Brownie batter is an important part of any distance runner's training diet.
Ok, so I can't even continue with that lie, but it was fun to type. I know that food is fuel and you should give your body only the best stuff, blah, blah, blah. On Wednesday, Tucker was at a birthday party and Austin and I were hanging out. Austin suggested playing chess which sounded fine to me. But I wanted something sweet and we had NOTHING in the house. He suggested healthy alternatives like yogurt and toast with jam. Yeah, right! I made barfing sounds. Then we both spotted the brownie mix from Costco. And yep, we made a batch of brownies and didn't cook a single one!!! Our whole family enjoyed the fudgy treat of great spoonfulls of brownie mix -- YUM!
On the distance running front, I ran 10 miles this morning at a 9:00 minute pace. While that's not super fast, it should be noted that there are lots of rolling hills everywhere in Rocklin which makes the running here hard. And also 10 miles is my longest run since the half marathon I ran in November. I think the brownie mix may have had something to do with it...NOT!