Monthly Archives: August 2014

13 miles and an end-of-summer peach cobbler

This morning was my longest run all summer. Once upon a time, 13 miles on a weekend meant a break from my normal long runs, but this summer I have been focusing on building strength and running lower mileage. My … Continue reading

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Ultimate Healthy Banana Bread

This is my go-to quick bread. It is healthy, delicious, and comes together in very little time. Continue reading

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Pre-run pasta with avocado and shrimp

As my weekend runs have become progressively longer over the summer, I’ve enjoyed making a weekly bowl of pasta the night before. The trick with pre-run and pre-race pasta is to have something that is filling but not too heavy. … Continue reading

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Quinoa Whole Wheat Muffins

Muffins and quick breads are so satisfying to bake, and even better to eat. With a basic recipe for a canvas, you can come up with endless variations. This recipe is low in sugar and fat, yet moist from the … Continue reading

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Favorite BLT Salad

My favorite restaurant closed a few years ago. When I was home visiting my parents, we would eat there once or twice a week for lunch or dinner, and I ordered the same ‘farmer’s chop’ salad just about every time. … Continue reading

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Summer Salad with Basil Peach Vinaigrette

I love peaches and nectarines. I eat them plain, with yogurt, in smoothies, baked into cobblers and crisps, and in salads. Typically I might drizzle a salad like this with balsamic vinegar, but I had a bruised peach and a … Continue reading

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A Salad a Day

I absolutely love salads. At home, when I eat out, I order a dinner salad. American restaurants have really upped the salad game in the last several years, and hearty, creative salads with seasonal ingredients are standard fare at many … Continue reading

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