It is officially summer and I have officially not run for 10 weeks (6-7 weeks in the boot). It’s frustrating that I’m not able to run in this amazing weather we’ve been having but kind of refreshing to not worry about training for anything and just focus on cross training. My fear is to jump… Continue reading Taste of Summer Elotes
The dreaded marathon taper. The last few weeks before a marathon, you significantly reduce your mileage after a peak training week to allow your legs to recover before the race. So….. basically you go into running withdrawal. This is often called the “taper crazies”. You become a little irrational, cranky, and every little headache may… Continue reading Taper Crazy Cauliflower
Hope everyone had a memorable Memorial Day weekend! It was this time last year that Ian and I were leaving for our big road trip out west. Last year we signed up for the Grand Teton Half-Marathon and made a 2 week road trip out of it. We stopped at all the cheesy pit stops until… Continue reading Back in the routine frittata(s)
Ask any chef what their least favorite thing to make in the kitchen is? Chances are it has something to do with baking or desserts. Baking is so much different from cooking because you have to be patient with it. You have to follow the directions step by step or you won’t get the correct outcome.… Continue reading Eat your beets and have cake too
Am I running ALL the miles right now? No. But I wish I was. And you probably are… so you should give this recipe a try! Bibimbap is a Korean dish that literally means, “mixed rice”. Commonly, it is served as a bowl of warm rice topped with sauteed vegetables, gochujang (chili pepper paste), meat,… Continue reading Run all the miles! Eat all the veggies! Bibimbap!
I have a question for the marathoners… have you ever watched a marathon? Have you ever woken up super early to make it to a race and not run? If you’ve always been a marathoner and never a spectator, I challenge you to go watch a race. No shiny metal in it for you, no… Continue reading Always a Marathoner, Never a Spectator
What a weekend! Had so much fun spectating the Flying Pig Marathon. I’m working on writing up a race recap of the Flying Pig and my experience as a spectator. In the meantime, I thought I could share my black bean burger recipe I made last night with you. We drove late into the night to get… Continue reading Black Bean Burgers for Bottomless Pit Hunger