The Vegetarian Runner

Many of us follow a specific way of eating. I am not going to use the word “diet” because to be honest, I just don’t like that word. Diet implies limitations and restrictions to eating, one that the individual is not choosing for themselves. Diets always fail, plain and simple. You can’t stick to a way of eating if you …

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Quick and Easy Veggie Lettuce Wraps – Gluten Free!

A healthy, hearty dinner that’s quick and easy! I have a lot of food allergies so creating and putting my own spin on recipe ideas is something I have to do a lot of and these lettuce wraps are just the perfect option! Veggie Lettuce Wraps Ingredients: 1 cup raw cashews 1 head of romaine lettuce 2 cups chopped peppers …

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Gluten Free Brown Sugar and Cinnamon infused Acorn Squash

This recipe is perfect for long, cool, fall nights. It is packed with nutrients and flavour, and is easy to make! I never used to eat squash, but after growing some in garden this summer, I instantly started to think of new recipes to incorporate it into my diet. This is a gluten free recipe as well! One cup of …

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Vegetarian Dinner Burrito

This burrito recipe is great for a quick and easy meal that is full of all natural foods! Burritos are a great way to combine all essential nutrients in one bite! We love making this for dinner, it’s perfect for carb loading the week before a big run! Ingredients: – whole wheat/gluten free wrap – re-fried black beans – red …

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bites – Grab and go snack!

This recipe is a great, fun and quick snack for before and after a run. Runners don’t generally have enough energy in their body before they head out, and this is a great way to quickly give you the fuel you need. These are also great for the very long hikes and runs. They are light, provide tons of energy, …

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Creamy Avocado Citrus Salad Dressing

I made this salad dressing tonight and it was awesome (I think it has to do with the fact I’m obsessed with avocados)! Easy, healthy and delicious. 1 ripe avocado ¼ cup apple cider vinegar ¼ cup honey 3 tablespoon lime juice 1 clove garlic ¼ cup cilantro ½ small jalapeno ¼ cup water or more, (thin to preference) Salt …