Egg Frittatas “Muffins”

When I don’t plan ahead, prep my meals or pack my food, I starve all day becoming ravenous at night and eating everything in sight. So prepping meals is vital for me. So these easy-to-be-packed Egg Frittatas “Muffins” are perfect for packing and eating at my desk or in a meeting. Egg Frittatas “Muffins” I diced up half an onion and a red pepper. SautΓ© … Continue reading Egg Frittatas “Muffins”

Trail Maniacs’ Halloween at Hell’s Gate Race Recap

What an excellent race! Extremely well put together, amazingly marked, beautiful scenery and perfect weather… Makes one excellent race. We did the 5.5 mile loop, but they also had a half marathon. The race was rated as difficult and uses the entire trail system at Hells Gate State Park. The elevation gain/loss on this race is 2200 feet. So it was hilly and the trail … Continue reading Trail Maniacs’ Halloween at Hell’s Gate Race Recap

Almond Butter and Almond Milk

Today I made my first batch of almond butter. So easy that it’s crazy I haven’t done it sooner. Almond Butter Three ingredients: Almonds (I used about half of this 3# bag) 4T coconut oil 2T honey powder Combine ingredients in a food processor. Turn on. It takes about 5-6 minutes for almonds to become butter-like. Just when you think you’ve made it right, and … Continue reading Almond Butter and Almond Milk

To Paleo or Not To Paleo

Since I was sick all weekend, I haven’t run or CrossFit since Thursday. Sad day… But thankfully, today I’ve only got a headache, so I should be better tomorrow. Over the weekend, while lying around in sweatpants, I read the book Grain Brain and bought this great Paleo Cookbook. After reading all about how glucose has a direct damaging effect on the brain, I was … Continue reading To Paleo or Not To Paleo