best beef jerky ever!

Posted on: May 4, 2015

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Recipe: 1 gallon Ziplock bag a cookie sheet (must have a lip) or two a cookie cooling rack or two aluminum foil (to wrap around the cookie sheet) For every 1 to 1 1/2 pound meat you need: 1/4 cup tamari (gluten-free and organic is only pennies more . . …

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Sous Vide = The Best Meat You’ll Ever Make

Posted on: February 3, 2015

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I do a lot of cooking. Luckily, I quite like to cook. I even like the prep work. Granted, I do it while listening to a book on Audible or watching an old TV show (Magnum P.I., anyone? #GuiltyPleasures), but it’s a sort of Zen thing for me. My biggest i …

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Catabolism (a/k/a “Cannibalism”) & Inflammation

Posted on: January 21, 2015

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I am not an expert on this (but I play one on TV – ha!) As those of you who have been keeping up on this blog know (all 4 of you ;-) ), I have been having a SERIOUS struggle with hormones, weight, and “all that jazz” that women over 50 talk about inces …

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Last Supper Syndrome…and the New Year’s Day Epic Bridge WOD

Posted on: January 5, 2015

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Last Supper Syndrome. So, today, my husband and I started the Bulletproof Rapid Fat Loss Protocol. Basically, it’s “eat butter for 5 days, carbo load on the 6th, go back to eating butter until you’re at your desired body fat percentage . . . oh and tak …

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TEN pounds of MUSCLE lost…???

Posted on: December 23, 2014

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Wow, I’m REALLY unhappy as I type this post. I actually don’t know the last time I was so unhappy. Just returned from getting “re-assessed” on my “numbers.” As those of you who read this blog know (all 4 of you LOL), I was told about the middle of last …

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Macros and Zone and…Divots (Oh my!)

Posted on: December 7, 2014

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Dr. Barry Sears’ The Zone. Unless you’ve lived under a rock for the past like 20 years, you’ve heard of Dr. Barry Sears’ The Zone eating plan. My husband and I actually quite successfully followed the prescriptions of this eating plan when it first was …

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Mo’ Macros… Mo’ Macros…

Posted on: December 6, 2014

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Ooooookay, you’ve asked some questions about what I wrote in my Krissy Mae Cagney/Flexible Dieting blog post, which I think I better clarify, because those of you asking the questions actually dutifully bought the Flexible Dieting book, and are still c …

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Best salty/sweet snack EVER.

Posted on: December 5, 2014

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Oh for goodness’ sake. This is my favorite salty/sweet snack (du jour)…. Have you tried KIND bar’s “Strong and KIND” Honey Smoked BBQ bar? Nom Nom Nom. I thought this was going to be the weirdest experience EVER. (They have these at Trader Joe’s, so …

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Krissy Mae Cagney Sexy Sculpt: Week One, Check!

Posted on: December 5, 2014

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Just finished my first week of the Krissy Mae Cagney Sexy Sculpt program, as accented by “Bo-gramming.” You, yes you, are a bad *ss. The program really is pointing up my weaknesses, which I like. It’s also – through feedback from my “Sculpt Buddy” Clai …

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Sexy Sculpt & Flexible Eating (Krissy Mae Cagney)

Posted on: December 3, 2014

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Well, first of all, if you don’t know who Krissy Mae Cagney is, watch this. (Even if you DO know… watch this ;-) ) I “discovered” Krissy Mae Cagney via her interview on Girls Gone WOD Podcast. Then, Claire of GGW posted that KMC’s books were half off …

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