Breakfast-Soup

This week I made a batch of butternut squash soup. It is my morning breakfast instead of a hot bowl of oatmeal which I typically have in fall and winter months.  This will be my first winter gluten-free and I'm looking forward to exploring new meals to replace the old standbys. (ok, ok ...I'm not …

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Avoiding gluten exposure

This morning started very early at 5:15 this morning and so I woke up with  a great cup of caffeinated tea. I love Yorkshire Gold! Then I proceeded to make a batch of  banana pancakes! I've gotten started on some sewing projects for this coming holiday season and I'm finally able to focus on doing …

Surf & Turf Sunday

I  hope you're having a great Labor Day Weekend! Although the weather has been wet and stormy this weekend, mine is going well!  I woke up early Saturday and after fueling with banana pancakes, I headed out for an 8 mile run on a local rail trail.   I like running my long runs on …

balancing act

 Today I got up early and made a simple fruit/veggie bowl as breakfast.Strawberries, carrot, and kiwiTrainingI grabbed a cup of coffee and headed to the gym around 7:30.  I warmed up with a brisk walk on the treadmill for about 10 minutes and then headed into the weight room and used the cybex machines to …

Snake scare & MLK

  It is a rainy day here in the Hudson Valley.  It's a nice contrast to yesterday's hot and humid weather. The Snake Yesterday I rose early and had a simple carrot, cantaloupe and berry breakfast.     I was off to a great strength training workout at the gym by 7:30.  When I got …

Fresh Friday

  Hello! Today I was up by 5:30 and got my day started off a little earlier than usual.  I had a delicious cup of coffee and chopped up a banana and carrot sprinkled with cinnamon to have for breakfast alongside an egg.   I headed off to the gym for a strength training session. …

Homemade goodness

Hallelujah! Yay for good food, good weekends and good health! This weekend was fun and kept me on my toes.  My toddler is going through a really fun exploratory phase and it's just great to see the world through his eyes. Variety is also refreshing...but especially when you have a really restricted diet. Here are …

Monday Action

Hi! Today started off beautifully!  I grabbed a cup of coffee and headed to the gym early for a strength training routine.  I hit the stairmaster for a warm up and then went through a circuit of Cybex machines for about a half hour.  It was the perfect way to get my morning started right! …