Swap the Sports Gel for Chia Power

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With the amount of time I spend on my bike and on long runs, I tend to go through a good number of sports gels. And, believe you me, it's not because I love them so much, but I appreciate nutrition that's a cinch to carry and easy to ingest. Now, …
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Sunday’s Finest Buttermilk Oven-Fried Chicken Recipe

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My last When In Rome post made us realize that comfort food doesn’t necessarily have to be congruent with heavy, greasy, "I need to take a nap" food. I've often wondered how eating something that sits like a rock in your belly and makes you feel like …
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Tuna Zoodle Mac and Cheese For Two

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Yes, your prayers have been answered! Straight from the FBG kitchen a recipe for protein-packed comfort food without all the starchy carbs: Tuna Zoodle Mac and Cheese! Lose one-third of the calories by substituting zucchini squash for the traditional …
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The Mini Me Meatloaf

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It's Healthy Comfort Food Week, and we're celebrating by revamping some of our favorite less-than-healthy comfort-food recipes and making them more fit bottomed! See all the Healthy Comfort Food Week posts here.   Some things, like the …
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Pumpkin Spice Kefir? Yes, Please

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Love all things pumpkin? Can't wait to get your eggnog on? Feeling divine about cranberry season coming up? Oh, this Lifeway Kefir review is so for you. Guys, they have new fall and holiday flavors! Flavors like PUMPKIN SPICE. EGGNOG. And CRANBERRY …
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The Ultimate Snack-Time Solution — With Giveaway!

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Snack time can be problematic. Meetings that go long, traffic jams and never-ending time constraints leave us dashing from one activity to another, often on an empty stomach. A lone piece of fruit never seems to cut it, yogurt needs refrigeration …
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Weather, Wine and Work — California Style

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Last month I packed my bags and headed to the Golden State for a two-day Almond Orchard Experience. Sponsored by the Almond Board of California (you’ll hear all about the wonderful world of almonds in upcoming posts), this excursion was not only …
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