I Watched A Lot of TV Last Night

Mastermind Weekend 1/16

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I’m the owner of Carrots ‘N’ Cake as well as a Certified Nutrition Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P). I use macros and functional nutrition to help women find balance within their diets while achieving their body composition goals.


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Good morning!

So, I watched a lot of TV last night. First, I watched an DVR-ed episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and then I watched The Bachelor. Basically, I spent most of my evening sitting on the couch.

As always, Jimmy Fallon totally and utterly entertained me. He had Chris Pratt on the show talking about The Lego Movie.

And then the two of them played Bubble Soccer with Colin Farrell and Frank Knuckles of the Roots and, OMG, it was HILARIOUS. It was even funnier knowing that Jimmy was claustrophobic inside the ball! Haha!

After that, I watched last night’s episode of The Bachelor. Everyone went to New Zealand and rode in some OGO, which were big plastic balls with a little bit of water inside them, so you slip all around as you roll down a hill. It looked insanely fun.

I was seriously cracking up over the Bubble Soccer and OGO, so I thought they’d make for some fun questions on CNC. Feel free to answer below!


Last night, I went to CrossFit for a workout. The WOD was broken into two parts:

110 Meter Shuttle Sprint
12 Power Cleans (115, 75)
9 Thrusters

Rest 5 minutes, then

3 rounds for time:
7 Power Cleans (75, 55)
7 Burpees

I used 55 pounds for both workouts and did Squat Thrusts in place of the Burpees on the second one. I finished 4 rounds for the first workout and finished the second workout in 1:48.

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On the Power Cleans, I noticed that the bar was getting pretty close to my belly, so I think this might be my last week using the bar. We’ll see. I know once I say goodbye, I won’t pick up a bar until sometime this summer once Baby Haupert is here. But, of course, I don’t want to work out with bad form or smack my belly with a barbell! (FYI: Moving forward, I’ll use dumbbells for Cleans, Snatches, Thrusters, etc.)


Last night’s dinner was definitely a winner! I actually had Artichoke Lemon Pesto Chicken Pasta planned, but the chicken breasts that I took out of the freezer the night before still weren’t thawed, so I went with a Meatless Monday recipe instead. Recipe coming soon!

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Health News & Views

Are you on a gluten-free diet? If so, you may think that you’re missing out on the fun (and great taste) of baked goods. Well, you definitely won’t feel deprived with this recipe!

Thanks to naturally gluten-free almond flour, these cookies will easily satisfy your dessert craving. Firm on the outside, moist and soft on the inside, and made with creamy peanut butter, sweet chocolate chips, and coconut oil (a vegan-friendly swap for butter), they’re guaranteed to become one of your favorite recipes yet. In fact, these cookies taste so amazing, you won’t even know they’re gluten-free!

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Questions of the Day

Did you have Legos as a kid?

Would you want to play Bubble Soccer if you had the opportunity?

Would you try riding in an OGO?

My replies: Yes, YES, definitely!



  1. I did the OGO thing while I was in New Zealand, except at the place I did it they called it Zorbing, I think?? Anyway, it was fun! New Zealand is hands down the BEST place for any type of adrenaline-inducing-extreme-sport-type activity!

  2. I went zorbing in New Zealand– the ogos– and it was super awesome! We also had the option to be strapped in with no water, but I didn’t want to flip down the whole hill! So much fun!

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