spinach pasta fagioli

2011 is here and after week upon week of holiday festivities and overindulging in chowtime cheer, I am ready to return to my prior life of lighter, nutrition-laden fare.    As a matter of fact, I am sprinting back with open arms.  Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed this month-long stint while it lasted, but my system has definitely been working overtime processing refined carbs and red meat, something it's not accustomed to the majority of the year.  I sensed my body's mayday signal when I woke up on New Years suffering from a sore throat, headache and bloated belly.  After spending the majority of the day grazing, hydrating and finally squeezing in a dusk workout, I knew it was resuscitation time and I began to think about my next blog post... Read more »