Category: food

Over the river and through the woods…

And so it’s the week of November 24, 2016. It’s been a full year. I’ve had multiple family members go through major medical procedures, lost my father in law, ran my longest run of 20 miles, enjoyed a great professional

Thoughts from a half marathon… and a plan

My cousin and I just finished the Cap City Half Marathon together on Saturday. This was my second half to run in and was so much easier than my first which left me feeling like a sweaty chunk of smelly

Two books & a tray of muffins

I’ve been reading a couple new books in keeping with my goals of learning everything I can about heart health. One is “My Beef with Meat” by Rip Esselstyn and the other is “Prevent a Second Heart Attack” by Janet

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Thanksgiving from 2013 to 2015

Two years ago we moved back home from Texas to Ohio. I’ll never forget the night before we drove back. It was Thanksgiving. Most of our years in Dallas were spent together, sedentary after work, or working full tilt late

Maple Syrup Recovery Drinks and Courage to Change

This post is dedicated to my team at Grant Heart Health Center and the folks who have encouraged and inspired me to run… and of course Eddie. “Go Forth and Have no Fear” I’ve been catching up on magazines  today.

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Mee Goreng with Tofu and Bok Choy

Upon moving back to the Mid West 2 years ago Eddie & I began to enjoy what we used to call “Wor Su Gai Friday.” We were both acclimating to Ohio during one of the harshest Winter’s we could imagine.

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Vegetarian Tex-Mex Enchiladas

There are more than a couple Tex Mex restaurants I remember fondly from the years I lived in Dallas. Great little family spots with the sound of clanking plates and laughter interwoven with the scent of gravy and peppers in

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Pumpkin & Vegan Protein Shakes

As I’ve been moving to a more plant based and low fat diet I’ve been sampling various vegan protein powers to help both with the transition and workout recovery. So far I’ve tried two by Vega and one called “Phood”

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2015 Cookbook Reading List

Since April I’ve been re-calibrating nearly every aspect of my life. A big part of this has been centered in the kitchen. This post documents my recent stack of increasingly annotated, and stained, books. All five are in frequent rotation

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Carrot ginger soup

It’ll be time for Jack-O-Lanterns soon. While Fall eventually gives way to the long quiet spaces of Winter, our spider colony is still thriving outside our 3rd avenue window… and we have carrot ginger soup with warm crusty bread to

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