• Harder to Kill Radio 017: Why Abs Aren’t Everything with Diana Rodgers

    “Sustainability is greater than abs,” challenges Diana Rodgers. This modern farmer-nutritionist-podcaster-food activist is trying to change the conversation around clean-eating diets from self to the system at large. And while she admits that you’ve got to fix yourself first, she’s encouraging folks to start taking a larger view about how read more…

    The Romanticism of a Cast Iron Skillet

    Steph’s Note: My friend—talented story-teller, creative badass, and occasional butt-kicker—Dave Conrey of Fresh Rag, pitched me this story idea recently. While it’s a bit non-traditional for a mostly-recipe-and-info site, I immediately got drawn into the story and the nostalgia of it all. Since cooking is such an important part of many life read more…

    Harder to Kill Radio 016: How to Take Massive Life Action with Allegra Stein

    My guest today, life coach Allegra Stein, is all about mindset. “The closer we’re willing to get to the edge, the more the edge starts to expand,” she emphatically states. I first met Allegra over two years ago when I sought her help in getting me through a tumultuous—though exciting—time read more…

    Strong is the New…

    “Strong is the new ___________.” Skinny? Sexy? Pretty? You’ve seen these fitspo memes and t-shirts all over the web (and in the gym). Here’s some straight talk from me: Strong is the new strong.  That’s it. Strong is strong. Physical strength is quantifiable. Mental strength (confidence, some might call it), well that’s read more…

    Harder to Kill Radio 015: Upgrade Your Life with Tony Federico

    When it comes to health, nutrition, fitness and mindset, today’s guest on Harder to Kill Radio asks: “In which direction are you unfolding?” I first met Tony Federico when we connected over social media and later, through his podcast, Paleo Magazine Radio, but it wasn’t until we sat down for read more…

    Grilled Pork Belly with Chimichurri Recipe: Paleo & Whole30

    These Grilled Pork Belly Skewers with Chimichurri are packed with mouth-watering and big—but simple—flavors! Yesterday, it was particularly hot here in San Diego and the thought of putting something in the oven or on the stovetop for dinner sounded about as fun as a root canal. A quick jaunt by read more…

    Harder to Kill Radio 014: How to Love Your Body with She Thrives

    “You don’t have to look like a fitness model to be proud of your body.” When my guests Taylor and Morgan—better known as the dynamic duo behind the popular fitness and nutrition blog She Thrives—confidently proclaimed this statement during our interview, I couldn’t help but nod my head in agreement. read more…