Weight Loss

Resolutions in Reverse: 23 Pounds and Counting

34 Comments 31 December 2010

If you had asked me in June if I thought I had 23 pounds to lose, I would have said no. Everyone probably would have said that. 10, sure. 15? maybe. I carry weight well. I get curvy. I know what to wear. Short summer dresses with good drape. A shoe with a heel. It’s [...]

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Weight Loss

In the O: Weight-obsessed? Lighten up.

8 Comments 18 January 2010

Looking for the Recipes? If you’re looking for the recipes mentioned in yesterday’s Oregonian column, look no further. Pecan-Crusted Salmon and Roasty Toasty Kale at your fingertips! This week’s column for the Oregonian is a humorous (and personal) look at cyclists’ obsession with weight and weight loss with a few winter tips thrown in for [...]

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Fitness, Nutrition, Weight Loss

Trust me, exercise won’t make you fat.

7 Comments 14 August 2009

I almost titled this post “If you’re reading Time Magazine, you already have a problem.” That’s how much I despise that rag. Last week they released a story about how exercising makes you fatter. Or something like that. By the time I finally felt compelled to see what the hell was going on, I was [...]

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Kale Krazy: Roasty Toasty Roughage

4 Comments 12 May 2009

Super easy, stupid-simple and seriously savory. This is going to become a regular snack around here for sure. As scary-good as kale is for your health, you should give it a shot, too. You may even be able to convert some non-believers. Thanks to Patrick and Michael for the roasting tip! There were a few other recipes mentioned that I plan to try in the next few weeks. Stay tuned, Kale Komandos.

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Nutrition, Weight Loss

Kale that Doesn’t Suck

16 Comments 10 May 2009

I love kale. There, I said it. But I know that not everyone gets as into dinosaur food as I do. Usually, I just chop it, steam it, salt it and eat it, but tonight I decided to put a little effort in and see if I could make it palatable for Sal. It worked. This is simple - and would be great for spinach or chard or other leafy greens, too - but I swear it's good. Sal-tested, Sicilian-approved.

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Better Whey of Life Protein-Fortified Yogurt Review

6 Comments 05 May 2009

Protein-fortified yogurt? Get the full scoop on this new, improved yogurt product from Better Whey of Life. Protein bonanza! Yee-haw!

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