Grilled Avocado-Mango Guacamole

mango guacamole

Towards the end of a long bike ride I start dreaming about food.  It has become a little bit of a ritual for me to make guacamole and devour the whole bowl with a mix of tortilla chips, bell peppers and carrots and today was going to be no different.  With it being a holiday weekend my family … [Read more...]

Healthy Enchiladas

May not be the prettiest picture but they sure tasted GOOD!

     ENCHILADAS?! Really???         Does anything sound good for dinner? Any requests? I do not ask this question very often because I usually have meals planned out in advance, but not on this night. To my surprise my husband asked for enchiladas. … [Read more...]

Ironman California 70.3 in Oceanside

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Choosing my 2013 season opener to be Ironman 70.3 California in Oceanside was a great decision.  This race sells out every year and always has a stacked field with great competition plus, it is a beautiful place to race.  As you may know from my Ironman Arizona race report (if you do not, click here … [Read more...]

Ragnar del Sol – EPIC or Just Crazy?

WE DID IT!!

What is Ragnar? Ragnar is an overnight running relay race that makes testing your limits a team sport. A typical team is made up of 12 individuals; each individual runs 3 legs. The legs of the race vary in difficulty and distance, from 3-8 miles, allowing elite and novice runners to run … [Read more...]

Perk Up with Energy Producing Foods

Is your gas tank full?

You feel like you can’t win—whether you get six hours of sleep or eight, you sip down your morning caffeine fix only to find yourself struggling to keep your eyes open and your brain in operation mode before the morning ever really starts. The problem may not be in the amount of sleep you’re … [Read more...]

Take the time to pamper yourself, it is IMPORTANT.

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It is so funny to me when people see me dressed up, with make-up on.  They act like I am a totally different person. Or better yet, they are shocked that I can clean up so nicely. Yes, most of my wardrobe is workout gear. I have more workout shoes than most and probably more than I need.  Right now, … [Read more...]

Time Saving Tips in the Kitchen

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Time Saving Tips in the Kitchen Mother Nature teased us with a cold spell here in Arizona and I was inspired to make some soup. I was tight on time and remembered soup is the ultimate fast food.  I whipped up a Chicken Tortilla Soup in 10 minutes.  It’s a quick fix main-dish meal that’s made in … [Read more...]

My 1st Rolf’s Salon Experience

Rolf's Salon Experience

I’m standing at home in my bathroom trying to style my hair and realize I need to use a blow dryer.  This is the turning point for me, because I don’t normally use a hair dryer.  I wear my hair short, and once I have to spend more time than I want or am willing to spend styling my hair, it’s time to … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Lasagna Recipe

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If the thought of making a lasagna scares you or makes you cringe at the thought of prepping everything here is a quick easy solution. Below is a recipe to cook lasagna in your slow cooker.  This is one of my family's favorite meals. Slow Cooker Lasagna 1 lb. of ground turkey 2 c of … [Read more...]