September 12th, 2012

School Lunch Ideas + Sweet Potato Energy Bar

It’s that time of year again… packing kids lunches (or our own) and trying not to repeat the same old recipes. Even with the best intentions, I tend to get in a rut for L… I like sending her the things I know she’ll eat (anything nut butter related) but I also want her to […]

August 24th, 2012

Healthy Travel Tips for Toddlers (and mamas!)

Being away from home for two weeks is a long time for a toddler, especially when it involves several long car rides and flights. I knew we would have to be flexible with our schedule and eating habits, but was equally determined not to drop the ball on healthy living while we were gone.

Here […]

August 22nd, 2012

My favorite summer salad and celebrating 8 years!

After being cooked for and eating out the last two weeks, I found a renewed energy for cooking again, and came home with a long list of recipes I wanted to make this week.

I’m linking up with Jenn again at Peas and Crayons. Check out what everyone else is eating, too!

I’m also […]

August 4th, 2012

One Million More

Have you seen the food documentaries Food, Inc or King Corn? Both of these films were instrumental in raising my awareness and concern around the issues of genetically engineered food in our country.

Currently, genetically modified food is not labeled in our grocery stores, and it is estimated that approximately 70% of the […]

July 2nd, 2012

June recap and Winners!

June Recap: June has come and gone, which means it’s time for another monthly goal recap to check in on my 2012 goals.

Running Related

June stats: 15 runs- 118.5 miles; 6 miles on the arc trainer; 9 spin classes- 134 miles, plus one outdoor 14 mile ride; swimming- 3400m; weights 2-3x/week June races: Just […]

June 27th, 2012

Three healthy, homemade popsicles

We’re only a few days into summer officially, but Texas hit summer temperatures months ago. One of our favorite ways to keep cool is with homemade popsicles, and we’ve been experimenting with some of our favorite flavors.

These are a much healthier alternative to store-bought varieties (you can even sneak spinach into the blueberry one!), […]

June 13th, 2012

30-20-10 Intervals and Yogurt-making

One of my new running buddies has been experimenting with the 30-20-10 workout. Did you see the article about it on RW? It’s designed to be easy to remember speed work… a 30 second jog, 20 seconds at training pace, and a 10 second sprint (5 times, then recover and repeat). I read the original […]

May 23rd, 2012

What a day wiaw and a Winner!

Before I jump into What I ate Wednesday, I have to say thank you so much for the many encouraging words on my last post. I am so grateful to have connected with many of you all through this blog, and really value your support.

So, it’s Wednesday- time to link up with Jenn at […]

May 9th, 2012

Joggermom marathon, wiaw and toddler carrot cookies

I got up bright and early yesterday to finish my last 6 miles for the Joggermom Virtual marathon. The “marathon” is for women (moms) of all abilities–you have all of May to complete your 26.2 miles, and there are some great prizes (winners chosen randomly- so no pressure for speed). And registration is open through […]

May 2nd, 2012

Mock Nutella and wiaw

Happy Wednesday! I’m linking up with Jen again at Peas and Crayons for “what I ate Wednesday.”

We all woke up early yesterday, thanks to someone working on her 2 year old molars, so we had extra time to make whole wheat blueberry pancakes. I like to top mine with almond butter and banana in […]

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