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Crockpot Chicken Burrittos

All ready for tortillas. So at around 11am on Tuesday I realized that I had to take Dashing Son to soccer practice.  Not a big deal because I had 6 hours to get him there.  But the problem was dinner.  We wouldn’t be getting back home until 6:30 pm, his normal bath time. We had no leftovers, and eating […] Continue reading →

What do I Eat Before a Race

One of the biggest debates in endurance sports is nutrition.  I have friends who swear by vegetarian or vegan diets, I have some that are just dairy free, there are the paleo eaters, there are the ones who are just trying to earn Weight Watchers Points (I met a guy who ran half marathons so […] Continue reading →

Stir Fry Recipe

Stir fry with broccoli, snow peas, carrots, onion, and chicken.   Another easy recipe that is healthy, tasty, and can be modified in many ways. Another advantage to this recipe is that you can use up a bunch of vegetables in your fridge that are reaching the end of their shelf life. If you have a wok, use it. I prefer my flat bottomed, wok-like […] Continue reading →

Black Bean Burrito Recipe

Black Bean Burritos (onions, bell pepper, ground turkey and corn) with the fixin’s and an adult beverage. One of my go-to easy meals as a stay at home dad is Black Bean Burritos.  The nice thing about this recipe is that I have several different versions depending on what I have in the fridge that week. Place whatever version onto flour tortillas, add cheese, sour cream, salsa, avocado, and/or whatever you want. You […] Continue reading →

Easy Ways to Quick Meals

Ground turkey, corn, and beans Or How to Cook the Dashing Dad way The internet is full of ways on how to save money and/or get healthy. One of the common threads between these two is avoiding eating meals out. Even eating out at a fast food restaurant is going to cost you a minimum of $3 a person (assuming […] Continue reading →