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3 Ingredient Creamy Coconut Salmon

One of my favorite things to eat when dining out is sushi.

Anddd we’re not talking the healthy sushi rolls. I LOVE the tempura rolls, creamy rolls and those insanely delicious baked rolls.

Obviously eating like this all the time isn’t ideal BUT you guys I’ve found a way to basically enjoy fatty sushi rolls in a healthy way!

How you ask?

By simply putting a thin layer of high quality mayonnaise (I like Chosen Foods) onto fish before baking it. The result is a rich, creamy, moist, delicious fish that you can feel good about eating since it’s packed with healthy fats and other nutrients.

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Everything You Need To Know About Fats!

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I mentioned on Monday that I have 3 half marathons coming up: La Jolla Half, Rock ‘N’ Roll San Diego and then SeaWheeze. My goal for these races is going to be to achieve a PR of 1:45:00 or less so a pretty intense training schedule is going to be necessary.

With an increase in training intensity also comes necessary adjustments in my diet. I learned some VERY valuable lessons training for my marathon last year and am still dealing with the consequences of over training and denying my body necessary nutrients.

For this next training cycle I’m going to make a point to honor my body and really pay attention if I’m feeling weak, extra sore, unmotivated, pains..etc. If that happens I’m not going to feel bad taking a rest day (or two). As for food not consuming enough healthy fats was a major issue that lead to my hormones getting completely thrown off. I’ve been to many doctors appointments and have done a lot of reading on my own on the importance of healthy fats for athletes and it really inspired me to write this post. 

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