The Mighty Anacostia parkrun / (not) parkrun – Washington, DC

You’ve heard me say this before.. a very important part of living an active lifestyle is surrounding yourself with like-minded people and having a community to support you. Meet another one of my fitness families – the Anacostia Parkrun! Check out this fantastic blog article written about this particular parkrun. For more information on parkrun,Continue reading “The Mighty Anacostia parkrun / (not) parkrun – Washington, DC”

Introducing 47 Strings Mystic Yoga

Hi there! I am Lisa! As the creator, founder, and CEO of 47 Strings Mystic Yoga, I will get to the special meaning of the name in time. First, I want to tell you why I delayed the start of this blog. I was too “busy”… or so I told myself. I share custody ofContinue reading “Introducing 47 Strings Mystic Yoga”

Vegetable Fritters

These can be a great alternative to traditional hash browns or even used as a vegetarian pattie! Don’t forget to see the tips at the end! Enjoy! Vegetable Fritters Ingredients 5 cups water 1 1/2 cups carrots, shredded (about 2 1/2 medium carrots) 1 1/2 cups zucchini, shredded (about 1/2 large zucchini) 1/4 cup whole-wheatContinue reading “Vegetable Fritters”

Air Fryer Truffle Fries

Who doesn’t love fries right? Well, here’s a way to have healthier fries with less grease and or oil… enjoy!! Air Fryer Truffle Fries Ingredients 2 medium russet potatoes 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 tablespoons Wondra flour 1/2 teaspoon truffle salt Directions Cut the potatoes lengthwise into 1/4-inch thick slices. Cut each potatoContinue reading “Air Fryer Truffle Fries”

Lemon Garlic Chicken

Lemon Garlic Chicken Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded thin into cutlets Salt and pepper 1/3 cup (40g) all-purpose flour, plus 2 tablespoons 1/2 cup (120ml) chicken broth 1 medium lemon, juiced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 green onion, sliced Directions Place a cast-iron skillet overContinue reading “Lemon Garlic Chicken”

AITKTS Family

Accountability Is The Key To Success This is another one of my important communities/families that helps keep me connected and motivated… we all came together through training for and trying to get better at the multisport of triathlon! While we all continue to pursue personal goals, we have had a continual monthly challenge centered aroundContinue reading “AITKTS Family”

Vegan Chili

While there was a recipe shared on the main food & nutrition page that was meatless and probably vegan friendly, this recipe from gimmesomeoven.com is definitely a vegan recipe. It will still keep you warm and stick to your bones during these cold months!! Vegan Chili Recipe Ingredients For The Walnut Mixture: ½ cup walnutsContinue reading “Vegan Chili”

When being “basic” is a good thing

Life was good when I felt comfortable going to the gym… training was always beastmode, or at least it got to that point by the end of the workout!! Some key things I’ve learned during this pandemic are having the ability to be patient, adapt, and persevere!! While I’ve been getting the cardio in –Continue reading “When being “basic” is a good thing”

Building a community

A very important part of trying to be the best version of yourself and living an active lifestyle (my personal choice), is surrounding yourself with like-minded people and having a community that supports you. Since we are generally social by nature, having a community is a great way to check in with, and on, yourContinue reading “Building a community”

Fluffy Banana Pancakes

Maybe not the same as my family recipe buttermilk pancakes, but still tasty nonetheless!! And with 5 ingredients (the extract is optional), you know exactly what you’re eating!! Definitely a fan of these!! If you have kids, they’ll enjoy making them too!! Found this recipe from a guy (plant based Ben) that transitioned to anContinue reading “Fluffy Banana Pancakes”