Vegetarian Quinoa Bowl
Nutrition

Vegetarian Quinoa Bowl

I don’t even remember how this recipe came about. I think it may have started from some leftover cooked quinoa. And I probably had read something similar a while back.  So I tried to throw things together and came up with this awesomely fresh and delicious Vegetarian Quinoa bowl. It was nutritious, filling, and I can…

Pav Bhaji Recipe
Nutrition

Pav Bhaji Recipe: Indian Street Food

I love Indian street food. In fact, much to my mum’s frustration that Mr. FauxRunner shares, I could survive on street food for breakfast, lunch AND dinner. Pav Bhaji is one of my favorites. Pav Bhaji is an Indian street food sold in deliciously smelling carts, consisting of a vegetable curry and served with bread rolls…

Single Serve Vegetable Frittata
Nutrition

Single Serve Vegetable Frittata

I don’t eat eggs, but my minions do and Mr. FauxRunner loves them. A full egg brunch is one of the few things that keeps my 10yo full for a long time, else her super high metabolism hits her with hunger barely 30 minutes after breakfast – I should’ve called them hobbits instead of minions,…

Bike Nutrition Balls
Cycling

Bike Nutrition Balls: RECIPE

I started riding long (3-4hrs) in May. Everytime around the 2.5hr mark, I’d get tired. I kept attributing every bonk to my lack of bike strength – I had only just started riding (on the the trainer at first) since mid-January. After all, everyone keeps talking about just pushing through and not whining. So when I bonked, I…

Nutrition

Word of the Year for 2015

Last year (or the year before) I read about the idea of picking a word of the year that influences you from Amanda at Run to the Finish. With my focus this year being on Augusta 70.3 and trying to manage my nutrition, I think Amanda’s approach is a great start to this.  My word for…