What I Ate (and did!) in Austin

Fish tacos

Howdy, y’all!  I’m in Texas, so this greeting just comes naturally.  I’ve been away from the blog for awhile, because we’ve  been visiting friends and family, and I have to say, my baby nephew is so completely adorable and charming that I haven’t sat down at my computer one single time.  And I’m not even sorry!  Babies grow up too fast…  …

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Vegan Banana Blueberry Muffins

Vegan Blueberry Banana Muffins

It’s July, friends, and US grocery stores are just bursting with summer blueberries.  I wonder if this in honour of US Independence Day on July 4?  I’m not really sure, and I’m not sure I care either… as long as I can get my fill of blueberries for the duration of my stay here… and…

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Playground Workout

Playground Workout

Hi folks!  It’s the middle of summer and who has time to go to the gym?  Who even wants to go to the gym with all this sunshine outside?  So let’s go to the park with our kids and get our workout there.  And if you don’t have kids, just pretend you do, and go anyway!…

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Fresh berries, banana oat cookie

What I Ate in Steamboat

There are few places on earth I love as much as Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  The fresh air, the wildflowers, the crisp, cool mornings… plus, my aunt & uncle live here and we always have a fabulous time when we visit! This gorgeous view is my reward for making it to the top of the hill where…

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5 Flexibility/Strength Tests You Need Now

5 Flexibility/Strength Tests You Need to Take Now

My Pa says old folks are prone to “prairie dog pose.” (He’s over 65 so he’s allowed to say this, and he should know, he fights it every day!) What he means is that once we reach a certain age, we tend to stand with our upper backs rounded, tummies relaxed, and the palms of…

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Golden Milk Chia Pudding

Golden Milk Chia Pudding

Ever heard of golden milk? It’s all the rage… Don’t worry… I hadn’t either. Golden milk is milk (or usually, a non-dairy milk like almond, coconut, or soy) flavored with cinnamon, turmeric, cayenne pepper if you’re brave, & sweetened with maple syrup (or honey if you’re not vegan.) But why??? And is it even GOOD???…

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