Category Archives: Recipes

Easy-to-make healthy recipes.

6 Easy & Festive Holiday Recipes

6 Easy and Festive Holiday Recipes

Cookies, stuffing, pie, and more cookies … Can we all just agree that holiday recipes are the best kinds of recipes?

Honestly, what types of food, aside from maybe pizza, are more enjoyable? And because they’re mostly reserved for this special time of year, they’re just that much better. Read More

Chocolate Peanut Butter-Banana Protein Smoothie

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

During our early-morning run through the tree-laden, shady paths of Prospect Park last week, Ashley and I happened upon the topic of smoothies.

As you can probably gather on your own, this is not a preposterous or surprising occurrence. Think about it: two healthy living bloggers and runners who schedule workouts together on an almost weekly basis. The topic of smoothies is almost inevitable. In fact, I’d say there’s about a 75% chance it will come up. But I digress.

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6 Tips For Eating Healthy And Feeling Satisfied

6 Tips For Eating Healthy And Feeling Satisfied

I recently received the following question from a reader: “I’m eating healthy food, and a good amount, but lately I haven’t been feeling full or satisfied. Any tips?”

This is a really good question and a situation that I can definitely relate to!

I’ve experienced this before, especially during marathon training or other periods where I’m exercising more than what my body is typically accustomed to, although it can also happen if you’re not active or simply exercising moderately.

I’ve  found that it can be for a number of different reasons. Here are some suggestions based on my own experience. Read More

Banana Peach Protein Smoothie

Banana Peach Protein Smoothie

One of my favorite things about summer is all of the in-season, fresh fruit you can find at the grocery store.

And sure, it’s great for eating all on its own — few things are greater than sinking your teeth  right into a juicy, bright red slice of watermelon or popping a sweet, succulent strawberry right into your mouth — but personally, my favorite thing about fresh summer fruit is turning it into smoothies.

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Good Health Is Everything: How My Dad Tackled Type 2 Diabetes

How My Dad Tackled His Type 2 Diabetes
My sister, my dad and me on the Brooklyn Bridge last summer.

Today I’m sharing something unlike anything I’ve ever shared here on Hungry Runner before.

Today I’m sharing a story, or rather, inviting my dad to share his story, about what I feel is a truly incredible transformation. A journey that shows just how powerful eating well and exercising can really be. And also how healthy living doesn’t have to be crazy complicated, the way it’s sometimes made out to be.

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