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Sweden. These are my people. I feel completely at home in the northland, which is fitting based on my ancestry. I don’t think I love anything more than fika, the afternoon ritual of taking a pause along with a coffee and cinnamon bun. Back home, I’m missing my daily fika so I recreated it in...

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Morgan Sjogren, aka “The Running Bum,” spends most of her time running around in wild places. A lover of public lands, literature and trail running, she dedicates her life to increasing awareness about public spaces in the U.S. she feels need protecting, reading, writing, running and living out of her Jeep. To master this nomadic lifestyle, she’s had to get creative with her cooking. Here are our favorite excerpts from her new book, Outlandish.

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Always in need of easy, healthy recipes, we went in search of some tasty meals that are straightforward, robust and different. We found three from the new book, SIMPLE GREEN MEALS © by Jen Hansard, whom you may remember from the green smoothie craze.

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Always in need of easy, healthy recipes, we went in search of some tasty meals that are straightforward, robust and different. We found three from the new book, SIMPLE GREEN MEALS © by Jen Hansard, whom you may remember from the green smoothie craze.

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Trail runner, Olympic-medalist marathoner and American record holder, Deena Kastor, is still running strong. She recently put out a new book, Let Your Mind Run, where she describes what she’s gleaned … Continue reading "Getting Juiced – Deena Kastor Shares Her Favorite Recipes"

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“I feel drunk!” My words slurred and vision blurred as I stumbled on day two of my first-ever, multi-day trail run—traversing the Sierra Nevada Range from east to west (and … Continue reading "High Octane Fuel"

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It’s 7:45 p.m and the sweat from your “easy” run is still crystallized on your brow. You still need to stretch, foam roll, do core, work out your plantar with the lacrosse ball, meditate, edit your … Continue reading "Chipotle Black Bean Burgers: A Hangry Runner’s Quick Fix"

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what’s so important about recovery? Recovery is centered around replenishing the body and repairing damage to the muscle, as muscle strength comes from stressing then healing the tissue. After a race or exercise, you have 30-60 minutes to replenish the glycogen and electrolytes in your body and provide your muscles with the necessary building blocks […]

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Pre-packaged running snacks are convenient and easy—but they can be expensive and full of unwanted ingredients. That is why we are searching high and low for do-it-yourself trail meals and snacks that will save you money, give you more dietary flexibility and taste amazing. Tested by dirtbags, for dirtbags. To participate, send your recipe and … Continue reading "Fuel for the Long Run: Carrot Banana Muffins"

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Is there anything more spring than rhubarb? Growing up in Minnesota we had a garden, and rhubarb was one of the first things ready to harvest. I have fond memories of eating rhubarb crisp with Schwan’s vanilla ice cream out on our deck. Meaning one thing…. SUMMER IS COMING! There are so many rhubarb dessert...

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Pre-packaged running snacks are convenient and easy—but they can be expensive and full of unwanted ingredients. That is why we are searching high and low for do-it-yourself trail meals and snacks that will save you money, give you more dietary flexibility and taste amazing. Tested by dirtbags, for dirtbags. Grilled Halloumi Wraps Adapted from a … Continue reading "Fuel for the Long Run—Grilled Halloumi Wraps"

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This is sugar. Sweet, sticky, syrupy, goodness. A delight to our taste buds… yet the bane of our existence. Or is it? Instead of swearing off the sweet stuff, let’s examine sugar from an objective lens. C6H12O6 , also known as glucose, is our body’s preferred source of energy. And not just during exercise. Even … Continue reading "The Sugar Lowdown"

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Happy Hanukkah! To celebrate this holiday in a culinary manor, I made latkes. Which, are one of the traditional foods consumed during Hanukkah.  Although slightly different from traditional latkes, these are tasty and very colorful. Plus, along with all the colors come a variety of nutrients (nerd alert), such as antioxidants, vitamin C, and beta...

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This is “really good” hazelnut almond butter. I’m a nut butter connoisseur of sorts, and I make a lot of my own nut butters. It’s really easy to do and the taste is incomparable. This particular batch is made with almonds, hazelnuts, coconut, and garam marsala (secret ingredient). It’s a delicious combination of spicy and...

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Fika, one of the greatest traditions ever, literally means “to have coffee.” Fika is usually accompanied by pastries or cake and is a daily celebration in Sweden. I can’t think of anything more festive than coffee + delicious Swedish treats on a cold winter day. Fika is not just an occasion for coffee, but also...

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Because who doesn’t like halloween candy? Especially when it’s homemade! These caramel cups are really easy to make and only require a few ingredients. They are also easy to customize- I made a pumpkin peanut butter version earlier in the week.   Homemade Caramel Cups Caramel: 5-6 medjool dates, pitted water, as needed Chocolate: 1/2...

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Food is food is food, right? Well, not quite. Runners tend to be highly aware of what we put in our bodies. We know all about carbohydrates, fat and protein, and how many grams of each to consume throughout the day. But numbers do not tell the whole story. In fact, they’re just the tip … Continue reading "Why Fueling With Real Food Matters"

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After a failed run yesterday, I slept in and decided to bake something delicious. DONUTS! I’ve been pushing hard to prepare for Western States and my body decided it needed a break. So I indulged. With race day just about two weeks out, these are the days that make a difference. Anyway. DONUTS. The genius...

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The GI [gastrointestinal] system plays the most significant role in the absorption of nutrients from the foods we eat. Poor GI health results in the body’s inability to get the macronutrients and micronutrients that it needs, sometimes to the point of considerable deficiencies. Perhaps even more obvious is the effect that GI health has on …

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I had to make a pie for Pi day. I'm just that cool.

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I love traditions. For me, the holidays are synonymous with baking delicious treats. Inspired by my Scandinavian heritage and recent trip to Sweden, I decided to bake Kardemummabullar‬, traditional Swedish cardamom buns.

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The pumpkin, my friends, has been overdone. Walk into any grocery store and you are bombarded by pumpkin spice

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Ok, let's get one thing straight. This is not pizza. It's delicious and wonderful, but it is not in the same family as pizza.

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I am slightly obsessed with Pesto.

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