Monthly Archives: September 2014

Chicken Stout Stew with Mushrooms

When you start running higher mileage, nutrition becomes really important. In addition to feeling hungry all of the time, running a lot can make you tired, and getting a good balance of protein, carbohydrates, and fats is important for performance … Continue reading

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Autumn Chopped Salad

When the weather starts to cool down, I crave warm, hearty dishes more than light salads, but a salad with seasonal flavors can still be very satisfying. This chopped salad combines sweet pears with creamy blue cheese and crunchy walnuts … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cake (for recovery)

This has been a great weekend! We’ve had perfect fall weather, cool but still sunny, and there is lots to do in Leipzig right now. The last weekend of each month is a huge antique market south of the city, … Continue reading

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Blueberry BBQ Sauce

With cool weather on the way, fall fruits and veggies are replacing summer produce in my cooking line up. Cooking seasonally keeps things interesting and helps to keep the grocery bills in check, but I always, always miss summer berries. … Continue reading

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Its Pumpkin Season- Embrace it!

A couple of weeks ago I was greeted by a huge display of squashes in the supermarket! Pumpkins and squash aren’t as ubiquitous in Leipzig as at home, but it still feels like autumn when they show up in stores. … Continue reading

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Blueberry Fig Breakfast Bowls

Its nice to have a go-to ‘fancy’ breakfast for mornings when you have some extra time at home, but don’t want to put the effort into creating something new. Roasted fruit with Greek yogurt fits the bill. You could use … Continue reading

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Yoga For Runners

I have never been much of a yoga fan, but from time to time I’ve enjoyed power yoga or ashtanga yoga classes. That said, more intense kinds of yoga don’t seem to complement my running very well. They leave me … Continue reading

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