What to Eat This Week: Spring Superfoods 

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This week, we’re embracing the farmers’ market and loading up on spring fruits and veggies stuffed with all sorts of good stuff, from folate-rich asparagus to antioxidant-packed strawberries to fiber-heavy fennel. Read up, pick a few recipes and enjoy your vitamins via a nice, hearty slice of asparagus-ribbon pizza or, on a lighter note, some asparagus and quinoa spring rolls. Happy cooking!  Read more »

Mark Your Calendars, Folks: The Second Annual Philly VegFest Is June 6th

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Photo via Facebook

Remember last spring, when we announced that the first-ever Philly VegFest was coming to Headhouse Square, and you guys freaked out? Well, prepare to go nuts again, because the second annual Philly VegFest is headed our way soon — June 6th (sadly, the same day as Be Well Philly Boot Camp. But the good news is, VegFest goes ’til 4 p.m., so you can go afterward!), to be exact — and it looks like it’s going to be even bigger and better than the first one.

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Check Out the Full Schedule for Be Well Philly Boot Camp 2015!

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Be Well Philly Boot Camp | JPG Photography

Good news, friends: The full schedule for our just-for-women Be Well Philly Boot Camp is here! The big day is Saturday, June 6th, and, as always, we’ve got a slew of fun fitness classes, culinary demos and speakers lined up for you guys. You can check out the full lineup here.

Below, to give you a taste of what to expect, we’ve highlighted just a few of the many awesome people and classes you’ll find on the Be Well Philly Boot Camp lineup this year. Read up, then hop on over here to get your ticket, if you haven’t already. Read more »

Any Other Broad Street Run First-Timers Out There?

Photo by Jeff Fusco

Photo by Jeff Fusco

We are officially 10 days away from the Broad Street Run on May 3rd. My first one ever! I cannot believe that I’ve lived in Philly for 16 years and I have never run this iconic race — which, more than any other Philly race, is a Philadelphia institution — a single time.

The way I realized just how important the Broad Street Run is to Philly was, whenever I mentioned to anyone that I’d never run the race before, they’d react with abject shock and exclaim, “You’ve never run Broad Street?!” Every time, it was as if a New Yorker had just told another New Yorker that they’d never been to Times Square. Clearly, Philadelphians are madly in love with the Broad Street Run and I’m so excited to be a part of it.  Read more »

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