This past weekend was my first 16 mile run. Two hours and a half of running through the city non-stop. I started the run in Coral Gables residential then entered Miracle Mile. I continued on coral way and made my way into the Roads. From there I continued via Key Biscayne and turned around right… Continue reading 16 miles and counting.
Pumpkin Pie Ingredients: CRUST 3/4 cup whole-wheat pastry flour (see Note) 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 tablespoons canola oil 3-4 tablespoons ice water FILLING 1 15-ounce can unseasoned pumpkin puree 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie
We have so many choices when it comes to sneakers, it makes it hard to narrow it down and pick the best choice possible. Depending on your type of foot and stride we should all be wearing something for our specific needs. As I have mentioned in previous posts I am easily prone to blisters,… Continue reading So Many Choices…
It was a beautiful day for a race today. With temperatures in the high 60's when we started and in the 70's as soon as the sun came up, made it a comfortable run. Beautiful views from the Jewfish bridge in Key largo made the 13.1 run much easier. It was a small group for… Continue reading Key Largo Bridge 13.1 half marathon
This version of Pumpkin bread contains egg whites, low-fat yogurt, whole wheat flour and flax seeds for a healthier makeover you won't even notice! Ingredients: 1 cup(s) (packed) light brown sugar 2 large egg whites 1 cup(s) pure pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix) 1/4 cup(s) vegetable oil 1/3 cup(s) low-fat plain yogurt 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla… Continue reading Pumpkin Bread
As time gets closer to my marathon I begin to prepare mentally. When running for hours without music I need to keep a positive attitude and keep all self talk positive. I have come across different sayings or phrases that grab my attention. I am writing some of these down in a small piece of… Continue reading What’s your Mantra?
Carb loading is very important when running many miles in order to fuel the body pre workout and replenish afterwards. One can do this by choosing complex carbs that won't jeopardize staying on track when it comes to meal planning. Here's a great recipe I found for one of my favorite comfort foods. Ingredients: Nonstick… Continue reading Healthy Mac and Cheese