Meatless (Meal Planning) Monday

Here's what I have on the menu for this week: Because of my latest round of stomach and bowel issues, I am trying to ease into a low FODMAP diet. This is not going to be easy considering that most of my favorite foods are considered high FODMAP (onions, garlic, mushrooms, beans, soy, wheat, cauliflower, … Continue reading Meatless (Meal Planning) Monday

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Meal Planning Monday

Here's what I have on the menu for this week: Southwest Quinoa Bowls (from Ari's Menu) Chipotle Black Bean burgers (also from Ari's Menu) Baked Sweet Potatoes stuffed with Chickpea Chili (from The Vegan 8) Smoky Black Bean Enchilada Wraps (from Happy Herbivore) I'm not that big a fan of tofu, but those enchilada wraps … Continue reading Meal Planning Monday

Spicy Baked Falafel Burgers

As promised, I'm skipping Wordless Wednesday this week so I can share this yummy recipe :) Note: These picture are terrible. Please don't let them deter you from trying this recipe. They came out fantastic! Spicy Baked Falafel "Burgers" Ingredients: 2 Tbsp minced garlic 1 Tbsp Tahini 2 (15oz) cans of chickpeas, drained and rinsed … Continue reading Spicy Baked Falafel Burgers

Vegan Taco Bake

Trust me, this tastes much better than it looks :) Vegan Taco Bake  1 large red onion, chopped 1 bunch (about 6) scallions, chopped (remove bulb, use both white and green parts) 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped 2 poblano peppers, seeded and chopped 1 Tbsp minced garlic 1 package Lightlife Smart Ground (Mexican-style) 1 … Continue reading Vegan Taco Bake

New Recipe: Southwestern Quinoa and Black Bean Casserole, and I made my Running Goal!

Before I get to the recipe, I wanted to share that I made my running goal for the month! 100.56 miles to be exact. I ran twice yesterday so I wouldn't have such a long run today. Breaking the 13.1 miles apart like that definitely helped! I ran 3.7 miles at lunch yesterday (in the … Continue reading New Recipe: Southwestern Quinoa and Black Bean Casserole, and I made my Running Goal!

mEatless Monday – Hot Cocoa Cookies (Vegan)

I named these Hot Cocoa cookies because that's what they smelled like coming out of the oven. And they taste like it too :) Enjoy! Hot Cocoa Cookies  Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 cup almond flour 2/3 cup (unsweetened) cocoa powder 2/3 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1.5 tsp baking … Continue reading mEatless Monday – Hot Cocoa Cookies (Vegan)

Meatless Monday – Fiesta Corn (and a C25k update!)

Hope everyone had a nice weekend. I took it easy on Saturday-  caught up on my DVR'd shows from the week, and then spent a few hours in the kitchen, making a couple of my regular recipes (Black Bean and Sriracha Pasta, and BBQ Black Bean and Quinoa burgers), and testing out a couple new … Continue reading Meatless Monday – Fiesta Corn (and a C25k update!)

Meatless Monday – L2 Chocolate Chunk Cookies

This #meatlessmonday recipe was inspired by the E2 Chocolate Chunk Cookies from the Engine 2 Diet. I changed a few things around and added a few ingredients (including my favorite ingredient- COFFEE!) and voila! Little (well, not so little really) puffy pillows of perfection! And as a bonus, they are under 100 calories each :) … Continue reading Meatless Monday – L2 Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Meatless Monday – Black Bean and Sriracha Pasta

This is delicious, spicy, and easy! Go make it now :) 1 box (approx 12oz) pasta - I used Barilla Veggie Penne Pasta 1 can (approx 15oz) black beans (don't drain!) 3 Tbsp Tahini 3 Tbsp Sriracha 2 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce 1 Tbsp lime juice 1 tsp Agave (or any sweetener) 4 scallions, … Continue reading Meatless Monday – Black Bean and Sriracha Pasta

Last Week’s Training and a Meatless Monday Recipe

Almost 40 miles last week: Monday 9/15: 3.5 miles easy/recovery + 1.85 walked w/Lucy Tuesday 9/16: 1.7 walked w/Lucy (rest day) Wednesday 9/17: 4 mile tempo run + 1.7 walked w/Lucy Thursday 9/18: 30 minutes slow/easy (2.62 miles) +1.6 walked w/Lucy Friday 9/19: 40 min steady run (4.13 miles) + 1.5 walked w/Lucy Saturday 9/20: … Continue reading Last Week’s Training and a Meatless Monday Recipe