TGIF y'all! This is how easy meal planning can be when you tend to eat the same things on a regular basis. No need to bother with instructions/directions or any kind of specifics. I just jot down the ingredients needed so I can compare them to my pantry and make my list. I do change/alter … Continue reading Meal Planning (the Lazy Edition)
It's been a while since I've talked about my favorite running obsession - shoes!! As some of you may know, I have been on what seems like a never-ending search for a replacement to my beloved Brooks PureFlow 2. A not-so brief (shoe) history: My first real running shoes were Brooks Ghost 3. I went … Continue reading Running Shoes!
Mexican Crockpot Casserole (Please excuse the horrible pictures) Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked brown rice 1 cup vegetable broth 2 cups water 8-oz can tomato sauce 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp coriander (Mexican oregano) 1 Tbsp chili powder 1 Tbsp cumin 1 Tbsp chipotle chili in adobo, diced well 1 tsp … Continue reading Meatless Monday (the Tuesday edition) – Mexican Crockpot Casserole
Because I do my batch cooking over the weekend, I've changed grocery day from Monday to Friday. It's already saved quite a bit of money from wasted produce. Nothing is worse than grabbing cilantro or scallions for a recipe, only to discover they've gone bad :( Here's what I've got planned for the next several … Continue reading Menu Planning Monday has Moved to Friday
The Dirty German is on May 13th this year, and while "official" training doesn't begin until January 23rd I'm doing a few weeks of pre-training to start building mileage back up. I kinda fizzled out back in September or October - I think I was burned out and needed a break. To alleviate burn out this … Continue reading New Year, New Training Plan