Loving the BITE: Thanksgiving Menu 2015 and Fit Holiday Tips

19
Nov
2015
Loving the BITE: Thanksgiving Menu 2015 and Fit Holiday Tips

Every year at this time, I wonder where the year went and how we got to the end of November so fast. Oh, and what in the world should I plan for Thanksgiving?!? If you’re in charge of a dish, the meal, or a whole feast next Thursday, you may want to take a...
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Loving the Bike TV: Building Self Esteem 3

18
Nov
2015

This is the third episode in our building self esteem series.  This time around I talk about one technique that is often suggested, but I just don’t find that it’s suited to me.  But I bring up another suggestion that I think all of you will easily be able to incorporate into your life....
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Loving the BITE: 3 Favorite Healthy Chocolate-Rich Recipes

12
Nov
2015
Loving the BITE: 3 Favorite Healthy Chocolate-Rich Recipes

This time of year, as my sometimes over-scheduled Holiday plans ramp up, the weather cools, sunlight hours decrease, and I’m in-between my favorite sports (too much snow and cold for mountain biking but not yet enough for AT skiing – it’s a hard-knock life, I know), sometimes I need a little homemade pick-me-up. As...
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Jack the Cyclist

10
Nov
2015
Jack the Cyclist

I’d like to tell you about my friend Jack….he’s a cyclist.  Well actually he’s a whole lot more, and I’ll get into that in a second.  Jack’s last name is Ofalltrades….maybe you’ve heard of him. Jack is not only a great cyclist, but he’s become good at so many other things that has come...
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Don’t Put off Living

09
Nov
2015
Don’t Put off Living

“I’d be happy if I could only make another $5,000 a year”….”If my job wasn’t so hard, I would make more time for cycling”…..”I’ll start spending more time with my kids right after I finish this big project at work”…..”I’ll tell her I love her tomorrow”. How many times have you caught yourself thinking...
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Happy to be Here For the Ride

06
Nov
2015
Happy to be Here For the Ride

A thought crossed my mind today.  A thought that has somehow never consciously crossed it before. “What would have happened if my Parents had decided to only have one kid?”  Well, the simple answer was that I wouldn’t be here to worry about those consequences. However, upon more thought….I took it further.  What if...
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Loving the BITE: Amazing Antioxidant Lemon Pepper Chicken

05
Nov
2015
Loving the BITE: Amazing Antioxidant Lemon Pepper Chicken

One of the simplest ingredients in your kitchen could have one of the biggest impacts in your body. We’re talking SIMPLE. Downright ordinary. Black Peppercorns. In case you didn’t know, I’m usually a go big or go home sort of person, sort of nutritionist, so we’re going WHOLE peppercorns in the recipe.  It’s an...
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Loving the Bike TV: Building Self Esteem Part 1

04
Nov
2015

In my opinion, you can’t have self confidence without having self esteem.  For the next few episodes of Loving the Bike TV, we’ll be focusing on ways to build self esteem so we all can move onto building better selves. If you really want to be Loving Life on and off the Bike, one of...
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Differences Between Cycling Austin and Cycling the Caribbean

03
Nov
2015
Differences Between Cycling Austin and Cycling the Caribbean

I kept my recent trip to Austin pretty quiet while I was there, but seeing as that was almost two months ago….I’m ready to post about the differences I found between what it’s like cycling there as opposed to the Caribbean. I’ve been riding here in Grenada for three years now and although I...
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One Tiny Change, Great Big Results

02
Nov
2015
One Tiny Change, Great Big Results

I’ve always said that the reason I write so much about personal development and creating a better self, is because I’m the one who needs the constant reminder. Yeah, I find it easy to forget about many of the things I want to incorporate into my daily life…..but by writing and posting about it...
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The Fitness Journey

30
Oct
2015
The Fitness Journey

Getting the body you want without any work at all…sounds nice huh? Yeah, tell me about it…wouldn’t that be freaking awesome.  Well if it was simple enough, everyone would have a kick ass body. Personal Fitness is a journey….and a journey that is never totally fulfilled.  Go ahead and ask any professional, amateur, or...
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Loving the BITE: Candy Overload Antidote

29
Oct
2015
Loving the BITE: Candy Overload Antidote

If you’ve been around Loving the BITE for long, you’ve probably read this one over the years. But, it’s a very popular high-demand post that’s worth repeating…especially with Halloween and subsequent Holidays looming. In addition to candy overload, you may find yourself suffering from plain-old “rich-food” overload. The treats, the big meals, the office...
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Sugar Alternatives for Energy and Hydration

Question: I am using the homebrew sugar formulations (sometimes added to green tea).  I am also trying to wean myself off 1/2 dose adrenalean “lip tonic delivery system” (biorhythm brand- caffeine, hoodia g, synephrine, yohimbe) capsule for energy.

My question is other than juice, can you suggest modifications in lieu of table sugar for energy and hydration.

Answer:

Both raw/organic honey or agave can work great in the homebrew (substitute in the same quantities for the sugar, or to taste), but you do have to shake well in order to make sure they don’t settle out.  Have you tried either of these?  Also, make sure to use at least the minimum amount of salt recommended in the homebrew as the temps rise, you need the sodium replacement if you’re sweating.

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