Tag Archive | running

Georgian Kharcho Soup (Vegan and Non, Georgian Food Month, Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 of Georgian Food Month. Click here, if you want to check out part 1, phkali a walnut and spinach dip as well. After running, I’m often ravenous. During the cool down, my girlfriend and I like to ask each other “if you could have anything to eat in the world right […]

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Udi’s Gluten Free Bagels Review

My girlfriend went gluten free around 3 years ago. Since that time we’ve tried several brands of bread including Udi’s. In that period she had exactly 0 bagels. Zero bagels in 3 years? In the northeast that is tantamount to treason. Luckily, the local grocery had them on sale for $4 versus the regular $6-$7. […]

Product Review: Bobo’s Oat Bars

Unfortunately, a local natural food store is shutting down for good. The silver lining as a consumer is that I discovered arguably the best impulse buy ever: Bobo’s Oat Bars, at a discount. These 3 ounces bars from Boulder come in a bunch of flavors. I picked up original and peach. For the first tasting […]

New Year’s Resolutions and Motivational Recipes

2013, on the whole wasn’t a bad year. My niece was born on January 24th. Also Alimentum Journal and Khabar Magazine were nice enough to publish pieces by me. Several notable people including Louisa Shafia, Vegan Black Metal Chef and Jawahar Chiramar of Soho Tiffin Junction did interviews for RoodonFood. Lastly, I completed a running […]

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Running always puts me in a good frame of mind. It clears out negative thoughts and replaces it with energy. On the days that those benefits aren’t enough – I always have a post-run smoothie to look forward to. For recovery, it’s hard to beat bananas and peanut butter. My smoothie is easy: It uses […]

I Ate It All Post-Run: Brighton Beach

Please accept my apologies for the bad photos. One of my favorite neighborhoods in Brooklyn is called Brighton Beach. Just east of Coney Island, it’s home to many immigrants of Russian, Ukrainian, Georgian, and Uzbek descent among other countries. In that area I discovered many savories and sweets that came to be all time favorites. […]

White Sangria Recipe: It’s That Time of Year

Sangria has been haunting me lately. During a weekend run in Prospect Park I got to catch the weekly drum circle. It’s an informal gathering of people mostly from Caribbean countries playing percussion instruments and dancing. Hearing that type of music will relax even the most high strung person. In fact, seeing it last weekend […]