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Paleo Mocha Almond Ice Cream

The base recipe for this Paleo ice cream can be used to make other flavors, like vanilla. Ingredients: 1 can coconut milk 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 2 tablespoons freshly ground coffee 8 drops stevia 1/4 cup almond butter Directions: Put the coconut milk, cocoa powder, coffee, and stevia in a sauce pan and mix well.  Cook on medium low heat for 10 minutes. Take off the heat.  Stir in the almond butter, and let cool for 10 minutes. Pour in 1/2 cup bowls and freeze, or pour … [Read More...]

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Blueberry, Coconut Flour Paleo Pancakes

Blueberry, coconut flour Paleo pancakes are much healthier than wheat flour pancakes.  They have less carbs and much more fiber.  1 Cup Coconut Flour  1 Cup Wheat Flour  Calories  480  455  Total carbs  64g  95g  Protein  16g  13g  Fiber  40g  3g I made these pancakes for my husband, daughter, and my in-laws.  They were a big hit.  My husband doesn't … [Read More...]

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Welcome to Countdown to Fitness

My friend and I are starting this site as a project to not only see where we are in one year, but also to help the community. I used to be in great shape (a size 3/4), and I use to power walk 5 to 6 days per week, do karate 2 to 3 days per week, and weight train 3 days per week.  That … [Read More...]

63 Days of INSANITY

Due to my "insane" schedule of going out of town and having out-of-town guests almost every weekend starting toward the end of August, I'm way behind on posting. On August 24, 2011, I finished INSANITY, a 63-day, intense, max interval, cardio, total-body conditioning program created by … [Read More...]