In this episode, Lindsay Cotter, creator of Cotter Crunch, gluten-free chef, nutritional specialist, fitness professional, wife to a professional triathlete, and blogger, reveals her journey into gluten-free cooking and how she has created a balanced life. She describes her relationship with athletics/running and the benefits of strength training for endurance athletes. Lindsay gives the inside scoop on what it is like to be married to a professional triathlete. She discusses the story behind her gluten-free diet and how this has affected her health. Lindsay explains what inspired her to create her signature healthy bites and other Cotter Creations. She provides insight on balancing her many roles through being present on a daily basis and making time to unplug through cooking. Lastly, she reflects on the connections she has made through social media and how her blog has helped make a difference in people’s lives.
In this episode Keeley and Erika, cofounders and coowners, share how Wild Friends Nut Butter was started one rainy night in their college room. They reveal their favorite Wild Friends Nut Butter flavor, including details on their new sunflower butter line. Erika and Keeley describe the biggest challenges they have faced in starting to their own company to the most memorable moments, including their appearance on the show Shark Tank. They discuss inspiring companies, people they would like to meet, one another in three words, and what is ahead for Wild Friends in 2014.
John Lewis, creator of Bad Ass Vegan, fitness trainer, and health enthusiast explores his relationship with veganism from how he discovered veganism to a recent vegan cruise he traveled on. John discusses the development of Bad Ass Vegan, with his creation of the Bad Ass Power Cookie. John reveals some of his biggest personal challenges and the wisdom he has gleamed through them. Lastly, John shares his inspirations and the power of his community.
In this episode we discuss why Izzy became vegan after reading Jonathan Safran-Foer’s book, Eating Animals. Izzy shares her experiences studying abroad in Russia and her special series of Russian recipes called “My Babushka’s Recipes” on her blog Veganizzm. She gives the listeners a feel for the Madison restaurant scene and her plans on collaborating with restaurant owners in 2014. Lastly, Izzy shares her inspirations, from her favorite blogs to Ellen Degeneres.
In this episode we discuss Anya’s inspiration for starting her Golubka food blog, her upcoming cookbook, The Vibrant Table, and the inside scoop on what she eats, when traveling and at home.
In this episode we discuss Elizabeth’s founding of Purely Elizabeth, benefits of a gluten-free lifestyle, and what living purely means.