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Nutty Chocolate Protein Bars {Recipe ReDux}

Nutty Chocolate Protein Bars {Recipe ReDux}

Happy National Nut Day! (And no, I’m not talking about your crazy uncle or co-worker) In honor of this special day, The Recipe ReDux has challenged us to share a healthy nut-filled recipe. A moderate amount of nuts can add a…

Half Marathon Training Plan for Chronic Runner’s Knee

Half Marathon Training Plan for Chronic Runner’s Knee

Disclosure: I am not a doctor or physical therapist. If you have any of these pains, please don’t listen to some crazy girl on the internet–go see a doctor! What I’ve written here is based on my personal opinions, research,…

Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Cookies {Recipe ReDux} (Paleo/Vegan)

Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Cookies {Recipe ReDux} (Paleo/Vegan)

What goes best with chocolate? PEANUT BUTTER!!!! This month’s Recipe ReDux theme challenged us to make something healthy with our favorite chocolate match, and well…chocolate and peanut butter are pretty much a match made in heaven if you ask me.…

Ljubljana Marathon Race Report (Ljubljanski Maraton)

Ljubljana Marathon Race Report (Ljubljanski Maraton)

The half marathon I did in Ljubljana last Sunday was… A) The most fun race I’ve ever done. B) The most crowded race I’ve ever done. It was quite the event for such a small city like Ljubljana. In total,…

Fighting Runner’s Knee (aka Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)

Fighting Runner’s Knee (aka Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)

Disclosure: I am not a doctor or physical therapist. If you have any of these pains, please don’t listen to some crazy girl on the internet–go see a doctor! What I’ve written here is based on my personal opinions, research,…

Strawberry Kefir Smoothie

Strawberry Kefir Smoothie

I like simple and I like healthy.  This strawberry kefir smoothie is both.  With only three ingredients, it’s quick to whip up and hits the spot after a hot summer run. One cup of kefir has 14 grams of protein,…

Big Sur Half Marathon Race Report

Big Sur Half Marathon Race Report

The hubby and I have been doing quite a bit of racing lately.   Since we moved to Monterey almost 6 months ago, we have done a 5K, two 10Ks, the Monterey Spartan Beast, and now a half marathon.  Since this…

San Francisco Getaway

Last weekend the hubby and I had a four-day weekend, so we decided to drive up to San Francisco.  We had a really great time exploring the city, sightseeing, and visiting some really good restaurants. Where we stayed: We stayed…

Spartan Beast Race Report:  Monterey

Spartan Beast Race Report: Monterey

I know this is mainly a food blog but I just wanted to share a race experience.  The hubby and I do lots of races and I think I’ll start adding race reports to this blog as well. Just in…