You tried running once and that was it. You went straight to the nearest running store and dropped $130 on running shoes after having your “gait” (the way you run) analyzed. Before the sweat had even dried on your cotton t-shirt, you were online researching the best fabric for running…

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As a former college track athlete, she associated weight training with pain, exhaustion, and a broken body. After college, she ate and drank whatever she wanted and declared she was never exercising again. She swore she would never give up her beloved wine. Then, she fell into indoor cycling classes and…

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This morning, I’m bringing you a new variation on my classic protein pancakes after discovering some leftover toasted coconut from yesterday’s Chocolate Snickerdoodle Bites.  (More on those soon – promise…) My Toasted Coconut Protein Pancakes with Mixed Berry Syrup are PERFECT for a Spring breakfast to fuel an outdoor run…

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Before you make any assumptions, I already know what you’re thinking…… “Ew, meatloaf?  Isn’t that the mystery meat they used to serve in the cafeteria in middle school?” “Who makes meatloaf anymore?  It’s basically meat and ketchup.” “That’s too fattening.  Why would I waste my caloric intake on a loaf…

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Last night after dinner, I ended up doing some unexpected reflection on my relationship with food and how it has changed over the years. I was a foodie from a very young age.  When I was very little, I went through a phase where my answer to “What do you…

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