5 Things I’m Looking Forward To This Spring
Friday Five
Happy Friday!  Today I’m linking up with the lovely ladies for the Friday Five 2.0! I’m talking about the things I’m looking forward to this Spring.  Spring has sprung in my part of the world… flowers are budding, temps are warming, thunderstorms are firing up, and although I’ve yet to see any – bluebonnets will begin making their appearance! Daylight lasting …
Jail Break Run Half Marathon Race Recap – 2017
Race Recap
I recently ran in the Jail Break Run Half Marathon.  I signed up for this race just days prior… with the hubs out of town, the weather being gorgeous, and the race on the weekend, I couldn’t resist. Friday evening my pre-race dinner consisted of a veggie burger with sweet potato fries.  I also had a glass of wine and some chocolate …
Broccoli Slaw Spaghetti
Recipes
I want to share a fast, easy meal today. It sounds a little strange, but trust me, It is good! In this creation, I use broccoli slaw as the spaghetti and top it with a jarred pasta sauce.  I really like the Mezzetta Napa Valley Homemade – Wild Mushroom. I crumbled a little tempeh in the sauce for a little …
Workouts – Last Week Today – March 5
Running
This week was a week was a definite cut back week for me.  I ran twice this week, made it to yoga class, and started on my plank-a-day for the month of March. This is how my week ended up: Sunday – Rest day.  Spend most of the day in my PJs. Totally needed a pajama day! Monday – 3 easy miles with the …
March Coffee Date
Running
Today I’m joining the Ultimate Coffee Date for some catching up!  On the first Saturday of the month… we gather with our warm beverage of choice for some catch up!   Over tea, I’d tell you that I finally got to run on some trails this week.  I really enjoyed it too!  Since I’m prone to falling and tripping, I was …
Savory Snack Crackers
Recipes
When I was growing up, Hidden Valley Ranch Oyster Crackers were a mainstay at potlucks and parties.  They were so good. I recently had a few extra packages of oyster crackers, and I thought why not make some of those crackers for snacking during the upcoming March Madness!  Then I came to the realization that the packet of Hidden Valley Ranch …
February Recap and March Goals
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 …
Meatless Lazy Lasagna
Recipes
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 …
Workouts – Last Week Today – February 26
Running
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 …
Soba Noodles with Kimchi & Edamame
Recipes
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 …