recipes

I wake up at 5:30 AM to work out most days and really struggle to put any food into my body. NOTHING sounds appetizing. But, I’ve started noticing (even more so as I’ve gotten older) that I really need some fuel before workouts or else I feel sluggish and weak. I’ve tried a few different […]

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Almost every week, Tommy and I meet in the middle in a small between Winston-Salem and Charlotte for a dinner date. There’s this Cuban restaurant in Salisbury, NC, Mambo Grill, that is insanely good. I mean, REALLY good. Worth driving to even if you don’t have a reason to go to Salisbury. We weren’t able […]

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I’m all about easy meals these days. While I love cooking and baking, it can be hard to get motivated to spend lots of time in the kitchen after work and especially after working out when I just.want.food.now. This came together with a random hodgepodge of stuff I had in my fridge; I was hesitant […]

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I’m loving these simple plantain pancakes lately. Seriously. so. simple. So if you’re new to plantains, don’t fret. I tweaked a couple recipes to fit what I had on hand and then turned out great. 1 very ripe plantain (nearly all black), peeled (you may need to cut the peel of vs. just pulling it […]

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I was recently invited to try out Silk® Cashewmilk and jumped at the opportunity because I had wanted to try it anyway after seeing it on the shelves. I love cashews and have made multiple recipes with "cashew cream" so I figured the milk must be creamy and tasty too. (Fuzzy logic maybe?) The first […]

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I have five breakfasts that I rotate through pretty steadily. Having go-to’s keep my mornings simple which is good since I typically work out in the AM and gotta head into the office and don’t have time for an elaborate breakfast (as much as I would love that). Plus, they are all pretty clean eats. […]

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