Challenge Wrap-Up

Ceviche de Pescado (Fish Ceviche)

We've had some beautiful weather here lately in Northern California. It's been sunny and warm, with temperatures hovering around the high 60's, low 70's. It's been rough guys, real rough. Last week, it was so warm that Matt and I decided to break out the new cornhole boards, set up the BBQ and play outside … Continue reading Ceviche de Pescado (Fish Ceviche)

Game Day Recipes – Buffalo Chicken Wings & Caramelized Onion Cauliflower “Hummus”

Are you ready for some football?!? <image source> Super Bowl Sunday¬†is here, and if you're any sort of football fan, you're getting all geared up for a fun day of football, friends, food and maybe some adult beverages. If you're still looking for a healthy, paleo-friendly dish to bring to your football party, wait no … Continue reading Game Day Recipes – Buffalo Chicken Wings & Caramelized Onion Cauliflower “Hummus”

Sunny Side Up Breakfast Flatbread Pizza

I live in a house of CrossFitters. There are four of us - six if you include significant others that we consider honorary roommates - and it's no secret that we love to lift heavy and we LOVE to eat. Most of our interactions in the house happen post-WOD, when we're all in the kitchen … Continue reading Sunny Side Up Breakfast Flatbread Pizza

Big ‘Ol Chopped Taco Salad

I love a good salad. I'm talking about a big, fat salad with different elements, textures, and flavors. A salad that satisfies from the first bite all the way to the very last crumb. This salad - this incredible salad that I dream about sometimes - is full of fresh, whole ingredients and doesn't need … Continue reading Big ‘Ol Chopped Taco Salad

This Week – We Snack, with *2* New Snack Recipes

Hi guys! Today is a special day on the blog - it's snack-palooza! That's right, today I'm sharing two new recipes that are downright perfect for you when you need a quick and healthy pick-me-up between meals. It's time to change the way we think about snack time. Snacks tend to get a bad rap … Continue reading This Week – We Snack, with *2* New Snack Recipes

One Skillet Chicken Sausage & Potato Stir-Fry

I shared this one-skillet recipe on my Instagram account awhile back and it got such a great response that I wanted to make sure it was on the blog for quick access. I know most of us are always on the go and need to have recipes like this that they can whip up quickly … Continue reading One Skillet Chicken Sausage & Potato Stir-Fry