Monthly Archives: July 2011

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Today is the last installment in my week of smoothie recipes, and I decided to experiment with pumpkin to provide a little variety. I love the taste of pumpkin – in paleo pies, in dessert bars, and in pancakes (try … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday : Competing Against My Pre-Pregnant Self, and Winning!

I first began crossfitting about a year and a half ago, and I recently came across my old log book, which detailed my first year of workouts. Crossfit Oahu, where I worked out and Nick coached, had some great programming, … Continue reading

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What’s On My Plate

  Thank you, Adam Fields. Could not have said it better myself.

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Blue Banana Smoothie

1 banana, chopped in chunks and frozen ½ cup frozen blueberries 1 oz spinach (I used frozen chopped)* 1 egg yolk 1 cup almond milk or coconut milk** *Cannot taste it. Cannot see it. The deep blue of the berries … Continue reading

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Nutty Monkey Smoothie

Also known as the healthy fat smoothie, this one has great potential to fill you up and energize you all morning. I paired it with two soft-boiled eggs for a perfect breakfast that kept me satisfied for hours. (No small … Continue reading

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Strawberry Banana Smoothie

This is a simple and easy refreshing smoothie that I usually enjoy along with my 2-egg breakfast. The yogurt (especially if it is homemade) provides a probiotic boost, a decent dose of protein, and lots of healthy dairy fats (especially … Continue reading

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Rich and Creamy Dark Chocolate Smoothie, and Smoothie Week Begins!

If you have not noticed, I have been on a bit of a banana binge lately. I used them in my almond butter banana cake a long while back, but then almost forgot about them until recently. They are tasty … Continue reading

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Poultry Problems Turned Into Post-Partum Meal Planning

The thunderstorms that blew through our area led to a bit of a poultry issue at the farm; lightning struck one of the outbuildings, fried the circuits, and caused one of our freezers to fail. We were left with thirteen … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday for 22 July

I finally worked a rest day into my schedule this week! I have also been doing somewhat shorter workouts, and always first thing in the morning. It has been in the 90-something degree range lately, with high humidity, and I … Continue reading

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Grain-Free Cream Cheese Pancakes

The fourth and final installment in my series of pancake recipes this week, these are a tasty option for those of you who eat cultured dairy. The cream cheese gives them a wonderfully rich, creamy, and decadent texture, as well … Continue reading

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