Hazelnut Almond Butter

December 6, 2017 | Recipes, Snacks | 2 comments

This is “really good” hazelnut almond butter. I’m a nut butter connoisseur of sorts, and I make a lot of my own nut butters. It’s really easy to do and the taste is incomparable. This particular batch is made with almonds, hazelnuts, coconut, and garam marsala (secret ingredient). It’s a delicious combination of spicy and… read more »

Fika

November 25, 2017 | Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks, Treats | No comment

Fika, one of the greatest traditions ever, literally means “to have coffee.” Fika is usually accompanied by pastries or cake and is a daily celebration in Sweden. I can’t think of anything more festive than coffee + delicious Swedish treats on a cold winter day. Fika is not just an occasion for coffee, but also… read more »

Baked Chocolate Donuts

October 6, 2016 | Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks, Treats, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Sick days are no fun. But, they are better when you make donuts!…. and eat almost all of them in one sitting. Ooops. I’m not going to claim these baked donuts are as tasty as their fried counterparts,  but they are pretty easy to whip up without the mess of trying to make a deep fryer in… read more »

Croissants with Taryn

July 30, 2016 | Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks, Treats | No comment

My friend Taryn rocks. Not once, but twice, she has come to Bend to hang out with me when I’ve found myself injured and Zach is out of town. We’ve got in down to a routine. We bake, watch movies, drink wine, and laugh a lot. I cannot express in words how great it is… read more »

Weekday Bread

May 2, 2016 | Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks | 2 comments

This is one of my favorite bread recipes ever. Partially because it’s so easy and the bread is delicious every single time. And there is nothing better than homemade bread. Well, maybe the smell of homemade bread as it’s baking. This is a great weekday bread recipe because it has very minimal involvement. You can mix it up in… read more »

Oatmeal Cookies, made with CLIF

April 4, 2016 | Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks, Treats | No comment

I just returned from New York for the launch of new CLIF Organic Energy Food Oatmeal. The event was held at the Mile High Run Club and it was a lot of fun! Not only did I get to talk about a product that I helped develop, but I got to experience NY club fitness life and… read more »