sweet potatoes

Eat Like Schwarzenegger’s Fitness Advisor

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As an aspiring bodybuilder, and someone who recently started training for my first physique show, it is my humble opinion that Arnold Schwarzenegger is the greatest bodybuilder of all time. I count him as one of my personal heroes and someone I admire. Very few people have accomplished as much as he has in one lifetime. Recently I found an AMA, short for Ask Me Anything, done by one of Arnold’s fitness advisors, Adam Bornstein, on the popular social discussion board site, Reddit.com. Needless to say, I was ecstatic; this was a chance to get a behind the scenes look […]

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Sweet Potato Casserole

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I don’t know about you, but I never like the marshmallow gooey sweet potato casserole that seems to creep into every Turkey Day gathering. Here’s a much better option, that would make a great dessert (or decadent side dish, if you must!) I just love the coconut oil/sweet potato combo. You won’t miss the butter, I promise!   Ingredients   3 cups mashed sweet potatoes   1 cup brown sugar   1/3 cup melted Kelapo coconut oil   1 teaspoon vanilla   1/2 cup milk (warmed slightly to room temperature)   2 eggs, lightly beaten   Topping:   1/2 cup […]

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Homemade Sweet Potato Fries

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Today is the first day of Autumn! The weather is beginning to change… well in Florida it went from days averaging high 90’s to the low 90’s.  I get so excited at the first sign of the weather changing.  Excited for the holidays, cooler weather, pulling out my sweaters, and most of all the seasonal cooking!  I have seen many bloggers already posting fall themed recipes that include pumpkin, spice cakes, and sweet potatoes.  But if you haven’t already, get out all of your fall ingredients and decorations!  I love sweet potatoes year round, so I decided to make these […]

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