Give Peace A Chance: Try Yoga

By |November 27th, 2012|

I have to tell you... I love Yoga. I could have a total hippie moment and tell you that Yoga relieves my stress, allows me to extend my flexibility, and makes me feel like I'm strengthening muscles I didn't even know I had. Instead... I think I'll have my hippie moment anyway. I remember when [...]

Smoky Pan-Grilled Pork Chops

By |November 26th, 2012|

A sweet, spicy and smoky way to prepare any dish!

A Weekend With BlogHer 2012: Recaps, Rants, Raves and Relaxation

By |November 19th, 2012|

A recap of my BlogHer Conference experience, and all the epic bloggers I met while there.

Spiced Pork Chops with Apple Chutney

By |November 19th, 2012|

A sweet and spicy way to dress up pork chops or any cut of white meat!

Joy Bauer: Eat To Beat Your Food Cravings

By |November 19th, 2012|

Joy Bauer, Today Show Nutritionist, on cravings and how to overcome them.

Giveaway: Want To Sweat Pretty With Puma and BGG2WL?

By |November 15th, 2012|

As much as we, here, at BGG2WL love to dish on working out away from the gym… it should be no surprise that I thought Puma's new "Sweat Pretty" series, a collection of workouts that don't require you to be confined to four walls and Alpha Dogs all day, would be something worth sharing. Featuring [...]

What’s Wrong With White Rice?

By |November 15th, 2012|

I'm a rice eater. I have about four different kinds of rice in my pantry at this moment.. none of them white. They may be white in color, but they're certainly not of the "American White Rice" ilk. Why? There are a few reasons. But first, I think it might be important to explain the [...]

Mini Latkes

By |November 15th, 2012|

A simple recipe for mini-latkes.

Q&A Wednesday: How Do You Track Your Intervals?

By |November 13th, 2012|

Q: How do you track your intervals for high intensity interval training?

How Food Manufacturers Ensure That You “Can’t Eat Just One”

By |November 13th, 2012|

"If a multinational, multi-million dollar corporation can invest this heavily into creating a product ​so​ delicious that you're compelled to scarf it down, fall in love with it and go out and buy more... then what kind of chance do you ​truly​ think you can stand?"

Supermarket Swindle: Don’t Get Taken By The Antioxidant Claim

By |November 12th, 2012|

"Despite the pictures of cherries, blackberries, cranberries, raspberries and pomegranates on various 7UP labels, the drinks contain no fruit or juice of any kind."

Vanity Sizing: Accidentally Masking Weight Gain?

By |November 7th, 2012|

A brief discussion of vanity sizing and our [seemingly unhealthy] connection to the size on the dress.

Skinny People Shop At Whole Foods: A Poor Kid’s Perspective

By |November 7th, 2012|

You know, I spent an entire week writing about shopping at grocery stores and how to get the most bang for your buck.. but it'd be wrong of me to fail to acknowledge that access to those kinds of stores is a privilege. I mean, thinking of all the options and opportunities that [...]

The Right To Know Proposition, From A Geneticist’s Perspective

By |November 6th, 2012|

"We believe that the public won't buy our stuff if we tell them what's in it."

Antipasto-Style Penne Pasta Recipe

By |November 5th, 2012|

A delicious antipasto-styled pasta recipe!

Orange-Glazed Salmon Fillets with Rosemary

By |November 5th, 2012|

Fresh rosemary and a little maple syrup infuse aromatic and faintly sweet flavor into this speedy seafood dish.

BGG2WL vs Hurricane Sandy

By |November 5th, 2012|

How'd you fare in the storm? How can we help?

Black Women, Relaxers, The Uterine Fibroids Study, Early Puberty & Journalistic Credibility

By |November 5th, 2012|

"...But my big take home message is that Black Media outlets have got to do better."