5 Delicious Fall Soups with 1 Quick Recipe


I am one lucky mother. Seriously. I’m not sure how it happened, but my kids love soup. Their favorite is cream of whatever. Of course, being the calorie-conscious mom, I never include the delectable ingredient; cream. The soups are creamy nonetheless, very very tasty and are the perfect vegetable delivery system for my kids. I make soup at least once … [continue]

Pumpkin Carrot Coconut Curry Soup Recipe

This delicious recipe comes from my bestie, Michelle. It’s a rich and lovely way to bring in the colder season. She says… There is nothing that speaks fall like chilly nights and the brilliant colors that come with the changing of the leaves. There’s a special smell in the air that is indicative to the coming of the season along … [continue]

Roasted Vegetable Recipes

Seems to me the prettiest foods are the simplest. And, of course, we’re all trying to eat our healthy “rainbows”, right? Lately, I’ve found that roasting up a big ol’ pan of veggies on Sundays is the perfect way to start the meal planning for the week. Since moms (and dads) know that we often cook up 2-3 meals a … [continue]

Quick Mixed Harvest Grain Recovery Lunch

I don’t “do” Trader Joe’s. I know, I’m weird. I try to be a Joe’s girl, I really do! I go, I look around, and never really get much. Oh sure, the list of things I WANT to buy is long; macaroons, cute little frozen enchilada thingies, cheap wine and chocolate covered everything. I know there are healthier gems in … [continue]

Runner’s Energy Bars

People have been bugging me for a while to post this recipe for energy bars, so here ’tis! They are extremely delicious and addictive, so I recommend making them, having one, then cutting and packaging them for the freezer or other wise hiding them from yourself and family. Seriously, they are meant to be eaten as fuel, not candy. That … [continue]

Wild Rice Dressing Recipe

I admit it. My favorite holiday side dish is stuffing. But I don’t love how a gloppy pile of seasoned bread makes me feel. So I searched for something with that rich, buttery and sage flavor and found this fabulous wild rice dressing recipe. I’ve cooked it at holiday meals for over 8 years and everyone loves it. If you … [continue]

Savory Vegetable or Flexi-Mexi Pie Recipe

When it comes to pie – I’ll take savory over sweet almost every time. I know, I’m weird. I would also gladly trade dark chocolate for cheese. I’d rather have a sandwich for breakfast than pancakes. Ok, I think you get the idea. Don’t think I’m some of kind of completely goodie-two-shoe-over-the-top-grunchy-granola-eater though. What I love most about pie is … [continue]

Salmon Frittata Recipe

This frittata is quick, easy and, hey, great for a quick holiday semi-fancy dish. Did somebody say protein? When the miles add up, so does my craving for protein. That’s not a horrible thing. After all, protein helps rebuild tissue broken down by hard training. *About 10-15% of your calories should come from protein and runners need a bit more … [continue]

Moroccan Medley Salad Recipe

For a few hours that follow a long run, it’s all about food! I’m thinking about food, eating food, dreaming up recipes,  maybe even watching a food show on TV. So, I figured this was a good time to blog about one of my favorite recipes. My good friend, Tasha, turned me on to this one and I have no … [continue]