Monthly Archives: June 2015

Better your breakfast with some easy swaps

What’s your go-to breakfast option? Maybe it’s a doughnut or other sweet pastry. Puffed colorful cereal with milk? Or perhaps you’re someone who opts for nothing at all.

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So, do you eat enough protein? Conquering a vegan myth

If I had a nickle for every time someone asked me if I ate enough protein or showed some concern about my protein intake, I would have a chunk of change in my wallet. Most vegans roll their eyes at the ‘ol … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 2, featuring zucchini ravioli and scallion pancakes

As we mourn the end of strawberry season, let us celebrate the bounty of summer. Behold, our full CSA share from Goldfinch Farm: (Brandie took some broccoli, the summer squash, two scallions, a cucumber and half the salad mix for … Continue reading

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Bladder cancer symptoms often brushed off, York Township woman says

When Brenda Neff was 48 years old, she said she needed to know the location of every bathroom in town.

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The best part of waking up: Waking up, first of all, and a lot more

I read this great piece on Medium earlier this week by Benjamin Hardy about the morning. Ah, the morning. Some love it. Some hate it. I get to be in that special and crazy group that naturally wakes up at the crack … Continue reading

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Running my first 5k – with Foxy of course

I let Mark convince me into signing up for a 5k at Pinchot Park last week. I’ve never run a race before in my life – never actually been in any kind of race – biking or otherwise – in my adult life. I was a little nervous. I was going to run the 5k and Mark was going to run the 10k.

I knew if I was going to do it, I would have to bring Foxy, so I was relieved to find out that dogs were allowed.

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The waaaaiting is the hardest part

The week before a race is always the hardest for me. The work is done. All that’s left to do is compete and see what you can do. But instead you’ve got to go to work, sleep, pull back on … Continue reading

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Tips and tricks for grilling vegetables

I not only love to eat, I love to cook. Cooking outside over leaping flames though? Nope, I’ve never been a griller. The grill master in our home, my husband, unfortunately works as a nurse on second shift. So what’s a woman to do when she wants the taste of grilled goodness? For me, it means learning how to do it yourself of course!

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Reclaiming my life: The journey and giving back

One year of clean eating + strength training= 80+ lbs. lost — celebrating by giving back to my community

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Pods of protein: Edamame in two ways

I love sushi. It’s one of my favorite foods on planet Earth, and if I could, I’d probably eat it once a day. While exploring this love for sushi, I was introduced to the perfect little snack that is edamame.

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