Category Archives: Envy

Running in Humidity + A Flyball Tournie! (Recipe: Cinnamon and White Chocolate Chip Cookies)

This weekend was humid. And warm. Very warm and humid. And this weekend there was a local flyball tournament in Cary. And this weekend I was supposed to run a 20-miler on Sunday. In the humidity. While playing flyball. Yeah, … Continue reading

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Quick Book Review: Dollbaby by Laura Lane McNeal (Recipe: Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oat Bars)

I recently finished the book Dollbaby by Laura Lane McNeal. It was pretty good. It is in the same genre as The Help which I absolutely loved. The book takes place in the mid-1960s in New Orleans when Ibby’s father unexpectedly dies … Continue reading

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16 Miles of Heat and Hell (Recipe: Chocolate Chip Graham Cracker Cookies)

So, I had what felt like the longest run ever last Saturday. Longest. Run. Ever. Not exaggerating. I was in Hilton Head, and it was warm. I had been up late the night before so I didn’t get started until 7am. … Continue reading

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Chipotle’s Tortillas Will Soon Be Preservative-Free and Full of Whole Grains (Recipe: Rice with Almonds and Peas)

I am reproducing the article by Josh Scherer from here below. Yay for healthier fast food options! ***** Shortly after Chipotle announced that it would begin phasing out all genetically modified ingredients, The New York Times pointed out a stunning … Continue reading

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Big News from FDA! (Recipe: Classic Pound Cake)

FDA finally is taking steps to remove artificial trans fats from processed foods! This is huge!! Based on a thorough review of the scientific evidence, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized its determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the … Continue reading

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Bolder Boulder 10K (Recipe: Caramel Cake)

First and foremost, how awesome is this picture? So, this post is long overdue. When A and I were in Colorado over Memorial Day weekend, it just so happened to be over the Bolder Boulder 10K which always is held … Continue reading

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Hip Check! (Recipe: Triple Chip Blondies)

So, I have mentioned before that I have weak hips and that I have to make sure I do hip strengthening exercises. Runners of every type from new runners to Olympic qualifiers can have weak or inactive hips and glutes. … Continue reading

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