Archives for January 2013

Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts… Of Chili?

I’m still on a soup and chili trend since they are so easy to throw together and you get several meals out of them. Open a few cans, mix up some magic, and heat it up. I rarely ever buy canned soup anymore because it’s just about the same effort. OK, for this version you […]

The First Step On The Healthy Eating Journey Is Pretty Basic

Yesterday I mentioned that I struggled quite a bit as I figured out how to eat healthy for the first time in my life. I decided to put together a short series of posts based on what I did to finally make sense of all the information out there and apply it to my every […]

How To Make Healthier Food Choices

I was catching up on The Biggest Loser on Hulu the other morning. I just love that show even though sometimes I think they are a little extreme with their expectations. The stories are so inspiring and motivating to hear. As I was watching, something one of the contestants said really jumped out at me. The […]

Change Things In The Gym To Keep Making Progress

How often do you change your workouts? I usually change what I’m doing with new workouts on the first of every month. A month gives me time to figure out what’s working and what’s not but it’s not so long that my body gets used to it. I change the exercises that I do, the […]

It’s As Thick As… Pea Soup!

I remember when I was growing up if we were eating peas and one of the little suckers got away from us, my mom would joke “You peed on the table.” I do that with my daughter today and we laugh every time. I’ve always wondered if the green peas that you get in frozen […]