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Recipe of the Month: February 2017

Stuffed Acorn Squash with Kale & Cremini Mushrooms

(Recipe sourced from: loveandlemons.com) Healthy, warming dish for February. You can substitute quinoa for the millet and serve as a hearty dinner or side!    


  • 2 small acorn squashes, or 1 large one
  • ½ cup uncooked millet
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 shallot, choppedIMG_0003
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1.5 cups cremini mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 2 cups chopped kale
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh sage
  • ⅓ cup toasted.
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Recipe Of The Month: January 2017

Spiced Chicken Stew from Me Fitness Personal Trainer, Alisa Fairbanks.

This recipe is easy, incredibly flavorful and has the comforting qualities of chicken soup. It's got a good dose of turmeric too, which is a powerful anti-inflammatory and has many other healing properties. Enjoy!     Ingredients: 2 Tbsp unsalted butter or ghee 1/2 yellow onion, chopped 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts and/or thighs, cut into pieces (about 1.5 - 2 lb meat) 2 large carrots, sliced 1 medium sized head of green.
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To Workout or Stay Home? Cold Season and the Gym!

Gym Etiquette When Exercising With a Cold

Being sick is not fun. It's understandable when faced with a cold that you want to move or sweat it out a little or feeling as though you do not want to lose momentum in your current fitness routine. When recovering from a sickness and considering a gym visit, it is important to make sure you are thinking of others. Cold or no cold, those around you are left without.
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