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Absolute Must-Haves for Back-to-School & College 2021

Can you believe it’s time to think about heading back to school?! Summer may be in full swing, but classes start sooner than you think – and many campuses are back to meeting in person! With fewer virtual classes and more face-to-face interaction, it’s time to put some style back into learning – meaning, ditch those pajama pants that you’ve been wearing for the last 18 months and slip into something fresh and suitable for public appearances!
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Blueberry Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Balls (Low-carb)

Low-carb Blueberry Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Balls are the perfect little, no-cook solution for summer snacking. They store in the fridge or freezer, making them cool and at-the-ready when hunger strikes. Blueberries add so much flavor and natural sweetness, plus all those amazing blue and purple food nutrients that you don’t...
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Sun-Dried Tomato Blue Cheese Spread | Easy Low Carb

Sun-dried Tomato Blue Cheese Spread is rich, creamy and bursting with bold flavor! With only three ingredients, it’s a simple, no-cook appetizer that can be made in mere minutes to delight guests who drop by unexpectedly – or to just satisfy your everyday snacking needs!. This blue cheese and tomato...
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3 Ways to Make Exercise a Habit in Middle-Age and Beyond

This post is sponsored by Celltrient™, however all opinions, anecdotes, and enthusiasm are my own. Even though I’m a kid at heart, my body sometimes still reminds me I’m in my 50s . . . maybe a little less resilient, not quite as strong/fast, and sometimes just plain low-energy and tired. Not really things I want to hear and feel when I’m still working my rear off to remain a competitive athlete through each passing decade of my life.
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Strawberry Chipotle Salmon and Quinoa Salad

This post is sponsored by SitkaSalmonShares.com. However, all content, opinions and enthusiasm remain my own. Sweet and just a little bit spicy! That sums up my personality and is also a flavor profile I love. Strawberries play perfectly with the smoky heat of chipotle peppers in my new fish recipe...
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Sheet Pan Chile Lime Spiralized Hash Browns

Sheet Pan Chile Lime Spiralized Hash Browns are baked, not fried, and make a yummy potato side dish for any meal of the day!. Easy, economical, and a nutritious food choice to fuel an active lifestyle – plus bonus, this fun sheet pan hash brown recipes is a big hit with the entire family. The added flavor comes from a simple drizzle and toss with butter, olive oil, and spices before baking.
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5 Health & Wellness Brands to Upgrade Fitness Self-Care Routine

Running, obstacle course racing plus all the gym, boot camp and other fitness stuff I do, can really take a toll on my body! But, even though I’m in my 50s, I’m not about to give any of it up soon. That’s why I place a premium on eating well to refuel my body, taking proper care of minor injuries that come, and general workout recovery and some self-pampering.
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Paleo Blackberry Almond Tart (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Lower Carb)

Fresh blackberries, yum! Nothing says toes-in-grass summer dessert more than a berry tart and that’s what I did with a recent windfall of plump, juicy blackberries!. My Paleo Blackberry Almond Tart is also gluten-free, vegan-friendly, made lower carb with some sweetener swaps. It’s a healthy berry dessert recipe that fits with so many dietary eating patterns!
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In the Pink: How Color Pink Impacts Fitness & Workout Mood

Color psychology researches and helps to explain the influence of various colors over our moods, feelings, and even behaviors – including exercise and fitness! Even the idiom, “in the pink,” means “looking healthy”! So, what do you THINK, how do you FEEL, and how do you PERFORM wearing or being surrounded by the color pink?
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Pan-seared Lingcod with Creamy Burst Tomato Sauce

Winner, winner easy fish dinner! Pan-seared Lingcod with Creamy Burst Tomato Sauce is brilliantly delicious, so easy to make, low-carb on its own, but a family favorite with that creamy sauce sliding over into rice, potatoes or noodles. I’ve noticed that even the non-fish fans in my family are licking the plate!
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How Cellular Nutrition Helps Redefine Aging for Older Athletes

This post is sponsored by Celltrient™, however all opinions, anecdotes, and enthusiasm are my own. Running and fitness events are more than a “hobby” to me. Competing now for almost 35 years, my competition days are like “pay days” to reward me for all my training, focus and hard work. Obviously, I am hoping to do my very best and I’m definitely not ready to stop at almost 54 years young.
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Watermelon Benefits for Athletes + Easy Pre- and Post-Workout Recipes

This post is sponsored by Watermelon.org. However, all opinions, content, comments and extreme watermelon enthusiasm remain my own. Watermelon is a wonderful food for runners, athletes and every BODY with an active lifestyle, plain and simple! Over the years, I’ve shared so many healthy benefits of watermelon and creative ways to use watermelon in recipes AND workouts!
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Low Carb Lemon Coconut Bites with Collagen- Keto, Gluten-Free

Oooh la-la-la, lemon! Low-carb Lemon Coconut Bites are a quick, no-bake treat to make that taste just like little morsels of creamy cheesecake. Sublimely sweet-tart, low-carb and suitable for keto and gluten-free diets, these two-bite dessert bites are easier to manage portion size than slicing a wedge from the whole lemon cheesecake. Only 108 calories, 9g fat, 2.2g net carb, 5g protein per lemon coconut ball.
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Chocolate Mint Protein Smoothie – A Super Shamrock Shake!

This post is sponsored by Optimum Nutrition and contains affiliate links. St. Patrick’s Day or ANY DAY, my pumped-up version of a Green Shamrock Shake with protein powder is sure to satisfy post-workout recovery needs with 27g protein for muscle management. This delicious, creamy Chocolate Mint Protein Smoothie features fresh...