How are those Resolutions Going??

We’re three days in to the New Year and I’m curious about how many of you have already let your ‘New Year’s Resolutions’ fall by the wayside… I overheard someone at the gym the other day tell her friend, after twenty minutes on the treadmill, “OK, that was definitely worth one cookie!”. What is wrong […]

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Wrapping it up…

December 1… Hopefully the last few weeks of food blogging have helped convey that it’s actually quite easy and not that time consuming to eat a really healthy, balanced, clean diet that supports a busy lifestyle (and athletic performance to boot!). To reiterate-my diet stays really consistent throughout the year as far as loads of […]

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Friday, November 30

Pre-work breakfast @ 5:30 am: Green powder to swallow vitamins, then smoothie: pumpkin/flax/lecithin/protein powder/raw almond butter recovery treadmill run, 45 minutes between client sessions! after: organic goat milk yogurt, raw walnuts, banana, hard boiled egg whites next feeding: leftover salad from last night, salmon, orange & an apple later: Green Kombucha, raw almonds, grapes next: […]

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Thursday the 29th

Work breakfast at 5:30 Green powder to swallow vitamins; shake: pumpkin/flax/lecithin/protein powder/raw almond butter 9am: leftover salmon, broccoli (steamed), 1/2 grapefruit noon: (pre-swim) banana, organic goat milk yogurt, raw walnuts, hard boiled egg whites swim – one hour… one hammer gel during post: tuna sashimi, apple afternoon snacK: pear, raw nuts, herbal tea, baby carrots […]

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Wednesday the 28th

Breakfast: green powder w. water to swallow vitamins…egg whites with leftover kale from last night, 1/2 grapefruit and a handful of grapes small banana & some organic goat milk plain yogurt, right before hopping on my bike trainer, then: 1:20 hour bike workout during which I had one Hammer Gel next meal: Apple, sliced turkey […]

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Tuesday the 27th

Prework breakfast at 5:30- today I felt more in a berry mood than pumpkin. At this time of year, when it’s harder to find fresh, I don’t mind using organic frozen berries; they actually give a nice texture to the smoothie! flax/lecithin/green powder/berries/protein/raw almond butter 9am: brussels sprouts (steamed- left from last night), 3 oz […]

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Monday the 26th

Finally back to normal eating! : ) Took today as a total rest/recovery day as it is one day post-marathon; tomorrow definitely will include a swim- so therapeutic for tired legs! : ) Breakast at 5am: Green powder w. vitamins, Shake: green tea/protein/flax/lecithin/raw almond butter/pumpkin 9am meal: steamed broccoli & cauliflower with a dash of […]

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Race Day, Sunday the 25th

Breakfast at 5am- 3 hours before race start: Rice & Shine Cereal (gluten free, organic brown rice cereal- I only eat this for breakfast on the day of a race), banana, raw almond butter, flax, lecithin, green powder w. my vitamins; americano afterward Race PR; 3:13:34 at Seattle Marathon, 3rd Age Group and 6th woman […]

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Saturday the 24th, pre race day w. travel!

The day before the race: have to be sure to keep on top of hydration and the muscle glycogen stores (most frequent consumption of starches here today…) breakfast: green powder w. vitamins, hard boiled egg whites w. avocado, 1/2 banana w. some raw nuts next: 1/2 baked potato w. olive oil sprinkled atop, apple lunch: […]

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