May 31 2015
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4 Recipes Inspired by #RnRSD

Today’s post comes to us from Rock ‘n’ Blog member Pia, author of San Diego is Awesome. San Diego local in love with her city and all things Rock ‘n’ Roll!

Running and eating is the best combo. One negates the other right?! To get in the mood for the upcoming Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon and ½ Marathon (June 1st!), we created 4 fun recipes inspired by the race.


Get-Your-Greens Juice

Ingredientsgreen smoothis

  • 1 apple
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 handfuls kale
  • 2 carrots

Combine all ingredients in juicer. Enjoy!


Simple Peanut Butter Energy Bar 


  • 1 cup peanut butter

    PB bars

  • 1 cup honey
  • 3 cups oats

Heat peanut butter and honey in saucepan on low heat until mixed. Slowly add oats and mix ingredients together. Pour into an 8 x 8 inch pan and press into bottom. Cover and let set at least 4 hours. Enjoy!


Carb Loading Gluten-Free Pasta


  • 1 pound brown rice pasta
  • 2 cans (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano pasta
  • Optional: spinach and Parmesan cheese

Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Once it heats up, add garlic and onion. Sauté for a few minutes (or until onions are translucent). Add tomato sauce, basil and garlic. Heat for 2 minutes on medium heat, then low heat until thoroughly heated, about 8 minutes. Prepare brown rice pasta according to package. Once pasta is cooked and rinsed, add enough tomato sauce to pan to coat pasta with sauce (keep reserve for pouring over dished pasta). Mix in optional spinach. Serve and enjoy with Parmesan! 


Rock ‘n’ Roll Bean Tacos


  • 1 package corn taco shells
  • 2 cans refried beans
  • 1 small cabbage, shredded
  • 1 can favorite salsa
  • 1 package guacamole
  • 1 package sour cream

Heat refried beans over low heat until warmed. Make assembly line of ingredients. For each taco, layer beans, guacamole, cabbage and salsa. Add a dollop of sour cream on top. Enjoy!

Schedule of Events

May 29-30, 2015

Health & Fitness Expo

San Diego Convention Center, Halls G-H
Friday, May 29: 11am – 7pm
Saturday, May 30: 9am – 5pm
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Sunday, May 31, 2015

Suja Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

Marathon Wheelchair Start Time: 6:10am
Marathon Start Time: 6:15am
Half Marathon & Relay Start Time: 6:45am
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