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Reason number 1 to choose a poached egg for Breakfast: I like fried foods so I like to save the oil for when it adds flavor. Eating a poached egg doesn’t taste much different than a fried or scrambled egg but it’s a lot healthier.   Lunch: A deli container of leftover lentil soup with a mini cornbread…

Breakfast Reimagined

   It might be radical but breakfast doesn’t have to be fried anything or contain pastries or even be in a bowl with milk poured over it. Today, I tried this instead: Poached egg, tomato chunks, blanched broccoli and carrot strips with a little olive oil drizzled on top for flavor.  Bonus: No turkey bacon…

Eating After Exercise

How long after a workout should you eat? I try to get a mix of carbs and protein within a half hour of a run or gym workout. If I’m just playing around in the park, it might be longer but if I don’t refuel within a reasonable time, I feel lethargic and lightheaded, especially…

Tuesday Notes

Tuesday’s run was just 2 miles because my hamstring was hurting. I guess it’s time to wear those new running shoes I’ve been saving for a race.  I finished up the workout with 10 mins of repeated bicycle crunches, scissors and Burpees. I was sweating bullets when I was done. For me, morning workout leads…

Forget The Meat! 

We are fresh off the season of Lent, where people pledged to give up something … but definitely not meat because they didn’t want to eat tofu everyday. Well, if you are thinking of going meatless again, today is a good day to start. The Internet is filled with ideas for meatless Monday’s. And Yes!…

Raw For A Day

Adding raw foods to your diet is as easy as Breakfast… Lunch… Dinner #Raw #Food #Healthy

The 5 Forces That Can Help You Live A Super Life

According to Darin Olien’s book, Superlife, there are 5 health topics you might still need more information about. They are the 5 factors that will determine if you will achieve and maintain good health and stay fit and well.     1. Nutrition – in order to get all the nutrition, we should eat a…

Currently

Currently, I am … Nursing a cold and headache #whydoesmyheadfeelsomuchheavierthanitdidyesterday … but I refuse to be kept down by a cold which is why I am also… Celebrating… knocking out at an hour at the gym anyway – 35 mins on the arc trainer, 25 mins doing steps, abs machines and floor exercises #sweatpink #exercisemakesmehappy…

5 Reasons To Go Raw

5 reasons to include raw foods in your diet: Raw foods contains all their water which helps keep us hydrated Raw foods retain their alkalinity – cooking can make some foods acidic and high acid levels in our bodies promote disease-conducive conditions The natural state of most fruits and vegetables is such that we can…

7 Food Quotes And The Meals That Confirmed Them

7 food quotes and how my recent meals confirmed them. We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink… ~Epicurus This quote is probably  why at our dinner party this weekend, we all look satisfied even though the food hadn’t even been ordered yet. Never underestimate the value that…

5 Validations

Sometimes, I wonder if I should write my thoughts down or, afterwards, whether I should share them with the world. Writing is cathartic for me,but will it be interesting enough for someone else to read? Is it relevant? Should I, or shouldn’t I? But then I post it and someone says to me that they loved it,…

What If

Regrets, I’ve had a few; But then again, too few to mention. I did what I had to do And saw it through without exemption… Those lyrics are from “My Way”, a song made famous by Frank Sinatra, and it popped into my head when Shelly tweeted the prompt for this weeks Write or Die: What do you think…