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Lunch Ideas

Oct
2013
11

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Chicken Salad for the Mayo-Hater (like me) lettuce cooked chicken halved grapes sliced celery chopped green onions chopped roasted almonds salt and pepper Mayo Hater – Avocado Dressing Recipe 1  Large avocado Juice of 1 small lemon 2 tbs olive oil salt/pepper water In a blender, puree avocado with lemon juice, olive oil and enough […]

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Homemade Olive Oil Mayo Ingredients: 1 egg 2 tablespoons lemon juice @ room temp 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup plus 1 cup olive oil (light, not extra virgin) @ room temp Directions: 1. Place the egg and lemon juice in a blender or food processor. Let them come to room temperature […]

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Home made chorizo, paleo style Ingredients 2.5 lb ground pork 1 tbsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp thyme 2 tbsp granulated garlic 1 tsp ground black pepper 4 tbsp ancho chile powder 6 tbsp apple cider vinegar Pinch of cloves or allspice Instructions This is the easiest thing to […]

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Spaghetti Squash with Avocado Cream Sauce Avocado Cream Sauce adapted from Oh She Glows yield: 2 people Ingredients: 1 medium sized ripe Avocado, pitted 1/2 lemon, juiced + lemon zest to garnish 2-3 garlic cloves, to taste (I used two, 1 very large and one small, was very garlicky… taste test before adding a third) […]

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Butternut Squash Soup Prep Time 15 minutesCook Time 30 minutes to 40 minutesReady Time 45 minutes to 55 minutesDifficulty Print Recipe The perfect soup to warm your soul on a crisp fall evening, pureed squash brings together all the flavors of autumn to your bowl. Naturally sweet butternut squash is enhanced beautifully by the use […]

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Spaghetti Squash Gratin (Primal & Gluten-free) Warning! The recipe for Spaghetti Squash Gratin contains dairy ingredients. This one is going to be hard to resist. So if you are strictly dairy-free you might want to stop reading now. Okay, if you are still reading I will assume you eat dairy products from time to time. […]

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Comments Off on Bacon Lovers dream pie | fastPaleo

  Preheat oven to 400 degrees Line baking dish with bacon Bake until crispy golden dilicious. Drain grease. mix 3 eggs in bowl. Pour over bacon in baking dish. Place back into the oven and bake for 3-4 minutes until egg mixture is firm. Remove from oven, drain any extra grease that may of developed. […]

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 Plantain Chips (Baked Strips) Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Yield: 2-3 servings Ingredients 1 green plantain 1 tbsp bacon fat (or oil of choice) 1 lime Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste Garlic powder, to taste Instructions Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut off both ends of the plantain with […]

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Healthy Homemade Nutella   via Healthy Homemade Nutella | Living Healthy With Chocolate.  

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  Our first half marathon for 2013 will be Cowtown!  We did this race last year and this event proved to be a great race!  We are going back! Upcoming photos coming soon.

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Our 1st event for 2013 is Electric Run 5k –  January 19, 2013 at Fair Park at 7pm Photos coming soon….  

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April 28, 2013 – Diva’s Half Marathon in North Myrtle Beach I am excited about our next trip with my running buddies, where we will be at the beach again this year!  Interested to see how this goes turns out! As always,  I am optimistic that it will be a more desirable run than what […]

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  Our 2nd event for 2013 – Our team of runners have signed up for the Hot Chocolate Run!                                        February 9th at 7:30 am in Dallas at the Cotton Bowl!       Updates and pics […]

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8 oz whole wheat spaghetti ( I used Brown Rice Noodles) 5 crowns broccoli, florets only 1 juice from an orange 2 tbsp low sodium Tamari sauce 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes 1 tbsp ground ginger 1 tsp olive oil 3/4 lb beef sirloin steak (Measure 3 ozs per person) 4 cloves garlic 1/2 lb […]

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Surfside Marathon  – The only Marathon and Half Marathon run entirely on the beach! I cannot think of a place I would rather be then on the beach, and Surfside Marathon is ran entirely on the beach.  My friends and I ran the half marathon on Feb. 18th.  I kinda expect the weather will be on its best behavior for […]

Marathon Fettuccine

Jan
2012
03

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Bobby Flay and Deena Kastor’s Marathon Fettuccine I made this recipe this week, the only thing I omitted was the shrimp.  I do not eat shrimp!  I did cut back a little on the crushed Red Pepper.  But this recipe was great!   8 plum tomatoes 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided Salt and pepper 1 […]

