Category Archives: Diets

The devastation of running less, eating less

Starting about 3 weeks from race day, most marathon training plans call for a taper. Tapering, if you’re not familiar with this particular for of torture, is basically a decrease in mileage to help your body be in top form … Continue reading

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CSA Autumn: Vegetable lasagna, tempura green beans

Tomatoes, corn, delicata squash, broccoli, spinach, green beans, cabbage — we got a wealth of veg in our half-share from Miller Plant Farm’s fall CSA program this past week. Plus, we still had yellow zucchini from my editor, who also gave us kale … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Keeping it veggie while moving

Moving can be hard on anyone, and a vegetarian is no exception. So how do you eat meat-free and somehow juggle the unpacking shuffle without a working kitchen? It just takes a little planning! This all depends on how far … Continue reading

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Cutting out the carbs

I eat a lot of processed carbs. As in: a huge amount. I tried to mentally keep track of just how many boxed carbs (cereal, breads, pasta) I was eating in a day, and it’s kind of sad. For breakfast, … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Taco noodle casserole

With my diet on hold and a slight scent of fall in the air, having three boxes of macaroni in my pantry is a huge temptation. I will need noodles every day for lunch until they are gone, and my … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Pickled red onions, Baltimore peach cake

So, it turns out that Week 12 (this past week) was our last week of CSA summer produce from Miller Plant Farm. We received an email from Dave Miller last week that confirmed we’ll be continuing our small share enrollment with … Continue reading

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A day of beverages: 1,370 calories

If you pay any attention to the mantra: don’t drink your calories, you know that throwing back a beer or two after work can tack on as many calories as your dinner, without the nutritional benefits But don’t be deceived … Continue reading

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Harvest Share to get fresh produce to food pantries

The York County Food Alliance created Harvest Share recently to provide fresh produce to food pantries that feed hungry families in the area. The latest Community Health Needs Assessment for York and Adams Counties shows many adults might not be … Continue reading

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How to save yourself from mindless eating

By Julie Stefanski, WellSpan dietitian Researcher Brian Wansink, relays some important findings about how Americans eat in his book Mindless Eating. Through Wansink’s experiments (some rather funny, like the ever filling soup bowl) researchers determined that basically, if there’s food in sight – … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: slow-cooker lentil soup

During the second week of the diet, my husband and I were scheduled to eat a lot of soup. And when I say a lot, I mean at least a serving every day. Normally in the winter, I wouldn’t mind … Continue reading

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