Marathon training Week 1, Preventing Injuries, Giving up on Being Vegan

Marathon Training – My 1st Official week on plan (last week was technically still recovery from the half marathon I ran on labor day weekend) I’m now 11weeks from the California International Marathon (as of Sept. 16).  In addition, I also have a half marathon in 8 weeks and a 10k in 3weeks! 🙂 My goals are honestly  just to run my best in each … Continue reading Marathon training Week 1, Preventing Injuries, Giving up on Being Vegan

Lazy Girl Meal Prep, Converting to Vegan, HOKA shoe review 

LAZY GIRL Meal Prepping Ok, so last week I was a bit ambitious with making waffles/donuts for the whole week, and it worked but I looked for an easier route this week. So here was my “lazy girl meal prep” — aka bringing a basket to work filled with foods that I can use to hit macros 🙂 I have tea/creamer/splenda I have an electric … Continue reading Lazy Girl Meal Prep, Converting to Vegan, HOKA shoe review 

Fitness & Flexibility Test, Start of Marathon training, HOKA shoes

Good day everyone! So today marks the beginning of my recovery week from the half marathon yesterday and the start of my marathon training for the California International marathon. I’m planning to blog weekly here about my training specifically (& keeping this training log separate from recipes).  If you have followed for a while, you know that I started training for a full marathon last … Continue reading Fitness & Flexibility Test, Start of Marathon training, HOKA shoes

Gluten Free Cheesecake Protein Waffle w/warm Blueberry Syrup – NO protein powder needed, 200kcals, 4 ingredients

I did my last “long run” before my half next weekend this morning — 9 miles with my friend Megan.  My body, it seems, is just READY to taper.  Like, I took yesterday off and felt I could’ve taken today off too …. So I think my brain is preparing my body and mentality to give a full-out effort next weekend. After my race next … Continue reading Gluten Free Cheesecake Protein Waffle w/warm Blueberry Syrup – NO protein powder needed, 200kcals, 4 ingredients

Gluten Free Protein Pumpkin Cheesecake Waffle and 21 Minute Workouts/Lifts for Runners

I took a much needed rest day today, and modified my pumpkin pie waffle from  the other day to make a ‘pumpkin cheesecake’ version! 🙂 Macros for the waffle are: 234kcals, 33g protein, 20g carb, 2.5g fat I also finished filming and putting together my workout demos for my new workout plan.  I put these 21minute workouts together for myself to use as I go … Continue reading Gluten Free Protein Pumpkin Cheesecake Waffle and 21 Minute Workouts/Lifts for Runners

Soft-baked 32kcal Reese’s Pumpkin Protein Cookies (glutenfree, flourless)

These are delicious!  Another winner from my “instagram-pinterest” page of recipes to try from Kim Hoeltje!  I love my own recipes, but am having fun with this so this might be my new ‘thing’ for now – trying out different recipes and sharing them as I go. RECIPE (makes 10 cookies): For these cookies, just preheat the oven to 350, and blend together the following … Continue reading Soft-baked 32kcal Reese’s Pumpkin Protein Cookies (glutenfree, flourless)

New Strength Training Plan, YogaRunSweat 2 Challenge this September

For a while, I’ve been using CARVE Lifting and Insanity workouts to find a good mix of cross training for running — lifting weights and plyometric work. This past week, I discovered Tony Horton’s 22min Hard Corps program which I plan to use — these workouts are  22minutes and are all 3 rounds of 5-7 exercises which makes for a good/tough workout in a short time. … Continue reading New Strength Training Plan, YogaRunSweat 2 Challenge this September

HUGE Vegan Breakfast Cookie and adopting “The Endurance Diet”, Training (weight vest) update

Morning! Going to start here with the cookie! 🙂 I posted this Super Fluffy, 229kcal and BIG Breakfast cookie on instagram this morning (11 grams fiber!) and wanted to post the recipe here and also how-to modify all my ‘favorite protein powder‘ (minus the ice cream) recipes if interested! 🙂 Cookie Macros: 229kcals, 7.7grams protein, 37g carb, and 5.6g fat I topped mine with dark … Continue reading HUGE Vegan Breakfast Cookie and adopting “The Endurance Diet”, Training (weight vest) update