Author: The Foodie Runner

Lavinia Grace: 18 Month Update

Lavinia Grace: 18 Month Update

Happy Friday friends! We’re almost to the weekend which I’m extra excited about this week. This is our first week back to the early morning wake ups since before Thanksgiving so I’ve been extra tired. I’m glad to be back in our “in-season” routine but that initial adjustment period […]

Chicken + Butternut Squash Chili

Chicken + Butternut Squash Chili

I’ve never understood why chili has gotten the reputation of being unhealthy, it has veggies, protein + fiber all in one tasty bowl! And if you use a lean protein the amount of unhealthy fat is pretty low as well. I love chili because it’s […]

Mini Band Workout for Hip & Glute Strength

Mini Band Workout for Hip & Glute Strength

Morning friends! I was up bright and early this morning for the first 6:00am practice of the season… the 4:45am wake-up call was easier than expected but I’m definitely glad there aren’t as many of these early AM practices in track as in cross country. […]

A Typical Grocery Haul + Meal Plan for the Week

A Typical Grocery Haul + Meal Plan for the Week

Happy Monday! Are you enjoying and extra day off like Henri or are you heading off to work like me? Luckily one of us is off because Lavinia’s daycare is closed to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I wish it were me so that I […]

Training Summary: 1/8-14/2018

Training Summary: 1/8-14/2018

Hey friends – happy Sunday! I hope you’re having a lovely weekend!  We’re enjoying a slow start to our day and are all cuddled up on the couch with our coffee (Liv’s got milk) watching the Manchester City game before a busy day of church, […]

Winter Running Tips

Winter Running Tips

Hey Friends – can you believe it’s already Thursday? This week flew by and I’m sooo excited for this weekend!  Today I want to talk about winter running. Now, I know that we don’t have the worst winter running weather here in Southern California (by […]

2018 Brand Partnerships

2018 Brand Partnerships

Hi Friends – happy Monday! I was planning to write a weekend recap for you today but we had the most lovely, relaxing and boring weekend so a recap would have been quite boring. Saturday involved a lazy morning watching the Manchester City game… an […]

Training Summary: 1/1/2018-1/7/2018

Training Summary: 1/1/2018-1/7/2018

This week’s training went relatively well with one little hiccup, on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning I was struck down by some sort of stomach bug or flu. I was down for the count and threw up a few times but it resolved pretty quickly […]

Why You Should Plan Rest After Goal Races

Why You Should Plan Rest After Goal Races

It’s been a month since I ran the California International Marathon… and in that time I’ve taken 16 complete rest days, cross trained twice, and run a total of 81 miles (ie. the same amount of miles that I ran per WEEK during the height […]

Our Family Word of the Year

Our Family Word of the Year

Happy 2018 friends! After a wonderful (and long) break it’s back to normal around here today. I so enjoyed our time together but I’m definitely ready to get back into a routine. Yesterday was a rest day but I still wanted to kick the year […]