Mediterranean Lentils

I will admit, I wanted to do something easy this week. Lentils are always a good choice for that. When I ran into a recipe from Better Homes and Gardens for Mediterranean Lentils, I was intrigued. Vegetarian, cold, and healthy. Perfect for Summer, and of course, easy. What was interesting was that the stats online [...]


Lentil, Beet and Buckwheat Burgers

America's Test Kitchen has done it again with a burger recipe that is a veggie burger that looks like meat. No, it's not an impossible burger, but a burger made with beets. If your first thought is that beets are yucky, just wait until you try these burgers. I don't care for beets myself, but [...]

“I don’t want to look like Arnold Schwarzenegger.” and other excuses women use to avoid lifting weights.

“I don’t want to look like Arnold Schwarzenegger.” I’ve heard this statement come out of the mouths of many women. Also, “I gain muscle too quickly.” or “I don’t want to get big.”. What am I talking about? I’m talking about women and weightlifting. There are still lots of women out there that are afraid [...]