Most of us try to slim down our bodies. But a new book suggests the better strategy is to first slim down our kitchens. Author Peter Walsh is best known for his role as a clutter expert and organization consultant on the popular television show “Clean Sweep.” His new book, “Does This Clutter Make My Butt Look Fat?,” focuses on how clutter in the home stands in the way of a more healthful lifestyle.
There’s a golden rule when it comes to pairing greens with a dressing: Match the weight of your dressing to the sturdiness of your greens. Muscular kale and romaine can support a thick Caesar dressing, but soft mesclun leaves will wilt under the pressure. A light vinaigrette sets off Bibb lettuce, but it won’t have much impact on a salad of beet greens.But rules on flavors are less hard and fast. In choosing a dressing for a side salad, you might play off the regional flavors of the main course.
How I Beat the Heat When Others Didn’t Running in the heat is sometimes a necessary evil, especially if you're training for a fall marathon. With the days getting warmer and summer around the corner, I wanted to share a story of what I consider my greatest running accomplishment of 2016. It wasn't my fastest race, or even my longest. But it was the most challenging. In July, I ran the On the Rocks 30K trail race in York, Pa., in 90-degree weather and finished as the third overall female.