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On Christmas, I gifted myself a day off from working out. To be honest, I intended to go for a run to get out of the house but it was slightly raining and just above freezing temperature outside. I did not bring my running rain jacket and I did not want to do a strength […]

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Earlier this week, I made a healthy “risotto” recipe using quinoa and roasted butternut squash. I invited my dad and sister to come over for dinner and was excited to make something using the ingredients I bought at the local Farmers Market. Naturally, I gravitate towards the foods I know I love, Brussels sprouts and […]

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Since I am a nomad without a kitchen, most of my meals have been premade. I tried Hail Caesar Shaker from Whole Foods yesterday for lunch. This was my second shaker from the “Health Starts Here” line. At a conference this past fall, I found out that the Whole Foods diet is anti olive oil […]

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After a week on the island of Nantucket, I am back on mainland… for now. Vacations are often not the most relaxing experiences. Despite needing some needed rest after my sister’s wedding last weekend, I am utterly and officially drained. The end of summer is always bitter sweet. While on one hand, I’m always sad […]

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I’m not a vegan but I have found that I love vegan products. They tend to be made by health conscious companies who use minimally processed ingredients and do not include artificial ingredients, always a plus! Besides certain baked goods, popchips, tempeh, and Shirtaki noodles, among my favorite vegan alternatives is protein powder. My two […]

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Tonight’s dinner was an exciting change from the boring rut I’ve been in lately. I made Spicy Orange Chicken Skewers and my mom made a delicious cauliflower side that taste like a nutty rice pilaf without the carbs! Seriously, it was delicious and I can’t believe I haven’t tried it before. For the chicken, I […]

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This weekend was a rare summer occasion. I stayed in the city! The weather looked awful and I had a ton of packing to do. Friday night, Roomie and I went out for sushi on Newbury Street. We were sat right away outdoors which never happens at Snappy Sushi. It was refreshingly chilly, a nice […]

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It’s that time again when I finally hook up my digital camera and share what I’ve been having for dinner these days. I’ve been pretty busy and loving simple recipes that are easy to calculate the calories since I’m writing down everything I eat for 10 days. I don’t have recipes because I usually do […]

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Sarah Fit Granola Bars (Gluten Free, High Protein) Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes 1/2 cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk (may use regular milk, coconut milk, soy milk) 2 tbsp Honey 1 medium Banana 1 1/2 cup of Old Fashioned Rolled Oats 1/2 cup Almond Meal 3 tbsp Coconut, shredded raw 2 tsp Cinnamon 2 servings Vanilla Protein Powder like Jay Robb Whey or Vega Sport Vanilla 1/4 cup Almonds 1/4 cup Golden Raisins Preheat oven to 350F. … If I had cut the above into 10 servings, each bar would have 146 calories, 5.4 g of fat, 19.5 g of Carbohydrates, 3 g of fiber, 7.8 g of sugar, and 6.8 g of protein: a perfect 3:1 carb to protein ratio for after your workout. FreshDiet_0019.JPG Roomie requested whole almonds.

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