Bench Press Goal: Complete

Back in¬†February I set one of my¬†2017 goals (you can read about them here) to be able to bench press the 45lb bar. My goal was to do one rep with the 45lb bar by the end of the year. Well this past Wednesday while I was visiting my family…

Current Training Update

Hi all! Sorry I’ve been MIA for a while but I’m back now and hoping to commit to a better upload schedule. I thought I’d share a running and training update with you today. Running I ran a 15K the first weekend in April, my first 15K and my last…

Protein Overnight Oats

Protein Overnight Oats Recipe

Ingredients 40 grams of Regular Oats (not quick cooking oats) 1/2 scoop of Chocolate Protein (I use Vega Clean Protein) 1/2 tablespoon Chia Seeds (optional) 2/3 cup Almond Milk (or any other milk or dairy free milk) 1/2 tablespoon Pure Maple Syrup (optional but it definitely tastes better with the…

Favorite Dairy Free Products

I thought I’d share some of my favorite dairy free products on the blog today. I have a dairy allergy, have since I was little and over the years have found my favorite dairy free products. I’ve included all my staple favorite products in this post. Silk Unsweetened Almond Milk…

Ten Random Facts About Me

Hi. Thanks for coming back to the blog. I hope you’re enjoying the content so far. I had planned to write this last week but life got crazy. Anyway, here are some random facts about me so you can get to know me better and was harder to write then…

Tips for First Time Half Marathoners

I’ve been running for about three years now (I’ve taken some breaks due to injury) and have run tons of races including two half marathons. I wanted to share some of my tips for those that might be training for their first half marathon or just looking for some tips…

2017 Goals

Happy New Year (a month late)! Yes you read that right I said “2017 Goals” not “2017 Resolutions” because I don’t set resolutions I set goals. I’m a firm believer in setting goals but I always make sure they’re SMART (Specific Measurable Attainable Realistic Time specific) goals so that what…

Welcome!

Welcome to Green Tea & Tulips! Glad you could join me.I’m excited to be here. Green Tea & Tulips was a long time coming and I’ll be working every week to add more content and make the blog exciting. I’m planning to share anything from recipes, to products I love,…