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Month: September 2018

Thank you Athleta! (and Protein Packed Fig Bite Recipe)

Thank you Athleta! (and Protein Packed Fig Bite Recipe)

This morning I joined Athleta in Shadyside for their annual Friends and Family Event!  It was so much fun.  The day started with a fantastic tabata class and then progressed to healthy treats from yours truly and magnificent shopping deals. With the gorgeous weather it’s hard to believe fall is on the way.  But it is, and you can feel it in the air and in the way people are starting to get out more and enjoy every last bit…

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A Nutritionist’s Tip for Quick, Easy, and Healthy!

A Nutritionist’s Tip for Quick, Easy, and Healthy!

I hear it a lot- “But I don’t know how to cook!”  or “I don’t have any time to cook!” or “I don’t know what to do in the kitchen!”  …. I’ve heard them all.  And they are all valid concerns, but it’s all perspective.  Cooking is easy.  And cooking well?  It’s even easier! All you need is a little flexibility and an open mind.  You’ll find you can create amazing “masterpieces” in mere minutes.  Impress your family, amaze your…

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Lemon Mint Quinoa with Chickpeas and Cucumber

Lemon Mint Quinoa with Chickpeas and Cucumber

It’s been a fantastic and HOT day in the city today, but Growing the Seed was thrilled to be a part of celebrating our Pittsburgh city employees at their health fair.  Athleta brought us out to serve up some delicious food and offer nutrition tidbits to the health fair attendees, and we had a blast doing it! For those of you who stopped by, thank you!  I loved meeting you all and sharing this food with you.  This is my…

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