LENTIL PANZANELLA SALAD

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Oh Italy! Many years ago, my ex entered me in a contest through a local newspaper to win a trip with Contiki (yes, the tour group company). He didn’t, however, […]

WHY SHOULD I DO PILATES?

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Throughout the years, Pilates has helped me stay strong, recover from injuries, provide a source of income, become a way to help other people feel better about themselves and to […]

EAT YOUR VITAMINS

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I do not take vitamins, and not only because I have a hard time swallowing them (they are always giant). It’s pretty ingrained in our culture to make multi-vitamins a […]

BLUEBERRY OATMEAL

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Why eat oatmeal? It’s a great wintery, warming breakfast and costs literally pennies to make. Probably fractions of pennies, actually. When you add in some fresh or frozen blueberries, you’re giving yourself […]

WHY IS OATMEAL GOOD FOR ME?

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At some point, around the time of the ancient Greeks & Romans, gruel got a bad name. Associate with poverty, not being delicious in general, and Oliver Twist’s famous words […]

HOW FLEXIBLE IS TOO FLEXIBLE?

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Cue the embarrassing picture of self trying to do splits as a kid. Add in shiny blue spandex for added amusement. Yup, I was a dancer from a young age. […]

APPLE KALE SALAD

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Kale, kale, kale. I’m a bit obsessed. I genuinely love it, but I understand those that don’t. My stepmother, for example, finds it bitter. My grandmother hard to chew. So […]

QUINOA CHIA PORRIDGE

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Oatmeal is delicious, healthy, fast, cheap, easy. But not everyone can eat oats, or maybe you’re just getting bored of them. Here’s a alternative. Preparation is more or less the […]

WHO WAS JOSEPH PILATES?

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“Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness” – Joseph Pilates Joseph Hubertus Pilates, as you may have guessed from his last name, was the inventor of Pilates. He was […]

PEACH & ARUGULA SALAD

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  This easy (and inexpensive) salad is awesome – not to mention super healthy, and a summer staple in my house whenever peach & corn season arrive. I pretty much […]