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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Coconut Cacao Squares

September 25, 2016
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Sometimes you just have to ask “Isn’t there an adult to take care of this?!”  Don’t you wish you could rid your mind of all those worries or at least talk to someone and hear those much desired words “Don’t you worry. I’LL take care of it.”  Oh to be a kid again! At what […]

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Mandarin Orange Zucchini Bread with Craisins

September 17, 2016
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So many zucchini and so many great recipes!  Here is another one to wet the appetite and satisfy the need for sweet snacking.  This bread is moist, sweet with a cranberry zing! Ingredients: 1 cup canola oil 2 cups sugar 1 tsp almond extract 3 eggs grated orange peel from one large orange 3 cups […]

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