Monthly Archives: March 2012

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus with Homemade Roasted Red Peppers

Do you ever have plans to make something and then when you get around to making it you realize you don’t have one essential ingredient? I hate it when that happens! As I was getting all of my ingredients out … finish reading Roasted Red Pepper Hummus with Homemade Roasted Red Peppers

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Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie and Hungry for Change Documentary

A couple nights ago, Luke and I watched one of the latest food documentaries called Hungry for Change. Most people think of documentaries as boring, but the ones abut food tend to fascinate me. If you love food (who doesn’t?!) … finish reading Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie and Hungry for Change Documentary

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Crispy Garlic Parmesan Asparagus

With spring, comes asparagus. I have always turned my nose up at asparagus. But, since it seems to be the trendy superfood of spring, I decided to give transforming asparagus into a tasty veggie a try. Low and behold, it … finish reading Crispy Garlic Parmesan Asparagus

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Nutella Swirl Zucchini Muffins

Today, instead of bootcamp, I decided to try out a BodyPump class at a local gym that had a free two week trial pass. Source. I first found out about BodyPump from Courtney’s blog a few months ago and have been … finish reading Nutella Swirl Zucchini Muffins

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36 deLux

Last night, Luke and I had a delicious dinner at 36 deLux (in Manchester, NH). It used to be called Richard’s Bistro, so it is a relatively new restaurant under the new name. After living in DC for four years, … finish reading 36 deLux

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Rustic Pizza with Sweet Potato Sauce

I had a really bad workout today. I wasn’t feeling great, my shin splint started getting way too painful, and I didn’t get to run on my treadmill.  I hate it when someone else is on my favorite treadmill! (Each … finish reading Rustic Pizza with Sweet Potato Sauce

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Chocolate Lover’s Granola

Did you know that granola was originally called “granula”? Its original form was crumbled graham flour and the inventor was Dr. James Caleb Jackson. It was Dr. John Harvey Kellogg who changed the “u” to an “o” and called his … finish reading Chocolate Lover’s Granola

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Creamy Barley Risotto

Bootcamp today left my legs feeling like jello. One move that really made me feel it was “surrender squats”. Basically, you get down on one knee like this: Source. Then you put your other knee down and stand up in … finish reading Creamy Barley Risotto

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Easy Grilled Marinated Swordfish

Last night, we had a great dinner of grilled swordfish and barley risotto. Notice there’s a vegetable missing from that ensemble? Well, that’s because we tried to make this… But we failed. At least we got a pretty picture! If … finish reading Easy Grilled Marinated Swordfish

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Carrot Curls

My afternoon run today was alright, but a bad side cramp and my shin splint stopped me after running for 28 minutes (34 minutes including my warmup and cool down). In other news, I’m getting excited to watch the season … finish reading Carrot Curls

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