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Foodsense Now!,

Foodie Finds that I’m Loving and Some Swim Improvements

When I was growing up, my mom used to bake her own bread and it would often be on the counter when I arrived home from school.  Still hot from the oven, the smells from the warm, yeasty loaves permeated the entire house. I used to devour three or […]

By |January 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Healthy Super Bowl Menu including Cauliflower Hummus and Training Update

At the start of the New Year, our goals toward eating healthy are incredibly well intended, but inevitably for most of us, they become derailed after a week or two. Part of the problem is that most people tend make their resolutions too stringent or they don’t have a […]

By |January 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Creamy Vegan Cauliflower and Parsnip Soup and Friday Swimming

My first thought after I opened a few emails in the wee dark hours of this morning was “What the H&%$ is “Pre Black Friday?” Geez, I thought that the Christmas decorations in stores at the beginning of October were bad enough…..

Anyhoo, I got out of bed and headed […]

By |November 17th, 2017|Eat your Veggies, Soups and Stews|0 Comments

Delicious Vegan, Gluten-Free Holiday Desserts available for Thanksgiving

Wouldn’t you love a delicious, vegan, gluten free Thanksgiving dessert made with mostly organic ingredients?  Choose one or all from the menu below.

Vegan, Gluten Free Pumpkin Pies with Candied Pumpkin Seeds  Ingredients:  Filling-Organic Pumpkin, Organic Cane Sugar, Gluten Free Bourbon, […]

By |November 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Simple, Easy Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Since I’ve gone through my #eatallthefood and drink #allthewine phase of my post 2017 racing season, I’m trying to eat a ton of vegetables throughout the day.   I’m sure that most of the endurance athletes on hiatus from training can attest that while it’s fun to go a […]

By |November 8th, 2017|Basics, Eat your Veggies|0 Comments

The Easiest, No-Bake Rich Dark Chocolate Tart and My So-Called Off Season

It’s been a little over three weeks since I raced in Hawaii. Even though the race was a disappointment and I chose to not run and took the DNF’ed instead, the trip there was absolutely amazing. Kona is a unique experience and practically the only race I’ve ever done […]

By |November 7th, 2017|Dessert, Uncategorized, Vegan|0 Comments

Two out of Three Ain’t Bad—Chattanooga 70.3 Worlds Race Report and What I’ve been eating Pre Race

Don’t worry, I’m not going to delve into a Meatloaf song—I’ve been more into “Yacht Rock” than “Rock Opera” these days anyway….Toto, Steely Dan and Hall & Oats anyone?

Last Saturday, I raced the 70.3 Word Championships in Chattanooga, TN. “Chatty” was like one big reunion. Julie and I traveled […]

By |September 16th, 2017|Race Reports, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Oceanside 70.3 Race Report and the Ironman.com Athlete Tracker

Dear Ironman Dot Com,

If you are going to have a rolling start (or even if you are not), at least have better technology with real time splits and placement changes.  I get that the timing company is based in Canada, and that the eventual race winner, phenom Lionel Sanders, […]

By |April 2nd, 2017|Race Reports|0 Comments

The 30 Clean Healthy Eating Plan and Discount Code

Over the last year-plus, I have embarked on both the Whole30 and the 30Clean healthy eating challenges.  What exactly are these challenges?  For 30 days, you eliminate sugar, alcohol, legumes, grains and Paleo-style renditons of brownies, smoothies, pancakes and more.  Me, who usually preaches “eat anything in moderation” […]

By |November 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What do you eat before Training? Real Food For Fuel

A triathlete can (hopefully) only stomach so many bars, gels and tabs. I try to reserve most my intake of those necessities for racing and long training sessions. I prefer real foods and often field the question of “what do you eat before training?”

The short answer is It depends. […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Exercise, Snacks|0 Comments