Week 1 Half Marathon Training Recap

I think I've mentioned that I'm virtually training with a friend for her first half marathon. We're doing a modified version of Hal Higdon's Intermediate plan. So far, so good! Here's how it's been going: Monday: 3-5 miles easy/recovery: Did 3.84 miles in 40:00 (treadmill) Tuesday: CT or Rest: did 40 minutes walking Level 5 … Continue reading Week 1 Half Marathon Training Recap

Weekly Wrap-up

Wow, it's brutally hot outside today! TGFT! That would be "Thank Goodness for Treadmills!" My treadmill room has been a complete wreck for the last several months, but I spent most of yesterday getting it all cleaned out and rearranged. This morning I fixed the computer and got it running again, and then moved the … Continue reading Weekly Wrap-up

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

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