Going Paleo

Many of you have thought about it and most of you are already well beyond the starting position. However, for those of you unfamiliar…..going paleo reaps many benefits…… like: More nutrients & energy. Since nutrient-dense food make up the majority of the paleo diet, you naturally get more vitamins and…

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Make Your Body Burn FAT (instead of sugar) in Only Ten Days!

Fitness trainer Jodi Rund in th tropics posing next to a palm tree

Let’s face it; we’re all human. We all have our struggles; nobody is perfect, and sometimes we fall of the wagon. Whether it is the work meetings, school meetings, parent meetings,  neighborhood meetings, HOA meetings, friends/relatives/social get-togethers, etc… , life happens and sometimes we are not always prepared and/or we cave in.…

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Ultra-Low Carb Spinach Pizza

Almost ZERO carbs but 100 percent goodness! A good friend in Costa Rica recently  shared with us her mother’s recipe for a spinach pizza that she used to prepare for her family in Nicaragua.  After trying it and loving it, we decided to make a similar version of it ourselves!  I…

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Paleo Vanilla Cupcakes with Creamy Chocolate Frosting

This is always my easy cupcake go-to.  Today we celebrated my youngest son’s 4th birthday and at his request we made vanilla cupcakes with creamy chocolate frosting. There is only one bowl to clean and it’s quick and easy. I prepare the complete batter in the food processor and bake them…

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Staying Fit Through Pregnancy, Part (5) Five: DIET – What to Eat!

I’m Not Fat, I’m Pregnant! Unfortunately, more and more pregnant women are having to say this since nearly half of women of childbearing age are overweight or obese…thus making it more difficult to spot the baby bump.  However,  as I have discussed in my prior posts here and here, a great workout…

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Paleo Espresso Chocolate Cake ~ (with coconut cream frosting)

Chocolate…..espresso……cake……grain free…..sugar free…..WHAT?!   Does it get any better than this?  Paleo chocolate cake Well, actually, yes it does…when you top it with a coconut cream frosting!!! This is the gluten free, paleo chocolate espresso birthday cake for any occasion. OMG, this was by far my most successful cake to date!…

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Sugar-free Cookies ~ EASY Gingerbread Men ~ Paleo

Grain free, sugar-free cookies with no preservatives or additives, just wholesome goodness! My boys get excited anytime they get to eat food in various shapes and forms. I am often making monster faces and smiley face arrangements with their food. Thus, when I found a cookie cutter in the shape…

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Staying Fit Through Pregnancy, Part (3) Three: DIET – Fetal Programming (for a healthy baby)

What You Eat While Pregnant Determines If Your Child Will Be Obese or Athletic.  In my healthy pregnancy series part one and two, we exhausted why exercise is so important for a pregnant mother, so what about nutrition? Many think that it is okay to eat junk, for all they…

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