No flour? No fuss! This Banana Oatmeal Cake Recipe is a tender and rich banana-flavored flourless cake the whole family will love! Whether you are gluten-free, out of flour, or simply just looking for something new to bake this Banana Oatmeal Cake Recipe is the perfect option. You will love it because it’s tender, moist, […]
Quick and Healthy Recipes & Inspiration for Runners and Other Active People
MEET CHELSEA (“MAE”)
Hi! Thank you so much for coming by.
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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Get a healthy 20-minute dinner the whole family will love on the table tonight with these Turkey Sloppy Joes! These Turkey Sloppy Joes are easy to make, delicious, and ready in under 20 minutes! They also don’t have any processed sugar or other processed ingredients and are easily made gluten-free. You will love these hot […]
These one-bowl Protein Breakfast Cookies are gluten-free & full of whole grains and plant-based protein. Most importantly, they’re 100% free of butter, processed sugar, and gluten! They’re perfect for a quick breakfast before a workout or on a busy morning. This post was updated with new photos and recipe instructions in May, 2020. Break or […]
All of the Best Healthy Salad Recipes from my favorite healthy recipe blogs! Salad season is just around the corner, if not already here, depending on where you live! Enjoy every bite of it with my list of 31 Best Healthy Salads — a round-up post of my favorite salad recipes from my friends throughout […]
Risotto no longer means slaving at the stovetop for nearly an hour. Thanks to this Instant Pot Risotto Recipe, you can enjoy the creamy and rich rice dish in only 10 minutes of active stirring time tonight! I’m not going to lie: I can get into making a stove top risotto every now and then. […]
Take back your week — and your sanity — with these 9 Meal Prepping and Planning Tips for Busy Runners— a guest post I shared on AtoZrunning.com this week! Training, working, taking care of your family, having a life and eating well can be so hard! Since quality nutrition is such a huge component of […]
These Instant Pot Cuban Black Beans are zesty, saucy, gluten-free, vegan, and made in just TWO steps! Make this dish for dinner tonight! Looking for a new side dish to add to your menu? I’m pretty sure I have you covered with these Instant Pot Cuban Black Beans. They are tender, saucy, and flavorful and […]
This Sheet Pan Cuban Mojo Chicken is the juiciest and most flavorful chicken and is a meal prep dream! Make dinner this week a cinch with this Juicy Cuban Mojo Chicken. Chicken thighs or breasts quickly marinate in a citrus and herb marinade before baking on a sheet pan. You’ll have enough chicken to last […]
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 […]