I first began running outside regularly when my daughter was born, so almost 10 years ago now. I originally started because I wanted to lose the baby weight and, frankly, to get a break from diapers and feeling like a milk machine. Running suddenly became the perfect way to get some quiet time alone or […]

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I received free samples of Toufayan Pita mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Toufayan Bakeries and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. I had a great time working with Toufayan, so many delicious pitas! A […]

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Beans are an excellent source of fiber and plant-based protein in addition to a variety of vitamins and minerals, such as magnesium, copper, folate, iron, and zinc. This recipe is vegan and delicious, especially during winter and for the upcoming Super Bowl festivities! Bean & Barley Chili Makes 6 servings Ingredients Beans: • ½ pound […]

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It’s time for Recipe ReDux! Every month I will be posting a new recipe based on a challenge posed by the amazing ladies who created the Recipe ReDux community. This month my inaugural post is focused on Budget Eats. I set out to create a healthy, delicious, simple, and satisfying meal for less than $3 […]

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This week’s most requested recipes from my posts were the Papaya Chicken and the Indian-Spiced Eggplant & Cauliflower Stew. Enjoy! Papaya Chicken Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 1-inch piece of ginger, grated 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1-1.5 pound chicken breast, […]

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I recently purchased my first pressure cooker and could not be more thrilled. Nervous at first, I found it to be easy to use and not scary at all. I’m able to brown meat and sauté vegetables before shifting to the pressure cooking portion of the recipe, which allows for some depth to remain in […]

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If you’re not used to eating healthy, it can be a challenge to shop for those types of foods, especially if you think healthy food is expensive. In fact, according to a survey conducted by Prevention and Centrum, 53 percent of Americans said it was too expensive to eat a healthy, balanced diet. However, that […]

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