Recipes

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

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

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

When your Iron (man) go south……..and Roasted Red Cabbage with Tahini Sauce

After stumbling through a foot issue late winter/early spring (initially thought to be a stress fracture but turned out to be autoimmune “AI” related), I turned my attention to training for Ironman Whistler in late July.   Throughout the training, I never felt quiet right. The day of Ironman Whistler, […]

By |October 25th, 2016|Side Dishes, Triathlon Training, Veggie Sides|0 Comments

Day in the Life of a Chef-Triathlete and Basic Quinoa Recipe

Note: This post was written last Friday–in the middle of a San Diego Rain Storm 

I’m sitting here in my recovery boots, listening to the gasp rain coming down. My San Diego friends’ social media feeds are peppered with comments such as #OMGITSRAINING!!!!!!! A Phenomenon???? as IF!!

From purely a mental standpoint, […]

By |March 15th, 2016|Basics, Grains, Triathlon Training|0 Comments

Zucchini Ribbon, Sweet Cherry Tomato, Feta and Pinenut Salad

Saver the end of summer by enjoying this salad. Use smallish zucchini and shave ribbons off of them; rotating every third cut or so. Do not add olive oil, lemon or salt until just before serving as they will break down zucchini. I like to use the sweet “Sun Gold” Tomatoes

Wild Rice, Roasted Butternut Squash Salad and Roasted Pecan with Orange-Curry Vinaigrette

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By |March 7th, 2016|Hearty Salads, Recipes, Salads|0 Comments

Veggie Burger w/ Chickpea-Bulgur dressing, Avocado, and Pea Shoots

Chickpea Bulgur Dressing

This is a bit of a hybrid between Hummus and Tabbouleh. It can be eaten alone or added as a condiment to veggie burgers or atop a salad of romaine greens. It is fairly quick to come together, working the chickpeas and other ingredients while the bulgur […]

Vanilla Bean Cashew Cream

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By |March 7th, 2016|Raw Food, Recipes, Vegan|0 Comments

Tomato-Braised Cabbage with Cinnamon and Cumin

At first, the ingredient combination in this recipe seems a little wacky but the flavors truly work. I often double or triple this recipe and enjoy it for a few days

By |March 7th, 2016|Side Dishes, Vegetarian|0 Comments