The Holidays are just around the corner and trying to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list can be quite a daunting task. If you have a runner on your list, there is a good chance they may have some of these things on their list. Running Clothes As someone who runs every… Continue reading The Runner’s Ultimate Wish List
Getting ready to feast your heart out tomorrow? If you’ve checked out any of the ‘fun’ pictographs telling you how many calories are in your favorite holiday dishes – and how much exercise you need to burn off those calories – then you might be looking for a way preemptively strike those calories, like me! … Continue reading Thanksgiving HIIT Workout
Even if you don’t make your Thanksgiving dinner completely clean, swapping out a dish or two can make all the difference when it comes to achieving your health and nutrition goals.
Katie to the rescue! She’s sharing some of her favorite recipe swaps for making Thanksgiving dinner both delicious AND nutritious!
(makes 16 bites total, 2 bites per serving) Ingredients: 1 cup pitted dates Warm water ½ cup raw pecan halves (or pecan pieces) ⅓ cup canned pumpkin puree ¼ cup unsweetened coconut flakes, reserve small amount for garnish 1 tsp. pure hazelnut extract (or pure maple extract) 1 tsp. pure maple syrup 2 tsp. pumpkin… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites
(Serves 4) Ingredients: 4 cups peeled, sliced apples 3 Tbsp. pure maple syrup, divided use 1 tsp. ground cinnamon, divided use ½ cup old-fashioned rolled oats (use gluten-free oats if desired) ¼ cup finely chopped raw walnuts Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 375° F. 2. Combine apples, 2 Tbsp. maple syrup, and ½ tsp. cinnamon… Continue reading Apple Crisp
(makes 16 servings, 1/4 cup each) Ingredients: ½ cup 100% orange juice ½ cup unsweetened apple juice 1 tsp. finely chopped orange peel ½ tsp. ground cinnamon ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg ¼ tsp. ground ginger 1 (12 oz) bag fresh cranberries, rinsed 1 cup chopped raw pecans ½ cup raisins ⅔ cup canned crushed pineapples,… Continue reading Cranberry Sauce
(serves 6) Ingredients: 3 lbs. thin green beans, ends trimmed 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 Tbsp. olive oil Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 375° F. 2. Combine green beans, garlic, and oil in a large bowl; toss gently to coat. 3. Place green beans on a baking sheet. Bake, shaking pan occasionally, for 20… Continue reading Roasted Green Beans with Garlic