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Carbo-loading for a big run? This meal will do the trick! On Friday, I was readying to run the Bayou City Classic 10k (which I unfortunately missed) and was looking for a good, healthy way to carb load without going out to our favorite Italian restaurant, George’s Pastaria (I was in desperate need of a homecooked meal after my 2 ...

Pizza Night Without the Guilt of Pizza Night! Doesn’t that look great! I bet you don’t think it’s the least bit healthy, right? Well, I’ll let you in on an little secret…it’s pretty darn healthy! I’m going to let you in on our little secret for those nights you are craving pizza… Whole Wheat Crust Ingredients (makes one ~14″ pizza, ...

Week 19: Holiday Pains…and Gains Plus a Care-Free Lentil Curry Recipe! This past week seemed to pass very quickly. We kept ourselves very busy with work and holiday activities, and also managed to get some running in too! One of the ways I tend to make my life easier during the week is taking the time to prepare a large ...

Sometimes Mistakes Can Still Taste so Good.. I’m headed off to a two week long training class on Sunday and wanted to have a number of “healthyish” snacks to take with me not only for myself, but for others to enjoy. We are provided with breakfast and lunch and work will also provide dinner, but you know how variable hotel ...

Carrot Applesauce Muffins: A Healthy Treat For a Busy Morning I was looking for a good recipe to use up all of the applesauce I’m making and came across a few recipes for carrot muffins on foodgawker and tastespotting that looked interesting…Of course, me being me, I decided to adapt them and combine a few to make one my own…They ...

Batch Cooking Sunday! Sunday’s are a great day to batch cook. Get your nice long run in, eat, and cook! Today I’m batch cooking two recipes that are related…a homemade marinara sauce and a Veggie and Chicken Sausage Lasagna (in a forthcoming post). I adapted a recipe from For the love of cooking, where I find her recipes very straightforward ...

Yet Another Use for Egg Beaters that Tastes Delicious! Before you jump on me about cholesterol and the myths behind eggs being a source of bad cholesterol…hear me out… I like egg beaters. I love the taste, love the way you don’t have to beat them, just shake, measure, pour, done! I also love omelets, but have never tried making ...

My Results from Many Years of Trial and Error… I love guacamole and let’s face it, avocados are nature’s (healthy) butter! It’s always better homemade and it’s taken years for me to perfect my guacamole recipe and technique. I think I’ve finally found a blend the works best for my tastes and want to share it’s goodness with the (internet) ...

My Quest for a Quick and Fool-Proof Granola Bar Has Ended… You can tell by now from my recipes, that I like to make quick and easy snacks for when life takes you on the run (or not, I love eating these at my desk at work also: see protein bars and granola bars). I’ve also had problems with adapting ...

Keeping Up Motivation Over the Holiday Season… Plus a Great Gnocchi Recipe for Leftover Butternut Squash! Once again, hope everyone is enjoying their holiday weekend. Mark is back off to work today, and I’ll be back to work tomorrow, so…back to the grind…until Christmas! This past week actually proved to be easier to keep up our routine than we would ...