Recipe: Lemon Bar Energy Bites

lemon energy bites 2I don’t eat before I run on training days.  But put me in the crossfit gym without a snack and I start to feel shaky.  Maybe I actually need the fuel, or maybe the heavy weights and barbells just scare me.  Either way, I need to eat something small before heading to my 5:30am class at Crossfit ShadysideContinue reading

Recipe: Sweet Potato & Fig Steel Cut Oats

Breakfast is absolutely my favorite meal of the day.  After my 5am weekday alarm goes off to run or go to the crossfit gym, the thought of coming home to a bowl of oatmeal and cup of coffee gets me out of bed.  I don’t eat before morning training runs, so by the time I get back I’m ravenous and need a filling breakfast to make it through the morning. Continue reading

Recipe: Post Long Run Cold Brewed Iced Coffee

If you have ever been on a long run with me, there’s a 99.99% chance I have:

  1. Told you about my iced coffee cravings when I run
  2. Pointed out every single coffee shop that sells iced coffee along the route (hint: all of them do)
  3. Offered up $25 to anyone who will stop and get me an iced coffee

You get the idea.

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