My CrossFit gym recently added more early morning classes to their schedule which is awesomes because I love working out before work, but like I blogged about in this post about fueling before workouts, I definitely need a snack before CrossFit. These energy balls give me a little boost in the morning when nothing sounds […]

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Now that I’m back home in Winston, I suddenly feel like myself again. I’ve started running again (although, now I feel a bit incomplete without so much CrossFit in my life!) and I’ve suddently got the itch to bake on the weekends again. Last weekend, I had an abundance local blueberries thanks to a killer […]

11 comments // by Teri [a foodie stays fit]

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 […]

3 comments // by Teri [a foodie stays fit]

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 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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