Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Easier said than done, right? We get it. It’s the holidays and desserts are all over your office and there’s nothing better than getting home to the smell of something sweet and savory cooking on the stove. It’s ok to enjoy yourself and have a sweet treat, but don’t let the holidays be your excuse for weight gain! There are strategies you can use to prevent those unwanted pounds from piling on before the New Year. Get started today.  

How to Cook Grains

Grains are relatively easy to cook, but with so many grain options and cooking times, knowing how to make the perfect pot of brown rice, quinoa or oats can actually be quite difficult. Never fear! We’ve got this helpful chart from PopSugar.com that will help you in a pinch. Keep a copy in your kitchen for easy reference.

Knife Skills

Time to hone your knife skills! Not that you need to if you’ve got your trusty Magic Bullet – but for those times when all you’ve got is a chef’s knife, we’re here to make sure you know how to use it!

Kitchen Cheat Sheet

Do you ever wonder what part of the cow you’re eating? Ever see a weird measurement in a recipe and wonder how to convert it to something you’ll understand? Well, fear not! We found this handy dandy kitchen cheat sheet for your convenience! Refer to it as you’re cooking, print it out and paste it on your refrigerator, or admire it for a few minutes whenever you’re bored. It’s ok. It’s here for your viewing pleasure.

Don’t Let Your First Marathon Be Your Last

Can you imagine having run 123 marathons in your life? That’s just what 69-year-old John Farah’s done, but incredibly after his first marathon, he was sure he’d never do it again. Farah outlines his story in this CNN article, where he tells of the frustration of his first marathon and gives advice on what to do to make sure your first marathon isn’t your last. It’s all about pacing and taking occasional walking breaks, he says. Even talking to your […]