Kale and Grapefruit Smoothie

Grapefruit Green Smoothie

Whole grapefruit and bushy kale leaves get chopped and whirled into a green smoothie for a filling, high-fiber breakfast. By leaving some of the rind on the grapefruit, not only do you wake up your taste buds with a flavorful tang, but you also get the benefit of the flavonoids that are contained in the fruit’s white pith.

Sawtooth Relay

Women on Fire at the Sawtooth Relay

I used to imagine myself running in one of those crazy distance relay races somewhere up in the mountains, and on Saturday, June 8 my dream became a reality when I ran Legs 3 and 9 in the 22nd Annual Sawtooth Relay in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho. The Sawtooth Relay is a 62-mile run…

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20 Marbles

Over the past 2 years, I’ve had some personal goals: lose 20 lbs, train for a relay race, improve my skiing/snowboarding, and launch a new blog. In the process of pursuing these goals, I have taken the Empire Building Kit Program, participated in the Body Project course, and I have gone for it on my own. I…

Redfish Lake Memorial Day Run

Redfish 10K: A Test For the Sawtooth Relay

It was 6:30 on Saturday morning when Susan and I left Boise. Ahead of us was a three-hour, 140-mile drive on a winding mountain highway in order to reach our destination, Redfish Lake. The goal for our day trip was twofold: to complete the 10K at the Redfish Lake Memorial Day Run, and to also…

These shoes were made for running.

Group Run: Training for Sawtooth Relay

For the past 13 weeks, Susan and I have been training to run the Sawtooth Relay on June 8. There are six women on our team — Divas En Fuego, which means Women on Fire. Five of us got together yesterday for a Saturday morning group run in the foothills above Boise. Temps were in…