Before I get to the recipe, here's my usual weekly run summary thingamabob for last week :) I'm still super proud of my 30+ miles in only 5 days! Okay, onto the yumminess! This recipe is an adaptation of the Black Bean Loaf from One Green Planet. I kept the beans and oats the same, … Continue reading Meatless Monday: Mexican no-Meat Loaf
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
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
Quinoa, Black bean, and Sweet Potato chili
A couple weeks ago I found and tried THIS recipe. While my husband really liked it, it was just "off" somehow for me. Today I decided to do a recipe makeover with it, and Wow! I'm so glad I did! By omitting the oil, subbing salsa and cilantro base for the tomato paste, using homemade … Continue reading Quinoa, Black bean, and Sweet Potato chili
Meatless Monday: Esther the Wonder Pig!
Has anyone not met Esther yet?! Esther took Facebook by storm! Since starting the page only about a month ago, Esther has over 20,000 likes! She also has a web site, a YouTube channel, and a twitter account (see other links from the web site)! She was adopted under the assumption that she was a … Continue reading Meatless Monday: Esther the Wonder Pig!
Week in Review: I Choose Happiness
It was a good week for both food and running :) I went from 122 back down to 119, and I ran 29.4 miles. It's amazing what a difference logging everything makes! And for running, I decided to stop worrying about speed/pace, and just run for the sake of running. I think that's made … Continue reading Week in Review: I Choose Happiness
Earned my Resolution Run medal!
I didn't complete it in one run, but I did complete it in less than 24 hours ;) I did 8.6 miles New Year Eve and 5.02 miles on New Years Day. Today I did a slow and easy 5k (3.11 miles) at lunch, then came home and made another batch of the Tahini Lime … Continue reading Earned my Resolution Run medal!
Happy New Year!
Last night I ran 8.6 miles as part of my Resolution Run and will get in the other 4.5 in about an hour - I registered for a (virtual) half marathon and already have the medal, so I have to finish earning it! I wasn't planning on splitting it between 2 runs, but my tummy … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Meatless Monday: (Recipe Makeover) Tahini Lime Quinoa Salad
Happy Meatless Monday! It's been busy around here with the holidays, and all the shopping, baking, and stress that goes along with the holidays! No sooner do I get something wrapped and under the tree before Lucy and Bogey have the bows and ribbons destroyed and the packages chewed halfway open ;) I haven't come … Continue reading Meatless Monday: (Recipe Makeover) Tahini Lime Quinoa Salad
Meatless Monday: Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread
Happy Meatless Monday! A huge shout-out to the Vegan Gypsy for bringing my attention to this recipe by the amazing Isa Chandra Moskowitz. After a few minor alterations/modifications the result was sinful deliciousness! Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread Ingredients: 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 2 Tbsp coconut oil 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/3 cup + 2 … Continue reading Meatless Monday: Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread