The Fear of Missing Our Youth

Originally posted on hello to all that:
I was driving on Route 16 between New Hampshire and Maine the other day, ferrying my co-workers from the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Lakes of the Clouds hut to my house in Rangeley for a night of relaxation after closing the backcountry hut for the season. The sparsely populated…

Cranberry-Pistachio Citrus Butter Cookies

Originally posted on The Pajama Chef:
Cranberry-Pistachio Citrus Butter Cookies. A mouthful of words, a mouthful of deliciousness. Seriously you guys… there is SO MUCH DELICIOUSNESS in these lil cookies. Dried cranberries. Pistachios. Lemon. Orange. Butter. Yum yum yum. I made these cookies for the 2013 Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap, and sent them to…

Post Workout PowerUp – Options After Exercise

Originally posted on NERDSTEAK:
You can hit that gym for 3 hours burning over 2,000 calories, or walk your dog around the block…depending on your fitness level, you still need to think about what to eat to recover after intense activity so you can keep yourself in top shape without turning into a zombie the…

Are Vegetables Better For You If Frozen Or Fresh?

If you ask your local grocery store worker, are vegetables better for you if frozen or fresh? What do you think the answer will be? Simply put they may not know or just point you to the fresh product isle. However there are several things that are different between the eating fresh and frozen which…

Peanut Butter Apple Oatmeal Cookies

Originally posted on The Pajama Chef:
One of my favorite snacks in the fall is apple slices and creamy natural peanut butter. I enjoy this treat year round, but in the fall it is especially delicious since apples are in season! I love finding new ways to enjoy this combo, such as in yogurt parfaits…

Easy Cheesy Whole-Wheat Vegetarian Lasagna

Originally posted on hungry and fit:
The weather is getting colder (I actually saw little baby snowflakes today!) and the body wants warm food. What better to have on a cold night than a steaming plate of lasagna. Great comfort food with plenty of nutrients. This one has less fat than the average lasagna because…

First Endurance Ultragen Recovery Supplement

Originally posted on All Seasons Cyclist:
If you are an endurance athlete you are probably already aware of the thirty-minute glycogen window that occurs immediately after strenuous exercise. This window of opportunity is when your insulin sensitivity is highest and your well-worked muscles will soak up nutrients like a sponge. If you consume a quality…