You Are So Much More Than Your Looks

connected nourished Jun 30, 2018

// You are not your looks. You are so much more //

I don't run just to be fit. I don't run to look hot or turn heads in a bikini. I don't run so that I can eat cheeseburgers.

I like being fit. hot. and I like cheeseburgers, too. But in and of themselves, these have never been reason enough to get out there and explore!

I focus on fitness so that I can run. I eat well so that I can run farther....

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Recipe: Blueberry Banana Protein Pancakes

nourished recipe May 24, 2018

Oh heyyyy! Did someone say brunch? 

The main thing missing from a delicious pancake breakfast is protein. This is an epic recovery brunch after your long run this weekend! 

Blueberry Banana Protein Pancakes 

  • 2 Egg

  • 1/2 cup Protein Powder

  • 2 tbsps Ground Flax Seed

  • 2 Banana

  • 2 tbsps Unsweetened Almond Milk

  • 1/2 cup Oats

  • 2 tsps Cinnamon

  • 1/2 cup Blueberries

  • 1 tbsp...

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Recipe: Hawaiian BBQ Tofu Bowls

nourished recipe May 19, 2018

The sun is coming out! Time for some summery meals :) 

This Hawaiian bowl is so refreshing and deliciously plant based.   

Hawaiian BBQ Tofu Bowls 

4 Servings 

  • 450 grams Tofu (cubed)
  • 2 servings Cleaned Up Bbq Sauce (see recipe below, or buy one that is low in sugar!)
  • 2 Red Bell Pepper (sliced)
  • 2 Zucchini (sliced)
  • 2 tbsps Extra Virgin Olive Oil (divided)
  • Sea Salt &...
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Recipe: Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

nourished recipe Apr 20, 2018

Oh, hey! Happy Friday. 

I thought it would be fun to add a Healthy Treat Friday in here. I have no idea if I will keep this up on a regular basis or not... ;) We shall see. 

This week for Healthy Treat Friday we have Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough because who doesn't like eating raw cookie dough? Let's be honest. At least this way, it is nutritious. 

Edible Chocolate...

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Recipe: Eggs with Arugula and Plantains

nourished recipe Apr 19, 2018

It's that time again! Recipe of the week. This is one of my absolute favourites because you can eat it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. And, talk about keeping it super simple!

I make a variation of this on a regular basis for a quick and simple dinner. 

 Serves 1 (but easy to duplicate +) Time: 20 mins or less!

  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil

  • 1 Plantain (ripe, peeled and sliced)

  • 2 cups...

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Recipe: Beet Berry Smoothie Bowl

nourished recipe Apr 13, 2018

You guys! Beets are amazing! Especially if you're an endurance athlete (or wannabe)...

Why the power of beets, you ask...?

Well, the iTunes beats help a lot for me. But let's talk about the epicness of the beetroot! 

1. Beets are packed with nitrates which play a big part in carrying oxygen to your cells. But, who needs more energy anyways? ;) 

2. They are a huge help to your...

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She is Fiercely Independent

empowered Apr 09, 2018

 She is Fiercely Independent 

I have experienced independence in its' weakest form.

{I share this because I know a lot of fiercely

independent women. And, I want you to know that it is not a weakness to allow others to do things for you. To let people in}

I swear that I was born into this world with fierce independence. Wanting to do everything myself and not wanting anyone to help...

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Recipe: Spicy Sweet Potato, Turkey, and Kale Bowl

nourished recipe Apr 04, 2018

Hey gorgeous! Recipe of the week is heeeere. Yea, for those of you who don't want turkey, there are alternatives. Just see the notes, I aim to please ;) 

Spicy Sweet Potato, Turkey, and Kale Bowl

Serves 4

Ingredients 

2 Sweet Potato (medium)

1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 tbsp Chili Powder

1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper (optional)

1 tbsp Coconut Oil

1 White Onion (diced)

1 lb Extra Lean...

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From Last Place, to a Place of Empowerment

Uncategorized Mar 21, 2018

// The Moment I Knew Something Had to Change... //

This is long, but worth the read 

I was in last place, way behind everyone, and struggling hard. It was 2008, I was competing in a backcountry randonee ski race, vertical climb was 2,280 ft.. I legit didn't know if I would make it to the finish line without passing out, but there wasn't a clear way to turn back; I had to keep moving.

My...

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Recipe: Creamy Garlic Kale with Crispy Chickpeas & Sweet Potato

nourished Mar 20, 2018

Hey Gorgeous, 

I've decided to start sharing a recipe of the week with you! My recipes are made with everyone in mind, but certainly geared towards female endurance athletes, as that's who I primarily work with! That means that the portions and quantities are there to reflect you as an active woman! 

For this one you can definitely prep ahead of time (see the notes) to save time! I...

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