Mexican Summer Squash Scampi

Mexican Summer Squash Scampi from

Enjoy the last of the season’s zucchini and summer squash bounty with this easy, healthy, vegetarian spin on scampi pasta.

So it is triathlon time! And another big one too. This Sunday will be my third triathlon this year at the half ironman distance, and I will be doing the Hutchinson Island Half Ironman ….1.1 mi ocean swim, 56 mi bike, and a half marathon 13.1 mi run. Yup, a half ironman, in Florida, in September …sighhh. This is gonna suck. But in a good way…. 

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Blueberry-Maple Ice Cream from

My Father and the Oxen …and Blueberry-Maple Ice Cream

Wholesome, truly natural ingredients, sweetened only with blueberries and pure maple syrup, this easy ice cream is dreamy, berry heaven. This recipe was inspired by a recent trip I made to Maine, but this post is really about much more than that …and I hope you enjoy the photos. So. ..this post. This here, is… 

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Asian Meatballs over Cauliflower Fried Rice from

Asian Meatballs over Cauliflower Fried “Rice”

This recipe is brought to you by just a couple pantry staples and the uber-hip and surprisingly versatile cauliflower for a easy, HEALTHY dinner your whole family will love. Well if you know me, or know this site anyway, you know I am all about quick, easy, healthy, tasty, sneak-in-the-veggies-cuz-I’m-not-good-about-eating-them kinda meals. And if you… 

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Mexican Chicken Pizza from

Mexican Chicken Pizza

Chicken and beans, farm fresh tomatoes, and two different cheeses are just the beginning of this easy pizza that is just so damn tasty. Easy for a weeknight, and a perfect solution for leftover chicken, this delicious pie is ready in just minutes. Yayyy pizza time! Because it is Friday. Don’t you love when you just nose… 

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Applewood Smoked Organic, Free-Range Chicken {plus 5 strategies for making organic eating affordable} from

Applewood Smoked Organic, Free-Range Chicken {plus 5 strategies for making organic eating affordable}

Now this is what I am talking about. Insanely tender chicken and just crazy smoky juicy. From a bird that lived a healthy life, free of hormones, antibiotics, pesticide-laden feed, and, most importantly, free of the nightmares of a factory farm. This is precisely what our food should be and how we should live. And yeah,… 

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Healthy Homemade Sports Drink {My-torade!} from

Healthy Homemade Sports Drink {My-torade!}

This post is sponsored by Snapple! How awesome is that! I feel so hip. Thank you Collective Bias. #SipandBeFit #CollectiveBias Well, this post is a little different from me …a drink without booze. Ha! But it was time. Time to shed the crap “food” from our life. Time to take control. And time to stop with the… 

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Golden Zucchini Wrapped Cod over Garlic Cilantro Rice from

Golden Zucchini Wrapped Cod over Garlic Cilantro Rice

Light and healthy cod, wrapped in beautiful golden zucchini from the farmer’s market, served over fragrant and flavorful garlic and cilantro brown rice. This perfect summer dinner is easy enough for a weeknight and elegant enough for a special occasion. OK folks. It is time to talk triathlon again. Eight weeks. That is how long… 

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