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Health Coach Approved: Grain-Free Granola & Hot Cereal
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Health Coach Approved: Grain-Free Granola & Hot Cereal

Wildway is a husband & wife team, Kelli and Kyle, who after stints in the corporate world, craved a way to make their passion for health a part of their daily lives. They called it their Wildway of life. It wasn’t long before their healthy and adventurous lifestyles turned into a […]

Healthy Snack Essentials: Thunderbird Bars
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Healthy Snack Essentials: Thunderbird Bars

Thunderbird – Real Food Bar Fruits, Nuts, Seeds & Spices & nothing else. Certified Non-GMO, Gluten Free & Paleo, ZERO added sugars. Soy, Dairy & Grain Free & made in Austin, TX It’s no surprise that they are one of the only real food bars I eat and recommend to […]

Why NOT to Travel to Ubud, Bali
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Why NOT to Travel to Ubud, Bali

I had a lot of ideas about what living in Ubud, Bali would be like…some correct, many not so correct.   I pictured a tropical paradise where I rode my bicycle through the clean & empty streets in a sarong and crop top on my way to pick up a fresh coconut […]

Organic living in Portugal
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Organic living in Portugal

After a rocky start getting to Portugal, including a 7 hour delay, missed flights, and 2 days of lost baggage, things are looking up! Like in Costa Rica, we found our current volunteer spot through Workaway.info but this time it is in a nature preserve about 4 hours outside Lisbon […]

The 10 BEST superfoods for smoothies
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The 10 BEST superfoods for smoothies

While I’ve been traveling the past month, my Vitamix has been cooped up collecting dust in a box in the car. Now that I’m settled here in Bozeman, Montana it’s time to put that baby to work and return to my beloved green smoothies.   When I first made the […]

Why my health coaching business is changing.
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Why my health coaching business is changing.

When I was a freshman in college and they asked what kind of work I wanted to do, I said “I want to work with people.” That ‘s about the only thing I was clear on.   For a while, I thought this was going to look like managing bands […]

Fresh Summer Salsa
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Fresh Summer Salsa

One of my favorite summer snacks is chips and salsa. It’s an easy appetizer when friends come over, a satisfying mid-afternoon snack, wonderful when traveling, and a great addition to any BBQ. This recipe yields an amazing fresh summer salsa that beats out any store bought brand. It is easy to make, […]

Pepper Quiche Cups
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Pepper Quiche Cups

This simple twist on a traditional quiche gives you an easy way to eat eggs without relying on flour crusts. I do my best to eat a few organic and free-range [pastured] eggs a day to get in much needed healthy fats, anti-oxidants and vitamins. I needed to find a […]

A Love Story.
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A Love Story.

This is a love story…my love story, with the man who I am now honored to call my husband. To really understand, we’ll have to go back to 2013.  It was early May, and I was about to release my website carlyshankman.com for the very first time.  I’d been working super […]

Superfood (Secret Ingredient) Muffins
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Superfood (Secret Ingredient) Muffins

I had so much fun putting together this recipe for Thunderbird Bar.  They are a local Austin company who specializes in creating the most wonderfully delicious REAL FOOD bars.  They were founded, and still made by endurance athletes who wanted real food for pure energy but truly for anyone looking […]