Recipe of the Week – Cranberry Turkey Cabbage Wraps

by Christy Baroni

Maybe it was those two cool mornings we had a few weeks ago, but I’ve had Fall on my mind lately. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE summer more than the average island dweller! But I’ve been craving a change so this week I am going to share a sweet […]

The Purple Tank Tops

by Christy Baroni

You’ve seen them around the gym. “Strong”, it says on the front.
It should say “Dedicated”, or “Hard Worker”, or “Bad Ass Mother F***”, but that last one just didn’t read well on a purple tank top.

The 20 ladies who answered the call to join the Swole Sisters took on […]

Recipe of the Week – Fried Rice

by Christy Baroni

HA!
Double HA!

You just read that title and immediately thought I had completely lost my mind. What Nutritionist recommends Fried Rice? (I’m talking to you, Tom Van Laar!) Well, truth be told I don’t actually have a Fried Rice recipe. BUT, this is such a sneaky and tasty substitute […]

Recipe of the Week – Moroccan Chicken Kabob’s

by Christy Baroni

Even with school back in session, we still get to enjoy a few more months of weather that is perfect for grilling! This is actually a great mid-week idea for dinner because you can prep everything (I mean EVERYTHING) either the night before or even a few days before. Keep your […]

Recipe of the Week: Rice & Lentil Pilaf

by Christy Baroni
Ingredients:
• 1 quart of water
• ¼ cup lentils

• 1 cup of water
• ¼ cup of jasmine rice
• 1 tsp sesame oil
• 1 small onion, diced
• 1 zuccini, diced
• Salt and fresh ground black peper to taste
• ½ tsp of dried oregno

Recipe:
Place the water in a large stock pot over high heat.

Add the lentils and cook over a moderate boil for about […]

Recipe of the week: Lentil & Black Bean Salad

by Christy Baroni
Ingredients:
• ½ cup of red lentils
• ½ cup of green lentils
• 6 cups of water
• 15 ounce can of black beans, drained and rinsed
• 1 large shallot, minced
• 1 rib of celery, sliced
• ¼ tbsp. red pepper flakes
• 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
• 1 tbsp parsley
• Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe:
Cook the red lentils in 3 cups of simmering water for about […]

Paleo Schmaleo…. Toothpaste, beans, and that crazy little thing called science.

by Christy Baroni

I realize that addressing this topic to an audience primarily made up of CrossFit athletes may generate an urge to grab a pitchfork and rally the towns-folk against me. I’m prepared for that. But before you act on the emotional response to defend Paleo, which has helped you lose weight […]

Recipe of the week: Coconut Cashew Butter

by Christy Baroni

I’m so excited today to share a guest recipe from an amazing Dietician, super endurance athlete, and all around awesome human LINDSAY MARTIN! She was kind enough to give me a sample of her Cashew Coconut Butter and I had to use all of my cool points to stay calm and not […]

Recipe of the Week – When was the last time you ate radishes?

by Christy Baroni

Ahhh, summer! This time of year demands very little time in the kitchen and lots of time outside with friends. This salad is the perfect tasty summer treat that also happens to pack a huge nutritional punch. Filled with beans and vegetables, this will fill you up, keep you hydrated, […]

I bet you won’t read this entire blog post.

by Christy Baroni

You won’t finish reading this because you will, at some point, put your phone down and head straight to Java Burrito. Located in the Village at Wexford, this shiny new bright spot on the restaurant scene needs to be on the top of your “Must Eat Here” list.

The owner, Michael, is […]