Meatless Monday: Mexican no-Meat Loaf

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

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Wordless Wednesday

I actually do have a few words to say about this. I was hesitant to post this because while I do follow and promote a vegan diet (and lifestyle), a lot of the items on this list are not "healthy."  I try to follow more of a whole foods, plant-based diet. The reason I decided … Continue reading Wordless Wednesday

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 (the Tuesday edition) – Vegan Veggie Mac -n- Cheese

Happy Meatless Monday Tuesday! My Mac -n- Cheese is adapted from this recipe by Isa Chandra. Had I known it was going to taste so good I would have taken pictures of the process, instead of just the final product. I admit I was skeptical, but Wow! It's really, really yummy! Ingredients: 12oz pasta of your … Continue reading Meatless Monday (the Tuesday edition) – Vegan Veggie Mac -n- Cheese

Meatless Monday – Pueblo Pie (Day 4 #writeandrun31)

That Pueblo Pie I made last night... it was DELICIOUS! I thought about waiting until tomorrow to post this, but since I tend to blog later in the evening Meatless Monday will be almost over. So here you go... Pueblo Pie (Tex-Mex Lasagna) -adapted from a Dr. McDougall recipe Ingredients: Sauce: 1.5 cup veggie broth … Continue reading Meatless Monday – Pueblo Pie (Day 4 #writeandrun31)

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