Fine Eating Pleasures

Why Our Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What We Weigh

The scale is usually a negative thing in our life right?   You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”.     I mean, it doesn't define you (obviously), BUT...   What you weigh can and should matter, but only to a certain extent.   Let's look at your waist circumference (well...you [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:29:18+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Fine Eating Pleasures, Nutrition & Wellness|Comments Off on Why Our Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What We Weigh

Brussels Sprouts and Grape Flavor Burst

This one's got a little character to it and just the right zing and zang to satisfy your pallet. Brussel sprouts are amazing for alkalizing the blood and cleaning out the digestive system, but often times they get a bad rep for being boring. Well not THESE brussel sprouts!! We add just the right amount [...]

By | 2015-02-27T09:48:29+00:00 February 27th, 2015|Fine Eating Pleasures, Kettlebell Training, Nutrition, Recipes|Comments Off on Brussels Sprouts and Grape Flavor Burst

Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple Soup

Ingredients: Makes 6 cups (4-6 servings) • 3 lb. butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks (about 8 cups) • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil • 2 onions, chopped • 2 apples, peeled, seeded and chopped • 1 tsp. sea salt • ½ tsp. black pepper • 4 cups low sodium, organic chicken [...]

By | 2015-02-20T09:38:44+00:00 February 20th, 2015|Fine Eating Pleasures, Kettlebell Training, Nutrition, Recipes|Comments Off on Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple Soup

Raw Carmel Brownie Bites

Here is a super amazing shareable dessert I found on the Vedge. We will blend up a gooey, authentic tasting [but less guilty] caramel center – which has an amazing creamy and soft texture. I could eat this caramel forever and never be tired of it. True Story! And what would a raw dessert be [...]

By | 2015-02-13T04:24:38+00:00 February 13th, 2015|Fine Eating Pleasures, How To's, Kettlebell Training, Nutrition, Recipes|Comments Off on Raw Carmel Brownie Bites

Strawberry Avocado Jalapeño Salsa {Gluten-free and Vegan}

This is perfect for sports season! It's a slightly sweet, kinda tart, and a little bit spicy, Strawberry Avocado Jalapeño Salsa, and is just as amazing as it is beautiful. We have already had some hot weather here, so I have been enjoying summery treats a little early. This salsa is simple to make and [...]

By | 2015-01-30T09:37:26+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Fine Eating Pleasures, Kettlebell Training, Nutrition, Recipes|Comments Off on Strawberry Avocado Jalapeño Salsa {Gluten-free and Vegan}

Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars (made from almond milk pulp)

Raw chocolate chip cookie dough is one of those things that will forever make me happy and will always bring out the child in me. I still remember my mom making chocolate chip cookies and us begging for some of the dough. Such a treat.  Original recipe from Tasty Yummies I add a whole vanilla bean to [...]

By | 2015-01-30T09:28:01+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Fine Eating Pleasures, Kettlebell Training, Nutrition, Recipes|Comments Off on Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars (made from almond milk pulp)

Red Curry Vegetable Soup (Slow Cooker)

The best part about this vegetable soup is that you can easily customize it with whatever veggies you have on hand. Opt for carrots or rutabaga instead of parsnips. Potatoes, sweet potato or another squash rather than the butternut, try fennel instead of leeks, go with kale or spinach instead of the Swiss chard. You could go [...]

By | 2015-01-16T09:00:52+00:00 January 16th, 2015|Fine Eating Pleasures, Kettlebell Training, Nutrition, Recipes|Comments Off on Red Curry Vegetable Soup (Slow Cooker)

Roasted Potato, White Carrot, and Garlic Soup

{This recipe is gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free and with vegan options} serves 4-6 2 lbs potatoes, peeled and diced (I used Russian banana fingerlings) 1 1/2 lbs white carrots, peeled and diced 1 head garlic (entire bulb) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 sprigs fresh rosemary, stem removed and roughly chopped sea salt and freshly cracked black [...]

By | 2015-01-11T15:22:31+00:00 January 11th, 2015|Fine Eating Pleasures, Kettlebell Training, Nutrition, Recipes|Comments Off on Roasted Potato, White Carrot, and Garlic Soup

RECIPE: Creamy Broccoli Soup (Vegan)

This is so stinkin good and warms you up on a nice winter night. It also has great fiber to move things through your body efficiently. You'll definitely get some good energy from this soup! Enjoy! Creamy Broccoli Soup (Vegan) Seen on Tasty Yummies serves 4 1 head organic broccoli (1 pound), cut into florets, stems [...]

By | 2015-01-04T13:30:06+00:00 January 4th, 2015|Fine Eating Pleasures, Kettlebell Training, Nutrition, Recipes|Comments Off on RECIPE: Creamy Broccoli Soup (Vegan)

Conquering the Meal Plan

This is me... Ok... It's not really me.  But it used to be me (sort of) every day when I would think about what's for dinner.  To try to come up with something different or new... So exhausting and so frustrating.  Well, I am conquering a self-discipline mountain right now in my world... MEAL PLANNING. [...]

By | 2014-09-08T22:55:32+00:00 September 8th, 2014|Fine Eating Pleasures, GiryaRunner_LisaGaron, Kettlebell Training, Nutrition|Comments Off on Conquering the Meal Plan