Mango and Lentil Chicken Tinga

Another Mexican-inspired dish for you today. According to Wikipedia, the dish originated from Puebla, Mexico. Regardless of where it started, it's a pretty good dish. Shredded chicken in a tomato and chipotle sauce. I found a great version from Better Homes and Garden where they made a mango version. I'm taking a step further and [...]

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Getting better…progress

I've been getting better, slowly but surely.  I'm now back to doing 10,000 steps (Slowly, not at my usual pace).  I'm also doing some gentle yoga.  Here's the routine if you ever need one: I keep lots of different yoga routines in a playlist on YouTube.  Five Parks Yoga and Fightmaster Yoga are my two favorites.  [...]

Don’t buy that gym membership! Save money by buying a few workout staples.

STOP!  Put down the credit card and pen!  Don't get a gym membership!  A lot of people this time of year buy gym memberships as part of a new years resolution.  I GUARANTEE you're wasting your money.  Gym owners love people who sign up for the gym and only use their membership for the month [...]

Your Level Best Version of Moroccan Beef Stew

Original Recipe from Very Well: Slow Cooker Moroccan Beef Stew This recipe didn't need too much of a makeover.  Around our house, we love beef stew and we love international flavors.  This beef stew recipe has that.  The calories weren't too bad as was the protein and vitamin A.  The tomatoes had to go.  Here [...]

Hi I’m Kerry and I’ve overtrained.

  Hi I'm Kerry and I've overtrained. Yes I did. It’s hard to believe that anyone these days overtrains. With the obesity issue being what it is, why is this even a problem. Well, it is and it’s easier than you think to do. It’s also dangerous. Hence, why I wanted to tell my story [...]

How to stretch your muscles for better flexibility

Stretching. I know. It seems like a waste of time. Especially, given how quickly the collected pages of our Lifebook’s turn. But, before you dismiss it out of hand, please look at these questions. 1. Do you experience pain, for no reason whatsoever, like you didn’t get hit by a truck last night, get in [...]