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Monthly Archive: December 2016

December Runfessions

I’m linking up with the lovely ladies today for Friday Five 2.0 and the fabulous Marcia for Runfessions.  I can’t believe that December is pretty much in the books, let alone 2016!  I have a few things on my mind to Runfess… I have really enjoyed my runs during the marathon training cycle… but to tell you the truth, I…
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Rueben Stuffed Baked Potato

Here I am with yet another baked potato recipe! I came up with this creation during a run.  I was hungry and knew I had a baked potato in the fridge, just waiting to dressed up with some goodness. I knew I had some sauerkraut at home, and had been wanting to add it to a baked potato somehow. During…
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Santa Hustle Race Recap

I ran the Santa Hustle half marathon in Galveston on December 18. Race day eve was BUSY!  I had a 6 mile training run, followed by yoga class, then a hair appointment.  I had planned to cook a pasta bake for dinner that night, but by the time I was finished with my hair it was after 6pm! I had…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – December 25

I’m in my 13th week of training for the Houston Marathon. Race day is 3 weeks away!! I’ve finished out my highest mileage runs and I’m headed into the taper. It was a great week of running, kicking off with the Santa Hustle Half in Galveston. I changed around my workouts a bit so that I wasn’t running my long run on…
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2016 – My Year In Running… Bling and Pictures

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 “Your Year In Bling or Pictures”. I had a really great year in running!  I finished 5 half marathons, a 10 mile race, 2 5 mile races, and a 5k.  Not a ton of…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – December 18

I’m in my 12th week of training for the Houston Marathon. Race day is 4 weeks away!! Coral assignments came out this week… things are feeling real! Summer was back in Houston this week.  Overall I had a great week of running. Here is how my week played out: Sunday – 16 mile long run with 3 miles ‘fast’ at miles 12-15. Monday – 5 miles…
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5 Goals For The Santa Hustle

Happy Friday!  Today I’m linking up with the lovely ladies for the Friday Five 2.0!  This week the topic is holiday gifts… I’ve shared with you some ideas for gifts here and here. This week I’m going off topic and sharing with you my 5 goals my upcoming race this weekend. Sunday I will be running in the Santa Hustle half marathon in Galveston, TX.  This will be my…
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Italiano Stuffed Potato

It isn’t a secret I love baked potatoes! I seriously think that I am on a mission to stuff a potato with every type of cuisine that there is. This potato is stuffed with some Gardein meatless meatballs, a homemade sauce full of mushrooms and some dairy-free mozzarella cheese to top it off.  While this combo is great on top…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – December 11

I’m in my 11th week of training for the Houston Marathon. Race day is 5 weeks away!! We had some wintery weather for Houston this week.  I am really enjoying heading to the waterway to run… it’s a very well lit area with lots of runners/walkers/bikers.  Since it is the holiday season, it is also lit up with Christmas lights… which makes…
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunchies

What would Christmas be like without Christmas candy… or cookies?  Sad, it would be sad. One candy recipe my family has made for years is “white candy”… it has peanut butter, peanuts, marshmallows, and rice krispies coated in almond bark.  It is quite good.  I was hoping to veganize that recipe, but life happened and I wasn’t able to locate…
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