Beets and Beans – A Delicious Summer Salad

By Coach Nancy / August 31, 2016

This recipe is really excellent. I love roasted beets. They are sweeter making them this way than any other way of cooking beets. Combining them with a crisp green beans and a tangy vinegar dressing is superb. As a kid I would have turned my nose up at this. I’m glad I’ve expanded my horizons […]


Meal Planning Week Two

By Coach Nancy / August 26, 2016

The second week of meal planning is easier than the first. In fact each time you make your week’s menu it gets easier and easier. There is something to doing it over and over. Like your coach in Junior High said -“Practice Practice Practice”.  ​ With week one’s meal plan under your belt, use that as a […]


Perfectly Simple Recipes

By Coach Nancy / August 24, 2016

Simple and Easy are two ingredients that aren’t listed in a recipe but should be. How many of us look through recipes, find the one that looks the best, has ingredients we like, only to find out we have to keep on looking because it is too complicated. Worse yet, you don’t have the specific […]


Meal Planning -Taking that First Step

By Coach Nancy / August 19, 2016

There’s no doubt that planning your meals is not only crucial to achieving your best body, but also extremely challenging! Today’s hectic lifestyles make “grab and go” a lot more likely than “sit and relax”. Who’s got the time to make it all happen? You can achieve your best health and enjoy great food- the key lies […]


Kohlrabi Fries – Setting a Vegetable Trend

By Coach Nancy / August 17, 2016

I love fries, who doesn’t? I’m always in search of unusual vegetables. While Kohlrabi is well known overseas it doesn’t seem to get recognition here in the USA. Its in the cabbage family and can be eaten raw or cooked. Its jam packed with vitamins and minerals. Lets bring out the goodness of Kohlrabi to those […]


I just Can’t Seem to Get It Done

By Coach Nancy / August 12, 2016

I recently had a conversation with a sweet person who is struggling to make continual progress. In fact she told me she was ‘failing miserably’. I can relate to that. Many times in my life I have felt like I was given an insurmountable task. Often times I have success for a day or two, sometimes even […]


Pad Thai Chicken

By Coach Nancy / August 10, 2016

This is one of my favorite meals to load up on veggies all in one dish. Its yummy piping hot or just warm which makes it great in the middle of winter or the heat of summer. I’ve also substituted green beans for the snap peas. I think I will try a version with broccoli […]


Your BUT is Too Big! And How to Change It.

By Coach Nancy / August 5, 2016

While driving in the car recently with Dean, he told me; “Your BUT is too big.” Of course I was hearing it and not reading his words so I sat quietly for a minute stewing.  Nancy Carlson  Coaching Queen After I realized he wasn’t talking about my physical appearance but rather my reasoning behind my […]


Spicy Zucchini Fritters

By Coach Nancy / August 3, 2016

​Zucchini Fritters ​”These little gems are a favorite around our house. While they take a bit of time, they are not difficult to make. Besides they are well worth it.” 5 medium zucchini, shredded (4 cups) with box grater or food processor 2 teaspoons sea salt 1/4 cup coconut flour  1 egg, beaten 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional […]