4:00 PM Oct 15, 2012
It’s been said, usually by non-outdoorsy types, that hiking is really just walking. For the most part, this is true. But longer hikes, especially those involving rocky or elevated trails, usually require some planning. Here are 10 tips for keeping up on a long-distance hike, plus 10 things to bring along to ensure a safe, fun excursion.
2:00 PM Oct 15, 2012
For me, nothing signifies the end of summer as poetically and viscerally as seeing pumpkins in a patch. One look at that field and I start salivating for all of my favorite pumpkin dishes.
6:00 PM Oct 12, 2012
Hey everyone. Hope everyone had a great weekend. I enjoyed my fall break. I hate that it had to end so quickly. I'm going to be once again studying. Graduation is around the corner so I can't mess around. I have to test, so wish me luck everyone. I'm going to need it. Had a monthly meeting Oct. 7...
9:00 PM Oct 15, 2012
The grocery store offers a cornucopia of food choices, healthy and not so healthy. For most people, the grocery store is the source for the majority of food they consume. When working toward a healthier lifestyle, smart eating habits begin here. The food chosen from the shelves and bins makes a direct impact on a person’s overall health.
6:00 PM Oct 11, 2012
After my “fat” day it was back to work. I lost my goal of 2 pounds this past week so I'm happy about that. It's getting colder outside and it's getting dark early so I've been riding my stationary bike while I watch sports on TV. I'm still inspired to lose weight. I don't think about food as much...
4:00 PM Oct 12, 2012
It may seem odd to turn on the oven when making soup, but roasting really is what makes this soup so spectacular. Roasting the vegetables caramelizes them and brings out nutty flavors that enhance all the other ingredients.
6:00 AM Oct 9, 2012
I have to start this off by sending out a huge congratulations to the smooth running of the Northcoast band competition hosted by Perkins marching band Oct. 6. It was organized and from everything I saw, no real problems occurred. An even bigger congratulations to the band for qualifying for states...
7:00 PM Oct 10, 2012
How do you get the best cardio workout in the shortest amount of time? We’ve got the answer.
6:00 AM Oct 8, 2012
This past week I hit my swim goal of 60 25-yard laps! I’m stoked enough to set another goal: 1 mile or 72 laps. Once I hit a mile, I’ll work on speed. I’m feeling really proud of everyone in the FIT Challenge. We all seem to have goals that are not focused on how many pounds we lose, but how far...
12:00 PM Oct 9, 2012
With its robust blend of sweet, creamy, spicy and smoky flavors, this soup is perfect for a chilly fall afternoon. The beautiful orange color, the subtle smoky-spicy flavor of the chipotle, and the satisfying creamy texture make this recipe a perfectly seasonal lunch or appetizer. Consider topping the soup with seared shrimp or shredded pork for a quick weeknight dinner.

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