Pumpkin Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Pumpkin Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Well, believe it or not, the holidays are here again, folks! We’ve been so busy settling into our new home, catching up on school work (Craig), and prepping for yesterday’s holiday market (me), that Thanksgiving week just seemed to appear out of nowhere! But I am prepared this year. I have lots of recipes I …

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Running Blog

Pieces I Can’t Run Without (Fall Edition)

Fall running is my FAVORITE! The crisp air, the cozy layers, the crunchy leaves and, of course, the gorgeous colors. My only complaint is that it’s too short! Especially up in Alaska.  Our local marathon, The Equinox Marathon, timed out perfectly with the peak fall colors this year! It was SO beautiful! I was so …

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Running Blog

Big (Running) Dreams

My life may not be perfect, but all-in-all, I’ve got it pretty good right now. Family life is great–we’re hoping to close on a house this month after a very lengthy and patience-testing buying process. I can’t even express how incredibly ready I am to move in! When I’m not busy planning house renovation projects …

Tuna & Split Pea Salad Sandwiches

Tuna and Split Pea Salad Sandwiches

I’m excited to share today’s recipe with you guys! If you like tuna salad sandwiches, I’m sure you’re going to love this new twist on it: split peas. Sound strange? Stay with me . . . My husband didn’t even realize split peas were in this sandwich when I sprung it on him. So, give …

Breakfast Burritos

Breakfast Burritos with Sweet’N’Spicy Cashew Gravy

I feel like life has started firing on all cylinders lately! Both of my boys ( yes, BOTH) are in school now (Oli started preschool earlier this month!), we are in the process of buying a house, and I am busy taking everybody to all the things while squeezing in errands, training runs and lots …

Kid Friendly

Toddler Time: Chickpea Nuggets

It’s July 11th, middle of summer, and I’m sitting here with a cup of hot tea, a cozy sweatshirt and I’m considering starting a fire. It’s 51F outside. What the heck, summer? Is this really the best you can do?? Time to turn on the oven . . . My son just turned three at …

The Sweet Stuff - Understanding Added Sugar

The Sweet Stuff — Understanding Added Sugar

Added sugar is a pretty hot topic these days–and it should be. More than half of Americans consume too much added sugar. Of that population, they each intake a whopping 105 grams every day, on averageĀ¹. That’s the equivalent of over half a cup of granulated sugar. Daily! This is very concerning considering how many …

Banana Chia Pancakes

Banana Chia Pancakes

We have pancakes on a pretty regular basis in this household. And that’s A-Ok with me–I love pancakes! It is fun to mix it up a bit though. So I’m always tinkering with new flavors and substitutions and such to keep Pancake Day fun and delicious (and, as always, nutritious). Today’s Banana Chia Pancake recipe …

Power Up Salad

Power Up Salad

We’re beginning to get little tastes of summer here and there. I’ve even been able to do several runs outside in a tank top, which felt glorious! I’m in the middle of marathon training right now, so I’ve been paying closer attention to my nutrition. Specifically, I’ve been focused on making sure my micronutrient needs …

Banana Raisin Oatmeal Cups

Banana Raisin Oatmeal Cups

I am all about quick-and-easy, toddler-friendly snacks lately. My days go much more smoothly when my son is happy. And yummy snacks make him happy. Yummy, healthy snacks make Mommy happy šŸ˜‰ Enter: Banana Raisin Oatmeal Cups.  These snacks come together very easily and are freezer friendly, which means they are a mom’s best friend. I love …