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Megan Kretz Patient Expert

New York, New York
My name is Megan and I am a 25-year-old living and running in New York City.  I work in an office during the day, but during my free time I enjoy cooking, baking, reading, and being active. I began blogging as a way to document my two passions – running and eating healthy foods. I've... Full Bio
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New Domain Name by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Don’t forget to update your google readers and bookmarks!! The Runner’s Kitchen can now be found at www.runnerskitchen.com   Read on »
The blog has moved!! by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hello Runner’s Kitchen readers, Today is a BIG day - I took the plunge and the blog is now self-hosted with a new (easier to remember) domain name – www.runnerskitchen ... Read on »
Indian Summer by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The recent weather in NYC has been unbelievably sunny and warm (remind me of this in a few months…). After the usual 1/2 decaf coffee yesterday morning, I set off to Cen ... Read on »
My New Favorite Day by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating In college, I used to dread Sundays. I would wake up around noon (still feeling the effects of Saturday night partying) and have a ton of things to do before the day end ... Read on »
White Chocolate Pumpkin Cookies by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’m sure by now it’s no surprise that I LOVE all things pumpkin, so prepare yourself for a few more recipes :-) When my friend Hannah visited last week she brought me ... Read on »
Spin Out Your Stress by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My week went by fast, but I am so ready for the weekend! After Thursday night’s 10 mile run, I decided it would be best to sleep in a little on Friday and plan for a ... Read on »
8 Miles, 10 Miles by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating First and most importantly, Happy Friday! Secondly, thank you for all the kind and supportive comments yesterday. Hearing from readers and knowing that my running and ... Read on »
A Nutritional Slam by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating [ photo source ] Well, I hope your Thursday is off to a better start than mine! I normally try to stay pretty positive on the blog, but I received a very upsetting e ... Read on »
My Fridge by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A few weeks ago, Tina published a series of guest posts that featured reader’s refrigerators. In case you’re wondering what I keep stocked, have a look! Fridge ... Read on »
Eat Dessert First by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My work week began with my usual coffee and a few bites of Farmer’s Market blueberry cake (umm, thanks Nate). When I got to the office, it was time for my real breakf ... Read on »
Just Beet It by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hooray, we’re half-way through the week! Actually, I’m a little more than half-way through my week because I’m leaving the office at 1pm on Friday :-) My Wednesday began ... Read on »
Spinning My Wheels by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Congrats commentor #3 -  Whit’s Getting Fit! Email your address and I will send you the Newman’s goodies :-) 3 Timestamp: 2009-07-29 14:16:56 UTC Well, summer h ... Read on »
Newman’s Own Organics Giveaway! by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ll admit it – I have a serious sweet tooth. As much as I love fruits and veggies – I can’t live without my chocolate and cookies! Luckily, Newman’s Own Organics makes ... Read on »
Cardamom Peach Pie by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It’s peach season here in the Northeast and ripe, juicy peaches are available in abundance. When I saw a recipe for Peach Cardamom Pie in the August issue of Bon Appetit ... Read on »
From the Heights to Harlem by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Is there anything better than a sunny Saturday morning? I started mine off with a HUGE bowl of yogurt goodness - sliced banana 1 cup low-fat plain yogurt (whole ... Read on »
Blast from the Past by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Love this photo! It’s from the 80’s party during senior week – May 2007. Miss you ladies of 44 Home Avenue :-) Material Girls Filed under: Uncategorized | Tagge ... Read on »
Half-Day Friday by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hooray for Fridays! I started my day with a big bowl of Fage 0% greek yogurt, a cup of blackberries, blueberries, and strawberries, and a serving of Heritage Grains cere ... Read on »
Fire House by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Thursday morning was an earlyyy one – alarm went off at 6:25am. I stumbled out of bed and groggily made my way to the subway platform (stopping for at the coffee cart f ... Read on »
Chicken Apple Basil Salad by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Wednesday a.m. update: Just went for my first run in nearly two weeks!! Felt ok, no pain, but a little tight. After so many monthes of injury I am just so NERVOUS about ... Read on »
When the moon hits your eye… by Megan Kretz Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I was in total weekend mode until Monday morning and the work week really snuck up on me! I started the day with another cup of Starbucks Gazebo blend (mmm…). La ... Read on »