Tried It Tuesday: Confadent Gum #Giveaway

September 5, 2017 at 6:11 am

As a frequent traveler and athlete, I’m always looking for ways to keep my teeth clean when I can’t brush. The folks from Confadent Oral Technology asked me if I wanted to check out their new gum. Confadent is a peppermint-flavored “functional chewing gum” with FDA-approved active ingredients. It helps to prevent plaque and gingivitis, whiten teeth and freshen your breath. For active folks, Confadent…

Simple, Delicious Real Food from Simple Mills #Giveaway

September 4, 2017 at 7:46 am

I met the nice folks from Simple Mills at the Good Food Festival in 2016 and tried their gluten free crackers. I was hooked. Back then, I wrote to them and they sent me one of each flavor of their amazing almond flour based crackers to try and share. Since then, I’ve checked out all of their new products – frosting, crunchy cookies and new…

Ultimate Coffee Date – Labor Day Edition

September 3, 2017 at 8:30 am

Welcome to the 9th Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2017. This year continues to fly by. How is it Labor Day already? It’s been a busy but very good year so far. I‘m linking up with Coco @ Running with Perseverance and Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner. What is the Ultimate Coffee Date? Imagine we are having coffee together… this post is…

Friday Five: Summer ’17 Lessons Learned

September 1, 2017 at 7:11 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for Friday Five 2.0. The theme this week is “What I’ve Learned This Summer” (or training cycle). I’m going to go with “5 Things I Learned This Summer in Running (and Life). Believe it or not, it’s Labor Day weekend. Meteorological summer ends this weekend, so it’s time to reflect on…

Tried It Tuesday: Chapul Bars + Cricket Protein Powders

August 29, 2017 at 2:02 pm

I’ve been known to try anything once – and some things twice. I’ve eaten grasshoppers in South America and ants somewhere in Asia. When I read about cricket protein bars, I decided to give them a try. I reviewed Exo bars and found the only one that I liked (enough to eat again) was Peanut Butter and Jelly. The others tasted vaguely fishy (crickets are…

Nutritionist Approved! Nourish Snacks #Giveaway

August 28, 2017 at 7:13 am

You know I’m a wee bit obsessed with finding the most nutritious and delicious snacks. A great place to start is with a famous nutritionist who shares my passion. You may know Joy Bauer from (my fave) The Today Show. Joy started making snacks under the Nourish Snacks brand name. They “merge incredible taste with high quality, purposeful ingredients.” Their goals is to strike a…

Snack Box Sunday – August Fit Snack #Giveaway

August 27, 2017 at 6:48 am

Like me, the founder of Fit Snack is a traveler and fitness buff. She “found a void in the fitness world” – healthy snacks on the go. Fit Snack arrived with the mission to save subscribers the time and effort involved in the search for delicious and nutritious foods. They search for snacks with “nutrient dense energy.” The focus is on snacks with high protein,…