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Pho Inspired Soup

We really love Asian inspired flavors and foods in our house. The other day SC asked me if I wanted chicken noodle soup while I was feeling under the weather – and I answered that I definitely did not. (That night I settled on some Annie’s mac and cheese with broccoli and turkey meatballs -…… Continue reading Pho Inspired Soup

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Friday Night – Comfort Food

On Friday night I decided to make a dinner that we don’t usually have at home. It was a little rich – and we do not tend to have dinners full of rich, creamy, bacon-y food. But I needed it and it was good for the soul. The idea came to me during a walk…… Continue reading Friday Night – Comfort Food

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Work, walking, running & food

The title of this blog post about sums up my day. I got up at 5:20 AM. I drove to work, I worked all day, I got out for a quick walk at lunch (it was almost fifty degrees in Boston today which is downright amazing!!!), went back to work, ended work, went for a…… Continue reading Work, walking, running & food

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Snow Day Food

This weekend saw the first big snowstorm for the East Coast this winter. Somehow we missed the brunt of the storm, but it was still enough snow for me to cancel my Saturday evening plans which was a real bummer. On Saturday we got out the crock pot to make a bunch of shredded chicken!…… Continue reading Snow Day Food

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Back To Reality

Well, my wonderful winter break officially ended this morning at 5:15 when my TWO alarms went off. Thankfully the alarms did not seem like a rude awakening. This morning I used a trick I learned years ago when I started getting to work early. When your alarm goes off turn on your bedside light. It…… Continue reading Back To Reality

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Meal Prep

Ok – let’s be honest. Eating healthy is not easy – I’m not going to lie to you. It takes a lot of time, planning, and preparation. It’s hard! I just spent three hours in the kitchen prepping for the upcoming week. I’ve now got lunches until Thursday, dinners until Wednesday and my breakfast is…… Continue reading Meal Prep

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Winter break

This year I have started what I hope will be a new tradition – Winter Break. A few of my good friends work in Academia and I have always wanted the week between Christmas and New Years off like they have- and this year I used a week of my vacation time to have an…… Continue reading Winter break