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The Fit Moms are Dani & Pam. We met through a common interest in running and quickly relaized that we share a passion for health, fitness, & family. We are passionate about our role as mom and we strive to be a role model for not only our children and famiy, but to all moms out there. Our... Full Bio
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Skip the Canned Cranberry Sauce and Make Your Own: Cranberry Orange Compote by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Growing up as a kid in New England, cranberry sauce was pretty much a staple at every holiday meal thanks to the growth of cranberries in Eastern Massachusetts. Drive alon ... Read on »
Ease Your Way into Paleo-15 week plan for New Year’s! by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I started my paleo journey in September of 2011. I jumped into a 63 day challenge at my CrossFit box. That means that one day I was eating my usual foods and the ne ... Read on »
Chocolate Hazelnut Butter by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve been spending my free time (and money) on physical therapy these days. I tore my ACL on October 5th in my 3rd adult league soccer game…yup, the 3rd game. Manag ... Read on »
Sweats and Treats: Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I think it’s likely obvious by now that ice cream is my weakness in terms of sweets and treats. Every now and then I will go through a crazy ice cream phase and want it pr ... Read on »
Dani’s 2014 TCS NYCM Race Recap and Review by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ever since I began running marathons, I’ve had the desire to run the Marathon Majors –at the very least the US Marathon Majors (Boston, Chicago, and New York). I knew Bost ... Read on »
My Shakeology Review by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living  You guys know I love everything about nutrition. I am constantly reading books, listening to podcasts, taking grad classes, and basically learning everything I can get my ... Read on »
Dear Kara: A Letter to Kara Goucher After the NYC Marathon by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Dear Kara– You don’t know me, but I like so many runner (especially mother-runners) know you–or at least of you. I have no shame is saying that I have a major fan girl ... Read on »
Homemade Hummus & Tahini-not paleo, but still a whole food. by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I don’t eat hummus, I can’t eat hummus. Sure I used to eat re-fried beans on Taco Tuesday’s with my kids, but I never knew why my belly was so upset after eating or why my ... Read on »
Marathon Musings: A Tale of Two Cities and The Road Not Taken by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A year ago today I was toeing the line of the Scotia Bank Toronto Waterfront Marathon looking for the elusive Boston Qualifying time. Later that morning, I had earned tha ... Read on »
Stop Feeding my Kids! My food in school manifesto. by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So I am apparently “that mom.” I have a little secret for you, I don’t care. Source:http://www.keepcalm-o-matic.co.uk Every time I turn around my kids are bein ... Read on »
Fig-Onion Relish by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This past summer, I saw the most beautiful figs at the market and needed them—mostly because they were so beautiful. And, if you haven’t already figured it out I’m kind of a ... Read on »
Chocolate Strawberry Swirl Ice Cream by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living For those of you that saw my Facebook photo update from earlier this week, you’ll know that I hit a big time low at work that drove me to eating some ice cream that a co-w ... Read on »
When Life Turns on a Dime: Full Plate Mom Valerie by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I met Valerie at an Ava Anderson party that was hosted by one of my CrossFit Ladies, Julie. There was no way I was going to turn down an opportunity to eat paleo food, t ... Read on »
6 Ways I’ve made Paleo Sustainable-my 3 year anniversary. by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This month marks my 3 year anniversary since adopting a “paleo” diet. I put paleo in quotes because I don’t like referring to the way I eat by a name. Let’s face it, as so ... Read on »
Back-to-school organization: stock your freezer in 4 steps by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s my favorite time of the summer…when it’s over and I go back to school! Yes you read that right, I am glad the summer is almost over and I can go back to work and my k ... Read on »
Basil Balsamic Vinaigrette by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Frozen cubes of dressing Making salad dressing is not only easy, but it will save you a lot of money too. When I look back to the stuff I used to eat before I knew ... Read on »
Featured in Paleo Living Magazine! by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A few months back I was contacted by the folks at Paleo Living Magazine asking if I’d allow them to feature one of my receipes in an upcoming edition of their magazine. It ... Read on »
Confessions of a Crossfit Dropout by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I feel like my second grade self in the moments leading up to my First Penance. I can remember it pretty clearly. During the school day we’d go across the parking lot to c ... Read on »
Peanut Butter Cookie Ice Cream-why you want to make your own. by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Since transitioning to a whole foods diet almost 3 years ago, one of the things that I realized doesn’t work well for me is dairy. Between bloating, nausea, and acne I thi ... Read on »
Versatile dish: Mango Salsa by FitMomsFullPlates Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The summer is a time for cookouts, parties, days at the beach or pool, spending time with friends and family, or just plain working. Who also feels like cooking when it’s ... Read on »