These lettuce wraps are amazing because they are so darn versatile. I use tons of fresh veggies in mine but you can add beans, rice and yes, even some meat if you choose. They are great for picnics, lunches and even packed up for your summer beach trips so be sure to keep this one in the go to box for later in the year too. [Read more…]
I used to have this lovely little ritual. As an ex fatty (I use that term with much love BTW), I used to have a love hate relationship with my scale. I would get on it every single morning and then promptly step off of it…and kick it back to its corner. Love. Hate.
I was obsessed with what that stupid piece of equipment told me each morning. I ate with the sole purpose of making that number move each day. [Read more…]
I know that a mile, when we are discussing fitness, marks many things. It is different for each person. 1 mile for me, when I first began running a single mile was my first goal. The first milestone that for me, marked that I had made progress. Then that mile became my “you’re almost home” mark. Then I used the mile for fartleks and speed training. Then…after I pulled ligaments in my foot, the mile was my “this is resting” distance. When I amped up my yoga teacher training, I stopped running all together because I was terrified of getting injured and not being able to finish teacher training. Now, I am staring my new running program in the face again. Getting reaquainted with my old friend…the mile. [Read more…]
I am a bit of a pasta addict. I just love it. The great thing about this recipe is that you can substitute zucchini spagetti if you want to. No matter what you decide, it’s a tasty and filling dish. If you want to make it even more filling, stir in 2 cups small, steamed cauliflower florets before serving. [Read more…]