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Corey I. Patient Expert

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I am a running/wellness coach and published author who's currently in the midst of writing a cookbook of all original, healthy-gourmet recipes geared towards endurance athletes & other healthy-minded individuals. If you'd like to connect, you can find me on the web at:   Blogs:... Full Bio
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Freezer Bags: An Effective & Compact Way to Store & Organize Frozen Food by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating While it's certainly preferable to eat homemade meals that've been freshly made, we all have those days when we'd rather just defrost something than cook. :) Basically thi ... Read on »
Recipe #372: Avocado-Pesto Dip by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This effortless, flavorful dip recipe combines two of my favorite ingredients -- avocado and pesto. I came up with the idea yesterday afternoon when putting together ... Read on »
Don't Know What to Serve with the Bird? Here are Some Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Ideas.... by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Yes, it's that time of year again, when many of us start thinking about what we're going to serve for our Thanksgiving Day dinners. Some will take the traditional route, ... Read on »
Recipe #371: Tomato-Zucchini Soup with Kale, Yellow Squash, & Cannellini Beans (Topped with... by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating First of all, congratulations to the two very knowledgable winners of the Fall Fun Contest! Your pumpkin and squash expertise is truly impressive! Hope everyone had fu ... Read on »
Fall Fun Contest! by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Time to have some fun! How well do you know your squash and pumpkins? Name that squash or pumpkin, from left to right. And no cheating by googling. :) Please post your answe ... Read on »
Recipe #370: "Lemon Cooler" Smoothie by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I just created the below "Lemon Cooler" Smoothie recipe this morning for the Power Smoothies book I'm writing. Tart and refreshing, creamy, cooling, and a little bi ... Read on »
Recipe #369: "Pumpkin Pie" Smoothie by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Since fall is almost upon us, I thought it'd be nice to create an autumn-themed smoothie to usher in the season. This recipe will be appearing in my next book/cookb ... Read on »
Recipe #368: Edamame & Chickpea Salad with Tahini-Lemon Dressing by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Looking for a fun new way to prepare edamame? Then try this colorful Mediterranean-style salad. It's a bit more unexpected than some other preparations you may've seen. ... Read on »
Recipe #367: Creamy Coconut Kheer (Indian Rice Pudding) by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating As you can see, black rice pudding is incredibly difficult to photograph. I promise that there are loads of almonds  and pistachios in there, even though you ... Read on »
Recipe #366: Roasted Vegetable Pita Pizza by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Pitas are the perfect size for making your own personal-sized pizzas. These colorful and easy-to-make pizzas are packed full of fiber, protein, and healthy carbs, which ... Read on »
Recipe #365: Hot Quinoa Cereal with Nuts, Cinnamon, & Nectarines by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Due to another impending book deadline, there's zero time today to wax effusive, so I'll just cut straight to the chase. Below is a dish I cooked up for breakfast t ... Read on »
Yeah, I Know ;) by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Just a brief update: I know the social media experts advise not starting posts with the words, "I know it's been a while since my last post," so I won't state the obvious. : ... Read on »
Cheese, Please: A Cautionary Tale of a Dairy-Loving Lass and Her Ensuing Internal Conflict :-D by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Since this post has expanded from its original conception, I've decided to break it up into multiple, more easily digestible parts. :) I grew u ... Read on »
Recipe #364: Date & Almond Clusters by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating From the photo, I realize that this sweet, no-bake treat might look like a cookie, but it's not. However, if you'd like to imagine it's a cookie while you're eating it, ... Read on »
Recipe #363: Red Beans & (Black) Rice by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I created this version of a Creole classic and Mardi Gras favorite for my friend, Brian, who asked for an easy beans and rice recipe to eat as a pre-race meal for his up ... Read on »
Recipe #362: Popcorn Snack Bars by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating What?! A candy-coated popcorn snack bar that's actually GOOD for you?! Are you kidding me?! Does such a thing even exist? Yep. :) Salty and sweet, and yes, hea ... Read on »
Recipe 361: Za'atar Crackers with Sesame, Cumin, Caraway, & Nigella Seeds by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This is a super-easy and delicious high-protein snack that goes well with all sorts of condiments, particularly hummus . The various types of seeds, plus the homemade z ... Read on »
Recipe #360: Festive, Italian-Style Shrimp & Red Bell Peppers in Garlic Sauce by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Out of all of the seafood on the planet, shrimp definitely has to be one of the most popular. It's also cooks fast, so it's perfect for those times when you're in a rus ... Read on »
Recipe #359: Baked Egg in an Avocado Topped with Homemade Pico de Gallo by Corey I. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This was today's breakfast, although it could also be served for lunch or dinner, or even as a snack. Of course, this recipe is yet another selection from The Athlete's ... Read on »