Dec 11, 2016
by Inger
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Giveaway, Healthy Holiday Reality Check and Links

Tick, tick, tick.  We interrupt your regularly scheduled holiday revelry for an important reality check.  When it’s all over you may have a regret or two. 

Finding Your FIt

Finding Your Fit

Or not.  Especially with a little help.  Like from a book like Finding Your Fit: A Compassionate Trainer’s Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit by Kathleen Trotter. 

Compassionate Trainer???  I like the sound of that! And I have an extra copy to send to one lucky reader!  Continue Reading →

Dec 4, 2016
by Inger
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Melt-in-the-Mouth Pork Shoulder Roast

I always start by expecting to have willpower.  Then I get realistic. 

Crisp Pork Shoulder Roast

Crisp Pork Shoulder Roast

Which is (partly) why I join CSAs and buy local meat off the farm.  Do one signup and you are committed to eating healthier.  To varying your diet.  And making Melt-in-the-Mouth Pork Shoulder Roast.   Continue Reading →

Dec 1, 2016
by Inger
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White Peppermint Bark Martini (& Notes from the Martini Lab)

What’s more fun than a holiday dinner?  How about a holiday dinner that includes a martini lab?  This year, with daughters home early (hooray!) for Thanksgiving, I invited over my sister-in-law and put a ham in the oven.  After a casual dinner, we set to mixing up holiday martinis, including the White Peppermint Bark Martini featured today. 

White Peppermint Bark Martini

White Peppermint Bark Martini

Now this isn’t the first time I’ve mixed up martinis for a crowd.  Years ago, I hosted a chocolate martini party outdoors on a lovely summer evening.  My mother had remarried and I decided to invite her new husband’s family over to get better acquainted. A couple hours later the (figurative) ice was broken.  What a great way to begin new relationships!   Continue Reading →

Nov 27, 2016
by Inger
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Easy Gluten Free Molasses Cookies

Have you jumped on the gluten free bandwagon?  Or perhaps you have friends or family who have? While I eat almost anything, I know so many people who are gluten free.  And doesn’t everyone deserve fun foods like these Gluten Free Molasses Cookies? 

Easy Gluten Free Molasses Cookies

Easy Gluten Free Molasses Cookies

I previously made some delicious One Flour Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies.  But my adventures aren’t ending there.  When you go to a CSA party–full of people who eat healthy, you can bring home a lot of great recipes!  Continue Reading →

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