Hearty Slow-Cooker Chili

Hearty Slow-Cooker Chili

I almost just said I have a confession to make... but I think everyone on the planet already knows this about me.  At least, if everyone on the planet did know me, they would know this.

I have a really hard time sitting in one place for just about any period of time.  It's true.  I'm just not much of a sitter.

No matter what is going on, if I am supposed to be planted in a chair, you can bet I'll disappear in a few moments.  There is usually a very good reason.  Like I needed to open the fridge, shut it again, and sit back down.  You know... just to make sure everything was still there.

 

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My Bikini Competition Prep: Part 2

My Bikini Competition Prep: Part 2

When I decided to take on the challenge of competing in a bikini competition about three months ago, my expectations for the experience mainly involved toughing out killer workouts, banning junk food, and looking way fit at the end.

What I didn't expect was that it would change my life.

Actually, I'm not even exaggerating.  Whatever perspective I had on working out and healthy eating before totally changed because of this.  Not because I hadn't known a thing about that stuff before, but simply because diet and exercise came to pervade every aspect of my life for three whole months.  

 

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Pumpkin & Spaghetti Squash Tetrazzini

Pumpkin & Spaghetti Squash Tetrazzini

Go get your farmer’s market shopping on, people – and stock up on some squash!  If you haven’t made much besides jack-o-lanterns out of winter squash before, I suggest you try it out.  No… not next year – right now! 

You might already know this, but I always...

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Barbeque Stuffed Winter Squash (v + gf)

Barbeque Stuffed Winter Squash (v + gf)

Happy New Year, friends!  Is it a little late for me to be saying that?  I should have said that about two weeks ago, but I have been a big cottonheaded-ninnymuggins – er, pardon my French – and have been majorly slacking off in the productiveness department. 

I have to admit, the Christmas season, with all its merry festiveness, got me a bit lazy.  It tends to happen.  Fortunately, this year...

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