What can you do with beets? I admit that my favorite beet recipe is borscht. It is salty-sour and such a gorgeous color and I am half-Polish after all. Really, My Mom’s birth name was Stephania Karatkiewicz. But I didn’t feel like making that today because I already have a casserole in the fridge and don’t… Read More Beet Apple Smoothie
Mmmm, breakfast. I was pretty shaky after my exercise this morning, I guess green tea alone just doesn’t cut it for me for Nordic Walking. In the past, working out in a fasted state was believed to burn a lot more calories but I just googled it and found that those findings were controversial. I… Read More SOTD, Shake of the Day
The Farmer’s Almanac says that Pumpkin carving began with the Irish tradition of carving turnips. They would put candles in them and place them in windows to scare the ghosts away on the Hallowed Evening. When they moved to the US, they discovered the more plentiful, easier to carve pumpkin and the rest is history.