Spiced Apple Fizz

Dec
2011
05

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Spiced Apple Fizz Chock full of antioxidants, apples make a great base for this festive winter bevy – our cool, cocktail-worthy take on hot apple cider (with less than a gram of fat).     Serves: 8 Makes: 5 cups Hands-on time: 20 minutes Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes   INGREDIENTS: 11 medium Royal […]

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Comments Off on Julie’s Goal to Run

It has been almost 2 years since Julie set her goal to lose weight. Planning her meals and watching her diet played a huge roll in achieving her goal. She hired a trainer, and set a goal to run a marathon!  I hope you enjoy her story, and it inspires you. My basic motto that […]

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3 Ingredients is all you need! 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter 1/2 Cup Protein Powder 1  Apple Place all ingredients in a food processor.  Make little cookie balls with cookie dough and cook for 15 – 20 minutes at 430 degrees until cookies are slightly brown.  I have not made these yet, but am a little […]

Black Bean Soup

Nov
2011
03

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You can either cook this soup on the stovetop or place all ingredients in the crock pot. You will need to prepare 1 day early by soaking a small package of black beans overnight in water. Rinse beans place in container – the ones you soaked overnight! 32 ounces of Chicken broth or Vegetable broth […]

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Description: A festive homemade applesauce spiced with cinnamon, cloves, and allspice, with a handful of cranberries and lightly sweetened Yield: 6 cups (12 servings) Ingredients: 5 large cooking apples (not Red Delicious), peeled, cored, and diced (~1-inch chunks) 1 cup fresh cranberries, rinsed 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves* 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice* […]

Mini Meatloafs

Nov
2011
01

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Mini Meatloafs Ingredients For Meat Loaf: 1 small yellow onion, coarsely chopped 1 medium carrot, peeled and coarsely chopped 1 stalk of celery, coarsely chopped 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (be careful with the seeds, they will make this very spicy) 1 (20-ounce) package lean ground turkey breast or ground Buffalo 1/2 cup quick […]

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My friends and I have signed up for this half marathon race, which is held at the end of October in Arkansas.  I have a feeling the weather will be awesome. Soaring Wings Half Marathon Events benefit Soaring Wings Ranch a Christian home for children needing a chance. Soaring Wings

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Week 1; Day 2 Ran 5 miles today – However you are able to get in some mileage.  Whether its a walk/run combo, slow jog or walk. Weights:  Triceps – Biceps Week 2; day 2  – Repeated workout, BUT I ran 3 miles.  Still recovering from the my half marathon. Day 3 Got on the […]

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One day a week I have been doing this workout…. Run to a school playground * Pushups on the ground * Squats Jumps * Walking Lunges * Tricep Dips * Lunge Jump Alt Legs * Pull ups on the bars * Hanging leg raises Repeat this 3 more times. Run, jog or run/walk home. My […]

Olive Oil Mayo

Oct
2011
17

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INGREDIENTS: 1 egg yolk 1 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice 1 tsp vinegar (Ones to try: White, white wine or apple cider vinegar.) 1/4 tsp Dijon mustard Sea salt, to taste 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil INSTRUCTIONS: In a food processor, blend first 5 ingredients. With food processor running, slowly pour in oil. For best […]

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  6 Bell Peppers of assorted colors, cut off bottoms and remove seeds and membranes 2 cups brown rice, uncooked 1 15 oz. can of tomato sauce 1 15 oz. can kidney beans, rinsed and drained (I used Black beans only) 1 15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 can of diced green chiles 1-2 Tablespoons […]

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Serves: 4 Hands-on time: 20 minutes Total time: 20 minutes CATEGORY: vegetarian INGREDIENTS: CRANBERRY SYRUP 1/2 cup cranberries, fresh or frozen 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 1/4 cup water 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon GRIDDLE CAKES 1/2 cup freshly ground unsalted almonds (TIP: Start with sliced or slivered almonds and grind in a coffee or spice grinder.) 1/2 tsp […]

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Comment Prep: 15 mins Cook: 26 mins Makes: 4 servings  INGREDIENTS 2teaspoons olive oil 2carrots, sliced 1/4cup diced red onion 2garlic cloves, chopped Pinch plus 1/4 teaspoon salt 1teaspoon tomato paste Pinch chile pepper flakes 1small head escarole, cored and chopped 4cups low-sodium chicken stock 2cups water 3/4cup whole-wheat elbow pasta 12precooked frozen turkey meatballs 1/2cup canned navy beans 1teaspoon lemon juice 1/4teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4cup grated […]

Surfside Marathon

Oct
2011
12

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Found another race I will be entering in next year!  The entire half is ran on the beach, my favorite place to be! Registration Now OPEN  Race Date  Saturday, February 18, 2012 Register Here

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