Tag Archives: healthy food

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#Friends, #Running, #Peanut Butter and @Healthywaysfordays

When we found Rachel Wolfson, founder of @healthywaysfordays, we knew we found a true She’s Fit To Lead inspiration.  This is food porn that your body and soul will thank you for.  As Rachel says, “I’ve never met a problem that could not be solved by friends, running or generous spoonfuls of peanut butter.”  Neither have we.  Read […]

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A Brief Breakdown of Sugar

 Let me preface this article with an emphasis on the word ‘brief.’ The complexities of sugar, oil and salt on your body are both different depending on the individual, and beyond my minimal degree of professional knowledge. On that note, please do know that what I say is based on personal research and experience. I […]

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Documentaries for the Health-Conscious

As nerdy as I may sound–and as much as I may regret admitting this publicly–I’m addicted to documentaries. Like most kids, I grew up associating the word ‘documentary’ with those incredibly dry and over-dramatic films that you’d watch in class about medieval castles or the lifestyle of frogs. And this can certainly be the case, […]

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Healthy Eating on a College Budget IS Possible!

For most of us college students, the Freshman Fifteen is a thing of the past – and by that I mean, we are no longer freshmen. Ideally, I think it’s fair to say then that many of us are trying to shake those beginner bruises and begin our life-long journey of trying to eat healthy! […]

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Not Just Another Pretty Face, by Hallie Salko, SFTL contributing writer

So, it seems like every week, another celebrity comes out with another cookbook.  When Lauren Conrad recently announced her latest cooking venture, I started wondering about all these celebrity chefs – sure they can act, or do reality TV or whatever, but what does their food taste like?  I decided to find out. This week, […]

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It’s Not Easy Being Green by Hallie Salko, SFTL Contributing Writer

Who doesn’t love frogs?  There’s this guy of course. And then of course, there’s this: Frogs make me think of summer. So, this week, for “Play With Your Food,” I wanted to make a frog out of a watermelon!  And I did!! Here’s how: 1.  Buy a whole watermelon. 2.  Carefully cut a thin slice […]

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Bear Left! (Six Salads for Your Post 4th of July Detox)

So earlier this week, my grandfather told me that he calls the GPS in his car Goldilocks.  Moment of panic on my part.  “OMG, he’s totally lost it.  Pretty sure he should not be driving.  But OK, let’s just go with it.”  So, “Why Goldilocks, Pop Pop?”  “Well, she’s always telling me “Bear Left,” so […]

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The Sweaty Truth About Hot Yoga

The other day, I decided to try hot yoga. Why? Two very important reasons: Yoga clothes are really cute, and I couldn’t justify another Spiritual Gangster purchase without doing something Spiritual or Gangstery. I don’t know how many former financial services executive mom gangsters you know, but it seemed spiritual was the better way to […]