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Monthly Archive: October 2016

Workouts – Last Week Today – October 16

I am in my 14th week of training for the Houston Half and my 3rd week of training for the Houston Marathon. The 2 training plans are peacefully co-existing.  I have 2 more weeks until the Houston Half! This week, I had a great week of training! Here’s how my week shook out: Sunday – 11 miles easy. I wasn’t sure how I would feel…
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Soba Noodle Bowl with Sriracha Tofu & Peanut Sauce

At a recent trip to Trader Joe’s, I came across a new flavor of baked tofu – Sriracha. It made it into my cart, with no thought as to what I might do with it. After only having my first goddess bowl (thanks Kimmy for the term) just a few weeks ago, I’ve become somewhat obsessed with making bowls. It’s…
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5 Ways I’m Treating Myself This Weekend

I’m linking up for the last weekly Friday Five link-up.  While I have enjoyed this weekly link-up and will miss it, I do want to wish Courtney, Mar, and Cynthia the best! Something I often do for myself is take a “Vicki day”… this is a day devoted only to me, and the practice of self-care. Today was ‘Treat Yo Self’…
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Ten For Texas Race Recap

This past weekend I ran in the 10 For Texas race. It was a 10 mile race, my first at that distance. The evening before I stopped at Luke’s Locker to pick up my race packet on the way to get some dinner. I opted to fuel up at my favorite local healthy & green eatery, Ruggles Green. I had the veggie burger…
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Braised Brussels Sprouts

  I think brussels sprouts are one of the most under appreciated vegetables. They are one of my favorite fall foods and are always on my Thanksgiving table. The hubs always wants them covered with some orange cheese sauce, but once these come out of the oven… he forgets about the cheese (thankfully). The original recipe is from the great…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – October 9

I am in my 13th week of training for the Houston Half and my 2nd week of training for the Houston Marathon. While I have 2 training plans, I’m planning to follow weekday runs from the full plan and weekend runs from the half plan (until my half at the end of this month, then the full plan catches up to the weekend mileage)….
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Better Than Chipotle Vegan Burrito Bowl

I used to eat at Chipotle all the time… it was a weekly lunch ritual with my friends. I loved their burrito bowls. Any more, I rarely eat at Chipotle…  there just isn’t a location convenient to work, and I really try not to eat out that much. The other day, I found myself craving a Chipotle burrito bowl, but…
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5 Goals for 10 for Texas

I’m linking up for the Friday Five and the topic for this week is fitness. This weekend I will be running in the Memorial Hermann 10 For Texas race in The Woodlands, TX.  This is a 10 mile race and will be my first ever at that distance.  Like I always do, I have come up with some goals for the upcoming…
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Race Bucket List

Today I’m joining the lovely ladies for Tuesdays On The Run.  Where we talk about a different topic each week that is running related. Today’s topic is “Bucket List Races” I’ve had a list of races in my mind that I think would be fun to run… I wouldn’t really call it a “bucket list”, just an I’d be up…
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September Running Recap & October Goals

This year is flying by way too fast! It is amazing that it is the beginning of another new month.  Time to reflect on my running and goals for this year, my September goals and look forward to what I want to reach for October. Goal:  Run 1,000 miles in 2016. I’m progressing on this… I’m thinking that this will go…
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