Archive of ‘Diet’ category

Spaghetti Squash + Marinara Sauce

  Spaghetti squash doused in marinara sauce. It’s a combination I have seen all over Pinterest. So, I decided to give it a try. I cooked mine in the microwave; cut in half, seeds scooped out, and face down in 1/4 inch of water for about 10 minutes. Then I combined it with my favorite Trader Joe’s […]

New Game Plan

This past week, I had a great conversation with my friend who is an expert marathon runner. She gave me some awesome advice for half-marathon training and I ended up deciding to change my game plan. I am on a completely NEW training schedule. One that includes a LONG run (this week is a 10 miler!) once […]

How to Survive Business Lunches Nutritionally

I have a very good friend who is beyond amazing at networking and fundraising. It’s what she does for a living. Part of this requires her to attend 3 to 4 breakfasts or lunches per week. This week, she posed an important question to me. Is it possible to eat nutritiously or even eat clean […]

Intermittent Fasting

I read an interesting article on intermittent fasting this morning by Dr. John Berardi. Intermittent fasting dieting requires fasting for either one or two 24 hour periods each week. So, he did a 6 month experiment to see if he could lose more weight and body fat by this technique. He found that intermittent fasting didn’t […]