Food Journaling- The Details

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Fair warning: This might be an annoying detailed post. On Wednesdays I normally show you a round up of what I've been eating, but today I'm going to get a little more detailed. Why? Because yesterday was my first official day of food journaling. As … [Continue reading]

A New Challenge + Fall Shortcuts

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I love challenges. I've been working on my half marathon training, and it's been fun literally running towards a goal. I knocked out 7 miles over the weekend, which is the farthest I've ever gone! My Brooks shoes seem to be working out really well, … [Continue reading]

Kale Addict

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Oh my gosh you guys. I have some exciting news. And by news I mean recipe. And by exciting I mean easy. Ok so I'm mostly just proud that I'm eating kale with something other than that tahini dressing. (Yes, I've eaten that pretty much every day, … [Continue reading]

Trading “Healthy” Foods

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The other day, I was thinking about how I ate in college, and how different it is from what I eat now. I was very "healthy" in college... meaning I lived off of 100 calorie pack snacks, and low fat Pasta-Roni. From a calorie counting perspective, I … [Continue reading]

Mark’s [5-ingredient] Guacamole

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First of all, meet my brother: I wouldn't say he's a health food advocate (ok, not really at all. Although his wife does keep him in line.) but when our family got together, he announced he'd be making his "world famous guacamole" for us. … [Continue reading]

Exploring Boston

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Hello from Boston! (Or more specifically, Spencer, Massachusetts) I spent all day Thursday exploring the city with my parents.   We walked around the city, toured the Statehouse, and, oh yeah, apparently Boston has a baseball team that … [Continue reading]

Pre-vacation Eats & Honey Roasted Peanut Butter

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Ah, the last few days before a vacation. Desperately trying to use up all the produce, avoid the grocery store, and eat relatively clean, knowing that vacation will probably include plenty of indulgences... I'm leaving for Boston this afternoon, so … [Continue reading]

New Kicks

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I'm happy to report that I'm taking this running thing pretty seriously. No, I'm not going to bed early, I'm not waking up early for training runs, I'm not skipping out on parties in order to rest up. But Friday, I bought a pair of running shoes, … [Continue reading]

[Healthy] Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

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This might be one of my favorite new creations. I wish I'd thought of this at the beginning of summer. (Maybe then I wouldn't have been called out by Foursquare for going to Sweet Frog 3 times in one week.) Oops. I had some cream cheese left in my … [Continue reading]

Cost Saving Tricks

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One of the benefits of being a vegetarian, is that grocery bills have the potential to be a lot lower, because meat isn't cheap. And that's true, sometimes. But I also buy a lot of really... "special" things. (Bee pollen is expensive.) So here are … [Continue reading]