New Year = New Victories

“The cumulative impact of a multitude of small steps has the greatest outcome.”

The REFOCUSED Story — Changing the lens to Functional Health.

➡️  The Refocused story. Over the last 4 years I have had the pleasure of teaching nursing students both within the hospital caring for patients and in the classroom, guiding them to understand the body, its’ mechanics and how to recognize, understand and care for the most critically ill. In the 10 years that I haveContinue reading “The REFOCUSED Story — Changing the lens to Functional Health.”

Carbohydrates. Truth or hype. Is the end for this food group in sight?

Carbohydrates. A tabu word in the health and fitness world today. Sadly the wide spread dislike of carbohydrates does not differentiate and thus ALL carbohydrates are given a bad rap.

UNFILTERED ~ The un-glamorous truth of one mom, athlete & business owner, finding the path to truly LIVE amongst the chaos.

I was so busy running around trying to care for everyone else, cramming as much as I could into every 5 minute slot that was available. I was out straight until the time I hit my pillow, fully exhausted, yet mind still racing about the list in my head of things that I needed to do tomorrow! I mean for real girl, get it together you life is passing you buy!

IT’S TWO O’CLOCK SOMEWHERE

Do you need more energy…
Just to get through the day?
To get through a workout
To balance your events of the night before?
Is your nutrition ZAPPING your energy stores?

Fresh Green Bean and Tomato Caprese Salad

Still have some wonderfully fresh green beans and tomatoes in your garden?
I might secretly still be holding on to the last few moments of summer. While fall always seems to bring  a breath of fresh air — literally, I love the crisp taste of summer. 

GF Blueberry-Vanilla Protein Pancakes

  Ingredients: 1.5 cup Reds Gluten-Free Pancake Mix 2 tbsp Coconut oil (melted) 2 large eggs 1/2 cup Grass Fed Vanilla Protein 1/4 cup Chia seeds 1/4 cup ground flaxseed 1 cup farm fresh blueberries Strawberries & Bananas (optional)   Directions: In large mixing bowl combine pancake mix, coconut oil, eggs, protein powder, chia seeds, andContinue reading “GF Blueberry-Vanilla Protein Pancakes”