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Recipe: Vegan black bean and sweet potato veggie burgers
Gluten-free recipes / Recipes

Recipe: Vegan black bean and sweet potato veggie burgers

These are seriously amazing. I was looking for a good veggie burger recipe last week, as I realized that buying Green Cuisine tempeh burger patties was not only getting expensive, but also that I should probably cut down on my consumption of processed food and make something fresh to take for lunch. I used to … Continue reading

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Fueling for running (and strength training): What I eat pretty much every day
Fitness / Food

Fueling for running (and strength training): What I eat pretty much every day

I’m not an expert in nutrition. I’m not an expert in running, either. And it’ll be a lonnnnnng time before I can call myself a “specialist” in anything. (I’m taking my certified strength and conditioning specialist exam in May, but in my opinion, that designation won’t mean much until I have years of experience behind … Continue reading

7 Trails to Run Before You Die: 7. Matheson Lake in Metchosin
Running / Trail Running

7 Trails to Run Before You Die: 7. Matheson Lake in Metchosin

After almost eight months, I finally mapped the last trail I wanted to feature in my “7 Trails to Run Before You Die – Vancouver Island Edition” series. I was thinking about featuring Elk/Beaver Lake, but it didn’t quite meet my twisty-windy-fun-trail-with-nice-views criteria. It’s a great place for long, easy runs, but I find I … Continue reading