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Running like you stole something!!

Running like you stole something… It’s that time of year! No, not “The Holidays”….. RUNNING SEASON! There’s a crispness to the air and the protective dark envelope of the time change and every day another client shows up excitedly talking about doing a half marathon (or 20) or trying their hand at a marathon. Now, […]

Healthy Carrot Cake at Haka Fitness

Carrot Cake

Really? Cake?!?!?! Yes!! This cake is pretty darn healthy and crazy good at the same time! I stole the recipe from Clean Eating Magazine and tweaked it a bit to my liking. It’s a recipe you can feel good about serving and enjoy while you eat! Ingredients: * 2 1/2 c. Spelt flour * 3 […]

Sweet Potatoes!

The sweet potato is one of the world’s healthiest foods and delicious, too! Read all about the health benefits of the sweet potato right here: I love to eat sweet potatoes and they lend themselves well to a variety of preparation methods. Here are two of my favorites! Sweet Potato Fries Ingredients: 4 sweet potatoes […]

Chipotle Butternut Squash, carrot, and Sweet Potato Soup

I am IN LOVE with this soup!! It is so good on a cool night. The flavor is a little sweet, a little savory, and a bit of POW! Enjoy!!!   Sautee the following: · 3 tbsp. Butter · Olive oil · 1 onion, chopped · 2-3 cloves of garlic, grated · Salt and pepper […]

Kale Salad– So frikkin good!

I am loving this recipe right now so much so that I just had to share it!! It has all the wonderful flavors of fall and kale is packed with every vitamin and mineral known to man 🙂   Ingredients: 1 bunch Kale 1 Pomegranate 3 Tbsp white wine vinegar 2 Tbsp Olive Oil salt  pepper 2 Tbsp […]

Did Your Grandma Give You That Recipe? Part 3

Everything we see these days is better, greater, bigger, brighter, more eye-catching than the next thing. And that holds true in the grocery store, too. Every product is enhanced to catch the eye of the consumer….. and their children! So, this leads us to Nutrition Question #3:  Does that color occur in Nature? If it […]

Did Your Grandma Give You That Recipe? Part 2

Question 2 to consider before you eat that: Would your Great Grandma recognize that food? There is no question that people of earlier generations had a better grasp on a healthy life. They produced their own food, ate three square meals (none of this snacking in between business), went to bed when it got dark, woke up […]

Did Your Grandma Give You That Recipe? Part 1

I have come to realize that when it comes to nutrition, people are not just kind of confused. People are so incredibly confused that they just simply quit trying. If the box deems it healthy in some way, shape, or form it must be and if it’s not I don’t know what is! I’m here […]

“Pure”-ly Pathetic Nutrition!

I consider myself to be pretty nutritionally savvy….. I follow a Paleo style of eating, I read labels…. I rarely get tricked by false statements on containers. Heck, I rarely eat anything out of a container! So, Imagine my surprise this past weekend when I realized I had never read the side of my “PURE” […]