Colorado Livin’ + WIAW

Colorado is stunning.


Whether it be a WBFF fitness show or a sunset…

I’ve been enjoying some incredible views in Colorado!

Wild Sunflowers

Loveland Pass

Loveland Pass



This WIAW I’m in Colorado camping out at Heather’s house.  It’s been so much fun being here and in her kitchen!


Read on for my eats, and then check out Jenn’s blog for everyone else’s delicious creations!



My morning cocktail, even in Colorado.  This one was enjoyed with a much better view than is typical!

Morning cocktail


I gave Heather my fruit (do not get in the way of a reverse dieting bikini girl!), so I went with carrots as my breakfast fruit.  They’re one of the sweetest veggies you can have, and make for a perfect way to start the day!  

I used shredded carrots to make my TVP oats.  I also added some coconut flour and a little additional liquid.  Topped with peanut flour.

Carrot Cake TVP


Mid-Morning Snack:

It was a little disjointed.  I had some (unpictured) turkey and hummus, and then I raided Heather’s nuts.  #twss

She used these to make sushi (?!).  You should go vote for her recipe.

Snack Out Loud


Baked Turbot with greens.


Mid-Afternoon Snack:

Post-workout chocolate shake – eaten right out of the canister.  Too hungry to put it in a bowl or take a pic, so here’s a pic I took on Saturday when I did the same thing.

Smoothie emergency


We pre-gamed with fancy beers.



Then it was on to the main event – Heather’s sushi rolls!!!  (And more beers!)  

Heather actually trusted ME to roll them.  She’s is a great teacher, but it’s actually not as hard as I thought it would be.  I even made an inside out one.  The sushi mat really does help.  I’ll be buying one of those when I get home!

sushi rolls



Don’t forget to check in with the #MoveHappy week 4 challenge! I’m loving being able to use Heather’s swanky gym this week!

Do you add veggies to your breakfast?

Have you ever made your own sushi rolls?  I have!



  1. says

    Carrot cake oatmeal is one of my favourite breakfasts! I just add grated carrots, sultanas and a ton of cinnamon to my regular oatmeal, soo good! I’m glad to see I’m not the only one :)

  2. says

    Wow nice rolls, girl..I’m especially impressed by the avocado outer layer! I’ve been adding spinach to my smoothie a lot lately and I’m not going to lie- I feel pretty smug that I’ve already gotten in a serving of greens so early in the day 😉

  3. says

    Ooh yes, I am all for that chocolate shake! And I never realised but your eye colour is super awesome! Probably form all your healthy eating 😀

    Choc Chip Uru

  4. says

    Adding veggies to breakfast is an art…shredded zucchini, shredded cabbage, veggies on a pizza….yep.

    You guys look like your having a blast…..making homemade sushi? Genius. Stuff it with the good stuff!

  5. says

    Yum! Homemade sushi looks amazing but also incredibly intimidating! Every morning I make a veggie egg white omelet to start my day with veggies. It must be the reverse dieting way, get them in early so you can have dessert 😉

  6. says

    Colorado is gorgeous! I’ve only been there once but would love to go back. As for veggies, I like to saute eggs and kale together for breakfast- or add avocado and tomatoes to eggs, but I definitely don’t get veggies in every morning.

  7. says

    I put veggies in my omelets all the time. I am in Colorado (Aspen) right now it’s gorgeous! hope you are Heather are having a great time!

  8. says

    Yay for Colorado beer!! And I love your artsy CO pics! I’ve made sushi rolls also supervised by a friend but a restaurant here offers a class where you learn and eat, so I might try to do that in August.

  9. says

    Hmmmmmmm……. Why do I think about some weird kinky food porn when I look at the photo of you and that long long sushi roll?


    PS: WTF – why are you in my old stomping grounds (Colorado) when I am NOT THERE. And when the hell are you in LA. Come on now… Although, really I shouldn’t talk considering I don’t go to ATL! LOL.. But I mean, it seems like you travel far more than me! If only teleporting pads existed!

  10. says

    I use pumpkin in my Breakfasts pretty often (even though it’s Summer), so I suppose I get in some veggies only occasionally since I despise savory breakfasts. I should change that probably…oh well!
    Okay, I need to learn how to make sushi rolls. I heart them and whenever I try I get so worked up that I just give up. As a perfectionist, I can never get them right and it makes me too annoyed ha.

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