Be-You-Tifully Fit: Surround yourself with motivation

One of the biggest issues I have had over the course of the last few years is motivation.  I end up riding the struggle bus pretty often in my mind.  While trying to juggle life and training, I find that I burn out fast.  When I sat down to really think about this, I realized […]

Be-You-tifully Fit:  After almost 5 years

Over the last 5 years…  Well there’s been 77 lbs of fat shed as I went from 48.6% body fat to 16%.  I have run 52 races varying from 5Ks to ultramarathons and with the training & off-season, it has consisted of over 4,600 miles run.  So the question of it all with this blog […]

Fit Foodie: For the love of food

Food is much easier while not training.  The motivation to cook and try new things fizzles out when you need to properly fuel with things you know that will be safe for the amount of exercise.  I think that’s why I fall in love with the down time in between.  It allows me to explore […]

Fit Foodie: Post Race Recovery

THE ULTIMATE KETO BUNS http://www.mypcoskitchen.stfi.re/ultimate-keto-buns/?sf=jvddzyw#ab CHICKEN PESTO PASTA EASY CROCK POT RECIPE https://brendid.com/chicken-pesto-pasta-easy-crockpot-recipe CHICKEN FAJITA CASSEROLE http://joyfilledeats.com/chicken-fajita-casserole/ MOZZARELLA STUFFED MEATBALLS http://therecipecritic.com/2016/12/mozzarella-stuffed-meatballs/ Fathead Pizza Dough- Low Carb | Keto http://howtothisandthat.com/fathead-pizza-dough-low-carb-amazing/  

Fit Foodie: Mushroom Cap Pizzas

Mushroom Cap Pizza I used the below recipe for the larger portobello mushroom caps to make personal sized pizza.  The hubby is not a big fan of mushrooms but he found these to be delicious!  Some of what I added…  Oregano Garlic Olive oil spray on the tops before baking Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms

Fit Foodie: Gnocchi <3 <3 <3

GARLIC “GNOCCHI” https://theprimitivepalate.com/2015/01/25/keto-garlic-gnocchi/ I MISS PASTA!  The fight on that is so very real.  I grew up in a house that had fresh rolled spaghetti laying out on the extra twin bed.  My grandma had sauce cooking.  My pop pop would make these lemon chicken cutlets.  OH HOW I MISS ALL OF THAT!  Now being […]

Fit Foodie: Keto Snacks! 

NO BAKE ALMOND BUTTER BARS (LOW CARB AND GLUTEN FREE) http://holisticallyengineered.com/2012/11/no-bake-almond-butter-bars-low-carb-and.html Mint coconut butter chocolate covered fat bombs I used the recipe below except I swapped the lemon extract for mint and melted down some 85% dark chocolate to cover them with! https://ketodietapp.com/Blog/post/2014/07/07/Easy-Lemon-Fat-Bombs Pork Rind Tortillas, BLT deviled eggs and the cranberry sour cream recipe […]