Mozzarella Garlic Bread

Posted by Jennifer (the RD) on February 29, 2012

When I was in high school, I took a cooking class from my high school teacher, Ms. Nesalhous.  She taught us the basics of cooking, and I remember trying out different recipes from cookbooks my mom had at home.  Continue reading

February 26th – Exercise Log

Posted by Jennifer (the student) on February 26, 2012

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I am back and ready to try again after a week where little went as planned. The last three days of the week, I spent in bed fighting some horrendous cold that I am still trying to get over. So I am anxious to get healthy and active again.  🙂

2/26/12        Off √

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What is Okara?

 Posted by Jennifer (the RD) on February 24, 2012

After posting the Okara burger recipe last week, I realized that I probably should have done a better job of explaining what Okara actually is.  When I was a child, my grandmother used to make a Japanese dish out of okara.  It was almost like an ultra smooth version of couscous in that it was very soft and had little texture. Continue reading

Clean Yoga Mats

Posted by Jennifer (the student) on February 23, 2012


Today is going to be a beautiful, warm day. I thought I would take advantage of the heat and wash our yoga mats. 🙂 How often do you wash your yoga mat?

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Veggie Chile Relleno

Posted By Jennifer (the student) on February 23, 2012

Chile Relleno is a popular Mexican dish, translated it means “stuffed chile.” Traditionally, chile relleno is a dish that is stuffed with cheese, battered and then deep-fried. I thought with a few changes, I could make this dish healthier and just as tasty. Continue reading

Pets and Health

  Posted by Jennifer (the RD) on February 20, 2012

My dog Kasper

Anyone that knows me knows that my dog Kasper is my best friend.   Not only does he give me unconditional love and companionship, but he is a great exercise companion.  It is amazing to me that he can walk for an hour and a half without getting the least bit tired.  🙂  Continue reading

February 19th – Exercise Log

Posted by Jennifer (the student) on February 19, 2012


Last week, I started off strong and fizzled out in the end.  Still, I am proud of 7 weeks of regular exercise. I am feeling more energetic and flexible. Also, my tennis elbow is doing better. This week’s schedule is lighter, I am trying to be realistic this week. Wish me luck.

2/19/12            Yoga 1-hr class, Weight Training 30 min √

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The Health Benefits of Almonds

Posted by Jennifer (the student) on February 17, 2012

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Almonds are one of the world’s most popular nuts, with all the health benefits almonds offer; it is easy to understand their long-standing popularity. Just one serving a day, ¼ cup, provides countless health benefits. Continue reading

Okara Veggie Burgers (Vegan)

Posted by Jennifer (the RD) on February 15, 2012

This is an extermely inexpensive way to eat a veggie burger.   You can make these burgers for a fraction of the cost of regular veggie burgers.  I came up with this recipe because students in my vegetarian course were complaining about the cost of vegetarian convenience items. Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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The best Valentine gift you can give your loved ones is to live a healthy lifestyle. 🙂

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