Live to Eat Well, Exercise, Be Well in Mind and Body

Layman’s Terms: Major Muscle Groups

              Jargon In Jargon Out I recently made a trip to the local bike shop to get my bicycle tuned up and learn how to clip in and out on a road bike. The bike mechanic on staff, a … [Continue reading]

Turkey Bratwurst Served Over Wilted Spinach Salad

Turkey brats are great alternatives to their fatty, caloric contemporaries, beef and pork brats. Each Jennie-O Bratwurst has only 170 calories and is full of that delicious turkey flavor. Instead of serving these bratwursts on buns and slathered with … [Continue reading]

Spiced Pumpkin Soup

It’s November and two food stars shine particularly bright this month – pumpkin and turkey! They could be the very reason I love November. (Expect to see these two ingredients in future recipe posts.) November is also perfect running weather in … [Continue reading]

Why The Perfect Diet Isn’t So Perfect: Part 1

The following story is fictional satire, though based on actual events. Names have been changed to protect the innocent. It’s never a good sign when you don’t have time to make coffee in the morning; it’s a suspicious start to the day, perhaps even … [Continue reading]

3-2-1 Launch!

Welcome to Food and Fitness Nook, my small corner of the health, fitness, and blogging world. My name is Amber and I am a personal trainer, wellness coach, health and fitness writer, amateur wannabe chef, nonprofit program manager by day, and dreamer … [Continue reading]