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Steel-cut oats have become a somewhat trendy breakfast food for the health-conscious. Supposedly they are less processed than old-fashioned or instant oatmeal, which eh, might be slightly true, but the nutritional qualities are pretty much the same for all three varieties. Little barley-sized nubbins of oat, they also take longer to cook, but I wanted Read More

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Biking to work or college is an all-around good thing. You get plenty of exercise, fewer gas emissions are emitted, and you save a few cents from your gas money budget. After three summers of being a semi-regular bike commuter, I’d like to offer you my┬áTips for Biking to Work. 1. Get yourself a decent Read More

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This momentous event happened over a month ago, but it was, as I mentioned, very momentous. It seriously was a huge milestone for me in my fitness journey, and I feel like the story must live on somehow. So, Interwebz, here you go. I knew I needed a goal to get my rear in gear Read More

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Corn muffins are notoriously tough as leftover material. Muffins in general are really best the day they are baked, and corn muffins get really dry quickly. A few days ago, after a chili supper with friends, I had five corn muffins leftover. As the corn chips and chili goodness disappeared and it became obvious there Read More

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On my first bike ride in about four weeks, I got a flat tire less than two miles in. I pulled over at a small church and assessed the situation under an awning. This was my train of thinking: I had never changed a tire completely by myself. I had never taken a rear tire Read More