September 2010

MS City to Shore Century Ride 9/25/10

September 28, 2010

Well, we did it!  Along with Mary’s boyfriend, Todd, we road our bikes from the City to the Shore– 100 miles!  The ride was just absolutely AMAZING. The volunteers were so friendly and worked extremely hard to make sure that all of the riders were comfortable and had everything they needed. They were constantly doing […]

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Acorn Squash with Chile-Lime Vinaigrette

September 27, 2010

We hope everyone had a wonderful weekend.  As you may know, this Saturday we rode in a charity bike ride for Multiple Sclerosis.  We were debating whether to ride 75 or 100 miles and we decided to do 100!  This was a distance Personal Record for both of us.  We had so much fun and […]

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Tomorrow We Ride…

September 24, 2010

Tomorrow, September 25th, we will be riding in the MS City to Shore Bike Ride to raise money and support those who are battling Multiple Sclerosis. We are challenging ourselves to ride our bikes 75/100 miles from Cherry Hill, NJ (just outside of Philadelphia) to Ocean City, NJ. We are not focusing on our finishing […]

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Energy Bars

September 23, 2010

Just as a reminder…today is the LAST day to vote for Project Food Blog! In case you missed our first post about this Food Blog Challenge, you can read more about it here.  Thank you Click here to vote for us! onto the topic of today’s post…ENERGY BARS! This recipe for Energy Bars comes from Ellie […]

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BOMF- Back On My Feet (Baltimore Chapter)

September 22, 2010

Good Morning!!  This morning, I (Christina) would like to share with you a little bit about a running organization, called Back On My Feet, that I recently joined.  Back On My Feet was originally founded in my neck of the woods…Philadelphia! yeah! In March 2009 a chapter was launched in Baltimore.  So what is Back […]

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Homemade S’mores

September 21, 2010

There is nothing like standing around a campfire with friends roasting marshmallows and eating s’mores with friends. The only thing better than having s’mores with hershey chocolate, nabisco graham crackers, and Kraft Jet-Puffed marshmallows is making the graham crackers and marshmallows from scratch and using high quality chocolate.  And that is exactly what we did. […]

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Voting is OPEN!

September 20, 2010

We hope that everyone had a fun-filled weekend!  Just in case you missed it, be sure to check out our Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon race recap! As a reminder, the Project Food Blog voting starts today!!!!  In case you missed our first post about this Food Blog Challenge, you can read more about it […]

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Philadelphia Rock ‘N’ Roll Half Marathon

September 19, 2010

This Sunday, we ran in the  Philadelphia Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon.  This is the first year that Philly has been a part of the Rock ‘n’ Roll series…usually the race is called the “Distance Run”.  This was also Christina’s first half marathon and Mary’s second!   Although this is not the race we are […]

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The Next Food Blog Stars…

September 17, 2010

Hi all.  Mary and Christina here.  We just wanted to let you all know about a cool new challenge in the food blog world… Foodbuzz is hosting the first-ever  “Project Food Blog Challenge”.  This challenge is an “interactive competition where thousands of Foodbuzz Featured Publishers are competing in a series of culinary blogging challenges for […]

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Make Your Own Burger Buns

September 16, 2010

Who doesn’t like a good burger?  When it comes to burgers there are endless options to please everyone’s tastebuds….from traditional meat burgers to bean burgers…it’s hard to find someone who doesn’t like a burger.  When it comes to making burgers, I (Mary) always try to find good bakery buns.  I think that hamburger buns can […]

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Papermoon Diner- Baltimore, MD

September 15, 2010

227 w. 29th st Baltimore, MD 21211 (410) 889-4444 The Papermoon Diner is located in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore.  My friends (Becky, Lauren, Kate, and Sam) and I (Christina) decided to go here the other night to grab some dinner.  This was my first visit to Paper Moon Diner and I must say, when […]

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Linguine al Pesto with Shrimp

September 14, 2010

I (Mary) used to hate shrimp.  Although, I’m not quite sure why or how.  Thankfully, this summer I discovered my love for shrimp and have been enjoying it ever since.  While perusing the internet, I came across this great recipe for Linguine al Pesto with Shrimp by Chef Francesco Martini of Buona Vita in Arlington, […]

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Hannah G’s- Ventnor, NJ

September 13, 2010

7310 Ventnor Ave Ventnor, NJ 08406 609-823-1466 Hannah G’s is our absolute favorite breakfast spot down the shore.  They serve breakfast and lunch and are open everyday from 7 AM to 2 PM.  Hannah G’s has great, quality food.  They offer a lot of unique breakfasts options as well as the classic favorites.  They also […]

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Benefits of Black Rice

September 10, 2010

About a month ago, we shared a recipe that starred black rice…Brazilian Black Rice & Shrimp.  If you still have not made this, you might want to…because honestly, you are missing out.  Another reason you might want to make this dish is for the incredible health benefits of black rice. A few weeks ago, we came […]

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10 Laws of Injury Prevention (Part 2)

September 9, 2010

Incase you missed it…a few posts ago we talked about Part 1 : the first five laws of injury prevention.  I am sure all of you have been anxiously awaiting the second part to this post…so here it is… laws 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10. LAW 6: RUN ON A LEVEL SURFACE In case you […]

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Udon Noodle and Tofu Stir Fry

September 8, 2010

Tofu is not an ingredient that we use often in our cooking.  In fact, we weren’t too sure if we even liked it.  However, one night while dining at an Asian & Japanese restaurant in Philadelphia called Pod we ordered a dish with Udon Noodles and Tofu.  We LOVED this dish.  Ever since ordering that dish […]

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Kitrics Nutrition Scale

September 7, 2010

A little while back, we wrote a post about how we were going to be doing an upcoming review.  Okay, so that was back on July 30th…better late than never! CSN Stores gave us the opportunity to review one of their many products.  We chose to review the Kitrics Nutrition Label Scale.  This was both of […]

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Homemade Granola

September 3, 2010

We hope that everyone has a very enjoyable Labor Day weekend and that Hurricane Earl doesn’t have too much of an impact upon it!  If you find yourself with some extra time this weekend, you should really make some homemade granola that will hopefully last you throughout the week, that is if you don’t eat […]

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Flourless Chocolate Cookies

September 2, 2010

We found this recipe for Flourless Chocolate Cookies when we were perusing New York Magazine’s website.  This recipe is from François Payard and are available at Payard’s Upper East Side pâtisserie.  The original recipe calls for walnuts, but we aren’t big fans of nuts in our sweets (unless of course it is straight up peanut […]

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10 Laws of Injury Prevention (Part 1)

September 1, 2010

It is VERY easy to get injured.  Unless you are EXTREMELY lucky, it happens to us all.  Two years ago Christina suffered a tibial stress fracture that put her out of running/other exercises for months.  Mary has had more minor injuries including tendonitis and IT band problems.  We are going to break this post down […]

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