My Tried & True Dos & Don’ts For the Gym!! The gym is a place to release tensions, detoxify, energize and renew. When I walk through the doors of my gym, I immediately feel a sense of relief – it’s my place to unwind while maintaining fitness. I’m very lucky to have met quite a… Continue reading GG’s Gym Etiquette 101
Who doesn’t love brownies?! I’m kind of famous for these at work. If I don’t make them at least twice a year, I lose tenure! 🙂 My dear friend, Mary, gave this recipe to me years ago back when we were next-door neighbors. I’ve been making them ever since. WARNING: These are ooey, rich and… Continue reading Marvelous Mint Chocolate Brownies!
I made this last night for tonight’s dessert. It is actually good for you while tasting indulgently yummy! I can’t take the credit for this concoction. I stumbled upon the recipe in the November/December 2009 issue of Clean Eating – GG’s favorite cooking magazine, by the way!!! It took me all of five minutes to… Continue reading Good Dessert, Bad Dessert
This is one of my favorite desserts of the fall and winter seasons. Pumpkin is so good for you! Not only is pumpkin loaded with vitamin A and antioxidant carotenoids, but it’s also a good source of vitamins C, K, and E along with lots of minerals including magnesium, potassium, and iron. Wooo . .… Continue reading Cookies that Won’t Turn You Into a Pumpkin
I found this in a past issue of Women’s Health and made it the other night so that I wouldn’t have to worry about making lunches for the week. I just savored my last portion for lunch. I hunt for recipes like this that don’t taste as “clean” as they are. The spices coupled with the fresh veggies… Continue reading Nuke and Eat Stir Fry
GG’s Power Protein Shake = A+ I make this at least three mornings a week. It’s my favorite Saturday breakfast right before going to the gym for a nice long weekend workout. It tastes much more sinful than it is. It only takes a couple of minutes from start to clean up too. I’ve also… Continue reading Breakfast in a Blender
New ‘Nana Bread = A+ What’s a (grading) girl like myself to do when I come home from a great workout with papers ready to grade, new blog pages ready to fill, and a sweet tooth that won’t subside. Well, I found a solution this evening that won’t waste those hours at the gym. I’ve… Continue reading (Ba)Nana Bread