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Quinoa Stir Fry

On the occasion I’m partaking in some form of physical exercise, which is pretty rare these days considering the heat, I plan ahead and eat things that will work to my advantage when I need them. For example, my body runs well on protein, like chicken, eggs and beans; steamed veggies; and rice. If I’m participating in a race, I’ve learned that lots of water, black coffee and a banana are the way to go. As much as I prefer to eat for sheer pleasure, I’ve learned a thing or two about properly fueling my body with the things I put in it.

Quinoa Stir Fry

Quinoa Stir Fry

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Quinoa Avocado Salad

It seems like I was just hoarding tickets from Thrift Way to get my free Thanksgiving turkey and planning menu items for holiday parties. I’m in disbelief that Memorial Day weekend is upon us, mostly because that means I’ll be doing sit-ups and eating salads from now until then. Still, I can’t complain – whether it’s weekends in Wildwood or summer in the city, I’m really looking forward to the next few months of warm, sunny weather.

Even though we have a handful of holidays in the summer, a weekend without one doesn’t mean there won’t be a celebration. There’s never a better reason to have a cookout or small get-together than having no reason at all. Last minute or impromptu gatherings are usually the best kind and as long as you have a few recipes set to the side in the event that a spontaneous bash starts to take shape, whether you’re crashing a friend’s Saturday night or people happen to show up at your house, the planning and preparation can go just a smooth as your seated, four-course Thanksgiving dinner. An interesting side salad, like this Quinoa-Avocado dish, can be whipped up in no time at all. Read More…

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