Recipe of the Week – Mexican Pork & Sweet Potato Stew

by Christy Baroni
Happy Cinco de Mayo! What better way to celebrate than with a little Mexican Stew. This easy slow cooker recipe is perfect to simmer on a Sunday afternoon and have as a grab and go lunch throughout the week, or you can even freeze it and heat it up on a busy […]

Nutrition Trend ALERT – Coffee Flour!

by Christy Baroni

You read that correctly: flour made from coffee!!! I can hardly stand how cool that seems. I started hearing about this magical dream food early this year so I dug in to find out if this is an urban foodie legend or something for real coming our way.

Let’s start at the […]

Recipe of the Week – Morning Smoothie

by Christy Baroni

If you want to add a serving of veggies to your morning routine there is no tastier way than to throw some spinach in the blender and add it to a smoothie. The recipe below has chia seeds which will help keep you full until lunch time, and also has a […]

Recipe of the Week – Lime Butter Cod

by Christy Baroni

The name just sounds crazy good! Fresh lime & cilantro, rich butter, savory cod… Get ready for a treat that is quick, easy, healthy, and just plain tasty.

1/4 red onion, thinly sliced (soak in cold water for 10 minutes to take the bite out of the onion flavor)
1 lb boneless, skin-on […]

Recipe of the Week – Protein Bars!

by Christy Baroni

It’s prep day at the Baroni house! I LOVE to have a protein bar as an easy grab & go snack, but if you read the label on most of the ones available at the grocery store, the ingredient list is scarily similar to a candy bar. It may […]


by Christy Baroni


Does that number mean anything to you? It will after you read this.

For 6 weeks we’ve had 30 brave souls in the Food + Fitness Challenge cleaning up their diets, focusing on the daily habits that lead to optimal health, and coming together to support one another through these changes. If […]

Food + Fitness Challenge SPOTLIGHT!

by Christy Baroni
Week Two of the Food + Fitness Challenge proved to be another week of setting and CRUSHING goals! Consistency is key to keeping on track with your goals, and our spotlight winner owned that this week. The Week Two Spotlight Winner for workout consistency is MARK THACKER!

Mark was travelling […]

Food + Fitness Challenge SPOTLIGHT!

by Christy Baroni
Week One of the Food + Fitness Challenge was fantastic! There were recipes shared, gallons upon gallons of water consumed, and new leaves turned all over the place. The Week One Spotlight Winner for Hydration is BRETT BAKER!

Brett demonstrated through the first week that the magic is in making […]

Recipe of The Week – Braised Chicken Thighs with Almonds

by Christy Baroni

This really should be called “Say No More Chicken” because when you’ve tried it once you will have a new favorite response to the age old question of what to do with chicken thighs.

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh ginger
2 teaspoons ground turmeric
1 cinnamon stick […]

By |February 23rd, 2014|Nutrition Blog|0 Comments

How To Have Fun At A Paleo Potluck

by Christy Baroni

I used to think that potluck dinners were a thing of my mom’s generation. I mean, who really wants a party full of random pantry samples, right?

WRONG!! This group of Food+Fitness Challengers is amazing to me, and I’ve learned a ton not only about their creativity in the kitchen but […]

By |February 22nd, 2014|Nutrition Blog|0 Comments