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christinaorso

California
Spunky individual with a penchant for culinary delights. Lover of all things Blackberry-related and photographing what goes in my tummy (but not what comes out). Likes? Chickfila, Greek yogurt, bananas, fiber, baking, and men who are attractive. Dislikes? Waiting for things to finish baking, slow... Full Bio
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Rosemary, Walnut, and Raisin Crackers by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Over the Summer I fell head over heels in love with the Rosemary & Raisin Crisps from Trader Joe’s. My grandmother had them in her pantry, and since then, I’ve bought many ... Read on »
The Friday Five 11.9.12 by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 1. What I’m Reading: The Runner's Rule Book by by Mark Remy. 2. What I’m Eating: Holy crud, listen to me right now. Go to Whole Foods immediately and pick up a jar of ... Read on »
Charleston Half Marathon–I’m In! by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Over the weekend I made a serious life decision: I am going to run the Charleston 1/2 marathon in January. I’m doing it, I’m doing it, I’m doing it. And I’m going to ... Read on »
Pumpkin & Black Bean Chili (Vegan!), New Running Playlist by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking And just like that, the temperature dropped. I realize it’s snowing in some places, but holy crap this crisp weather came out of nowhere. It is 45* as I type this. 45 degr ... Read on »
The Friday Five 10.26.12 by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 1. What I’m Eating: Every candy in sight? No, seriously. I can’t stop eating plain M&Ms. At the Blackbaud health fair one of the vendors handed out these pill containers f ... Read on »
What I’m Loving Wednesday 10.24.12 by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 1. I ate at Purée four times this weekend: Friday dinner, Saturday brunch, a juice, and Sunday lunch. What is wrong with me? Nothing. Friday: I had the Asian Bowl: pa ... Read on »
The Friday Five 10.19.12 by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 1. What I’m Reading: Did you guys check out God Never Blinks , the book I posted about last Friday? I hope you did!! It really is a gem. This week I’ve been reading The Ch ... Read on »
Feeling Hungry and Healthy? Purée Café Is Your Place. by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking For the past few weeks, I’ve been head over heels in love. But no, not for a boy. For a restaurant! Purée Café in Mt. Pleasant is a new gem that you must check out. Purée ... Read on »
The Friday Five 10.12.12 by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 1. What I’m Reading: God Never Blinks . I read this book last week and loved every bit of it.  This easy-to-read book will make you think, laugh, and really appreciate lif ... Read on »
Food Survey and Muller Yogurt Winners by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking God bless a good food survey! It’s my favorite kind of post. Breakfast Favorite cereal as a child? Lucky Charms. You know, I really miss this cereal. I miss it so muc ... Read on »
Creamy Sweet Potato Soup / Gruber Farm CSA Week 3 by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hello friends! I guess the heat has something to do with the Summery produce that I’m still getting in my CSA. I was looking forward to Fall veggies – where are they? ... Read on »
The Friday Five 9.28.12 by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 1. What I’m Reading: After waiting what seemed like forever, the library finally emailed me about this book I had on hold. It was worth the wait. Expect a recipe or two so ... Read on »
What I’m Loving Wednesday 9.26.12 by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I love a lot of things this week! Weeeee! 1. I’m terrible at home decorating. This is the one Cancer trait I don’t possess. Out of curiosity, I took this style quiz to ... Read on »
The Friday Five 9.21.12 by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 1. What I’m Reading: As I mentioned yesterday, I’m loving a ton of recipes in this book . Seriously, all the recipes are right up my alley. Check it out at your local ‘bra ... Read on »
Q&A from Instagram by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Inspired by Laura , I uploaded the following picture to instagram: You guys came up with some great questions – both serious and funny. Some of the more involved que ... Read on »
The Friday Five 09.14.12 by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 1. What I’m Reading: After book club met last night to discuss Dare Me, we decided our next book will be Still Missing by Chevy Stevens. From Amazon: On the day she wa ... Read on »
Groopdealz Giveaway and Clif Mojo Winners by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hey girlfriends… and maybe a few boyfriends. A few weeks ago, I read about Groopdealz on Courtney’s blog. I checked it out and signed up right away because they have ... Read on »
Fall 2012 Bucket List by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking First off, I’d like to give a shout out to Jane, one of my favorite bloggers, who writes In The Pink & Green . She’s got an awesome blog, writes well, has a great sense of ... Read on »
The Friday Five 8.31.12 by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 1. What I’m Reading: Back up to last week when I started reading The Weight of Silence. I read it in 48 hours because it is so good. It’s very emotional and moving, grippi ... Read on »
CLIF Mojo Bar Giveaway For National Trail Mix Day! by christinaorso Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Last week I posted a list of my favorite healthy snacks . Luna bars, in particular, are made by CLIF, the maker of Mojo bars . CLIF Mojo bars are sweet and salty trail m ... Read on »