Hey there! How’s your weekend going? I can’t wait until Monday to share a little bit of mine. So here goes!
On Friday we tried out a special delivery all the way from Charlottesville, Virginia: NoBull Burgers.NoBull is made with real food and tastes like a hearty bean burger (not flimsy and artificial like the ones you often find in the frozen aisle). We tried the regular NoBull burger as well as the new “mama mia spicy Italian” pictured above. Both were good!
It took about ten minutes to take the burgers out of the freezer and grill them up on our stove. You could probably microwave them if you were really short on time.
Boom. Dinner done! We piled our patties high with all our favorite toppings. Anthony loves sprouts. They’re worth the splurge if you can find them. Bonus: Can you spot a roasted beet sticking out the side there? Double bonus: Does anyone remember Doug Funny’s band name?I wish I could take credit for the gorgeous and fluffy buns, but I didn’t have time to bake bread this week. Thanks to Provence for the help!
I did have time to make a salad, though: Greens, dried cranberries, feta, toasted walnuts. The sweetness paired nicely with the spicy Mama Mia patties!The true test of NoBull burgers came the next day — would they be enough to power me through 14 miles? 😉
Answer: yes. Beautiful weather helped, too!Anthony and I met up with my friend Katie for a route around the city. We all had things to do on Saturday morning so started nice and early, which means that you 1) get less sleep but 2) get to be one of the few people who sees the gorgeous sunrise. The route started uphill, so we kept it slow at first — but then we really picked it up toward the end. I should have worn my sunglasses!Unlike last week, Anthony and I made sure to bring Gu to keep up going. We felt strong the whole way (except for when we saw a pack of six wild dogs — what?! That was pretty scary)Done and done! I guess those burgers helped after all. PS, I’m testing out my brother-in-law’s Garmin 620 this week! It is pretty amazing. Technology rules.Flash forward through a giant nap etc. and we have LUNCH. This time I tried tossing a NoBull patty atop a salad, like Kath does! It was fantastic.Thanks for the healthy, yummy meals this weekend, NoBull! We need you to come to Nashville for more last-minute dinners and long runs :).
See you in the morning!
- Favorite veggie burger?
- Did you do a long run this weekend? How early do you usually start?
- What’s your go-to meal before a long run?