Spicy BBQ Spinach Wrap

Today's recipe is inspired by Happy Herbivore. I've been bookmarking recipes to try out of her new "Light and Lean" cookbook, which I am just loving so far! Today I did my own variations of two of the recipes. The first one, Ginger Cabbage, I wasn't crazy about. The sauce was delicious, but I didn't … Continue reading Spicy BBQ Spinach Wrap

Cocoa Nutty Dough Balls

Today's recipe is a simple yet delicious (and mostly healthy) dessert. Also, since it only yields 10 balls, you could accidentally eat them all for about 1000 calories ;) Cocoa Nutty Dough Balls   Ingredients: - 1/3c oat flour (you can grind up rolled oats) - 1/3c ground pistachios - 1/3c ground cocoa-roasted almonds - … Continue reading Cocoa Nutty Dough Balls

Meatless Monday: Caribbean Black Bean Wrap

So I didn't realize until after I updated yesterday's post that today is Monday. Lol! So I have a nice quick and easy recipe (well, more like a snack) for you today. Caribbean Black Bean Wrap   Ingredients: 1 whole wheat wrap 1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed handful of spinach 2 Tbsp mango salsa … Continue reading Meatless Monday: Caribbean Black Bean Wrap

Meatless Monday! Lime Tahini Quinoa Salad, and I ran today!

I made it over 4 miles before my tummy started acting up! I consider that HUGE progress since I normally "have to go" at just after a mile. Because I wasn't sure if I was going to have any issues I opted for the treadmill.  I ended up doing 4.46 miles in 45 minutes. I … Continue reading Meatless Monday! Lime Tahini Quinoa Salad, and I ran today!

Thai Soup recipe, and some Running rambling with TMI

I took a few days off running, hoping I could straighten out my GI issues. My tummy was feeling quite a bit better by yesterday (I'm back off the dairy - yay!), so I went back to the gym at lunch for an easy 3 miles. Like clockwork, as soon as I hit 1 mile … Continue reading Thai Soup recipe, and some Running rambling with TMI

Week Two, Day One

I didn't realize just how important my salsa is to me until I tried to decide what to make for dinner. I'm in a total food rut without it! Ah well, at least tomorrow is grocery day. By the way, salsa is super healthy and goes great on almost EVERYTHING! Especially since most of what … Continue reading Week Two, Day One

Week One, Day Three

Just a brief recap today as I'm exhausted. Breakfast: 2 cups coffee with Cafe Mocha. Bagel thin with peanut butter Snack: Chocolate Peanut Butter Log (definitely not worth the calories) Lunch: Mixture of Amy's Refried beans w/green chilies, roasted potatoes, black olives and guacamole on a bagel thin Workout: 4 mile run: 1 mile warm-up … Continue reading Week One, Day Three