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Fruit Spotlight: Blueberries

Fruit spotlight: blueberries. Health benefits of this powerful fruit and blueberry recipes.

Blueberries are in-season now and ripe for the picking. Not only are these bite-sized fruits delicious to eat, but they’re also packed with good-for-you antioxidants and anti-inflammatory power that runners need to keep their bodies happy. It’s no wonder Americans went from eating 283 million pounds annually in 1995 to over more than million pounds […]

Fruit Spotlight: Watermelon

Fruit spotlight: watermelon

Watermelon is back in season. This time of year, they’re sweet, juicy and utterly delicious. Nothing beats an ice cold piece of watermelon on a hot day. However, it turns out that watermelon is more than just a tasty summer snack; it can actually benefit you post run. Rehydration: Hydrate post-workout with a few cups […]

Recipe: grilled artichokes with wasabi mayo dipping sauce

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As a vegetarian with an omnivore husband, it can be difficult to find restaurants that cater to both our needs. My husband loves seafood and seafood restaurants tend to be limiting for vegetarians. But rather than deny him his favorite food, it’s in these instances, where the mighty artichoke has come to my rescue. He’ll […]

Vegetable spotlight: spinach

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Popeye was right to be enthusiastic about his consumption of spinach. Thing is, we’re now overloaded with our superfood options, and kale is usually the clear winner when choosing a dark, leafy green. Go back to basics with the shunned spinach from your childhood. For one, it’s an excellent source of iron, which can easily […]