Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

Protein Powered: Krave Jerky Review + Giveaway

February 24, 2014 at 6:45 am

I checked out (and tasted a LOT of) KRAVE Jerky at the NYC Marathon expo. And then I bought a bunch at show prices and shared with my friends and the husband. We all loved the stuff, so I sent them an email and asked if they’d be interested in a review and giveaway here. They said YES! Yay! This was by far the husband’s favorite…

Meat or No-Meat Athlete? I Have a Healthy Bar for You! (Giveaway)

February 13, 2014 at 5:34 am

As it has been said for centuries, “necessity is the mother of invention.” When triathlete Katie Hunter was suffering from unexplained knee pain, she looked for a way to eat whole foods with the most anti-inflammatory properties she could find. She and her partner (now husband) developed the bar that became the Thunderbird Energetica Cherry Walnut Crunch energy bar. Thunderbird Energetica makes delicious vegan, gluten free, whole food…

Another Great Day at Cycle for Survival + Be My Valentine (Giveaway)

February 9, 2014 at 6:29 am

On Friday, I mentioned that I was participating in Cycle for Survival for the third year in a row. Cycle for Survival is “the high-energy indoor team cycling event that provides a tangible way to beat rare cancers.” Why do I ride? 50% of people with cancer are battling a “rare cancer.” Rare cancers include brain, pancreatic, cervical, sarcoma, stomach, pediatric and countless others. Unfortunately, I…

(My) First On the Go Snack Reviews (+Giveaways) of 2014!

February 6, 2014 at 7:35 am

As I have said before, eating healthy on the go can be a big challenge. It is so easy to grab whatever is around. I find this is especially true for airplane flights/airports and long work meetings. And now, since I eliminated gluten and dairy (for the most part) healthy snacks can be even tougher to find on the go. I was fortunate to try some…