Bright lemon, juicy blueberries, a delicate and tender crumb, and a crunchy sugar crust make this Blueberry Lemon Bread Recipe an instant family favorite. This post was updated with new photos and recipe instructions in June, 2020. The experience of a muffin in a quick bread, this Blueberry Lemon Bread is an easy-to-make treat you […]
Quick and Healthy Recipes & Inspiration for Runners and Other Active People
MEET CHELSEA (“MAE”)
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I'm a recipe developer, runner, food photographer, and dog lover based in Fort Collins, Colorado.
I believe healthy food should be accessible, doable, and delicious! After all, it fuels us for all of life's activities and adventures.
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This Sweet Garlic Soy Tri-Tip Marinade makes the most tender and flavorful steak. It’s perfect for barbecues, cookouts, & family dinners. Let it change your world today! Sweet and salty, garlicky and full of umami, this Tri-Tip Steak Marinade is a balanced and flavorful marinade that may just change the way you think of marinated […]
A 3-ingredient cocktail that’s lower in sugar than the classic, these Kombucha Whiskey Sour Cocktails are refreshing, light, and 100% perfect for summer. Introduce a new “skinny” cocktail to your rotation with these Kombucha Whiskey Sour Cocktails! They’re ultra-low on sugar, but big on that summer cocktail refreshing flavor. Use your favorite flavors of kombucha […]
Spicy and sweet with an adaptable amount of heat, this Spicy Honey Chicken Marinade makes tender and flavorful chicken every time! Grilled chicken doesn’t need to be boring! Today I introduce to you my new favorite chicken that’s juicy, zingy, and 100% full of flavor. Enjoy your chicken full of heat or just with a […]
Cool off this summer with delicious, yet easy and Healthy Yogurt Popsicles! These family-friendly treats only take 3 ingredients and have no processed sugar! Just say “no” to the added high fructose corn syrup, dyes, and other hard to pronounce ingredients in store-bought popsicles with these super easy to make Healthy Yogurt Popsicles! With just […]
A satisfying & healthier rendition of classic comfort food, this Taco Tater Tot Casserole is an easy one-pot recipe the whole family will love! This Taco Tater Tot Casserole is the best of both worlds: perfectly spicy and homey while being a healthier version of the more classic casserole. It’s also a one-pot dinner recipe, […]
This refreshing and crunchy 5 Bean Salad is healthy and ready in 3 steps! Make it for a barbecue or cookout or even just for a light dinner. It’s delicious! Make a healthier — but still just as delicious — take on a classic with my 5 Bean Salad Recipe! This super easy recipes (seriously– […]
A delicious year-round marinade, this Mexican Chicken Marinade is perfect for any cut of grilled or pan-fried chicken! A zesty and smoky marinade made with mainly pantry staples, this Mexican Chicken Marinade makes any cut of chicken ultra juicy! Whether you have 30 minutes or 8 hours to marinade, I give you tips for flavorful […]
Lifestyle & Running
What running marathons has done for my life and why I want to share it in this blog. I got hooked on running early. Some of my earliest memories are of racing family and friends across empty parking lots. I got my first set of stitches from falling when running down the street (& the […]
Improve your performance and enjoy the sport more with these 10 Next Step(s) to Becoming a Better Runner from my friends, Andi and Zach, at AtoZRunning! Whether you just started running or have been running your whole life, there’s almost always at least a few ways to improve as a runner. I don’t know about […]
Learn about how health is more than a number and other weight loss myths in the second part of Lynn Stiff, M.D.’s guest post series on Intuitive Eating for Runners! Listening to our body’s innate hunger cues — or eating intuitively — is nice in theory, but what does that mean for the numbers on […]
How to listen to your body’s cues and intuitively eat for running and all of life’s activities. With all the different (and often contradicting!) health and nutrition advice out there, it can be so confusing to know how to eat for the best running performance. Some sources say high carb, other sources say low carb, […]
One of the “secrets” to having great runs may be right in front of our eyes and on our plates. In this week’s guest post, I share 3 Proven Ways to Fuel & Refuel for Running Success. When Whitney Heins over at The Mother Runners asked me to write about post-run refueling in my guest […]