It's Monday, which means that I usually wake up very grumpy because I don't want to start another hectic week of work. Today, it was a little different. I woke up with a BIG smile on my face and in better mood than any other Monday. Why you ask? Well, I concluded my 40 day… Continue reading …And That’s A Wrap!
Time is approaching quickly and I'm as excited and nervous as it would be my first race. I've prepared a few months for this race but these two days before are critical! Water, water, water and some more water is all I'm thinking about. Being hydrated is so important for any type of race. Today… Continue reading 2 Days Away from MIAMI ING 2012
Here's a great weekend treat. These are grain free cookies made with Almond meal/flour. They are a good option when craving a treat and still keeping it pretty healthy. This recipe is from Primal Palate. Ingredients: 3 cups Blanched Almond Flour 1/2 cup Coconut Oil 1/2 cup Pure Maple Syrup 2 Omega 3 Eggs 1… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookies
I came across this recipe on Facebook and I just had to try it out. I do miss eating something crunchy once in a while. When having people over I can think of 10 dip recipes I would like to make and then think to myself "and what do I eat it with?" Crackers and… Continue reading Roasted Red Pepper Paleo Crackers
So this is the race that started it all. Last year as I began training for my first full marathon and I also started this blog. Things have changed quite a bit this year. This blog is now more focused on food and recipes than actual training. It was not my intention but it was… Continue reading ING Miami Half Marathon 2012
I was never a big fan of cereal so I would only have it once in a while. What I was always a BIG fan of was Oatmeal. I would wake up just thinking about that warm bowl of tasty oatmeal to get my day started. And then....(as you may know) my eating habits have… Continue reading My Kind of Oatmeal!
Since my eating started to follow a more "clean eating" style I wondered about gluten-free products. I mainly follow Paleo cooking but I take supplements that don't go with the "caveman" style of eating. That's why I refer to my meal plan as clean eating, because it does not follow the Paleo plan 100%. When… Continue reading To Eat Gluten-free or Not To?
The easiest way for me to cook anything is by putting it in the oven. When I cook you can find my oven with 4 different trays going all at once. Whether is protein or vegetables I place them all together resulting in better time management in the kitchen. Recently I gave it a try… Continue reading Roasted Eggplant
The last week of December I was on vacation from work. My husband and me decided to make it a stay-cation and I was happy to do so. I never realized how many invitations for Christmas parties, birthdays and gatherings we were going to have so we never had a dull moment. I took a… Continue reading Eating Out 101
Cauliflower is a vegetable I like but for some reason I forget to buy it more often. Making it into easy and different side dishes like this one will definitely help me keep it in mind. Ingredients: 1/2 head of cauliflower 1/2 of a Vidalia onion, chopped 1 clove of garlic, minced 1 tablespoon coconut… Continue reading Cauliflower Rice