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21 Day Surfing Challenge with Jess Kantor

Surfing for 21 Days Straight! You know me and how I love my challenges. I am a member of a group here in LA called Silicon Beach Surfers. It’s a group of people who work in media, technology, and entertainment and love to surf. Jess Kantor is a local LA surfer and Silicon Beach Surf […]

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21 Day Surfing Challenge with Jess Kantor

Surfing for 21 Days Straight! You know me and how I love my challenges. I am a member of a group here in LA called Silicon Beach Surfers. It’s a group of people who work in media, technology, and entertainment and love to surf. Jess Kantor is a local LA surfer and Silicon Beach Surf […]

Fitness

Move Nourish Believe Challenge: Week 3 Recap

#MNBChallenge Week 3 Recap This week completes the end of my 3 week #MNBChallenge with Lorna Jane and Fit Approach. The focus on this week was BELIEVE. While I consider myself to be a mindful and spiritual person, I don’t find myself sharing that side of my life much through online media. This week was […]

Human X Gear Review

HumanX Gear Review & Giveaway

AbX, Speed Rope and Cables from HumanX by Harbinger I recently had the opportunity to try out some new HumanX gear – a new brand by Harbinger. I’ve written about home gym equipment before here on Fit & Awesome and I’m always keeping a lookout for new gear that comes to the market. I was […]

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Healthy Recipes

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Superfood Trail Mix Recipe

A Healthy Gluten-Free Snack Option Sometimes I feel like a snack, but I have nothing on hand to snack on. I’ll often try and get creative and see what I can make as a snack with the foods I have in my cupboard. Sometimes its protein powder mixed with almond or coconut milk, or a […]

Paleo Chocolate Pudding Recipe with Secret Ingredient

Paleo Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Paleo Chocolate Pudding with Avocado (yes, avocado) I have finally figured out a paleo chocolate pudding recipe that satisfies my sweet cravings and is healthy, too! I have been experimenting with this recipe for quite some time now and I’m ready to share. It has a very special ingredient in it. What is it? Avocado! […]

Sweet Potato Chips Recipe Paleo

Baked Sweet Potato Chips Recipe. Paleo & Whole30 Friendly

Sweet Potato Chips: Paleo Style I am currently doing the Whole30 (round 2, baby!) and made these paleo sweet potato chips. Now, I’ve made sweet potato fries paleo style before (recipe here) and they taste pretty good. But I’ve never tried sweet potato chips. I guess the thought of making “chips” seemed too complicated to […]

Paleo Green Smoothie Recipe

My Paleo Green Smoothie Recipe

Green Smoothies for the win! This week I started making a green smoothie for breakfast every morning as part of my whole30 and whole life challenge. The challenge I have is while I usually drink green smoothies in the morning, I normally use a protein powder like Vega One, Amazing Greens, or anything else I […]

Whole30

The Results are In: My Post-Whole 30 Blood Test Results

The Results are In: My Whole 30 Results Well, my whole30 results from the blood work I got done are FINALLY in (one month later). Many of you who have been following my journey know from my Whole30 Reflections Recap that on day 32 I went to measure my whole30 results by going to the […]

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My Whole30 Review: Reflections On The Past 30 Days & What’s Next

My Whole30 Review & Results: Reflections On The Past 30 Days and What’s Next Well, my Whole30 challenge is over now and I’ve had some time to reflect on the past 30 days and what they’ve meant for me. Overall I found the Whole30 to be very pleasant. Prior to Whole30, I was doing intermittent […]

Whole30 Day30 Recap: I Did It!

Whole30 Day30 Recap: I Did It! I realize this post is long overdue as I finished the Whole30 Challenge over a week ago now, but good things are worth the wait. Right? Right. For breakfast on day 30 I had my standard two eggs and two pieces of sausage wrapped in a big piece of […]

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Whole30 Day 29 Recap: Bring It On!

Whole30 Day 29 Recap: Bring It On! I woke up on Day 29 of Whole30 feeling good and ready to rock this challenge and finish strong. I would be lying though if I didn’t tell you that I was tired from the weekend. We had a great weekend snowboarding in Mammoth and rode hard. Usually […]

Product Reviews

Urthbox Review and Discount Code

Urthbox Review + Coupon Code

Urthbox Review *Disclosure: I received a product sample of UrthBox for review. All thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own. Recently I reviewed a sample box from Urthbox.com for review. I had not heard of Urthbox before, but they are a monthly subscription service where they deliver a box of goodies to you each […]

Natural Products Expo West Recap 2014

Awesome Products from Expo West 2014

Natural Products Expo West 2014 Recap Last week I attended the Natural Products Expo West trade show at the Anaheim Convention Center. There were at least six different exhibit halls (probably even more) and over 2,500 brands were there exhibiting new products. I was really interested to go and learn more about the new gluten […]

Reebok ZQuick Review & Giveaway

Reebok ZQuick Review & Giveaway

**Disclosure: I received a sample of the Reebok ZQuick shoes in my size for this review. All thoughts and opinions are, as always, my own. This post also contains affiliate links. Reebok Women’s ZQuick Shoes I was pretty stoked when I was contacted to do a Reebok ZQuick review for Fit & Awesome. I’ve had […]

Julep Maven Classic with a Twist

Julep Nail Polish Review

Julep Maven Nail Polish Last month I was introduced to Julep Nail Polish. I really liked all of their fun nail polish colors and the unique long, square bottle it comes in. They are fun. And I like things that are fun and unique. Admittedly, I am not someone who collects nail polishes in all sort […]

Juicing

The Real Benefits of a Juice Cleanse

The Real Benefits Of A Juice Cleanse

**Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Lisa at The Skinny on Health.  I met Lisa recently at the Lorna Jane fitness event and have been impressed by her level of knowledge around health and nutrition. She’s currently getting her Master’s Degree in Nutrition and is well on her way to becoming a Registered […]

My Skinny Limits 3 Day Juice Cleanse Review

My Skinny Limits 3 Day Juice Cleanse Review

New Year, New Juice Cleanse! I decided to kick the New Year off right and detox with a 3 Day Juice Cleanse. If you’ve been reading my site for awhile, you will know that I am a fan of juicing for detox. It works for me. I like it. Having that said, here is my […]

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I did A 3 Day Juice Cleanse: Nekter Juice Bar Review + Win a $25 Gift Card

My 3 Day Juice Cleanse Review Recently I completed a 3 Day Juice Cleanse. I tried a new juice bar called Nekter Juice Bar. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Nekter, they are based out of Southern California (Orange County to be exact). They recently opened a new store in Manhattan Beach which […]

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I’m Done! My 3 Day Juice Cleanse: Day 3 Recap

My 3 Day Juice Cleanse: Day 3 Recap I finished my 3 day juice cleanse! Woo hoo! It felt like a long three days but I’m glad I did it and I feel like I’ve come out the other side with a much better control on my diet and health. I felt a little out […]