Embracing “Boujee” Foods


Eating wholesome, nutrient dense foods  does not have to be complicated for you and your family. It can absolutely be frustrating and that is a whole separate topic but as long as there is a variety of properly prepared and consciously sourced ingredients most of the time, the types of meals you can create [...]

Embracing “Boujee” Foods2020-02-25T06:03:03+00:00

You Probably Aren’t Eating Enough


Ok, I know what you are thinking reading that title, “You don't know me! how do you know i'm not eating enough, Sean?”  Well, here's my question to you,  do you ACTUALLY know how much you are eating every day, really, do you?  Be honest with yourself here. Do you track all your food [...]

You Probably Aren’t Eating Enough2020-02-11T13:11:43+00:00

Emotional Eating is Not Always a Problem: Enjoy Your Food with Less Guilt


Community, Joy, and Self Compassion The Holidays are over and a New Year has arrived once again. You might have eaten cookies for breakfast, drank more alcohol at  various holiday parties and family gatherings  than the entire year combined, or indulged in family favorite recipes that now have you feeling like your  belly is [...]

Emotional Eating is Not Always a Problem: Enjoy Your Food with Less Guilt2020-01-08T16:01:33+00:00

Fluffy Gluten Free – Dairy Free Waffles


I don't know about you, but I am always looking for a healthy breakfast alternative that is not eggs.  Don't get me wrong, our house eats our fair share of eggs.  We love eggs!  Sometimes though, I just want something else.  One of our go-to weekend breakfast is waffles.  We love some waffles!  For [...]

Fluffy Gluten Free – Dairy Free Waffles2019-02-15T13:08:10+00:00

Paleo Pepper Steak and Garlic Cauliflower Mash


Paleo Pepper Steak with Garlic Cauliflower Mash Time to dress up the classic meat and potatoes dinner!  At our house, steak and mashed potatoes is our go-to family meal.  Everyone gathers around the grill to visit while steaks are cooked to perfection.  The perfect accompaniment to a grilled steak, homemade mashed potatoes of course!  [...]

Paleo Pepper Steak and Garlic Cauliflower Mash2019-02-08T10:31:29+00:00

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge


Week 1, Done!  Way to start this challenge with a BANG!  Keep it up!  For this weeks recipe, I decided that my family needed something sweet.  I don't know about you all, but day 3  this week was definitely a challenge.  Both Matt and I started to feel the sugar detox. As I mentioned [...]

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge2019-02-01T13:02:23+00:00

Paleo / Whole30 Chicken Pot Pie


Now that we are all settled into 2019, we are ready to tackle nutrition with the annual UpReach Crossfit nutrition challenge!  Each week I will be posting a new recipe that I have either made up or pulled from the internet.  Rest assured, each receipt will be tested before I post it! If you [...]

Paleo / Whole30 Chicken Pot Pie2019-01-25T13:05:35+00:00

The Golden Hour – Post Workout Nutrition


The Facts about “The Golden Hour” Most of us have heard of “The Golden Hour.”  If you have not, this is 45 to 60 minutes AFTER a workout.  During this time, muscles absorb the most nutrients, and glycogen is replaced very efficiently since it was just depleted by the strenuous exercise.  There are some [...]

The Golden Hour – Post Workout Nutrition2018-10-02T13:05:11+00:00

Hydration, Hydration, Hydration


With the summer upon us, it’s important to remember to hydrate before, during and after our workouts.  We have recently reviewed some products that assist in maintaining adequate hydration levels.  That review can be found here.  Below are some recommendations for maintaining proper hydration during the hot summer months. Hydration Before Exercise Drink about [...]

Hydration, Hydration, Hydration2020-07-13T06:30:24+00:00

Surviving Summer: Total Hydration Enhanced+ Electrolytes


My interest in electrolytes started after getting dizzy during workouts on hot days.  It was back in 2011 when Austin, TX had over 60 days of 100+ degree weather; the weight room’s only ventilation was a large garage door with fans, and it was just generally hot as hell.  The first day I got [...]

Surviving Summer: Total Hydration Enhanced+ Electrolytes2018-09-27T06:21:50+00:00
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