Boost Your Vegetable Intake

I always hear it is easy to consume fruit, but when it comes to vegetables, most people struggle to add them into their meals. Like fruit, vegetables are high in vitamins and minerals and contain lots of fiber. Here are some quick and easy ways to boost your vegetable intake: Add vegetables to your breakfast add sautéed vegetables to your …

Artisan’s Palate

I was on a quest to find more whole foods for running/racing when I stumbled on to Jade Belzberg’s post about Muir Energy Gels. I got really excited!! Yesterday I finally had an opportunity to search out these gels and I was directed to this AMAZING place called Artisan’s Palate! I don’t know how I did not know about this place before, but …

Tips for Your Coffee

How many of you drink coffee every morning? Most can’t survive a morning with out it. Did you know you could make your cup of coffee healthier? Here are a few simple tips … Drink your coffee with your breakfast. So many people drink their coffee and rush out the door forgetting about the most important meal of the day.  It is …

San Diego 50 Miler Race Recap

50 Miles! I ran 50 flipping miles! I did it. I finished. I am still wrapping my head over this weekend’s San Diego 50 Mile Race. When I woke up Saturday morning, I was excited and surprisingly not really nervous. I knew I had done the training and all I could do was trust the training. The first 20 miles went …

Super Simple Sweet Potato Soup

For Southern California we are having ‘a lot’ of rain. What a perfect evening to make sweet potato soup. Thankfully I had all the ingredients because this was not planned. I don’t typically crave soup, but there is something about rainy days and hot soup. Ingredients: 3-4 large sweet potatoes 24 ounces vegetable stock 1 can of full fat canned coconut milk 2 …