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My Meatless Life: Work Hard, Play Hard

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After spending 10 days cooking on the road with no days off I got back home to LA and followed some advice I had been given, “no down time.” So my answer to everything this past long weekend was “yes”. Flag football on the fourth and night swimming on a rooftop pool for the fireworks, yes. Beach volleyball, yes. Ocean swimming where I accidentally got caught in a rip tide, yes. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: The Post-Workout Oreo

I do not know how all the other bloggers make their Oreos look so pretty. This was the best I could do...A for effort?

I have a nasty habit. I motivate myself to exercise with the promise of food. It’s not the best tactic, I know, but I exercise every day so something must be working. At any rate, I have a huge sweet tooth, so usually the food I promise myself is what my mom has always called a “sweet treat.” Of course, I don’t want to undo my last hour of sweat, so when I “indulge” in a post work-out treat, it’s always a secretly healthy one. Ever since discovering the wonder of frozen banana ice cream, that was my go-to snack. However, a few weeks ago, I stumbled across a few recipes for “healthy Oreo’s,” and I was immediately intrigued. Continue reading

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Weight Loss Wednesday: The Positives of Peer Pressure

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We’ve all heard sayings like “extreme results call for extreme measures” or “No pain, no gain.” However, if like me, you and these motivational mantra just don’t relate, take a simpler tactic by giving yourself no option; be bullied into budging that bulge! Continue reading

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