And by world famous, I really mean: it’s been a HIT at every summer barbecue I’ve been to this summer! It’s also extremely quick and easy to throw together, and very healthy! All you need is a spiralizer. You can find handheld ones on Amazon or in stores for just a couple of bucks, but … More World Famous Zoodle Salad (Whole 30/Paleo)
I feel like my blog posts are a series of “I used to hate this food and now I love it”. But that’s what I love about living a healthy lifestyle. Some people think it’s so hard because junk food is just SO GOOD. Sure, it tastes good in the moment, but I think healthy … More Easy Carrot Fries 🍟
For a long time, I was a “yo-yo runner”. I trained for 5Ks to the half marathon distance on as little training as possible. For the most part, I needed a race on the calendar to be consistent in training. Otherwise, I could hardly motivated myself to get out the door. And even when I … More My #1 Tip For Being a Runner For Life
A few weeks ago, I made my first batch of salmon cakes ever. I tried the Run Fast, Eat Slow recipe (which I highly recommend!) and fell in love with the mixture of salmon and sweet potato. Shortly after devouring those over the course of a week, Christina Rice posted about her Golden Milk Salmon … More Golden Milk Salmon Cakes (Paleo / Whole30)
Monday Easy Ride I cycled in my basement to loosen up my legs post 25K. They still felt great! A little soreness in the ankles from working my stabilizer muscles on the trails, but I’m glad I got the blood flowing in the morning. I have lots of miles coming up this week, and TWO … More TL: Rain, Rain, Go Away
On Saturday I ran the Dirty German 25K. I had a 16-miler on my training plan and figured “why not run a trail race instead?” So I hit the wilderness of Northeast Philadelphia for my very first trail race. I tried to do as much research on the course and the “what to do” during … More Dirty German 25K Race Recap
Monday Rest Day I went for two walks and took Prim to the dog park. Less than 10,000 steps total. It was a good day 🙂 Tuesday Easy Run Easy Run – 149 HR AVG 6.2 Miles 9:45 Average Mile Pace Splits: 10:31 (WU), 9:36, 9:34, 9:15, 9:52, 9:35 It’s crazy to see the difference … More Training Log: Trail Race Prep!
Let’s talk about salmon. The omega-3’s (yay healthy fats!) are great for keeping inflammation down and shuttling the nutrients through our bodies. The vitamin D content is high, so that’s fantastic for bone health. The protein availability is excellent. B vitamins,selenium, antioxidants and tons of other micronutrients can be found in abundance in wild-caught salmon. … More Cashew-Crusted Chili Lime Salmon
Oh Broad Street. This race means so much to me. I’ve been at so many stages of my life at the start line and finish line here on Broad Street. I’ve gone in untrained and I’ve ran surprising PRs. I’ve ran in the heat and in the cold rain. I’ve pushed hard and I’ve walked slowly … More Broad Street 2018 Race Recap
Last week I decided I wanted to use this blog as a training log for myself. I could write more on how I was feeling on training, nutrition, injuries, etc. (and hopefully see a lot of progress over time!) So feel free to read and follow along 🙂 Monday Easy Run Easy Run – no … More Training Log: Pre-Broad Street Week!