Chipotle Pumpkin Salsa

Pumpkin is Overrated, But…

This Chipotle Pumpkin Salsa is awesome! The only reason I bought it was because of the amazing Chef Rick Bayless. Wow, it does not disappoint!  It’s spicy (hotter than medium but not quite hot), fresh, and unique with layers of flavor. Try it with blue corn chips or have it in a quesadilla with goat cheese, black…

Gliders at Marymoor Park

Greater Seattle Area Parks with Exercise Stations

  It’s not going to rain non-stop this fall, so get outside and take advantage of your local parks and trails that have exercise stations.  You can work on cardio, strength training, and flexibility while enjoying the beautiful outdoors.  Here’s a list of parks that have exercise stations, fitness zones, and even a couple reflexology foot paths (for mind and body…

Evans Creek Preserve 1

Evans Creek Preserve

Evans Creek Preserve is a beautiful place to go to get in a short hike with the family.  It’s located between Redmond and Sammamish.  The trail from the upper parking lot is new and smooth, so it would also be perfect for trail running. We parked in that upper parking lot off of Sahalee Way NE, then headed down…

Kickboxing Train at Home

Train at Home: Kickboxing

Kickboxing is great cardio and a break for the normal routine. I use to teach kickboxing classes back in the day – both contact (bags) and noncontact. So here’s a fun routine you can do at home to tone arms, legs, core, strengthen your heart and burn a ton of calories! Kickboxing Rules: Always have…