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Boston’s Free Outdoor Fitness Classes 2014

John McCosh via Esplanade Association

John McCosh via Esplanade Association

Summer is the easiest time to work on your fitness. Not only is the weather nicer and the days longer, but many cities offer free, open to the public outdoor workouts. Here in Boston, you can workout all summer long without paying a cent. Read on for my top picks for free fitness around Boston: Continue reading

#BostonStrong: Uber Introduces Hero Rides with BostonX

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This week, I visited the Boston Marathon memorial exhibition at Boston Public Library. As I relived that day and fought back tears, I was once again inspired by the heroes of the day, those who saved so many people during such a horrible tragedy. On Saturday April 19, those in Boston can request an Uber ride with “BostonX,” where your driver will be a community hero: police officers, firefighters, soldiers, and teachers. Read on for more about Uber BostonX, a free ride code, and my personal marathon story. Continue reading

Meatless Monday Featured Blogger & BBQ Marinated Tofu

meatless-monday-bbq-tofu-lunchYou may have noticed a new badge in the right sidebar. Thanks to the Monday Campaigns for inviting me to be a Meatless Monday Featured Blogger! Going meat-free for a few meals a week totally help boost your health and better the planet.

For some meatless meals this week, I made a super simple batch of barbecue marinated tofu. I did a ton of walking on Sunday to and from Union Square for the Eat Boutique pop-up shop at Fringe Union. I went home with the BBQ sauce made by We Love Jam. Fresh, complex, delicious, and gluten free! Continue reading

The New Nutrition Labels

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First Lady Michelle Obama revealed the administration’s changes to nutrition labels today. The overhaul makes calories more prominent, draws attention to added sugars, and makes realistic tweaks to portion sizes. What do you think? Continue reading