I am so excited to tell you about these cookies, you just won’t BeANlieve it! OK, so that pun was really bad, but these cookies are really good!  They’re made with chick peas – as in garbanzo beans – STOPMAKINGTHATFACE!  They’re good! It’s true. I have no problem making and eating “healthy” cookies or treats …
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Good news!  I’ve got an awesomely healthy delicious snack to share with you. Bad news.  I’m not actually sharing this with you.  I’m only sharing the recipe.  If you want some you’ll have to make it yourself. Good news: Zak is still on his juice fast. Bad news: You can’t juice an avocado. Good news: …
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Did you know yesterday was Earth Day?  Well, Monday is Earth Day, but we celebrated on Friday.  And I spent Friday thinking it was Earth Day.  Whoops. Monday, Friday, whatever.  On Friday we got together with one of our homeschooling groups for a fun, low key Earth Day event for families.  Each family was invited …
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Deceptively Delicious by Jessica Seinfeld was one of the first books I read when I was beginning to learn more about cooking and nutrition.  (The Family Nutrition Book by Dr. William Sears was another one if you’re just getting started.) I remember looking at her recipe for brownies with spinach and wondering if you truly couldn’t tell …
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Day Three of Green

March 3rd, 2013 | Posted by Alison Spath in Short or Sweet - (5 Comments)

It’s the end of Day 3 in this Month of Eating More Green Stuff challenge! Here’s a look at the greenery that showed up around here today. The first green vegetable was spotted shortly after my (8 mile!) morning run. My favorite halved and roasted little green heads, with some left over beef chili topped …
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I have this habit of leaving the cupboard doors open in my kitchen. I don’t know why I do this, I didn’t even notice until a friend pointed it out. I didn’t really care about open cupboard doors until last week, when I kept catching these chocolate Santas glaring at me each time I walked …
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So yesterday was my “due date”, and here I am today, still pregnant. This comes as no surprise really as I have never had a baby arrive before 40 weeks. This babe appears to be reading the notes the other two left behind, which must instruct all fetuses to stay put until I start making …
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I have just returned from Iowa! Did ya miss me? Did ya happen to see a 5 month pregnant woman running through the Atlanta airport last night in an effort to catch her connecting flight back to New York on time? If you did, let’s just pretend that wasn’t me. No, instead let’s chat about …
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I have Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in my freezer. Blasted Halloween. These are Maxine’s, and it was her idea to put them in the freezer. I think there is something programmed into women from birth to know that chocolate + peanut butter are best when cold. I will not eat Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups for …
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Long Run Saturday

September 17th, 2011 | Posted by Alison Spath in Fitness - (5 Comments)

OK baby girl, enough with the bike riding birthday breakfast bonanzas – you’ve got a marathon you’re supposed to be training for. Oh shoot, you’re right!  Well, it’s Saturday, so I guess that means we’re running long today, eh? A few weeks ago I made my own version of Brendan Brazier’s Direct Fuel Bites for …
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