4 Rules to Train & Thrive Like a Champion

Before I dive into this week’s post, I am really digging these chocolate espresso banana bread muffins from PaleOMG. So easy to make, so delicious, I devoured them over the course of two days. They were good while they lasted. I highly suggest making yourself a batch, or three. No judgement here. Ok, glad to get that off my chest. In between making …

Slow Cooked Beef Stew

Nothing says winter quite like warm and delicious slow-cooked stew to cozy up by the fire with. Since ‘winter’ in San Diego feels like springtime in most parts of the country, I like to make this stew mainly because it’s easy to make, flavorful and Paleo (obviously). And when the temperatures drop below 40 degrees (this is cold in SoCal), …

4 Healthy Commandments For The Holiday Season

Before I dig into this post I must point out that I’m in Boston experiencing my first snowfall in FOUR YEARS! When you’ve been living in 70-degree weather year round (poor me!), getting a little snowflake action actually feels really, really good! Meanwhile, my parents are groaning about how they need to shovel later. Such Debbie Downers. The sparkle, the …

Weekend recap: Fit Foodie 5K San Diego

The alarm hummed softly at 6:15 am, nudging me out of bed and into my running shoes. It was Saturday – my only day off – and instead of sleeping in, I was fumbling underneath the covers wishing I hadn’t signed up for another race. After wrestling with the snooze button a few times, I finally jumped (read: dragged myself) out of …