Seven Layer Bars

December 17, 2016
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Nine days before Christmas and I broke my wrist. Still have cookies to make but that’s going to be tough. I’m right handed and as you might guess, I broke my right wrist. Never one to give up, I found a recipe really easy to make. Seven Layer Cookie Bars   Makes 24 squares You will […]

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Tortellini Spinach Soup Revisited

November 20, 2016
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The weather has turned and it’s time for soup. After fun in the cold, wet snow, there  is nothing better than a big, robust bowl of soup. I was reminded of the healthy benefits of including spinach in our diets by Helen of Well-BeingSecrets. Check out this super food here: Spinach Health Benefits Now, what […]

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Just Move and Egg Rolls: Fitness and Food

October 27, 2016
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I just read an article in the local paper “Keep on Moving: Exercise, even in small doses, offers tremendous benefits for senior citizens”. Exercise in small doses offers tremendous benefits for EVERYONE, young, middle age, and seniors. The CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) offers weekly recommended physical activity requirements for optimal health on […]

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All In Chocolate Almond Chip Cookies

October 16, 2016
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I should have called this post “Joanne’s Kitchen Experiment” but then again, any time I begin perusing my cupboard shelves without a recipe in hand, anything that comes out of the oven is an experiment. Thankfully, the result was another success. Today I got busy with butter, oats, chocolate covered almonds, chocolate chips and cacao […]

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Eversource Hartford Marathon 2016 Recap

October 12, 2016
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The Hartford Connecticut marathon was my goal race for the fall. I began with a warm up marathon in Marquette MI and logged a pretty good time. Not one of my best but better than my last few marathons. My goal has been to simply overcome the mental hurdles that life has thrown my way […]

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Avocado Dressed Salad and Marathon Thoughts

October 1, 2016
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It’s those days when I’m in the kitchen just chopping away that the best recipes are created.  On this particular day, I had an avocado to use.  That was the beginning of the following creation. Avocado Dressed Salad I didn’t write down the amount of anything used. I just grabbed, chopped and added to a […]

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