Fitness, Lifestyle

Fall is for 5K’s!

When I start thinking about the cooler temps, I automatically think about getting back outside for longer runs. It's officially race season! As I start thinking about which 5K I want to sign up for this fall, here are a few things I use to get me race ready! RunOn! Race Calendar- This is basically a… Continue reading Fall is for 5K’s!

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Fitness, Gluten Free

Running, Weights, and Healthy Eats

Happy Friday (& April)! I've been working this week to get on a strong workout schedule and to focus on healthy eating. For the most part, it was a success! (*Darn you Easter candy!) I got up early Monday morning to head out for a walk with Peanut. It's slowly getting lighter out each day,… Continue reading Running, Weights, and Healthy Eats

Fitness, Gluten Free, Lifestyle

Prepping for a Successful Week

Happy Monday! As happy as one can be on a Monday... I spent Sunday prepping for the week so that there is little excuse not to eat well or work out each day. Meal prep and planning, laying out work out clothes, and prepping for morning smoothies all happened yesterday. To make sure I can… Continue reading Prepping for a Successful Week

Gluten Free, Lifestyle, Recipes

Fall Run and an Easy Gluten Free Pasta Bake

The weather has been amazing this weekend. Highs in the mid- 60's and this morning was a cozy 45. Perfect for snuggling up with a cup of coffee. Yesterday was really productive. I was up early and we headed out for a long walk. The leaves are starting to change. After our walk, I headed… Continue reading Fall Run and an Easy Gluten Free Pasta Bake

Fitness, Gluten Free, Recipes

Creamy Verde Chicken Enchiladas

Bubbly, cheesy, spicy, goodness. That's what this recipe is filled with. Around every Halloween, it's become a "tradition" that I make these yummy gluten free chicken enchiladas. It's some serious comfort food, and it reminds me of the changing season. Once November arrives, I start thinking about Thanksgiving and Christmas, and all of the fun… Continue reading Creamy Verde Chicken Enchiladas

Fitness, Gluten Free, Pets

Running, Weights, and Pesto Salmon

Good morning everyone! It has been a good start to the day! I got up when I actually set my alarm to (it has been a struggle with the darker mornings) and took Peanut on a walk. We have such awesome greenbelts in our neighborhood and a creek that runs through it. Peanut was ready… Continue reading Running, Weights, and Pesto Salmon

Fitness, Lifestyle, Pets

Weekend Recharge

It's Meteorological Fall Ya'll! It may still be 95 outside, but I'm excited that it is officially September. My first week working in the new semester was a long one. After working late Friday evening, I took all of Saturday and Sunday to really recharge and refocus. I felt so prepared for the start of… Continue reading Weekend Recharge

Fitness, Gluten Free, Travel

Gluten Free in Florida: Running, Reading, and Vertoris Pizza!

Sunday was still rainy and in the lower 80s/upper 70s outside. Coming from 100+ degrees in Texas, I actually wore my sweatshirt I brought in the morning! Since it wasn't quite ideal for lounging on the beach yet, I decided to head out for a run. I ran along the road next to a park… Continue reading Gluten Free in Florida: Running, Reading, and Vertoris Pizza!

Fitness, Gluten Free, Pets

Morning Coffee with Peanut & Summer Shape Up

I love mornings. Mornings are a time to start fresh, to focus on the day ahead, and to think about all the possibilities the day can bring.  I have been fortunate to work from home on Thursdays this month, and it has allowed me to really enjoy the slower pace of summer. One of the… Continue reading Morning Coffee with Peanut & Summer Shape Up