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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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Five Weeks of INSANITY

The last five weeks have been insane at times, although the real insanity is yet to come within these next four weeks.  INSANITY is a sixty-day, intense, max interval, cardio, total-body conditioning program created by former track star Shaun T for Beachbody®.  Today I finished week five.  … [Read More...]

I Ran My First Race Today

Back on April 1, I posted an entry, "The Challenges of Training for a 5K." I mentioned that I was going to run a 5K on May 15.  It just so happened that my husband and I went to the St. Louis Fitness Expo later in April and met the new Chi Running instructor here in St. Louis.  He … [Read More...]