Dairy-Free

Colorful Kale Slaw

Colorful Kale Slaw

I used to hate kale. I thought it was bitter, and fiber-y, and harsh. I didn’t understand what people were ranting and raving about when honestly, it tasted like I was chomping on tough weeds. I figured people must be brainwashing themselves into liking it […]

Power Oat Cups

Post workout, on-the-go, high protein snacks were ALWAYS my downfall when I was a professional athlete. While I made it a priority to eat breakfast before I went to practice, I was rarely organized enough to pack a take-to-go, post workout snack to get in […]

Cinnamon Raisin Quinoa “Oatmeal”

Cinnamon Raisin Quinoa “Oatmeal”

Quinoa (Keen-Wah). The superfood of the decade in North America. Why? Because it’s a complete protein. Average Rating:

Bacon and Egg Cups

Bacon and Egg Cups

Eating a high fat, high protein breakfast has a huge impact on helping with satiety and cravings later in the day. Many people don’t eat breakfast due to lack of time, but I have a solution: My Bacon and Egg Breakfast Cups!

Santa Barbara Cookie Bar

Santa Barbara Cookie Bar

Santa Barbara will always hold a special place in Ashton and my heart. We used to go down there for about 8 weeks a year with our coach and physiotherapist to train when the weather in Eugene was total crap (2 weeks in December and […]

Coconut Protein Granola

Coconut Protein Granola

We’re obsessed with granola. It’s the something crunchy and sweet we feel we need in the morning to add to Greek yogurt, oatmeal and cereal.

Curried Grain Salad

Curried Grain Salad

I’ve stayed away from curry since 2005. I thought I was wrecked on it forever after a trip to Morocco for the World Youth Track and Field Championships where I ate all the curried chicken, curried beef stew and sweet cinnamon/raisin rice I wanted. This […]

Pumpkin Tart with Praline Crumble

Pumpkin Tart with Praline Crumble

A few weeks ago when we decided to stay in San Francisco for the holidays, I told Ashton that I was going to cook a vegan Thanksgiving dinner for us. No turkey. No turkey gravy. No butter, cream, whipped cream… You can imagine how well […]

Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

October and the first part of November have been really busy. Moving, my sister visiting, a food conference in DC, a trip to New York for the NYC Marathon with the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. Whenever I do this much traveling, I usually eat worse than […]