Monthly Archives: March 2013

What to do about Knee Pain

Knee pain is an ailment that will strike most active people at some point in their life. Runners, jumpers, and cyclists are particularly susceptible because of the repetitive nature of their sport. Specifically, the knee pain I will discuss today … Continue reading

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On: Mediterranean Shrimp and Vegetables on Baby Arugala

I truly enjoy cooking Mediterranean dishes; the mostly low fat and delicious fare is always a crowd pleaser. This dish I created utilizes minimal cleanup, with great taste. As always, this is a Gluten Free, Dairy Free meal. Enjoy! Ingredients: … Continue reading

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The McKenzie River Half Marathon: Race review

Leading up to marathons, I like to race in a half-marathon to practice my nutrition plan, work out any pre-race jitters or glitches, and simply have fun in the company of other runners. Yesterday I had the pleasure of running … Continue reading

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On: Spicy Peanut Sauce Noodles and Roasted Brusselsprouts

Spicy peanut sauce has long been a favorite of mine, and over the years I have developed a minimalist approach to a recipe that is easy to do mid-week. I have chosen to capitalize on the sweetness of carrots to … Continue reading

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On: Rosemary Salmon and Southwest Quinoa Salad

Salmon is one of my favorite meals, and it is an added bonus that it is packed with nutrients. As I prepare for a race this weekend, I will be making several quinoa salads, and have included my favorite recipe … Continue reading

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Recovery Yoga for Runners

Sundays in my home are recovery days. Following Saturday long runs with my friends, Sundays are slower-and at times a bit more sore. I have found myself enjoying a yoga recovery program known as Yin, a quiet, prolonged hold stretch … Continue reading

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On: Decadent Portabella Mushroom Soup (Gluten and Dairy free of course!)

Here is a truly delicious low fat, low calorie, wonderfully smooth soup. It is packed with protein due to the canelli beans and mushrooms, and perfect with a salad. Clean up is minimum, as it only uses 1 pot and … Continue reading

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