Mashed Cauliflower (Mock Mashed Potatoes)

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  Do you love mashed potatoes but starches aren’t a part of your nutrition plan?  A great and extremely tasty alternative is mashed cauliflower! Ingredients:1 head cauliflower 1 tablespoon cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1 clove of minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh or dry chives, for garnish 2 tablespoons unsalted butter Add salt and pepper to taste. Directions: Set a stockpot of water to boil over high heat.Clean and cut cauliflower into small pieces. Cook in boiling water for about 6 minutes, or until well done. Drain well; do not let cool and pat cooked cauliflower very… more

Obesity and Joint Pain

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Is joint pain preventing you from performing your exercise routines? If so, know that you are not alone; this problem can be even more frustrating when we are overweight or obese. Overview Our joints e.g. hips, knees and ankles carry are the main weight bearing components of our body which can also begin to collapse as a result of stress. Over time, this can have detrimental effects such as lead to severe pain, decreased activity, more weight gain and osteoarthritis. Weight loss, even small amounts can make a tremendous difference. For example forces in the hips and knees are increased… more

Looking for a Safe & Fun Exercise?

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Join our Kangoo Jump events starting in Atlanta, GA on Saturday, March 7, 12 noon to 1:00 pm at Absolute Body Symmetry, 1 Baltimore Place Northwest, 30308. In Houston Texas, Saturday  March 14, MixFit 1987 TC Jester Blvd, Houston, TX 77008 9:00 am-11-am. LaWanda “The Fitness Diva” Brokenborough info@kangooclubatlanta.com www.kangooclubatlanta.com in Atlanta and Mia Trevillion, mirefitness1@yahoo.com of GrooveBounceFun in Houston Texas will be there to give you the instructions you need to get started with an exercise that you have been looking for. Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Lenny Lomax, MD of www.Ultimaxxhealth.com says patients suffering from joint pain can reduce pain and discomfort. No more joint pain… more

Breast Cancer Survivor Gets CrossFit SEXY!

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Hi may name is Kim and this is my story. I am no stranger to facing obstacles. I am a single parent, working professional, grandmother and a 12 year Breast Cancer Survivor! With all of that, I found myself weighing more than I could have ever imagined and I knew that if I wanted to be healthy I needed to do something about it. I started following Black Women “DO” Workout! and got motivated enough to seek out a workout that felt would work for me and my goals. I wanted quick results and after much research I came across one… more

Eating From My Garden

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Our fitness partner Sheilia Simmons, blogger of the thefrugalexerciser.blogspot.com provided us with one of her delicious meals from her garden last week and shared it with our BWDW community. “I decided to try my hand at making wraps from collard greens.  I got the idea from another blogger, Urban Naturale , but I didn’t use her filling because it was vegetarian.  I wanted ‘meat’ inside my wraps” she added. She used a filling from the recipe she cooked and highlighted on her blog – Sukuma Wiki. “Since I loved how the meat tasted with the collard greens, I thought it would make… more