Just replace powdered sugar for powdered erythritol. This one tip from a pastry chef will make French macarons work for you on the first try--I promise! Small batch macarons: my favorite small batch cookie recipe dessert for two.
Beginner's Running Plan - This plan pretty much details what I would advise people who find it difficult to start running after a long "off-period". Do short intervals or walking and running or jogging.