Speaking of running

And speaking of running, (because aren’t we always)… I laced up and ran a little bit this morning. My knee is still bothering me, and I’ve taken the bandage off so I am running around with a huge open wound on my knee but there is a part of me that just doesn’t care how…

Forget The Meat! 

We are fresh off the season of Lent, where people pledged to give up something … but definitely not meat because they didn’t want to eat tofu everyday. Well, if you are thinking of going meatless again, today is a good day to start. The Internet is filled with ideas for meatless Monday’s. And Yes!…

10 Eat-Right Tips You Should Adopt Today

Most of us eat at least three meals a day, every day. If you’ve been planning to eat better, every meal is an opportunity to make a good choice.   Sure, there are diets that focus on all the things you should exclude: Paleo – exclude the grains; Vegetarian – exclude the meat; Vegan – exclude the dairy; Atkins –…

5 Reasons To Go Raw

5 reasons to include raw foods in your diet: Raw foods contains all their water which helps keep us hydrated Raw foods retain their alkalinity – cooking can make some foods acidic and high acid levels in our bodies promote disease-conducive conditions The natural state of most fruits and vegetables is such that we can…

WIAW 5 Best Eats

For WIAW, I am showcasing some of my best eats in the last week. 1. I made veggie meatballs for a 90th birthday party at church this weekend. I usually fry them but I tried baking them this time, because celebrating a 90th birthday seems like an opportunity to think about self preservation and remaining…

Good Eats For Runners

The top five foods runners need are: Good carbs for energy Antioxidant-rich foods to protect against inflammation Lean proteins to help rebuild muscle Good fats for endurance  Electrolytes for sweat and blood circulation I’ve been challenging myself to make some veggie plates that would incorporate these requirements and that would be fun too. So I added a rainbow…

Confessions Of A Blogaholic

Secrets are funny. They have a way of not staying secret forever, no matter how careful you are… unless of course you never share them with anyone. But that’s no fun, right? When you have a secret, you just have to tell someone. And then you make them promise not to tell anyone else either,…

Vegetarian Food

Close your eyes for a second and visualize a plate of vegetarian food. What did you see? Did you see tofu? Did you see chunks of mechanically separated soy products that have been shaped to look like meat, or made to smell like meat? Did you see dark unrecognizable soy pellets that have been cooked…

Transformation Tuesday – The Vegetarian Edition

It’s Transformation Tuesday! What transformation have you experienced? 12 days ago, I decided to become a vegetarian. I’d had a negative reaction to a delicious meat dish I’d prepared – not a physical reaction but a metaphysical one. Read about the decision here. So I woke up one morning and decided to stop eating meat….

Sunshine Burger Product Review

Even though I’ve gone through periods of being vegetarian, vegan, or eating only organic whole foods, I’m still an omnivore. I try to observe the health laws in the Bible so I don’t eat pork or shellfish or fish that are bottom feeders and a whole host of other animal products that are just weird….

Eat Right

Did my morning workout while catching up on tv shows I DVR but never seem to get to. Like Jeopardy. I’ve been a Jeopardy fan ever since and I remember when I was in Jamaica, pre-college and I used to get the answers right. And then I moved to New York, immersed myself in the…

Daniel’s Diet

(This was first posted on my blog runwright.weebly.com on Dec 13, 2013) Daniel 1:8But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.I don’t have…