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Sep 30, 2014
I love when you come to visit me here, but did you know we can also connect in lots of places on social media? Here’s where you can find me. Let’s be friends!
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Twitter is probably my favorite social media because it’s quick and friendly and feels more like pssst… I gotta tell you this and less like a Big Announcement. I use Twitter to share links to stuff I...
Sep 29, 2014
In each issue of Paleo Magazine, I share the history of a traditional recipe and adapt it to fit into a healthier paleo lifestyle. For the July issue, I explored the disputed but entertaining story of this classic bowl of greens.
To understand the story of the Caesar Salad, travel back in time to Prohibition-era California — warm sun and empty cocktail glasses. Then imagine the rollicking good time to...
Sep 27, 2014
My first Quarterly box made its way into the world last week, and it was really fun to see everyone’s reactions to the goodies I picked out for EAT01. Thank you so much to everyone who subscribed! To those of you who took the time to send me a note or post on Twitter and Facebook, an extra-special thank you hug is included in this post. Dave and I were really sweatin’ the details to make sure...
Sep 19, 2014
This plyo box at the gym seemed shocked at how hard I was kicking ass at my workout today. A good, solid 75 minutes of effort and sweat set me up for a great day and a fun weekend.
Tonight, we’re seeing This Is Where I Leave You.
And, because it’s starting to get pretty chilly here, we’re off to Farm-Way tomorrow— a store that at least five people told me I must visit for boots, a...
Sep 14, 2014
Over the past few NFL seasons, I’ve slowly become a dedicated New England Patriots fan – and that was even before we decided to move to Vermont. This is a huge suprise to everyone, including me. After much consideration, I’ve created a short list of teams I like for a variety of reasons. But let it be known that the Pats are my numero uno. To make my faves list, I can’t perceive that...
Sep 11, 2014
Over the summer, I got to try super-secret, advance, sneak-peek flavors from AMRAP Nutrition and now – YAY! – the new flavors are available for everyone. They’re awesome to throw into your bag on your way out the door, to fuel your adventures at the gym, or to nosh on when you’re in a hurry at home.
These are damn tasty bars, and they’re nutritious, too, with a nice balance of...
Sep 8, 2014
I’m on a hard-boiled egg kick. One of my favorite snacks is an hb-egg with a dollop of homemade mayo and a light sprinkling of truffle salt. Divine. I’ve also been perfecting my recipe for fuschia-colored pickled eggs. I keep telling Dave I’m becoming a homesteader now that we live in Vermont. He just rolls his eyes.
But here’s the thing about hb-eggs. They can be a royal pain in...
Aug 27, 2014
This post is a re-write of a story about my first solo handstand against a wall. I’m at a new gym these days, challenging myself to keep an open heart and mind as I re-learn how to workout hard and try to shut out the nagging little demon that whispers to me about how I’m going to fail.
This story is a reminder to me that I can do it — and you can, too. Whatever it is… we just have to...
Aug 22, 2014
Remember a few weeks ago when I asked you to support me in my quest to become a curator for a paleo box of goodies for Quarterly?
Within a 2-week timeframe, I needed 1000 of you to tell Quarterly you wanted a paleo box. You guys are so awesome, there were 1100 of you in just one week that voted yes.
You did it! And now I can send you presents in the mail.
I’m working on putting together my first...
Aug 21, 2014
It occurred to me that new readers might not be familiar with my long, loving track record with the Whole 30. It’s not a success story in the traditional sense — there’s no “after” photo of me with six-pack abs or a tale of massive, overnight weight loss — but it is a success story. Eating Whole30 style has kept me relatively fit, mostly happy, and committed to continuing to...
Aug 12, 2014
I know it’s summer, but all of the ingredients needed to make the Spring Chopped Salad from Well Fed 2 were in abundance last week when we visited Sunrise Farm for our CSA pickup. So I thought I’d share this recipe, just in case you’re also up to your ears in cucumbers and snap peas where you live.
This salad is SO green, and also light, lemony, and thoroughly satisfying. Plus, it’s...