First trimester pregnancy #firsttrimester #Celiac #glutenfree

Well, the title says it all, folks!  I am pregnant and for the sake of other Celiacs in the same blessed boat I figure I might as well start blogging about it now.  I haven't told family and friends yet, so you are privy for a few weeks... This isn't my first pregnancy, however, it …

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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 …

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 …

Coupons and Kiwi

Today was a beautiful day!  After waking up and preparing everyone breakfast... Cantaloupe, scrambled eggs and blueberries I went for an early jog and finished 4 miles just as the weather turned steamy with humidity. I can't believe how much energy I felt once I got started.  I have to admit that I didn't think …

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. …

Peanuts to Paleo

So, I've been changing up my workout routine recently.  Having completed the Open Water Swim I set out to do earlier this year, I've decided to train for a local half marathon that's scheduled for next month.  It's been a couple of years since I've done a race...so it's time! For me, that means early …