I’ve never met a Frittata I didn’t like. Any combination of eggs, vegetables, and cheese – in my book – is a win. A Frittata is like a giant omelet you bake in the oven, or you can think of it as a crust-less quiche.  It’s so versatile that once you…

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It’s the end of week 1 for our GRIT 8-week Challenge team at my gym, and that means one thing: Total panic and dread en masse about the start of the Les Mills 21-Day Nutrition Challenge, a strict Paleo nutrition plan that accompanies the GRIT program. No dairy, no grains,…

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Moroccan Braised Beef

  I’ve been in a bit of a rut with cooking lately. A little too much chicken – if you know what I mean. I get this weird itch to expand my culinary horizons every month or so, an itch to try something new. I have a couple go-to spots…

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“What’s the best protein bar?” “What’s your favorite protein bar?” “What should I look for in a protein bar?  Most of them are filled with things I can’t pronounce and have a nasty after-taste.”   If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me about protein bars, I…

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Chicken Tamale Pie

I found this recipe on Food52’s Instagram feed – a great place for food inspiration, but NOT a great place to find fat loss-friendly eats. Good thing I never let that stop me.   I made a few changes to this recipe: Reduced fat – I reduced the amount of…

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