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Bedtime protein every now & then
Monday, June 07, 2010      3 comments

I've decided to do what some bodybuilders do and have a protein shake (without the flax oil) at bedtime after a good evening workout. I'm also trying to have a protein drink within 30 minutes of the end of a workout. That's my plan! This way I a... Read more
It's bedtime. Am I still hungry??
Monday, May 10, 2010      2 comments

For some reason I still feel kinda hungry. This cold has messed with my appetite, plus it was a weird meal-planning day. Can I/will I cheat a little bit, or will I go to bed as is? Thank goodness this doesn't happen every week. (Stuff like sunf... Read more
Making Alissa Cohen's raw food Mashed potatoes & mushroom gravy
Saturday, May 08, 2010      1 comments

Got this from my copy of Alissa Cohen's food prep book, "Living on Live Food". This dish took several ingredients but is quite interesting and pretty easy to fix. Just finished my first helping (about 1 cup-1 1/2 cups). I don't have a heavy... Read more
Freaking out! Nutrition facts for a cup of Chocolate Cherry Trail Mix
Saturday, May 08, 2010      5 comments

Ohmygosh. Moment of truth. I decided to face the truth about Whole Foods Market 365 brand "Chocolate Cherry Trail Mix". Here's what I found: Just one (1) cup contains 600 cals(!), 32 grams of fat, 64 grams carbs, and 16 grams p... Read more
"A cold in my nose"
Friday, May 07, 2010      0 comments

Why do colds go through cycles? I mean like, you feel better at a certain time of day but then later you feel pretty terrible. All in the same day!! Last night I was looking forward to a little P90X but now I'm dragging. (No, I haven't taken any... Read more
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

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