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Homemade Larabars

As I was training for my half-marathons, I discovered Larabars as a great source of clean energy. They have just 3-5 ingredients, and are made with a base of ground dates and some kind of nut. I was a huge fan of the peanut butter cookie and lemon flavors, but not so much a fan … Continue reading »

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Buttermilk Chocolate Cake

Today is Valentine’s Day. Steve and I get to celebrate it by going to a fertility specialist. Yay. Well, despite that minor setback to the overall V-day romantic mood, we’re making the best of it. We still get to spend the whole day together, since the appointment is in Indy, and we’re going to Seasons … Continue reading »

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Healthy Chocolate Shake

The experts all tell me (and I know them ALL, of course) that one of the best post-workout refuel foods is chocolate milk. It has protein and carbs that muscles crave after a hard workout, plus calcium and potassium. Bananas are also a good choice. I happen to have a metric boatload of frozen bananas … Continue reading »

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Oh, Those Holiday Goodies

I’m not into deprivation. I enjoy food too much for that kind of nonsense. But this year HAS taught me a lot about making the right choices to give my body what it really needs. It’s gotten easier as this year has gone on, making better choices. Learned behavior and all that. So, applying that … Continue reading »

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Baked Kale Chips

Kale is more than a salad bar decoration, my friend. It makes spankin’ good chips, too. It’s very easy, incredibly good for you (mountains of vitamins), and absolutely delicious. All you need is kale, olive oil, and salt! 1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Wash kale, cut out inner stems, and tear into chip-sized pieces. … Continue reading »

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