Why I Stopped Peddling (and I’m not Talking about Spinning) 

After moving to Chicago, I found myself in a new city, again. Heavier than I liked, again. And not wanting to shell out over $100 a month on a gym membership. I missed Unite Fitness. I missed my Philly Runner friends. Yet I loved this crazy new city.  A virtual friend reached out about her …

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Healthy Recipe: My Favorite Balanced Macro Breakfast

I have always loved breakfast. But over the years, I've come to love a hearty, healthy savory breakfast rather than a sugary sweet start to the day. Lately I'm loving combos that I can make most of during weekly meal prep, and just heat up each morning for a filling, healthy meal. Baked Eggs and …

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My life was a series of diets and finally a focus on being healthy

I remember my first diet like it was yesterday: I was 8 and during my annual school physical my bloodwork came back and I had high cholesterol. My family had always been a red meat, butter and milk kind of family, with doughnuts or coffee cake after church every Sunday with my grandparents. This had …

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Healthy Saturday Supper: Shrimp & Roasted Veggie Quinoa Risotto

After a sun-filled day, and some evening yoga, I wanted something fairly quick, but healthy and a little different. One of my favorite go-to meals when I also want some good carbs is to use quinoa as a base for "risotto", and throw some roasted veggies and a protein into it. Tonight, as usual, it …

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