Cookbooks for Sale!


I know….I’ve been gone for a while and I really apologize. Eric and I had a very eventful summer 🙂 It began with planning a 2 week trip back to our hometowns in New England, then the awesome trip itself, and then a week after we returned I was in a car accident while on […]

October 11, 2011

What’s Wrong With Our Food System


I saw this video today and it is just too good not to share. I did share it on my facebook page, but that gets lost so easily. It’s only about five minutes long. I hope you will watch it and tell your friends about it. This kid is brilliant 🙂   Birke Baehr bio: […]

December 7, 2010

Eating Smart: A Different Approach to the Holidays


The holidays are once again upon us and for most of us this means a big traditional Thanksgiving dinner with the family, Christmas parties, cookies, sweets – you know the drill. Is there a way to survive this annual over-the-top eating onslaught without gaining 5 pounds while still enjoying some tasty holiday treats? I yes, […]

November 23, 2010

Nutrition Information


When I began researching information for Do It The Hard Way I realized that great tasting recipes made with nutritious ingredients and proper portions would have to be the basis of the plan. No one wants to eat healthy if it doesn’t taste good! I also knew that each recipe needed to contain the most […]

October 16, 2010

P90X Round One – Done!

General, P90X

We finished our first FULL round of P90X last Friday, September 10th! (As this was a joint effort, this will be a two-part blog, the first part by Kelly, and the second part by Eric.) Kelly writes: We had previously attempted this three times and each time something (life, basically) got in the way and […]

September 15, 2010

Out with the Corn – In with the Garlic!


You will notice that the background image for this blog (and the main website) has changed. Why, you may ask? About a week ago someone recommend that I check out a website about a documentary called “King Corn“; which is about “two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food […]

September 14, 2010

The Do It The HardWay Cookbook; 200 recipes in 400 days


If you’re anything like me, you love eating tasty food. Sitting down to a nice dinner of grilled swordfish and sautéed veggies, perhaps a nice chicken chili with cornbread, maybe even some linguine with white clam sauce. Well not only do I love eating these savory delights, I love cooking them too. I also like […]

August 19, 2010