Monthly Archives: March 2012

Zucchini Fritters with Zesty Yogurt Sauce

This weekend I finally got back into my running groove and ran 32 minutes with no walk break (38 minutes including my warmup and cool down) – I’m hoping to be able to do it again today, fingers crossed! I … finish reading Zucchini Fritters with Zesty Yogurt Sauce

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Chocolate Nutella Granola Bars – So. Good.

This morning I was reading “10 Ways to Sneak in a Workout” from Fitness Magazine when I came across tip number 8: a recommendation to do lunges and squats while waiting in line at the store. I thought the article … finish reading Chocolate Nutella Granola Bars – So. Good.

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Chocolate Avocado Frozen Yogurt

I had an exciting night last night! Why? Because one of my recipes finally made TasteSpotting! It was my Crowd-Pleasing Chicken Taquitos! Most people don’t understand why that makes me so happy, but if you’re a foodie, you know that TasteSpotting … finish reading Chocolate Avocado Frozen Yogurt

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Orange Creamsicle Spinach Smoothie and Bootcamp Update

For the past three weeks, I’ve been having fun participating in Best Body Bootcamp. The program has taught me a lot of new strength exercises that I’m sure I’ll continue doing after it’s over. Most of my favorite exercises have involved … finish reading Orange Creamsicle Spinach Smoothie and Bootcamp Update

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Crowd-Pleasing Chicken Taquitos

Growing up, I went through food phases where I would basically eat one thing for dinner every night for weeks on end (yes, I was pretty strange!). Most of my phases were some variation of bread and cheese – grilled … finish reading Crowd-Pleasing Chicken Taquitos

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Raw Kale Ribbon Salad

My run today was alright, but nothing stellar. While we’re on the subject, here’s another funny Hunger Games running card :). Source. And wouldn’t it be fun to do this? 🙂 Source. Okay that’s enough Hunger Games for today, on … finish reading Raw Kale Ribbon Salad

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Crunchy, Addictive Zucchini Crisps and Shin Splint Relief

Before I share my latest snack addiction… I wanted to give a little running update. When I started running, I suffered from a really bad shin splint on my right leg. Over the last few months, it’s gotten a lot … finish reading Crunchy, Addictive Zucchini Crisps and Shin Splint Relief

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Grad School Here I come!

I got some exciting news today – I got into grad school! Source If all goes as planned, I’ll be moving back to Houston to pursue a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Promotion in the fall. … finish reading Grad School Here I come!

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Creamy Chocolate Avocado Pudding – You won’t believe your taste buds!

Happy spring everyone! We are celebrating by taking Teddy on a little hike and having a picnic lunch today – in the perfect 75 degree weather! I think one of the best things about this sudden spring weather is seeing … finish reading Creamy Chocolate Avocado Pudding – You won’t believe your taste buds!

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Raspberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats

I had another not so great run today – I really need to get out of this bad run rut somehow. My gym was also 84 DEGREES! I was dying from the heat. Maybe that contributed to my not so … finish reading Raspberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats

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