From the category archives:


Granola Bars, Hips and Sun

June 30, 2010

Tweet Okay random title :p  I have the granola recipe you will find it below.  These bars are not super sweet and definitely on the chewy not crunchy end of the scale but I loved them. My hips felt fine today, well no better or worse, so I’ll stick with running for now but I […]

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New Bed, new recipe, cool day

May 24, 2010

Tweet The morning began with a quick cross training workout, the bike just was annoying after 5 minutes so I walked on the treadmill then did the bowflex.  It was an okay if boring workout.  For breakfast I had a latte and a blueberry smoothie.  Then our new bed came!!!!! We got a new Tempur-Pedic […]

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Blogger Secret Ingredient

May 24, 2010

Tweet Thanks to Biz for asking me to Host the Blogger Secret Ingredient (BSI) this week and thanks to Helen for for hosting last week! Check out her site for last week’s winner and secret ingredient! I have seen BSI posts, mostly on Biggest Diabetic Loser but I haven’t followed them that closely.  Upon being […]

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Monday, Again, Really?

May 17, 2010

Tweet Monday sneaks up so quickly.  It was especially fast this week since we didn’t have our normal Friday off.  Mondays are chores galore, laundry, dishes etc, BLAH This morning I did 40 minutes on the bike, the bike is definitely not my favourite 12.5 miles in those 40 minutes then I did a quick […]

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Baked Garlicky Lemon Shrimp

May 3, 2010

Tweet Baked Shrimp with a Garlicky Lemon Sauce 3 points per serving Ingredients 1 pound peeled and deveined shrimp 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 Tbsp light butter, melted zest of 2 lemons (the ones you juice, just zest first!) 1/2 tsp black pepper (You can use 1 tsp lemon pepper instead of the pepper and […]

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Zucchini and Penne Carbonara

April 26, 2010

Tweet Zucchini and Penne Carbonara Ingredients •    4 cups zucchini •    1 shallot, finely minced •    3 cloves garlic •    6 oz whole wheat penne •    3 oz pancetta, cut into chunks •    1 egg •    1/2 cup egg whites •    1/2 cup grated romano •    1/4 cup grated parmesan •    1 Tbsp thyme, chopped […]

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Finally Friday

April 23, 2010

Tweet It’s finally Friday!  I started the day with a 2 mile run, my slow time is getting a bit faster, woot.  It just feels natural to start my day with a run, who would have thought.  I came home and made huevos rancheros for breakfast then took Ben to get a new badge for […]

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Doggie Day

April 21, 2010

Tweet The dogs thought that today was a fantastic day.  I took the dogs to the Soos Creek Trail and we did 4 miles.  This time I went the other way on the trail (toward Renton) and it felt very different, much shadier and the trees much closer to the trail and having to cross […]

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Another 5 miler!

April 18, 2010

Tweet I started the day with another 5 mile run!  I found a new trail for my runs, the Soos Creek Trail runs from Renton to Covington and one of the access points is about a mile away so I drove down and ran this mostly flat (there were some rolling very mini hills) trail.  […]

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Gorgeous Day

April 14, 2010

Tweet I knew it would be a gorgeous day when the sun woke me up at 6 AM, not overcast???? OMG no way! I did the usual take Ben to work and then I send myself out the door for a 4 mile run with speed intervals.  It was hard.  I definitely felt the last […]

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