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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I Don't Care if You Are Vegan, Paleo, or a Vegan Paleo...

nourished Feb 04, 2018

This went out to my inner circle people today, but wanted to share here, too!

Rants from me  ;)

I don't care if you're vegan, paleo, or a vegan paleo.

The best thing is finding what works for you, and knowing that you've hit the jackpot if you've found what works for you.

And... that just because it works for you, doesn't mean that it will work for everyone  :)  <3

Vegan....

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Confessions of a Body Positive Influencer

connected Jan 25, 2018

Allow me to feel like a fraud for a moment...

I'm the self-love, don't define your worth by the number on the scale or the size of your lululemon shorts, but I lost perspective this past summer.

There's this sliding scale (no pun intended). On one hand, I absolutely believe that you can achieve the body you desire. On the other hand, it shouldn't cost you your sanity.

And our frame of...

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Don't Allow the Scale to Dictate Your Happiness

empowered Jan 24, 2018

:: We Were Not Born to Step on the Scale Daily ::

I've seen so many posts lately about to step on the scale or not to step on the scale, or what alternatives there are to measure progress, etc.

There's nothing WRONG with stepping on the scale. It's a measurement, a number, a point of reference. The scale has been both the motivator and the devil in my life.

If you are able to look at it...

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