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Still building on my 2007 nutrition & wellness class...
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      0 comments

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
Another cool, useful food site -
Sunday, May 02, 2010      5 comments

Here's a site I just found. I think you use it to figure out the nutrition in recipes, and to help create new recipes. Have you tried it? ... Read more
Who's measuring the calories in P90X workouts???
Sunday, May 02, 2010      3 comments

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
Cream of Spinach Soup (raw dish from JCornbleet)
Saturday, May 01, 2010      3 comments

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" Serves 2 ½ head spinach leaves, ... Read more
Reading Brenda Davis, RDN - on choosing to live raw & vegetarian
Sunday, April 25, 2010      0 comments

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
Happy Earth Day: Enjoy your workout (or rest day!)
Thursday, April 22, 2010      3 comments

I will respect and protect this Mother Earth who supports our nutrition, our fitness, our total existence. Namaste.... Read more
Smokingsbadforu's Moroccan-style Chickpeas recipe. Yum!
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      4 comments

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
Chocolate Cherry Trail Mix (with raw, mostly unsalted nuts!)
Saturday, April 17, 2010      1 comments

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 ... Read more
A healthier Quiznos veggie sub? Nutrition info: small, med & large
Saturday, April 17, 2010      5 comments

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!) ... Read more
Kettlebell workout with a bit heavier k-bell!
Friday, April 16, 2010      6 comments

Who else is using kettlebells? After a long time with a 9 lb/4 kg kettlebell, I got a 15-pounder. The extra 6 lbs are a nice move up. So I did a 10-minute workout! More later!... Read more
Daily logging - OMG
Sunday, April 11, 2010      2 comments

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
Posted my fave protein shake recipe on SparkPeople - try it!
Saturday, April 10, 2010      0 comments

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! http://recipes.... Read more
Getting and staying in shape is a VERY good thing
Friday, April 09, 2010      2 comments

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
SkinnyJinx: Outdoor exer. spot nr Woodley Park Metro (WashDC)
Sunday, April 04, 2010      1 comments

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

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