Food/Recipes / Nutrition

Protein Potato Latkes

  Hanukkah, the festival of light, is right around the corner. To celebrate, we’ve got an extra special recipe for you this Friday: potato latkes! These delectable, skillet-fried potato pancakes have been a staple of Hanukkah since the Middle Ages. Fried in oil, these pillowy potatoes are crispy on the outside with a creamy, savory interior….

By Marvin December 1, 2017 | 

Food/Recipes / Motivation/Tips / Nutrition

5 Paleo Ways to Use Your Leftover Turkey

Thanksgiving is over, and you might be wondering how to use up all your leftover turkey. If you’re anything like me, you’ve been eating the big bird all weekend and are sick of it by now. Time to get creative! These 5 healthy Paleo recipes are tasty alternatives to turkey sandwiches. Try them out and…

By Marie November 27, 2017 | 

Active/Fitness / Food/Recipes / Nutrition

Slow Cooker Jambalaya

Type of dish: Dinner Servings: 6 Equipment: Slow Cooker (crockpot), Sauté Pan Ingredients: 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 lb andouille (or kielbasa) sausage, cut into thick slices 1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes with juice 1 large onion, chopped 2 red bell peppers, seeded and chopped 2 small jalapeños,…

By Marvin January 26, 2017 | 

Active/Fitness / Exercise/Personal Training / Motivation/Tips / Positive Thinking/Wellness

The Power of Intentions Part 2: Promises

So recently we’ve been talking a lot about INTENTIONS vs Resolutions.  About 6 months ago I started seeing a new mind-body coach named Steve and we began doing a lot of deep cathartic work together. My whole career I’ve been blessed with amazing mentors and Steve is becoming one of them. I believe in soaking…

By Shane Young January 13, 2017 | 


It’s Chili Season! Healthy Paleo Turkey Chili

From: Monique @ Makes 6 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each. Ingredients: 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 1 pound extra lean ground turkey or chicken (99%) 4 tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon cayenne…

By Marvin January 12, 2017 | 

Active/Fitness / Food/Recipes / Nutrition

Slow Cooker Beef Short Ribs with Rosemary and Black Olives

Ingredients: 2 to 4 inch long ribs, enough for 4 people (ask your butcher for advice) 1½ TB cooking fat 1 large onion cut in 6 wedges 1½ cups whole black olives 1 large carrot, peeled and coarsely chopped 3 garlic cloves, cut in half 1½ cups beef stock 1 cup dry red wine ½…

By Shane Young December 22, 2016 | 

Food/Recipes / Nutrition

Primal Eggnog

Recipe credit goes to Rachel @ Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes Yields: 5 servings   Ingredients: 4 pasture-raised eggs, separated 1/3 cup maple sugar + 1 tbsp 2 cups raw milk 1 cup organic grass-fed heavy cream 1 tsp nutmeg Instructions: In a large mixing bowl, whip 4 egg yolks…

By Marvin December 2, 2016 | 

Food/Recipes / Nutrition

Coconut Almond Porridge

Ingredients: ¾ cup unsweetened almond milk, preferably homemade and additive free. 6 tablespoon organic unsweetened shredded coconut, such as Let’s Do Organic®. 3 tablespoon very finely ground raw organic almonds. 1½ tablespoon freshly ground organic raw whole golden flaxseed. ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract, or vanilla powder. Pinch of sea salt. Flavoring and Topping Ideas:…

By Shane Young November 10, 2016 | 


New Year, New Home — and a New Party on January 25

Exciting news: Starting February 1, we’re going to be in a much larger space — the entire fourth floor of 2973 16th Street, at the corner of Mission. We’ll have a 3,500 square foot home for our community of health and wellness, offering fitness and coaching work in an authentic, meaningful way. This means a party…

By Shane Young January 5, 2013 | 

Announcements / Motivation/Tips

Workshop Presentation: The Missing Link

Ascend Body cordially invites you to join us on June 30th from 1-5pm for a presentation by Jator Pierre -The Missing Links Where: Ascend Body When: Saturday, June 30th 1:30-3 Cost: $30 (no one turned away for lack of funds) THE MISSING LINKS! Have you been working on your health and wellness seriously, but all…

By Shane Young June 3, 2012 |