Vegetarian Meal Ideas For One Week For Those New To The Veggie Life

Welcome to the veg life. There are many different reasons why people decide to follow a vegetarian diet, but it can be hard for first timers to find nutritious and delicious meals to cook. This is my second time following the veggie lifestyle and I still struggle with finding what I can make—especially since I'm … Continue reading Vegetarian Meal Ideas For One Week For Those New To The Veggie Life

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Third Time’s The Charm: Training For My Third Half Marathon

There is something so exciting about starting a new adventure—especially when it comes to training. In just 12 short weeks, a cocktail of nerves and excitement will flow through my veins, as I cross the finish line buzzed with accomplishment. I can hardly wait. But race day is more about having fun and enjoying the … Continue reading Third Time’s The Charm: Training For My Third Half Marathon

Healthy Snacks on the Road

By Jessica Remitz for Discover and Play As you pack up the car and hit the open road with your family, it can be all too easy to let healthy road trip snacks fall to the bottom of your packing list. Fortunately, there are a number of better-for-you options that can be found in gas, … Continue reading Healthy Snacks on the Road

Vegetarian lunch idea: Sun-dried tomato quinoa and balsamic-drizzled veggies

Talk about brain food! I find that the more I submerse myself into healthy living, the more inspired I become. Making healthy habits is not only good for the body, but also for the mind. Leaving chicken behind has been much easier than I would have thought. My vegetarian diet is making me feel so … Continue reading Vegetarian lunch idea: Sun-dried tomato quinoa and balsamic-drizzled veggies

Why become a vegetarian?

“Oh, you’re a vegetarian??!!” is the comment I commonly hear. While I changed to the veggie side for a brief stint back in the day, living without chicken always seemed impossible. Until suddenly it was so possible. I am no meat eater. I gave up eating meat somewhere in my adolescence. Hot dogs and sloppy … Continue reading Why become a vegetarian?

Portobello Mushroom Dinner

Staying healthy means having the proper mix of diet and exercise. Running always seems effortless when my body is fueled by the proper nutrients, so before tonight's run I decided to cook a healthy stir-fry so I could eat clean before I trained mean.Growing up, I was a very picky eater. But over time, my … Continue reading Portobello Mushroom Dinner

Low-Income Senior New Yorkers Get $1.5 Million For Farmers’ Market Goods

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that $1.5 million will be distributed amongst low-income elderly New Yorkers. Part of the Senior Famers’ Marker Nutrition Program, people over the age of 60 will be provided with checkbooks worth $20 to buy fresh fruits and veggies from local farmers’ markets. There is reportedly 100,000 booklets that include five … Continue reading Low-Income Senior New Yorkers Get $1.5 Million For Farmers’ Market Goods