Looking back on the nutrition & wellness course I took 3 yrs ago this spring (a group class, in person, with Cheryl Mirabella), I'm glad I invested that modest amount of money in it - and in me!
Three years later some things are still sink... Read more
Has anyone quantified P90X workouts?
It's so frustrating to work out till you sweat (perspire!) only to be left without a standard reference for how many calories you've burned.
Same goes for both Mari Winsor & Malibu pilates, and pr... Read more
I'm going to adapt this a bit to my tastes, then do the nutritional breakdown to add it to my SP recipes.
Cream of Spinach Soup
from Jennifer Cornbleet, "Raw Food Made Easy for 1 or 2 People"
½ head spinach leaves, ... Read more
Reading Brenda Davis, RDN, who specialises in raw, vegetarian nutrition.
"While we may not have a choice in how we die, we do have a choice in how we live. When we consume whole, organic plant foods, we make the best possible choice for ou... Read more
Somehow I don't think a recipe for "trail mix" - which is seriously energy- & calorie-dense- should stay on top as my most recent SP blog post! : )
So here's something a lot more nutritionally helpful! This will make a great entree, or with... Read more
I adore raw, unsalted nuts & seeds, so this is Chocolate Cherry Trail Mix made with mostly raw & mostly unsalted ingredients.
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
* 1/3 cup raw sunflower seeds
* 1 cup dried tart cherries
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For those of us who like (or might like to try) Quiznos veggie sub.
Kind of a surprise how high some of these numbers are! How do we order this sub for less fat, sodium, carbs, & fewer calories? (Stop them from adding oily dressing!)
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How am I gonna keep up with keeping daily stats? And I'm gonna have to enter from scratch many of the meals I eat, cause they're not already listed in Spark People. I eat very little "fast" food, or prepared foods. That's gonna take awhile.... Read more
Please come try and comment on my first recipe contribution to Spark People! I itemized all the ingredients and found their nutritional info. Please let us know what you think of the recipe and the shake! Thank you!
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Ready to go home. Had a good morning workout, just a few more minutes this evening but I'll probably feel like doing a little more of a workout than the minimum. Wonder what my fitness plans will be for the weekend? I'm open. My only drawback ri... Read more
Thanks to skinnyjinx for the info! (Posted on her SP blog.) A 1.5-mile exercise course near Calvert & Conn Ave, NW. Close to Marilyn Monroe mural, Omni Shoreham Hotel & Woodley Park Metro [Red line]. Path has stops for different kinds of exercis... Read more