Day 2 of Lent

It’s Lent and I really don’t know what I’m giving up. I would like to eliminate sugar and dairy, but worry about not getting enough protein, especially on days with a good workout. So, the hope is to eat similar to vegan or vegetarian or as a diabetic; eat more plant based foods and eliminate Read more about Day 2 of Lent[…]

The perfect dessert: Shaved chocolate a l’Orange

Can you believe  how quickly the Christmas holiday flew by?   Thankfully I have one more party before 2014 comes to a close, and it is happening tonight with my tri club, Nopal Velo. It will be a perfect time for everyone to catch up and compare 2015 training/racing goals.  Plus, we can hang out Read more about The perfect dessert: Shaved chocolate a l’Orange[…]

à la minute

Just discovered that yesterday was National Ice Cream Day, and it just so happens that yesterday a few friends and I walked 2 miles to old Towne Orange to each some at à la minute. Has anyone ever heard of this place?  They use liquid nitrogen to make personalized batches of ice cream.  It all happens Read more about à la minute[…]

Annemarie du LeBohn's favorite brownie recipe

Done in moderation

Whether you’re training for an Ironman, dieting for the holidays, or working on a business project – sometimes we need an attitude adjustment. For me, changing my attitude means eating chocolate – as long as it’s done in moderation, I see nothing wrong with it. For a quick fix, I eat one square of Trader Read more about Done in moderation[…]

Eat less sugar

Sugar ain’t so sweet

Recently my doctor told me I was heading towards diabetes, and since then I’ve been on a quest to better understand nutrition. Discovery #1 – I know diddly squat about nutrition, which is shocking, for I really believed my diet was balanced.  Okay, that’s a bit dramatic. Still, the point is I really need to Read more about Sugar ain’t so sweet[…]

Peanut butter banana oatmeal

Oatmeal Breakfast – Yummm

Oatmeal connoisseur … that’ s how I’d describe my love for oatmeal.  However recently a new friend at Justin’s Almond Butter and a newly discovered blogger, OhSheGlows, taught me how to kick it up a notch.   All I have to say is Yummm and enjoy. Peanut Butter, Banana & Oatmeal breakfast 1 large very Read more about Oatmeal Breakfast – Yummm[…]