THE LONG MILE

Eating Healthy and Running Strong

Chronicling a journey to a healthier and happier self as I train for a marathon.

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Turkey Bolognese with Zucchini Noodles

(Cooking for 4.) TIPS: This is my lunch for the week! It should keep in the fridge for 4 days - I would just recommend storing the...

Broiled Chipotle-Cheddar Avocado

(Cooking for 1.) TIPS: Sometimes you just need something that's quick and easy to make - especially if you have a busy day while working...

Pork Chops with Garlicky Broccoli

(Cooking for 1.) TIPS: Invest in a meat thermometer. You won't regret it! When cooking this the outside was perfect but I had a REALLY...

Vegan Beef Burrito Bowls

(Cooking for 4.) TIPS: I usually make 4 servings of this on Sunday night and eat it for lunch throughout the week. It keeps well in the...

Shrimp Scampi Zoodles

(Cooking for 1.) TIPS: Buy fresh Parmesan and not the preshredded kind. They put a lot of starch in the preshredded kind and its not as...

Skillet Roast Chicken with Peaches

(Cooking for 1.) TIPS: I like cooking dark meat chicken because its more forgiving. White meat tends to dry out easier - but you can use...

IPA Braised Brisket

TIPS: I left the fat cap on because that prevented the brisket from drying out - but some people recommend taking it off because they...

Roasted Beet, Carrot, and Lentil Salad

(Cooking for 2.) TIPS: If you have a really nice cutting wooden board, like I do, use a cheap plastic one when you're cutting your beets...

Meatball Shakshuka

(Cooking for 3. Meatballs freeze VERY well!) TIPS: I put WAY too much cilantro in this thing. But that's fine because I love cilantro. ...

Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

(Cooking for 2.) TIPS: I prefer corn tortillas for my tacos - but I know a lot of people would rather use flour. If you like yellow...

Pineapple Shrimp Stir Fry

(Cooking for 1.) TIPS: INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 small red onion (thinly sliced) 1 garlic glove, minced 2 tsp minced ginger 1/2...

Roast Beet Tartare

(Cooking for 4 - adjust accordingly - I wanted leftovers for lunch for the rest of the week, since it can be eaten cold.) TIPS: I've only...

One Pot Pasta Limone

(Cooking for 1 - adjust accordingly) TIPS: This took 15 minutes to make. That's it! Simple and easy. Everyone measures spaghetti their...

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