Monthly Archives: July 2011

5K Training

I’ve never trained to run a speedy 5k before.  My very first race I trained to finish a 5k, and after that my 5k PRs just came while I was training for a longer distance.  My 5k PR came right … Continue reading

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Homemade Veggie Sausage Pizza

Fake meats (think chik’n or fakin bacon) have always freaked me out.  Before I was vegetarian I could not understand why someone would rather eat substitutes than the real thing.  Since I’ve become vegetarian, all I can think is that … Continue reading

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Our Berkeley Garden: Week Eight

Did you catch the most recent update in week six? Or see where we all started way back in week one. Our zucchini plant continues its efforts to take over the world, or at least the backyard.  Also, some of … Continue reading

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Macaroon Tart: Recipe

So I promised you a recipe.  It’s not precisely mine to share, so you’ll have to go to 101 Cookbooks to get the exact details.  I just swapped out the cherries for blackberries and strawberries because that’s what I had … Continue reading

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Macaroon Tart

I’m too tired to even think about dessert right now (a rare and shocking event), but trust me you’re going to want to make this tart.  All I can offer you tonight is this picture; more to follow shortly.  In … Continue reading

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Race Recap: San Francisco Triathlon at Treasure Island (Olympic Relay)

This past weekend I ran the 10k portion of an Olympic triathlon out at Treasure Island.  A friend from work did the swim/bike portion, and I ran.  Doing the relay was great because I got to be both spectator and … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese with Zucchini and Kale

Pasta the night before a race is a tradition for me.  I know it’s a tradition for everyone, but I really look forward to the pasta the evening before a race.  Macaroni and cheese is one of my favorites.  My … Continue reading

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