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Monthly Archive: February 2017

February Recap and March Goals

February is leaving us in her dust… it’s time to take a look at how I am progressing against my 2017 goals and how I did on my February goals.  I’m also setting a few goals for March. 2017 Goals: Run my first marathon – Complete – check out the recap here. Run 1,200 miles this year – making progress.  I am up…
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Meatless Lazy Lasagna

I want to begin with this disclaimer… this is not a healthy or clean recipe.  With that being said… it’s all about moderation, so let’s get down to some ooey-gooey lasagna goodness! Some people get a little nervous and jerky when they think about a meal without meat… the hubs is one of them.  However, he does like lasagna and at times forgets…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – February 26

This week was a week of what I would call the best laid plans gone awry.  I had the best intentions for the week, but things didn’t go as planned.  I still managed to eek out 24 miles for the week, thanks to the half marathon I decided to run on Saturday. Follow along to see how my week went…
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Soba Noodles with Kimchi & Edamame

This is an easy and quick dish, perfect for a weeknight. Kimchi is a fermented food which some studies have shown it to have beneficial bacteria to promote a healthy gut. I like to use spicy kimchi, and I like this to be warmed as well.  I have read that warming it takes away some of the goodness of the fermentation of…
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February Runfessions

I’m linking up with the lovely ladies today for Friday Five 2.0 and the fabulous Marcia for Runfessions.  February sure did fly by, but not without some things to come clean on! I wasn’t really planning on adding another half marathon to my race calendar this spring, but when the hubs decided to go out to the hunting club this…
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Three Running Wishes

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 “3 Running Wishes”.  What three things running related would you wish for if you found that elusive genie in a bottle.  Aside from wishing for more wishes, these are the things that I would…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – February 19

I’m still just running as I feel like it, 4 days a week with one long run.  My weeknight runs have been on the short side at 3 miles so that I don’t have to leave work early to get it in before it gets dark.  I’m looking forward to the time change so I can increase my distance.  I have been adding a progression run…
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Lentil Sloppy Joes

I went a little “school lunch” retro today – Sloppy Joes! The hubs is a huge fan of sloppy joes, he could eat them every week. Of course his are made with either ground buffalo or beef, but it got me thinking… could I make sloppy joes for myself that were plant based. I had some lentils left over from when I…
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Galveston Half Marathon Recap

I ran the Galveston Half Marathon in Galveston on February 12. I took it easy on race day eve … sleeping in and relaxing with tea and a book in the morning, followed by some housework and watching my beloved KU Jayhawks barely beat Texas Tech. My pre-race dinner consisted of a pasta bake, garlic bread, and a glass of wine. I prepped my things…
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Vegan Cauliflower Nachos

I love nachos… but I could seriously do without eating the tortilla chips. I recently came across Greenback Gal’s Healthy Cauliflower Nachos and I knew this was something that I had to try. I switched up her recipe a bit, adding a lentil-walnut taco meat and vegan cheese sauce and vegan sour cream. The cauliflower, roasted in taco seasoning is…
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