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Gym Space: The Surprising Benefits of The Fitness Makerspace

The “makerspace” concept has already begun to revolutionize the tech and engineering industries – not to mention everyday D.I.Y projects. And it’s easy to see why. The open atmosphere and budget-friendly access to often-expensive equipment like 3-d printers and machining tools have people clamoring for membership at spaces across the U.S. But makerspaces aren’t just […]

Baked Holiday Pears

Ingredients 4 pears, such as bosc, bartlett or anjou 24 fresh cranberries 4 tbps chopped pecans ¼ tsp ground cinnamon, plus more, if needed ¼ tsp ground nutmeg, plus more, if needed. 4 tsp raw honey Greek yogurt for pairing, if desired Instructions Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Halve the pears and then core. […]

Balsamic glazed chicken veggie bowl

Balsamic Glazed Chicken Veggie Bowl

Ingredients:  16 ounces Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed, large sprouts halved or quartered 16 ounces sweet potatoes (about 1 large), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 slices (6 ounces) thick-cut bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces  Chicken Breast, cut into 1/4-inch chunks, juices reserved 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar, optional 1/4 cup hazelnuts […]

Steak & Pepper Tartines with Arugula Salad

Ingredients:  5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 3 cups presliced fresh bell pepper-and-onion mix (10 ounces) 2 teaspoons white-wine vinegar plus 2 tablespoons, divided 1 pound shaved sandwich steak ¾ teaspoon ground pepper, divided, plus more to taste ¼ teaspoon salt, divided ½ cup shredded Gruyère or provolone cheese 8 cups baby arugula (5 ounces) […]