The BEST Pumpkin Energy Balls (Paleo, Vegan)

Happy Friday!How about these little gem balls of energy for the weekend 😉. I’ve made a ton of treats like these before but I have to say, these are my favorite so far! Plus anything with Pumpkin is always a good thing. These are great to have around the house to grab for a quick…

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Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potatoes have recently climbed the list to one of my favorite foods. They are full of beta-carotene and Vitamin A which are healthy nutrients to help keep your eyes healthy =). Enjoy! I used a paint brush to evenly coat the sweet potato fries with extra virgin olive oil mixture. “Painting” them all at…

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Easy to Digest Foods

Hi there, happy Tuesday! Slimplify Life has a new home 🙂. Still a bit of a work in progress as I teach myself some coding. Thank you for all the well wishes yesterday, you guys are the best! The past few weeks I have been experimenting with ‘easy to digest foods’ and have found that…

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Vegan Granola Energy Bars

Hi guys!How was your weekend? I am so excited to share these Vegan Granola Energy Bars with you! They keep you full and energized! The below picture is a really fancy, gourmet kitchen with every gadget any chef could ever dream of. It is also my new office. More on that later! Now for the…

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Ginger Energy Balls (Paleo, Vegan)

Hi there! Thank you again for all the sweet comments and messages I have been getting, you guys really are amazing. I met with the GI doctor yesterday and they want to proceed with a colonoscopy on Thursday. I am a little bummed, but really trying to stick with the whole ‘listen to the experts’…

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Cold Weather Running – What to Wear

Happy Wednesday! I had a reader request for how to layer and dress for cold weather running. I love this topic!…I have more running gear than normal clothes. Like most things with running, this is one of those ‘you gotta figure out what works best for you’ kinds of topics, so I will share what I…

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Nutrition Thursday: Healthy Fats

Hey guys! How has your day been so far?! I’m off to the orthopedic doc today to get an x-ray of my foot. Crossing my fingers it is not a stress fracture and that he miraculously says I can run soon! Today’s Nutrition Thursday is inspired by kids! In the past few days I’ve heard…

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Simulating Hills on the Treadmills!

Happy Friday to you! Ever since I swore off running in the early, dark hours of the AM for safety reasons, I’ve had to come up with new ways to stick my marathon training schedule. I do my long runs on the weekends (when I can run later in the morning), and now I’ve learned…

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Nutrition Quick Facts – SALT!

Hey guys! Today I want to talk about salt (aka sodium) and give you the quick and dirty facts. On average, Americans consume 3400 mg of salt per day which is almost DOUBLE the recommended intake. Most people do not even realize how much sodium processed foods and restaurant foods have, so let’s break down…

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