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Mac and Cheese with Goat Cheese and Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe

This Mac and Cheese with Goat Cheese and Roasted Butternut Squash recipe makes mac and cheese feel luxurious! There’s so much flavor thanks to the goat cheese and butternut squash, it’s the perfect fall dinner when you are craving comfort food! If you are a lover of anything called Mac and Cheese, then this Mac and Cheese with Goat Cheese and Roasted Butternut Squash recipe…

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Back to School Healthy Lunches

So my kids are those kids; they never buy school lunches, but carry their own. They always have a variety in their lunch bags, use real forks and recyclable containers, including glass, and a real napkin. Yea, their friends always made smart comments, until they beame super jealous. (Did I mention they have made it all the way to their senior year in high school…

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Easy Homemade Granola Bars

Make these scrumptious, easy homemade granola bars for breakfast, after a ride, when you’re hungry, or to give as a gift. They’ll please anyway you use them. So many times I have spent at least $1.69 on one granola-type bar to use as a quick snack or for breakfast.  Even the healthiest bars have ingredients in them we either don’t need or don’t want, but…

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Nell Stephenson – Paleoista Sherpa

We are so pleased to introduce you to our friend, Nell Stephenson.  Nell, a tri supporter, nutritionist, author, Paleo, educator, and age group Ironman World Championship qualifier AND finisher is above all a great person. We had the pleasure of meeting Nell two years ago at the 70.3 Ironman World Championship; again a case of triathlons bringing people together.  Nell is the author of two…

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best recipes for the holidays like no bake macaroons
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No Bake Macaroons Recipe

Made with just 4 ingredients, this no bake macaroons recipe are tasty and easy! Ingredients are vegan too! My family loves macaroons. They are not only yummy and easy, but loaded with goodness. There’s no cooking required either to make them.  If you never had a macaroon before, they are a sweet little treat made out of shredded coconut and almonds. They’re super versatile too,…

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in Home, Life with a Triathlete, On the Menu


Nutritional plans can come and go in the triathlete world, especially as it relates to training and race day nutrition. What to eat, when to eat, and in which form can become the center of many conversations when in the company of other triathletes – sports drinks, energy bars, and power foods, oh my.  Just pick up any triathlete magazine and chances are you will…

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in Eating On The Go, Life with a Triathlete, On the Menu


Don’t feel bad if you aren’t vegan, organic, gluten-free, or even remotely fat, sugar or preservative paranoid. Don’t feel self- conscience if you don’t eat enough fruit and bright vegetables. Enjoy the fact that triathletes, unlike most other mortal beings, are more than likely able to get away with indulging in unrestricted eating.  Take a look at what’s on the menu at my house! All…

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This hearty and full flavored Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili recipe is perfect for weeknights! Made in the slow cooker, it’s a vegan recipe and will appeal to anyone’s tastes! My hubby became a vegan by doctor’s order.  When he was needing a little comfort food, where else could I turn to but chili.  Thanks to the  Slow Cooker, I was able to put…

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