Fit Foodie: Cooking down the cabinets

Here we are…in the beginning stages of our PCS, struggling to not emotionally eat all of our feelings BUT also to cook down what’s in our cabinets.  Some things I’m finding…well I’m not quite sure when those ingredients found their way in there but that’s a whole other menu planning problem.  Canned artichoke hearts…  Tapioca flour…  […]

Fit Foodie: Ruined by eggs

Some weeks you have it all figured out…  Other weeks it’s spaghetti-os and hot dogs for dinner.  This was a week with great intention but then ruined by the egg recall and dwindling motivation after that to get to the store for more.  We were able to pull things together before the asparagus went bad…so there’s […]

Fit Foodie: Run. Mom. Work.

I have spent the beginning of this year listening to three books; Running Like A Girl, Cultivate What Matters and Girl, Wash Your Face!  All the books headed in the same direction of focusing your energy.  Do you want to lose 25 lbs?  Focus on going and losing 25 lbs.  Do you want to learn […]

Fit Foodie: Macros…does it fit you?

After helping friends with their nutrition setup,  I realized that a lot of people may not get macros… and why would they?  It is an easy subject to understand once someone breaks it down for you but it is all too quickly dropped into the same thought as calorie counting or labeled as a fad […]

Grocery Store Staples

Our list is forever changing because of my desire to constantly try new recipes but there are always a few items that stay constant.  Many of those come from the kids’ wants but a good amount come from me too. Produce Apples Bananas Bell Peppers Onions Asparagus Mixed Greens Chives Basil Mixed greens Cucumbers Grape […]

My Runner’s Fuel

When it comes to fueling for runs, I have had a horrible bout of experimentation.  There have been times that I had to stop mid-run and doubled over.  This is not necessarily an uncommon occurrence for runners.  It is really just trial and error as well as knowing your body. Before What works best for me […]