Your First 5K


Since I’ve been coaching Ben to his first 5K I’ve been getting a lot of questions about Couch to 5K for new runners. Here are some tips if you are wondering where to start? You start right here Lace up your shoes and get ready to run! What is it? A 5K race is 3.1 miles. It is the most common short distance road race and very popular. Most runners who go on to do longer … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Protein Pancakes


Let’s say hypothetically, you win a contest put on by a red-headed Mexican blogger (I think they’re almost extinct) for some elusive Trader Joe’s Peanut Flour. Now what? What should you do with it? You should choose your recipes wisely, since it is  going the way of the African Lion and red-headed Mexican… Peanut Flour will soon be extinct Well, one suggestion is to make my … [Read more...]

A Tropical Island and a Giveaway


I went on a short tropical getaway this afternoon… Actually, I took this picture today for a photography class I’m taking Birds of Paradise remind me of my Grams. But my island vacation didn’t end there. This afternoon I scooped out a cantaloupe and filled it with pineapple Chobani and some cereal. It was a tropical getaway in a snack. Try it. I used this new Quinoa … [Read more...]