August 12th – Exercise Log

Posted by Jennifer (the student) on August 12, 2012


8/12/12            Off √

8/13/12            Walk/Jog 2 miles, Weight Train 15 min √

8/14/12            Off √

8/15/12            Walk/Jog 2 miles, Weight Train 15 min √

8/16/12            Yoga 1 hr class √

8/17/12            Walk/Jog 2 miles, Weight Train 15 min √

8/18/12            Walk/Jog 2 miles X

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Book Review – “Please Feed Me”

Posted by Jennifer (the RD) on August 12, 2012

This very unique vegan cookbook was written by a vegan punk rocker who spent years “…surviving on potato chips….”   The author not only includes recipes in his book, but also chronicles his punk lifestyle…gigs, influences, touring, etc…pretty interesting stuff!  I bought this book at Hot Topic more than 5 years ago.  It must be out of print now, because I saw that it is selling for over $70 on and it’s not even a hard cover book!  The used version is also available for MUCH LESS!

My thoughts on the book…?  Some of the recipes are a little too simple and might be a little boring for some.  However, some of the recipes are actually very good and tasty, and really speak to the home cook.  There’s a recipe I like entitled Mixed Veg noodles that lists one of the ingredients as 2 handfuls of mushrooms (shiitakes, or whatever you can afford).  This is a good cookbook for “everyday” food and also for starving students or those watching their budgets.  Overall, I think it’s a great book to have on your cookbook shelf.

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