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Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Currently Craving: Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Once fall hits, it’s all pumpkin everything, all the time. I’m not a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte fan, but this recipe handles my sweet tooth and my pumpkin fix all in one. The original recipe, which can be found here, states that it’s a breakfast dish, but I like it for a snack … [Read More...]

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Pool

Just Add Water

As mentioned here a recent injury left me on the bench from the marathon, and a recommendation to ditch anything high impact while I recover. No running, no … [Read More...]

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Spaghetti Squash

Currently Craving: Veggie Pasta

As an Italian woman, pasta, bread and carbs in general are a constant craving. While the meal itself tastes great, I’m usually left feeling overly full, bloated and … [Read More...]

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Injury Prevention

Proactive Approaches for Injury Prevention

For the last three months, I’ve been recovering from tendonitis and a torn tendon in my posterior tibia: I’m a casualty of the Chicago Marathon. Early June I was excited and was ready to hit the ground running — literally. I felt great, I felt fast and I felt … [Read More...]

Intermittent Fasting

Breaking Down Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting has been widely discussed in the fitness industry for the last 10 years. Intermittent fasting is simply going a period of time with very few to no calories. To say it another way, intermittent fasting is consolidating your calorie intake … [Read More...]

Whole Foods Grocery Tips

Tips for Successful Grocery Shopping

One of the biggest barriers to living a healthy lifestyle is budget. Between groceries, gym memberships, equipment and technical gear, it’s expensive to be on top of your health and fitness game. Grocery stores are like Target: the majority of the time, you … [Read More...]