Unofficial Ironman Louisville 2010 drink: The Carnage!

Posted on: September 9, 2010


Mr. Martini from and I have done a few podcasts on mixology – in fact, here is the link to our Mint Julep episode from the running of the Kentucky Derby (very different than running PAST the Kentucky Derby…believe me.) So, he was …

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Recipe for Meenu Bars (a/k/a Little Bites of Heavenly Delight)

Posted on: February 22, 2010


   OK, these are DEFINITELY not “low cal,” but these bars were a wonderful present from our IronTeamMate Chris’ wife Meenu. Also not gluten-free, but who knows, you might be able to figure something out . . . or, as Coach Helen (who posted the recipe) …

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Happy Turkey Day! Recipes, Run and Playlist

Posted on: November 26, 2009


Got up this morning, and H and I got to work preparing for Thanksgiving. First, wild mushroom soup (serves 6): 2 lbs wild mushrooms, 1/2 c unsalted butter, 1/3 cup chopped green onions, 6 garlic cloves, peeled, 3T flour, 6 cups chicken stock, 3/4 c hea …

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Julie & Julia – saw movie with Julia’s friends: their reviews, plus a never-before-seen Julia Child Recipe

Posted on: August 18, 2009


The other week, I went with my mom (still the queen of food PR at 70+ – she did PR for first AIWF conference plus the Harvest Festivals, etc.) and Shirley Sarvis to see the movie “Julie and Julia.” It was great, because after the movie, the San Francis …

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If you are what you eat…

Posted on: July 8, 2009


…I am a huge HUGE hunk of blue cheese, baguette, bell pepper, tomatoes, meatballs, and a couple glasses of wine. Sounds pretty good, eh? The problem is – this is what I ate when I returned home from a FABOO workshop (more on that in a second) – at 11 …

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I hate being such a slacker…

Posted on: July 2, 2009


So, I have had a few “pokes” and emails wondering where I have been! First of all, we just returned from a month in Peru – yes, practicing all those Chapter 1 Bond Girl packing skills! The plan is to post the photos on my facebook page which is www.fac …

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Feisty’s College Connection: Dorm Room Diet

Posted on: February 19, 2009


Are you dreading the Freshman 15? I won’t lie to you. I was a victim of the Freshman-and-Sophmore 25! In fact, it took me all the way to grad school to figure out how to eat properly on campus. Campus cafeterias are full of temptations, from all-you-ca …

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Step AWAY from the Stuffing! EMERGENCY PODCAST: How To Survive – and Thrive! – During the Holidays!

Posted on: November 24, 2008


How to Survive – And Thrive! – during the Holiday Season! In this first of the Emergency Holiday Podcasts, we return to Scott Smith, my Motivational Guru from Scott is one of my Secret Weapons, and I’m sharing him with YOU. Are yo …

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A List About What To Eat

Posted on: June 20, 2008


Have you read any of Michael Pollan’s books? The Botany of Desire, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, or the new In Defense of Food? They’re great, and make you think. This is a quick excerpt from The Omnivore’s Dilemma. This list is deceptively easy, – but one t …

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Posted on: May 28, 2008


OK in skimming the blogs for the Avon/007 perfume, I found two entries I am in love with, from  Check these out:   Chocolate or Honey-Dipped Sunglasses…   Or, for those of you who are afraid that you could only eat, like, one lens, a …

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