Monthly Archives: April 2012

Quinoa, Farro, and Amaranth… Oh My!

  Ancient grains are both fashionable and healthy! Yes, quinoa, farro and amaranth are trendy whole grains finding their way onto the menus of upscale restaurants and into the homes of health conscious consumers. Hmm, fashionable, you say? What will … Continue reading

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Core Strengthening Exercise: Get More Than Good Looks

This week I asked my friend and co-worker, Austin Howlett, to help me with a post on one of the hottest fitness trends of 2012 – core training. It’s been fashionable for me since I had my first baby! (Yeap, … Continue reading

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Spring For Lighter Meals | Crazy Asian Chicken

  Spring is inspiring!  Just being out in the fresh air and seeing  the abundance of new growth and brilliant colored flowers gets me motivated to  lighten up and get things done!  Here are the top 3 items on my … Continue reading

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Sowing The Seeds To A Healthy Future

Most parents agree, they wish their kids would eat more vegetables. As a matter of fact, poor fruit and vegetable consumption is a chronic public heath issue in this country. Although some progress has been made over the past 5 … Continue reading

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Making the Treadmill ‘Easy’

Today’s post is about making the treadmill fun. Did I just use the words fun and treadmill in the same sentence? Yeah, I did.  The poor treadmill; it is notoriously referred to as the dreadmill!  Yet there are situations I am truly thankful for it.  They … Continue reading

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