Asian Slaw

A wonderful vegan salad that is a big hit with everyone.

Aromatic Black Bean Chili

You can double or quadruple this chili recipe (just make sure that you have a big enough pot!). It freezes beautifully so that you can have a ready-to-go meal in the freezer when you run out of time to prepare something. By design it is lean and lowfat!

Weekly Round up-Fun Foodie (et al) Finds August 9th-August 15th

Figs Figs Figs Late summer in SoCal means the beginning of delicious fig season. While some of my friends are gutting it out on long Ironman training rides in the 107 degree heat, I’m instead riding short coastal and having time to clean my office. And the garage. And […]

By |August 16th, 2015|Food Info, Product, Vegan|0 Comments

Trilogy Sanctuary La Jolla



How to dine at Trilogy Sanctuary in downtown La Jolla

Step One  Jockey for position and secure parking on Girard Street

Step Two  Take elevator to 4th floor of non-descript building

Step Three Cross rooftop past flowing aerial yoga class while admiring the […]

By |August 13th, 2015|Food Info, Restaurant Info, Smoothie, Vegan|0 Comments

#MBW by the numbers and Maca-Brazil Nut Energy Bites

#MBW (monster bike week)

400 Miles logged over seven days. For some of my uber biker friends, I know that is not super impressive; but I was certainly proud. Previous to this past week, the longest I had ever ridden in 7 days was 253 miles. Yay me!

7 Betty Designs […]

5 Spiced Tempeh in Lettuce Cups and On the Mend

A little over 4 weeks ago, I wrote a fairly whiny, ticked-off, transparent post about my first big race of the season going south due to an achilles strain.  It took me awhile to mentally regroup but I’ve finally managed to shuffle thoughts of racing to the back half of […]

By |May 4th, 2015|Food Info, Main Course, Triathlon Training, Vegan|0 Comments

Dog food is my food…..rice, rice, baby.

About 3 months ago our Husky, Skye, was diagnosed with cancer. He’s undergone radiation and chemotherapy and seems to be doing well.  This particular kind of cancer, hemangiosarcoma (cancer of the blood vessels), is usually a kicker and the average life expectancy of a dog, once diagnosed, is about […]

By |January 26th, 2015|Food Info, Triathlon Training, Vegan|0 Comments

Training Perspective and Bourbon-Spiked Sweet Potato Pie

The holidays are an interesting time of year as their timing falls in line with the subtle pressure of training for early season races.  While I have a pretty well-laid out training plan for the month of December, I am also smart enough have been in this sport long […]

By |December 13th, 2014|Dessert, Food Info, Seasonal, Vegan|0 Comments

Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Holiday Training

Brussels Sprouts are the “IT” vegetable.  10 years ago, I wouldn’t have dreamed of putting them on my restaurant menu.  I even reversed the norm this a.m. and had a bowl for breakfast. I assume that some of you are cooking them on Thanksgiving, so I thought that I […]

By |November 25th, 2014|Events, Triathlon Training, Vegan|0 Comments

Holiday Kale Salad and Groovy Training

Another early morning.  I love this time of day. The time before day break.  I have one-sided conversations with the dog (who at best cocks his head quizzically at me but most often casts me a baleful look). I’m roasting a bunch of vegetables for the week.  More often […]

By |November 23rd, 2014|Food Info, Seasonal, Triathlon Training, Vegan|0 Comments