Tag: dairy-free

Santa Barbara Cookie Bar

Santa Barbara Cookie Bar

Santa Barbara will always hold a special place in Ashton and my heart. We used to go down there for about 8 weeks a year with our coach and physiotherapist to train when the weather in Eugene was total crap (2 weeks in December and […]

Coconut Protein Granola

Coconut Protein Granola

We’re obsessed with granola. It’s the something crunchy and sweet we feel we need in the morning to add to Greek yogurt, oatmeal and cereal.

Curried Grain Salad

Curried Grain Salad

I’ve stayed away from curry since 2005. I thought I was wrecked on it forever after a trip to Morocco for the World Youth Track and Field Championships where I ate all the curried chicken, curried beef stew and sweet cinnamon/raisin rice I wanted. This was unfortunately followed by a hefting bout of food poisoning. Needless to say, I stuck with the white rice and watermelon for the remainder of the trip.

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Pumpkin Tart with Praline Crumble

Pumpkin Tart with Praline Crumble

A few weeks ago when we decided to stay in San Francisco for the holidays, I told Ashton that I was going to cook a vegan Thanksgiving dinner for us. No turkey. No turkey gravy. No butter, cream, whipped cream… You can imagine how well […]

Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

October and the first part of November have been really busy. Moving, my sister visiting, a food conference in DC, a trip to New York for the NYC Marathon with the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. Whenever I do this much traveling, I usually eat worse than […]

Super Butter Cups

Super Butter Cups

Twice a year, the University of Oregon would have a street fair on campus where food trucks, craft booths, and everything in between would set up on the main road. While booking it to Frisco’s, the food truck that had my favorite pulled chicken sandwich, I came across a booth called Wild Friends where two girls were giving away free samples of peanut and almond butter out of those plastic, to-go salad dressing containers. Free samples?? Hell yeah!! That’s enough to make me stop.

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Game Day Chicken Fingers

Game Day Chicken Fingers

If there’s one snack that Ashton goes through more than any other, it’s cheese and crackers. He absolutely loves it! He eats almost a whole block of cheddar cheese and a few boxes of crackers a week. I actually started to worry about his digestive […]

Pumpkin Spiced Protein Smoothie

Pumpkin Spiced Protein Smoothie

Since I finished the marathon, I’ve gone back to what I know best… Sprint and strength workouts, and it feels SO good! I didn’t realized how much I’ve missed it. There’s just something about hard interval sprinting that running for hours just doesn’t do for […]

Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet Potato Hash

It took me forever to get into sweet potatoes. The first time I had them they were roasted with cinnamon sprinkled on top. I know a lot of people may disagree with me, but YUCK!!! I really don’t like when they’re sweetened, it doesn’t seem right. It’s safe to say, you won’t see me eating any sweet potato casserole at Thanksgiving, that’s for sure!

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