Monthly Archives: June 2012

Grilled sweet potato rounds


This was a brainstorm I had while making dinner on the grill the other night, and to be honest I think it is completely brilliant! Super easy too. We had some sweet potatoes, so I cut them into about 1/2 … Continue reading

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Work week fitness challenge


I am challenging us all to get moving at work this week! Whether you work at home, outside, in an office or on a busy hospital floor, these are all exercises that can be done with no equipment and very … Continue reading

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Slightly different approach to Thinking Cap Thursday


I was flipping through some articles looking for something interesting to post, and I came across an article entitledĀ An Investigative Study Into the Influence of a Commercially Available Carbohydrate-Protein-Electrolyte Beverage on Short Term Repeated Exercise Performance. Thinking it could be … Continue reading

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Green Beans with Almonds and Caramelized Shallots


Now this one I tried, and it is soooo good! Tim made it for dinner today, and he said it wasn’t bad to make. It took about 25 minutes total. We got the recipe with our CSA shipment of veggies, … Continue reading

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Could not love this more…


I especially love the second stanza! “Tis the set of the soul, that decides its goal…” Heck yeah it is!!   One ship drives east and another drives west With the selfsame winds that blow. ‘Tis the set of the … Continue reading

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What exactly is the greenhouse effect?


I have never really understood it before, but I found an article that does a pretty good job of dummying it down to my level. Basically, the sun heats the Earth, and the Earth radiates some of that heat back … Continue reading

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Is it hunger or a craving?


Have you ever sat there (for me it’s usually on the couch or at my desk!) wondering if that nagging feeling is hunger or just one of those pesky cravings? Margaret Furtado, MS, RD addresses that very question in her … Continue reading

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