FTP Test – 15 watt increase!

This is the look of a surprised and stoked triathlete! This week, I set a new PR on the bike hitting 3.29watts/kg. I have never been this strong and am pretty excited with the progress. My husband wants me to shoot for 4watts/kg so we will see where this journey takes me. Throughout all my... Continue Reading →

My FTP Journey

Have you every completed an FTP (functional threshold power) test on the bike or 1 mile time trial run? They are a test of your current fitness and provide a baseline to your training until the next time you test. This week, was my first FTP assessment after my first 6 week training block postpartum.... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Oatmeal Bake

Earlier this week, I shared on Instagram that I had revamped Addie Roberts, a friend and fellow Dietitian’s, Pumpkin Steel Cut Oatmeal Bake recipe. My alterations were made primarily on preference of texture and the fact that I am using Ripple milk as a dairy alternative. I typically make this recipe to have a quick... Continue Reading →

Delicious Sweet Potato Hash

This is the perfect dish that will warm you up form the inside out. In Texas, we are experiencing some cooler weather and this hash hit the spot! It tastes like thanksgiving to me. The blend of sweet potato with cinnamon, brown sugar and sage are so yummy! Hopefully you will enjoy it as well.... Continue Reading →

Comparing Triathlon Life & Motherhood

Tapping into my mental strength gained from triathlons. I love competing in triathlons and can’t help but compare some of my life experiences with racing. The other morning, I had an “aha” moment. I began thinking about child labor in comparison to racing. How time and time again, I have signed up for triathlons, knowing... Continue Reading →

Simple Tacos

Today’s recipe uses cumin to add some tasty flavor to the dish. If you have never cooked with cumin, you are missing out! Cumin packs a punch and some health benefits as well. My dish today, has a Mexican flare and is very versatile. I used lean beef, but you can use any ground meat... Continue Reading →

Chicken Caprese

This delicious dish and can be served cold or hot. It made about 6 servings and we used the whole bottle of dressing. We also steamed some broccoli and added it on top. The fantastic thing about this dish is it is very versatile. You can add or reduce items per your liking and it... Continue Reading →

Savory Sweet Potato & Protein Bake

This recipe is savory and simple to make. The type of protein can be changed to your preference. I used chicken sausage, but it would go great with chicken breast or ground meat. If you are looking for a savory and easy recipe to add to your repertoire, I recommend trying this one out. Savory... Continue Reading →

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