Why did I sign up for this race? I never trail race but for some reason the lure of eating and drinking every 4 miles for 25k seemed like a good idea at the time. In my heart, I’m not a trail runner. I like triathlons.
I heard the loud rap at the metal door. My brother and I had just come home from a senior class party. I thought who'd be coming to the house so late at night? Mom and Dad were away on a rafting trip. My younger sister was at music camp.
I've collected a few tried and true condiment recipes that are easy to make and add new life to your standard fare.
As a multi-sport athlete my training has many pieces and parts. Some weeks I have no problem finding time in my schedule to train other weeks it's impossible. I find that writing down my plan in a simple form puts everything into perspective. I created this very basic template for you to download. In pinch … Continue reading WEEKLY WORKOUT TEMPLATE
BRUSSELS SPROUTS ARE THE BOMB! YES! I said it! Brussels sprouts rock! I used to hate them. They had a bad rap for so many years. WHY? Because they were cooked to mush by our well-meaning moms and had an unpleasant flavor. The family dog wouldn't even eat them. I'm fairly sure most of us … Continue reading SHAVED BRUSSELS SPROUTS
When I was a kid my mom made stuffed green peppers. I always like the filling but hated the actual pepper. It was green, tough and had a horrible flavor. When I started cooking I found a decent recipe in the classic Better Homes and Garden Cookbook. I learned a few tricks like parboil your … Continue reading STUFFED POBLANO PEPPERS
I freakin' LOVE chili! I love that it's warm and filling. I love its versatility. I love that it tastes better with time. And I love that it gives me an opportunity to cook in my kick-ass dutch oven. One of my favorite things to make is chicken chili.
We all have those days when we think we can't get our workout in. But what about a day or two of rest?It's difficult for me to give my body well earned rest. I know as a fitness professional it's important. Why? You're body needs the down time to repair itself. In order to get my … Continue reading REST UP! IT’S GOOD FOR YOU!
You wouldn’t know it from looking at me, I’m a long distance runner and lift weights consistently, but I love baking! I love baking so much that I love to win prizes for it. And not cash prizes, but ribbons. Because I always share my entries, I’ll share my winning recipes too. But, first, let … Continue reading RIBBONS AND RECIPES
Everyone has their carb of choice, mine happens to be chips.