Fluffy Peanut Butter Dip

fluffy PB dip w: apples

I am always up for trying new recipes, some work out well and others need work.  My latest was absolutely DELISH right off the bat.  First, let me explain how much I love peanut butter and almond butter.  Peanut butter is heavenly on most anything :) One of my favorite snacks is apple slices dipped … [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...]

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...]

Chicken Tortilla Soup

tortilla soup

Here is a very quick easy recipe, that my family loves, for Chicken Tortilla Soup: Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes 1 tsp. olive oil (or coconut oil, my new love) 2 zucchinis, cubed 1 can (29 oz.) crushed tomatoes 4-6 cups chicken broth (I use low sodium and it depends … [Read more...]

The start to my Ironman journey…

Ironman Arizona

When I envision the swim start at Ironman Arizona on November 18, 2012, I get butterflies in my stomach.  I think about that race every day and can almost taste it. When I envision crossing the finish line I get goose bumps.  I hear them announcing, “SheriAnne Nelson, you are an Ironman!” I know … [Read more...]

Racing at high altitudes

Jun 12 Mountain Man.indd

  People talk about altitude playing a major role in athletic performance and the research shows that yes, indeed it does. The question is, does it play a larger role on your psyche or your body?   Sunday July 15, 2012, I raced in Flagstaff, Arizona at Mountain Man Sprint, which … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Lasagna Recipe

Table-for-Two_Lasagna

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...]