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Category Archives: Food and Diet

Power Crepe!

On the heels of the greatest muffins in the world, I’ve created a version that will please any brunch guest! Just an adjustment of ingredients creates this fantastically posh breakfast … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Power Muffins!

This is the way I’ve started my day for the past several months. When I run out of muffins, I hardly know what to eat for breakfast! Below is my … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Healthy Elvis!

Egg Whites and Oats are a staple breakfast for figure competitors. I actually really like egg whites and oats, but they can get quite boring! Now that I’m officially ‘off … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Summer Mocktails!

One thing you may not know about me is that when not training for competition I’m actually a wanna be ‘foodie.’ I adore spending time coming up with unusual flavor … Continue reading

July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hold the…. Healthy & Protein packed Chocolate Lava Cake?! Oh Yeah.

  Hello sweet tooth! Your life has been saved. Now that I’m in full on training and 2 weeks away from competition, I have ZERO room for cheats and error … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Healthy “Ice cream” – boy will you thank me…

Seriously.. you will love me for this. 2 bananas (frozen overnight) + 1 scoop “vanilla ice cream” protein powder (Optimum nutrition) – blended (refreeze if you like).¬†Scoop into 4 portions. … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Low Sugar, Low Fat Raspberry Bars

I’m on a baking kick these days, having fun experimenting with ways to make recipes healthier, but still very tasty. Here is my twist on a “traditional” raspberry bar. My … Continue reading

September 2, 2012 · Leave a comment