I’m still spending each week mutating my new favorite meal. This week I have avocado, cherry tomatoes, and matchstick carrots dressed up in a balsamic vinaigrette alongside barbecue cajun black beans, quinoa and fresh corn, and roasted butternut squash, roasted red potatoes and caramelized white onion. All topped with a heap of hummus and cracked lemon pepper. The combination of ingredients still has not gotten old and I don’t think it will anytime soon. I love that this offers the perfect fuel for training. It’s also a great way to cook pretty much just once a week since this lasts me roughly from Sunday-Thursday.
For my run today, I completed four Yasso 800s at 9:30/minute pace on the treadmill. Treadmills are not my best friend. Like at all. But, it was storming out so I got my work out in the best way I knew how. I conveniently forgot how much easier it is to run on a treadmill so that was the one saving grace. But, I’m still secretly hoping that will be one of my very rare treadmill work outs during training.
I have two excuses to avoid running these days. 1. It’s officially really cold out and 2. it’s getting late much too early. It’s not that I don’t want to work out. I am dying to go for a run … Continue reading →
Sidenote: I was supposed to fly out to New York City today to visit a couple of my friends. Unfortunately, I had to reschedule my trip due to unforeseen weather complications. Perhaps you’ve seen the weather reports. Honestly, how should … Continue reading →
When my friend Lauren and I lived together last year, we dedicated our lives to perfecting hummus. And to work, and friends, and stuff, but mainly hummus. We ate it often and eventually decided to start making it at home. … Continue reading →
First off, Welcome to the Sweet Sixteen, Indiana! First time in like ten years but whatevs. Secondly, I’m watching a show right now on Animal Planet about kittens and it’s adorable and I want kittens now. And now on to … Continue reading →