How to Drop 7 lbs in 7 days

Last week our 13 year old daughter came home and said, “I want to juice all next week.”  My first reaction was no.  But then, after I began to think about it, I thought, “Why not?”  She, after all, has seen her father and I juice on a regular basis for years now.  She herself has drank her fair share of juices and smoothies, but never has she gone a whole week with juicing only.  I finally decided to tell her…

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Nutrition Week of 02/15 to 02/21

This week was appropriately titled “Increase Intensity” on my Nike Plus Running app half marathon training plan.  I increased my workout intensity which got me to a new half marathon personal record… a sub two hour time!  Woohoo!  Here’s what I ate during this week of increased intensity…
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Nutrition Week of 02/08 to 02/14

This is my third week of posting my nutrition for the week.  To check out my first week’s post go HERE.  I have decided to post about my weekly nutrition to 1) keep myself accountable and 2) to have as a resource for others when they ask me, “Where do you find your protein if you are a No Meat Athlete?” If you haven’t done so already, I recommend reading “The Journey to Becoming a No Meat Athlete“.  Without any further ado, here’s what I ate this week… Continue reading

Nutrition Week of 02/01 to 02/07

This blog post is a follow up to last week’s “Nutrition Week of 01/25 to 01/31“.  In last week’s post I shared about my lifestyle as a No Meat Athlete.  I also discussed a few of my favorite resources I use while meal planning for a family of four.

Here are the meals from this week:

MONDAY

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Oriental Soup from Jason Vale’s Super Fast Food App

Since hubby’s stomach does not agree with any kind of peppers or hot spices, I omitted the red chilies and red chili powder that this soup recipe called for.  Needless to say, it was missing some kick.

Before making tonight’s dinner, I ran 4 miles on the levee while the 10 & 13 year-old rode their bicycles.

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