Women, Don’t be afraid to “raise the bar”!!

When most women start thinking about losing weight or getting in shape, they look to cardio exercises to help them burn calories and in turn lose pounds.  Although cardio workouts including running, spinning, or group classes can be great for burning calories, boosting your mood and many other benefits, don’t … Continue

Slow Cooker Lentil Soup

After trying Karma Cows (www.karmachow.com) lentil soup awhile back, I was hooked.  But, when I make soup, I typically try to find a way to make it in my slow cooker so that it can simmer all day long and if I am lucky enough to be home I get … Continue

Sweet Potato Hummus

Well those of you that know me, know that I love sweet potatoes.  I will try almost anything made with sweet potatoes.  I eat them plain, mixed into high protein pancakes,  roasted with other root vegetables or made into chili.  I just truly  love sweet potatoes.  So about a year ago when I … Continue

Roasted Red Pepper Minestrone Soup

It is always hard for me to find something that fits into our vegan lifestyle and that my son will eat.  To say he is a picky eater would be an understatement.  Anything that even resembles a vegetable does not sit well with him.  So it is a constant struggle to find … Continue

Portobello & Asparagus Pasta

As Kevin and I have been training for our first half marathon later this month, I have been trying to find enough good healthy carbs to fuel our running bodies.  I recently came across a recipe on www.runnersworld.com from a chef and marathoner that is loaded with carbs and looked … Continue

Quick Oatmeal and Fruit Breakfast Bowl

I am a huge breakfast eater.  I love all things breakfast: pancakes, french toast, cereal, fruit, anything and everything that can be consumed as a breakfast meal!  Since my mornings are so rushed and I don’t always get to sit down and enjoy my breakfast, I am always trying to … Continue