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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In January, I was fortunate enough to vacation in Acapulco with my family to celebrate my sister’s college graduation. Because I had torn my soleus prior to leaving (one of the two major muscles in your calf), I knew I wasn’t going to be working out. Nothing, my doctor said….

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A couple weeks ago, I received an email from a dear friend of mine about her recent vacation to Mexico. It was an incredible example of a woman enjoying life to the fullest, nourishing her body with real food, and knowing that life is about more than spending hours working…

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