Rosemary Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

I got this recipe several years ago from a friend after tasting her daughters’ batch.  I love shortbread, but had never tried making it myself, so when I went gluten free I wanted to try these.   I use Bella Gluten-Free Baking Mix in place of the flour that was used in the original recipe which I… [Continue Reading]

Diet Problems: Planning for Now What

Have you ever reached a goal and after celebrating your achievement you then said “Now What?”  Once you’ve achieved your goal do you rest on your laurels?  What do you do next?  When it comes to weight loss, achieving your goal is certainly something to celebrate (in moderation, of course – HA!)  But did your… [Continue Reading]

Diet Problems: Use It or Lose It

One of the most surprising things I have heard as a personal trainer is that it must be nice to be in shape so you don’t have to work out anymore. This could not be further from the truth but so many people have this mindset. They will reach their goals and then stop exercising… [Continue Reading]

Happy Thanksgiving

Bob and I want to thank you for stopping by and reading our blogs and checking out our website and Facebook page.  We are so thankful for so many blessings and we want to remind YOU to remember all your blessings during this Thanksgiving holiday.   Happy Thanksgiving!

Lemon Roasted Cauliflower

Thanksgiving is in a couple of days.  Do you need just one more side dish for your perfect dinner?  Lemon Roasted Cauliflower is a wonderfully light and simple recipe that will go well with all the other turkey fixing’s.       Happy Thanksgiving!

Diet Problems: Power Bar Bells

Everyone wants that little extra something when it comes to working out. There are plenty of options out there. From power bars to power drinks and lots in between. All are promoted as a healthy, helpful way to boost your exercise and recovery. But are they all they are hyped up to be? Let’s take… [Continue Reading]

Diet Problems: Believing Food Labels

Hey, Everybody!  I hope your weekend was awesome!  We were very busy but had fun.  One of my jobs is working events at the Air Force Academy and this weekend I worked Basketball, Hockey, and Football.  It’s a lot of standing and walking, so on Saturday, I actually went over my goal (8,000 steps) on my… [Continue Reading]

Gluten-Free Chicken Pot Pie

I recently made Spinach Feta Pie using the gluten-free Almond Pie crust.  Bob wondered if I could make a gluten-free Chicken Pot Pie using this pie crust.  Guess what?  I did! I tried it first using a spring-form pan, increasing the recipe ingredients a little (but I did not “spring” it out, we just scooped it… [Continue Reading]

Diet Problems: Eating Back the Calories Burned In A Workout

Did you get in a great work out today and are going to treat yourself to a good cheeseburger, fries and shake as a reward? STOP! Before you head over to your favorite burger joint let me give you a little insight before you sabotage all of your efforts and most likely set yourself up… [Continue Reading]