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Post-run protein-kale smoothie

  Wow! I didn’t think when I started that I would keep this up. But we are now in week 5 or 6 on the kale train. Now that I really like the taste and have fine-tuned some glitches…

Healthy Recipes

Kale Smoothie with bananas and peanut butter

What’s in my fridge and pantry? Answer: So much inspiration for another kale recipe. Who needs to go shopping and buy crazy rare ingredients for healthy snacks? Not me! I am a runner, so bananas and peanut butter are…

Running

5 Lessons from taking a running sabbatical

  In February after the Austin Half Marathon I started my running sabbatical. I was exhausted from running and racing a lot in 2014. 14 races actually last year, 9 of them half marathons. I was on the verge…

Healthy Recipes

Jumping on the kale train

Most people trying to live a healthy lifestyle know of kale and the people really serious about a healthy lifestyle really eat it. I have been trying to get on the kale train. In all different ways: I bought…

Healthy Recipes

EWG’s Dirty Dozen

Every year the Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes results from government tests on pesticide residue in conventionally grown fruit and vegetable. EWG’s Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen shows which fruit and vegetable you’d be better off buying organic (if…

Running

A fearless and determined heart

“What matters most, more than training and luck, is the heart. Only a fearless and determined heart will get the the gold medal. It’s all about passion.” ~Isabel Allende My training for the upcoming Austin half marathon can be…