Monthly Archives: October 2011

Races To Sign Up For Now

2009 Living History Farms Race photo courtesy of desmoinesregister.com Two races coming up that are most area runners’ “Fun Runs” to not miss. Sign up for them now, or forever hold you peace … until next year. The first is … Continue reading

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2,650 Miles For Mom

Anyone catch the segment on NBC’s “Today” show on Tuesday about the man who ran more than 2,650 miles in two months in honor of his mom? That’s 42 marathons a day, running from Canada to Mexico along the Pacific … Continue reading

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Meatless Mondays – Slow-Cooker Tuscan Beans

Sorry for the late post today (or all month…). Better late than never, right? I just made this dish today, so that’s my excuse for the late post. Beans, beans, the magical fruit… I have a tasty, healthy and cheap … Continue reading

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Food Day Omaha

Together Inc., the Omaha Farmers Market, and the Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition have set up an event for Food Day, a nationwide celebration to advocate for healthy, affordable food produced in a sustainable, humane way. On Sunday, Oct. 23, … Continue reading

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Raising The Next Iron Chef?

A couple months ago, my large extended family attended a healthy cooking class held at a local Hy-Vee. The store holds classes regularly, but this was one arranged by my mom for just us. We watched as a healthy meal … Continue reading

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