‘Viva Vermont’

Fitness Friday: Happy Hiking

By Lisa Christie

It’s that time of year again when hiking in Vermont becomes a regular weekend activity. Nothing makes me happier. Except being uncomfortable or not bringing what I need. Then I am not a happy hiker. You can find a lot of hiking essentials articles and videos on the Internet, including our own hiking video at the bottom of this blog […] Read more »

Fitness Friday: Take A Walk with Me

By Lisa Christie

The down drop of the blackbird, The wing catch of arrested flight, The stop midway and then off: off for triangles, circles, loops of new hieroglyphs— This is April’s way: a woman: “O yes, I’m here again and your heart knows I was coming. -Carl Sandburg It’s been a long winter just about everywhere, and Vermont has been no exception. […] Read more »

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Fast Food Make-Over for McDonald’s Menu

By Robyn Priebe

McDonald’s menu make look a little different come 2013, as the fast food giant  just announced it’s plans to revamp their 2013 menu to be more in-line with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.  Some of the potential additions one might find are whole-grain English muffins, seasonal produce, egg-white options, and possibly grilled McNuggets.  Previous improvements included reducing sodium content for their entire […] Read more »

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Soup Recipes for Fall Vegetables

By Robyn Priebe

As much of the fall vegetables and fruits are ready for harvest, you may find yourself searching for recipes that allow you to use this produce well into the winter months.  Currently in VT, much of the produce being picked can easily be incorporated in soup recipes for the fall and winter.  Below is a list of some fall vegetables, with ideas for working them into […] Read more »

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