When I began heart rate training a couple of years back I started taking my resting heart rate in the mornings before getting out of bed. Doing so helps me get a quick glimpse of how my body is adjusting to training. An elevated resting heart rate can mean many things – some of those [...]
Drooling? Find out where to find this gem in time for Valentine’s Day!
One of the first gluten-free products I tried was Trader Joe’s French Roll. It was horrible. I mean hockey puck heavy and dense and I had no idea how I was going to survive if this was how I was going to have to eat. I threw the rest of the package away after one [...]
Valentine’s Day is notorious for including treats that may be rich and decadent. Those treats don’t have to be loaded with fat and sugar to taste good, though. Guiding Stars’ expert chef, Erin Dow, has created the following Valentine’s Day recipes that are both delicious, nutritious and gluten-free.
Black Bean Brownies
February always seems like such a long month even though it is the shortest month. I don’t know if that is because I am just plain tired of the weather or what, but I am ready for spring. We have been getting glimpses of spring here and there in between our wicked cold temps. Today [...]
Eating gluten-free can be expensive. Notice I said “can be”, but it doesn’t have to be. Nicole Hunn, author of Gluten-Free on a Shoestring, tackles gluten-free cooking and baking without breaking the bank in her first book, Gluten-Free on a Shoestring. The latest installment, Gluten-Free on a Shoestring Quick & Easy, shows us how to [...]
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I talk about how stressful weeknight meals are on a regular basis. Some weeks I do better at planning in advance than others. When I am having a particularly busy and stressful week we end up with more takeout than I would like, but with these recipes from Carol Kicinski, I hope to avoid that [...]
Hooray! The groundhog did not see his shadow yesterday! Why is it something so silly (Come on you know it is!), gets so many people, so excited? I mean, come on, it’s a groundhog predicting the weather/arrival of spring. As I was running down the Olentangy Trail yesterday with my MIT group, I was chatting [...]
Today is the day – the day footballs fans have been waiting for – the big game! I am not a football fan, so today is more about the cool new commercials or the fun food than the game itself. The half time show is always entertaining as well.
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