5 Move Kettlebell Workout

Work you total body, and get your heart rate up, with this kettlebell workout. With only five moves, this workout is quick, but effective!

*You only need one kettlebell for these exercises, 10-25 lbs.  

*Preform each move 10-20 times, then repeat sequence 2-3 times. 

1. Single-Arm Kettlebell Swings- A great total body warm up. Start by standing with feet hip width a part. Hold kettlebell in right hand, bend knees, thrust your hips forward while you swing the kettlebell to shoulder height. Lower kettlebell back to ground and repeat 10-20x. Switch sides.

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Cherry Pecan Flax Granola


Granola has become one of my favorite go-to baking dishes. I love how you can toss together  oats and your favorite add-ins and have a delicious, yet healthy, snack or breakfast in a matter of minutes. Lately, I have been obsessed with toasted pecans. They are so flavorful and yummy, and add the perfect amount of goodness to this granola. I didn’t want my granola to be too sweet, so I added in {my favorite!} dried tart cherries, which add an extra pop of flavor without being too sweet.

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Smoked Salmon Salad Dip

Smoked salmon is a great ingredient to fancy up any breakfast, snack, or dip. My sister came up with this smoked salmon salad dip because she needed an appetizer to bring for a picnic at the Aspen Music Tent with her friends. Pair this dip with your favorite crackers and you have yourself a delicious appetizer your friends or guests will love!

The ingredients are so simple, yet so flavorful! This dip will really elevate your party, yet it is so easy to put together.

The lemon zest and capers brighten this dip up wonderfully. The flavors all blend together so well, this dip is perfect for a summer BBQ or party!

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Gluten Free Blueberry Nectarine Crisp

Gluten Free Blueberry Nectarine Crisp from-thefitnut.com

Summer time and hot temperatures have finally hit the high Rocky Mountains! I love to BBQ in the summers, and I think a fruit crisp is the perfect summer time dessert. You can do this fruit crisp with any fruit really, but I love the combination of berries and stone fruit.

Because this dessert is so fresh, simple, and screams summer, I recommend making it for your 4th of July party!

Warm fruit desserts with vanilla ice cream are hands down my favorite type of dessert. The warm mixed with the cool…so delicious! I found inspiration for this recipe from TwoPeasAndTheirPod. They used peaches in their recipe, but I love nectarines so I switched them out. I also cut way down on sugar, using only brown, and on butter. I think the fruit adds a nice natural sweetness to the crisp, so I did not want to over do it. However, if you like sweeter desserts, by all means add more sugar!

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