My version of the Whole30

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I decided that the as I get ready for Spring and for the cycling season, I really wanted to get as fit and as lean and clean as I possibly can so I’m doing my own version of the Whole 30, the 30 day re-boot that follows some simple guidelines. In broad strokes, it means cutting out alcohol, dairy, grains, sugars and most legumes for 30 days. Read More

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A sweet end that doesn’t wreck your health goals

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I’ll admit, as much as I focus on delicious, healthy food, I do get a hankering to end my meals periodically with something decadent. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with periodic indulgences, as long as they are just that, periodic! As an alternative to the super sweet, sugar-laden, carby desserts, with a little creative thinking, there are some really great alternatives to traditional sweets.

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Super stoked for this feature in Eating Well magazine, telling the story of my journey.

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It’s no secret that my two greatest passions are cooking food and riding bikes. A few times a year I get to combine these two passions with my friends from Duvine Cycling + Adventures and lead tours in Europe we call “Chef and Wheels.” We ride through some of the most iconic and beautiful roads in Italy, France and Spain and cook together every night. Read More


The secret to perfect octopus

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If there is one dish that perplexes home cooks, it’s how to properly cook octopus. It seems overwhelmingly complicated and the thought of cooking it at home is daunting. Well…it’s not really that tough  if you do it properly (pun intended, sorry I couldn’t resist!) Read More

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The intersection of bikes and food

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The other day I had the opportunity to talk with my friends at Velocio Apparel about my experience with food and cycling and how the two have helped me reclaim my health. Velocio makes some of the highest quality, functional, professional cycling clothing with stylishly, understated design. Food and bikes are my two great loves and it’s really great to hook up with a company like Velocio that understands that nutrition, exercise and lifestyle are inseparable. Check out the full interview here.