I'm a HUGE fan of Kodiak Cakes! If you haven't tried them, you're missing out. They're great as pancakes, waffles — and they're a perfect substitute for flour in many recipes. This is my FAVORITE Kodiak Cakes recipe and it couldn't be more simple to make. Recipe — 2 cups Kodiak Cakes mix 2 bananas 1… Continue reading My FAVORITE Kodiak Cakes Muffins
Happy Valentine's Day! I decided to give my abs some LOVE with one of my favorite tools - the ab wheel! It's incredible for strengthening and tightening your core. Strong abdominal muscles doesn't just look great, they keep with endurance, speed - and even cut back on overall body pain for runners. Here are a… Continue reading Ab Wheel Wednesday!
Meal prepping is one of the most important steps I attempt to take each week to stay on track with nutrition at work. This week, I tried something new! I got a KitchenAid spiralizer attachment for Christmas and I've been chomping at the bit to try it out. I'm a zoodle fan, but I wanted… Continue reading Spiralized sweet potato enchilada bake
About 45 minutes east of Cleveland sits a stunning log cabin filled with an impressive selection of wine. It was a hot, dry late summer day last time I visited Laurentia Vineyard & Winery. We sat outside, drank crisp Chardonnay and walked the grounds admiring the landscape. This time, it was mid-January, snow was on the… Continue reading Laurentia Winery
This week is notorious with people ditching their New Year's Resolutions. We're not even three weeks into 2018. Don't fall off the wagon! Get in shape. Eat healthier. Save money. Reduce stress. Get more sleep. Get organized. Read more. Travel more. Take chances. Volunteer. No matter what your resolution is, there are simple steps to… Continue reading Resolution Restart
Protein! We all know it’s a must-have, especially post-workout. I know a lot of people drink their shakes with just water, but I’m not the biggest fan of that. I like to mix it up a bit, without adding unnecessary calories and sugar. Here's my simple go-to shake: 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder 1… Continue reading Protein caffè latte
"Say YES to new adventures." It's one of my favorite quotes, and it's one of the many reasons I jumped at the chance to become an ambassador for the 2018 Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon! I ran this race last year. It was my fourth full marathon. It was exciting, motivating, and fulfilling, but it was… Continue reading …and so the adventure begins! #CLEmarathon