I had never poached eggs until this weekend and holy moly - it's a lot easier than I thought it would be. If we had to rank egg styles in order of what I think is easiest to hardest to prepare the list would go: Scrambled Frittata Over medium Over easy Sunny-side up Hardboiled Omelet … Continue reading Recipe: How to poach eggs and Salmon Benedict
In daylights, in sunsets, in midnights, in cups of coffee.... Well, it's more like 518,057 pounds. I've backed off tracking my weight weeks ago, but there are a few numbers that I've been watching: measurements, weight lifted, steps... In the spring I had said that I wanted to get a few pounds off, but I … Continue reading Day 208, Quote 21: “How do you measure, measure a year?”
Ladies – can you pin point specific phases in your menstrual cycle by your symptoms? I know, it’s not exactly dinner talk, but I’m being serious. Do you have any varying level of these symptoms? - Fatigue - Cramping - Bloating - Breast tenderness - Fluctuations in body temperature - Energy - Hunger - Moodiness … Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Does your menstrual cycle impact your strength?
This was day 49 of the 100 days of writing. This is from days ago. I've answered prompts as it made sense, but I haven't written for all of the days. I look at them each day and think about how the prompt makes me feel and if I believe it's worth writing about. I … Continue reading Day 204, Quote 20: Your voice was the soundtrack of my summer
Sometimes when I want to bake, I don't want to have to plan a recipe. I don't want to go out and compile all of the ingredients. Sometimes I want to be able to look around the kitchen and see if there's anything that can be made from what I already have. Mushy bananas are … Continue reading Recipe: Eggless Banana Brownies
There's a few things going on in the kitchen lately, or not going on in the kitchen. It's been so hot that's it's been more reasonable to grill outside a few meals at a time. We've been trying to "eat down" the freezer. We do buy extra things when they're on sale since we have … Continue reading Recipe: Baked Pesto White Fish
I have so many things that I want to do to give back to the world around me. When I have an idea I flush it out and then run with it. There's a part of me that's fearful that if I don't try then I will never know my own greatness. I said this … Continue reading Day 194, Quote 19: Interview Question “What motivates you?”
I'm sure many of you have been told that stretching and warming up as well as cooling down are an important part of your workout. Have any of you ever really thought about why or if there are better ways to warm up and stretch? Would you laugh if you learned that you may want … Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Does stretching make an impact?
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. -Eleanor Roosevelt I've rewritten this three times. I don't typically go through and edit heavily. I'll look for spelling or grammar. Maybe clarify, but I don't typically reread to … Continue reading Day 187, Quote 18: “Reach Out Eagerly”
I can’t have wine. I can’t have beer. I can’t go out. I’ve heard this from a few clients. I’ve read it and heard it from a few people online. When I started, it’s something that I said myself. It’s possible to still have a beer or a glass of wine and lose weight and … Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Alcohol