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  • How My Diet Has Evolved: Protein, Gluten & More


    Before I started working at Metro in early 2012 I really didn't know a lot about gluten and its effects on the body. All of that quickly changed as I started to get involved in CrossFit and completed my CrossFit Endurance training just a few months after starting the job. At my CrossFit Endurance seminar [...]

  • My Vacation Food Philosophy


    How I eat on vacation can be summed up pretty simply...whatever I want! I consider vacations (and girl's weekends and quick getaways) to be sacred me time and I allow myself to let loose a little and eat, drink, sleep as I please. This goes back to my childhood. My family always spent two weeks [...]

  • Carb Me


    Y'all...I don't know what's been up with me but I have been craving carbs something fierce over the last couple of weeks. Tomato sandwiches... Sliders... Cookies...(and one AMAZING carrot cake whoopie pie from Whole Foods on Saturday night which I devoured it its entirety while watching Mad Men). Grilled cheese with avocado and a fried [...]

  • Friday Video Blog


    To all of you who are enjoying the long weekend at the beach or in the mountains or somewhere else fabulous...I am jealous! Have fun! I'm staying in Charlotte but the weather is supposed to be beautiful so pool time is definitely in order along with lots of reading, rest and relaxation. I'll just pretend [...]