Author Archives: Liz Lotts

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Info: Liz Lotts is a personal-trainer-turned-triathlete who is admittedly addicted to long distances and wants to share her real-life lessons as an endurance athlete.
How to Bake with Plant-Based Protein Powders

How to Bake with Plant-Based Protein Powders

So you’ve mastered baking with whey. Your next challenge: plant-based protein powders. Though not as simple as steaming raw, whole veggies, getting your greens from pea protein pancakes has a certain je ne sais quoi. Even if you’re a die-hard, hooray ...
Easy Energy: Maple-Nut Bites

Easy Energy: Maple-Nut Bites

Running late for your long run with friends? You need good fuel, and you need it now! That’s when simple carbohydrates become your new best friends. By simple, I mean the kind of sugar that breaks down quickly to provide energy ASAP. A candy-bar suga ...
Is it Time to Replace Your Workout Gear?

Is it Time to Replace Your Workout Gear?

A few Fridays ago, I was getting dressed for my weekly date with the stairmaster when I caught a glimpse of something abominable: my sports bra. In the words of Coldplay, “it was all yellow.” Even though I was alone, in the privacy of my own home, I ...
Tuscan Bean Casserole

Tuscan Bean Casserole

Your whole-hearted healthy eating habits may not translate well for an entire household. Not everyone is going to love spinach smoothies or cauliflower pizza crust – and can you really blame them? Unfortunately, a house divided means there’s no such ...
5 Tips for Baking with Whey Protein Powder

5 Tips for Baking with Whey Protein Powder

Protein powders are the quickest, most convenient way to get muscle-building amino acids after a good workout. But if you’re on the brink of blowing up your blender or chucking that shaker cup, it’s time you sit down and have a cookie. The same prote ...
When is it OK to Skip a Workout?

When is it OK to Skip a Workout?

You’re automatically exempt from exercise if you’re seriously injured or contagiously ill. That’s a no-brainer. But then there are days when you aren’t at your best or motivation has gone MIA. You have to ask yourself: is it okay to skip the gym just ...
Vegan Salted Caramel Candy Dip

Vegan Salted Caramel Candy Dip

That shiny, golden-brown cascade of sugar we call caramel turns even the most virtuous fruit into candy. Unfortunately, caramel has a way of sticking to more than apples – like your thighs, your hips and your apple-shaped abs. Long overdue, we put ca ...