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” […]
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 a
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In the worlds of triathlon and running, Sunday is usually the designated Long Run Day. Since it’s the off season and I’m not going to be doing any long running today, I hit the Leucadia Farmer’s Market instead. I don’t think that I’d been since February. I really enjoy the connection that people seem to have with community and food at farmers’ markets. For that reason, conceptually, I love them. However, I do feel that some of them have morphed into more of a street fair atmosphere, chock full of prepared foods and crafts, than an actual market of collective farms where things that are raised and grown on a farm are sold. Case in point was the farmers’ market that I visited in Las Vegas: There were jewelery vendors, Tupperware hawkers, a Kettle Korn popper and one lone produce stall all the way from Bakersfield. Weird.
And yep, it is raw and vegan. Since last week, I’ve been swinging back and forth on a culinary pendulum between “Raw Food” and “Whole Food” days. On the “whole food but still plant-based” side, we add a nice pile of tiny tiny tiny precious garlic-roasted Brussel Sprouts from Chino […]