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Quinoa Bean Salad

When I think of summer eating I usually think of grilling burgers, brats, fish, and vegetables but this summer has been different because my grill went out of commission last spring and I have yet to find a replacement. Overall this slight change in cooking preparation has been a good thing because it’s made me …

Ups

Workout: Push It Up (Real Good)

The title for my latest mini workout is of course inspired by one of my favorite groups when I was in junior high: Salt-n-Pepa. Their song Push It was pretty fun back in the day and is still great fun to play when I’m working out. Of course since this workout is called “Push It Up (Real …

Writings

Write It Out!

When I was little I started a diary. I didn’t write terribly often but did jot down a few noteworthy occurrences that I now find either quite sweet or very embarrassing to read as an adult.  After my childhood diary resurfaced a few months back I decided I would start keeping better notes about random …

Snacks

6 Savvy Swaps!

Are there certain foods you don’t keep on hand because you know they spell trouble or simply because you know how to make do with healthier alternatives? Over the years I’ve added and subtracted some of my pantry and refrigerator staples and wanted to share a few of my ideas. If you have successful swap …