10 Natural Remedies to Help Beat the Common Cold

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsFall is knocking on our door step – can you feel it yet?As much as our family enjoys apple picking, scarecrow making and pumpkin baking, we don’t enjoy the live germs the cold weather brings. At the beginning of the season, I follow a checklist to make sure I have all the needed items in case a cold does appear. There are many ways a cold can be naturally assisted in the recovery process.10 Natural Ways to Help Beat the Common Cold:1. Lemon, Ginger Tea:...more

Kid-friendly, Hiddne Veggie Pizza

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsFor more kid-friendly dishes visit: http://www.fitfoodieruns.com(Recipe on site)Good Morning!Yesterday was a pretty awesome day, I have a lot of first time things that I want to share with you....more

Baked Apple Chips

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsFor recipe visit: http://www.fitfoodieruns.com/recipe/baked-apple-chips/You may have noticed something new – you may have noticed something yellow. It may have been in the logo of Fit Foodie Runs, just maybe.Out of all the emails I receive (and please keep them coming, I love reading your comments) I noticed the majority have to do with cooking healthy meals for their families....more

Ohh so yummy: Carrot Pancakes

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsFor recipe visit: http://www.fitfoodieruns.com/recipe/ohh-yummy-carrot-pancakes/...more

Sneaky Mom: Black Bean Brownies

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsFor recipe visit: http://www.fitfoodieruns.com/recipe/sneaky-mom-black-bean-brownies/When it comes to trying my recipes, my husband always asks, “What’s in it?” He has learned his lesson pretty well. He asks because he has no idea what is in any recipe – and not in the way you would think.My son is considered a very “selective” eater and if he could eat carbs, cheese and chocolate all day he would. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work like that or maybe to him he think it does!...more

Fitness for Kids: Family Fitness Events at Home

Amber @ Fit, Foodie Runshttp://www.fitfoodieruns.comt is quite an alarming statistic that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,“Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years” and that “The percentage of children aged 6–11 years in the United States who were obese increased from 7% in 1980 to nearly 18% in 2012. Similarly, the percentage of adolescents aged 12–19 years who were obese increased from 5% to nearly 21% over the same period.”...more

September Goals: Running, Career and Family

Amber @ Fit, Foodie Runs: http://www.fitfoodieruns.com Time if flying so fast that I didn’t even realize I missed a post on writing my goals for September!It must have been all the new school stuff or that I’m in the kitchen daily now. Woo hoo! (I get a few free hours to myself with the kids in school….tehehe!)...more

Walnut Taco Meat: Vegan #Recipe

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsFor recipe visit: http://www.fitfoodieruns.com/recipe/walnut-taco-meat/Each week, taco night is a must in our household. It’s one of those meals that is “oh, so easy” and you can add any toppings of your choice....more

Fuel Your Run: Real Food Alternatives

Amber @ Fit, Foodie Runs: http://www.fitfoodieruns.comAbout a year ago, I had a conversation with my friend (who has achieved many marathons) and she told me they serve the runners pizza, perogies and potatoes throughout her races. I was stunned. Wait, no bars but real food? I have to learn more!Scott Jurek is not only one of the world’s most elite ultrarunners but is also vegan, meaning he eats a plant based diet. You read that correctly – vegan and world‘s elite ultrarunner....more

Meatless Rice Meatballs

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsRecipe at: http://www.fitfoodieruns.com/recipe/meatless-rice-meatballs-vegan/When I was in middle school, I realized meat was not for me. I can’t even describe to you the surprised look I received from my parents when I cleared my throat at our dinner table and announced that I would not be eating meatballs for our weekly Sunday pasta dinner anymore. (Taboo!)My stepfather’s jaw fell open and hit the ground that day. Not eat meatballs? It was almost like I put a curse on something....more