How to Run with a Baby: 10 tips to enjoy it & stay safe

One of the things I was most looking forward to when I was pregnant was running with our baby. I ran all throughout my pregnancy, and I even ran the day I went to the hospital to have him. I eagerly looked forward to running with him once he was old enough and now that he’s almost two, we still run together, although not as often! (His patience in the stroller is lower since he wants to get out and walk and play!)

Although I’ve run for 20+ years, getting out the house to run is much more of an ordeal now that I’m a mom, especially if Thomas is coming along. I have to consider all sorts of things like what time is best for us to run around his eating and sleeping schedules; the weather (too hot? too cold? rainy? windy?); if I need water or snacks for me and/or him; I have to think about my running mechanics; and, most importantly, I have to make sure Thomas is safe and happy. Granted, it’s easier now that he’s a little older, but in those earlier … Read More

Best Protein Powder for Runners

These are my five go-to protein powders that don’t contain whey. I included pros and cons of each along with a nutrition and price comparison to help you choose the best protein powder for you.

I get asked a lot what my favorite protein powder is, and to be honest, it depends on the day you ask me. There are multiple brands that I rotate among, and I’ll go into the pros and cons of each. I can’t have whey or casein so all of these are plant-based, with the exception of collagen which is typically cow, chicken or fish derived. I included two collagens in the list since it’s a popular protein supplement these days and I get asked about it quite often.

Best Protein Powder for Runners

A few things to note before we dive into the list:

Each brand has a few other options so the nutrition specifics may vary slightly, but it should be pretty similar across the brand.

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Angel Food Cake

Homemade Angel Food Cake is ethereal perfection, and thankfully it is easy to make with just a few handy tips and tricks!

Delicate, light-as-a-cloud, fluffy Angel Food Cake is the ultimate way to showcase glorious summer berries and fruit curds. It is equally lovely, though, with a simple dusting of powdered sugar or dollop of whipped cream.

There is no box mix on earth that can come close to the ethereal perfection of a homemade Angel Food Cake, and thankfully it is easy to make. It just takes a little attention to detail and the ability to follow directions.

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Blueberry Cornmeal Galette – Freestyle Wrap

There are foods that just work amazingly well with each other, and the combo of blueberry and cornmeal is a great example. That goes for both the flavor and texture, as the soft, sweet nuggets of blueberry are a perfect partner for the gritty goodness of the…to read the rest of Chef John’s article about Blueberry Cornmeal Galette please follow this link to become a member.)

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And, as always, enjoy!

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