Monthly Archives: March 2015

Gluten Free Banana Coconut Cake Bread

I have a little 18 mile trail race in a few weeks, and this training cycle has left me craving sweet things.  I always try to be diligent and limit my sugar and processed food intake, and this time I’m … Continue reading

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Tex-Mex Salad with Cilantro-Lime Quinoa (Gluten Free-Dairy Free!)

If I was ever stranded on a deserted island, I hope that it would be an island off of central or south america. Because I could subsist off of some combination of quinoa, beans, and cilantro indefinitely. This dish is … Continue reading

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Health and Active Lifestyle Magazine Sale Alert!

Happy Wednesday friends! After a 9.6 mile run this morning with a 1500 ft. elevation gain, I came home to find a lovely email in my inbox announcing a huge 5$ magazine sale on When I’m not running, or … Continue reading

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5 Marathon Training Mistakes, and how to fix them

We have officially crossed over to spring, and with that begins the marathon training and racing season. Anyone who has trained for 26.2 can tell you that best laid plans  do not always pan out. Sometimes we experience a really … Continue reading

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Two Moms in the Raw Gluten Free Giveaway!

I am extremely pleased to partner with Two Moms in the Raw for a gluten free snack giveaway and to announce the release of Two Moms founder Shari Koolik Leidich’s new gluten free cookbook! Shari’s book, titled: TWO MOMS IN … Continue reading

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Why your balance may be indicative of your risk for stroke

Recently a group of researchers in Japan found that seemingly healthy middle-aged adults who could not stand on one foot for more that 20 seconds could be experiencing underlying cerebral small vessel disease (cSMD). The group studied showed higher rates … Continue reading

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