This is probably the prettiest smoothie you'll ever make! I drink this a couple times a week, great for protein & fibre. Here's how you whip it up! Peel chop and boil beets. I usually boil 3 in about 4-5 cups of water. Do not drain! You need the water. Once the beets are cooked,… Continue reading Protein Beet Smoothie
Happy March! As the days get longer, snow continues to melt and the sun angle gets higher in the sky, you can tell spring is coming. And for many runners race season is approaching! So what to run? Where to do it? How to get ready? So many questions...but so much fun, training and discipline… Continue reading Spring Race? My Top 3 Picks
I love running because all it takes is a good pair of shoes and the dedication to keep going. That's the necessities- but there are a few products to help keep you comfortable/happy! Here are my favourites, which may be perfect for the runner on your Christmas list ! 1. The Fleece from Columbia This… Continue reading 7 Gifts for the Runner in Your Life
So my last race was in a heat warning. Today's run in a wind warning! What's up with the weather? Interesting races that's for sure. Today's run was special. It was not about me or the distance it was about inspiration. I was so happy that one of my greatest friends Jaclyn and my wonderful… Continue reading Inspiring Runners ! Niagara Marathon Race Review
The fall is a perfect time to start running. Weather is on your side when it comes to comfortable temperatures & the changing colours give you extra motivation to get out there ! I've learned a few things as I continue to run! Here's what I want to share with those just starting out. 1.… Continue reading So You Want to Start Running? 10 Tips!
Sometimes you have a day where you just think, life is good. We spent the day hiking Rattlesnake Point in Milton. It's a great spot, about $13 bucks for a couple to enter, park and hike for the day. The leaves were mainly green but the weather was nothing short of perfect ! Now it's… Continue reading Sweet Potato, Quinoa & Turkey Chilli
I Love making these ! Even the meat eaters will be impressed. You need: 1 can kidney beans 1 can black beans 1 onion 2 peppers 1 1/2 cup chopped tomato A cluster of fresh parsley 1 clove of garlic 3 tbsp chili powder 1 tbsp sriracha 1 tbsp BBQ sauce 8 tortillas 1 cup… Continue reading Vegetarian Burritos
My heart is full of accomplishment and happiness when I think about my spring race season. I conquered my fears by finally attempting to run Around the Bay! I kept to my roots by running the Mississauga Half. I became a two time marathoner after completing the Ottawa Marathon, one of the best race experiences… Continue reading The Long Run! What’s Next ?
https://vimeo.com/220028225 I'm overwhelmed with emotion and happiness when I think about the Ottawa Marathon. I did not achieve my sub 4 hour marathon but I can confidently say that this race was the best running experience I have ever had. "The marathon will humble you." I never understood or got this "feeling" but… Continue reading The Ottawa Marathon #Canada150
With only 5 days left until the Ottawa Marathon I need to remember it's all a mind game from here. Positive thoughts. Negative splits! Here's a look at why I love the long run & what it has taught me... 5. Enjoy the journey If you are going to dedicate so much time and energy to… Continue reading 5 Things Long Distance Running has Taught me