Lara Merriken is the founder of Larabar. If you aren’t familiar with Larabar, I’d be shocked, because it’s now an absolute empire. She had the idea to create healthy, nutritious energy bars when she was frustrated with her options on a hike many years ago. The goal was to use clean, simple ingredients. I had a feeling she would change the world, I just didn’t realize how much she would change it and how quickly.
Julie Daniluk is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist who came to this field from a lifelong struggle to achieve a healthy relationship with food. Julie’s approach to vibrant eating is more about self-love than perfection. When we are better to ourselves, we are better for the world around us.
Dina Griffin, also known as “The Nutrition Mechanic," is a Board Certified Sports Dietitian based out of Boulder, Colorado. She consults with all levels and abilities of endurance athletes nationwide by fine-tuning daily nutrition strategies to optimize health & healthspan. Here's the cool thing about Dina. She’s not a student or lab rat who doesn’t really understand what it’s like to be an athlete. Dina is also a competitive endurance athlete.
Meet Megan Reamer – founder of Jackson’s Honest – a brand that makes chips cooked in coconut oil. Megan is an incredible woman with a background in the corporate finance world who realized at some point that her quality of life was suffering. So she and her husband Scott decided to pack up and move […]
Meet Kelly Newlon – the founder of RAD – Real Athlete Diets. I first met Kelly when she was running a food truck in Boulder called Streat Chefs. I literally wandered out of my office one day and there it was. I can’t remember what I got but it was delicious. I know this because […]
Meet Nick Symmonds. He is truly a man on the move. Nick is a 2-time Olympian, has medaled at 13 USA Championships (including 9 Golds). Along the way he learned to love running (believe it or not, he did NOT love running when he started). He became a staunch advocate for athletes’ rights. He […]
Maria Uspenski is the founder of The Tea Spot and so much more. She’s a mom of two amazing daughters, entrepreneur, MIT educated engineer, former ballerina, fluent in many languages, cancer survivor, and tea lover, advocate and expert. She’s one of those people who leads through her actions and how she treats other people. Today’s […]
Rip Esselstyn is the first guest to be on the show twice. I interviewed him for episode #5 called Eating Strong Food (notice the name of the episode hasn’t changed much!). I’ve had such a huge response to Rip and his message, I knew I would interview him again because his work in this world is continuing […]
Meet Chef Nick – the Executive Chef at Broomfield, Colorado-based Noodles & Company. Nick is a very cool, down to earth family man who has a clear passion for food and creation. He grew up in a food-centric family, worked his first job in a restaurant and the fire was stoked. After culinary school in NY, […]