Strengthen Your CORE

February 19, 2011

FUN FUN FUN day!!!!

This morning Matt and I super-cleaned the house. Including some of my grandmother’s oil lamps! They are sparkling from the inside out now :)


Then we walked (3 miles!) to the grand opening of CORE Chiropractic, Tate and Faith’s new business.


On the bottom of the building Dr. Huffman has his state-of-the-art clinic.

On top, Faith has a space for personal training (she is certified in all kinds of things and will be doing group exercise classes!) and a few rented out studios for other types of healthcare. I had actually planned to do a talk on nutrition, but they had a smaller turnout than planned so we postponed the talk for another occasion.

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Faith made a few bites for the occasion – including the most AMAZING MUFFINS!!!!!!!!


Stuffed with…hold your breath…peanut butter filling!


Go bother Faith for the recipe. It’s really, really epic.


She also had Chai Spice, which were great too – we snagged a few for home!


Plus Kefir Soda


As well as the most amazing White Bean Dip. I’ve got to get the recipe for this STAT!


Matt and I ate lots of muffins, crackers, dip and cheese at the clinic, but our afternoon plans included lunch and drinks at Beer Run to help the new business owners celebrate.


Clearly beers would be involved.



After little debate, I ordered the Schneider Aventinus Weizenbock


Loved! Banana Spice, full body.


Since we’d filled up on nibbles, we just got light bites for lunch.


Greens for me


And an Apple + Brie Sandwich for him


Faith and Tate split some delicious white wine

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Inside our patio seating it was a sauna! In a wonderful warm spring day way. In the summer it would have been too hot, but in the spring, we loved it.

Matt and I walked a windy, long 3 miles back home, which took us about an hour.

Karen is here and the fun continues!

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1 AJ @ Flowing to Fifty February 19, 2011 at 5:46 pm

What an exciting event!! Congratuations to Tate and Faith. You must be excited for your own business opening. Looks like a sunshine-y celebration afterwards. What a lovely way to spend the day.


2 Valerie @ City|Life|Eats February 19, 2011 at 5:53 pm

What a fun day! Congratulations to Tate and Faith. I need to stop by Faith’s blog too.


3 Natalia - a side of simple February 19, 2011 at 5:55 pm

I’m still swooning at the idea of pb in muffins. Faith sounds like she’s Heaven-sent! :)


4 Vivi @ MyBeautifulAir February 19, 2011 at 5:58 pm

those muffins do look good!!


5 Jasmine @ Eat Move Write February 19, 2011 at 6:06 pm

Congrats to Faith and Tate!


6 Stacy @ Every Little Thing February 19, 2011 at 6:06 pm

Beer Run was awesome when we visited! Only wish we had gotten to eat there. It was such a fun place and we got some awesome beer!


7 maggie @Livingfoodjunkie February 19, 2011 at 6:08 pm

Oh wow what a great spread of foods at the Core Chiropratic opening! I love chai, you’ll have to tell us how those chai muffins are 😀 Yum yum, looks like a lovely Saturday!


8 Freya (Brit Chick Runs) February 19, 2011 at 6:11 pm

Ooohh those muffins sound divine!! I hope Faith & Tate’s business goes well :)


9 Hannah February 19, 2011 at 6:12 pm

PEANUT BUTTER FILLING! Oh, fingers crossed Faith shares the recipe soon!


10 J3nn (Jenn's Menu and Lifestyle Blog) February 19, 2011 at 6:13 pm

😯 those muffins do look scrumptious!!


11 Tina @ Faith Fitness Fun February 19, 2011 at 6:15 pm

Does sound like a great day. And peanut butter filling in muffins sounds divine.


12 Emily @ One Sweet Vegan February 19, 2011 at 6:20 pm

Sounds like a perfect fun day. All that food looked amazing.


13 Carla @ Will Run for Health February 19, 2011 at 6:20 pm

I just started reading Faith’s blog and I love it! Thanks for introducing her to my Google Reader! that Keifer soda looks interesting!


14 Sophie February 19, 2011 at 6:25 pm

Oh man, I’ve got to make those muffins!


15 Brittany February 19, 2011 at 6:31 pm

PB FILLING? Must have been unreal!


16 Amanda (The Nutritionist Reviews) February 19, 2011 at 6:44 pm

Those muffins look awesome! How fun to get to go to the grand opening!


17 Val @ Balancing Val February 19, 2011 at 6:47 pm

Yay for chiropractic! 😀

Let me know if they need an assistant with 3 years experience 😉


18 faith @ gracefulfitness February 20, 2011 at 2:43 pm

Are you in C’ville?


19 Katherine: Unemployed February 19, 2011 at 6:50 pm

stuffed bran!? so good


20 stacey-healthylife February 19, 2011 at 7:08 pm

Congrats to faith and tate. Faith sure makes some pretty and tasty foods.


21 Mary February 19, 2011 at 7:16 pm

hey are those glasses from Target? I have the same ones!


22 Mimi February 19, 2011 at 7:20 pm

I’m so jealous of all the walking you get to do!


23 Stacey (The Home-Cooked Vegan) February 19, 2011 at 7:28 pm

A banana spiced beer? That sounds so cool! And congrats to them for opening up their own business :)
A peanut butter-filled muffin sounds HEAVENLY


24 Sana February 19, 2011 at 7:29 pm

What a fun celebration!


25 Amy at TheSceneFromMe February 19, 2011 at 7:30 pm

A peanut butter stuffed muffin…I am all for that! Yummy!


26 Paige @Running Around Normal February 19, 2011 at 7:37 pm

What an awesome grand opening! Everything looks delicious and fun :) How cool that Faith can teach her classes there, too!


27 lynn @ the actor's diet February 19, 2011 at 7:41 pm

those beers are really stunning.


28 Baking 'n' Books February 19, 2011 at 7:47 pm

Sounds like a great place – what an accomplishment to Faith and Tate!

I would like your weather – and beers please. I’m pretty sure I can’t do the weather thing (cold and snow here) – but I’ll manage with the beers…;)

Was wondering – what’s your take on drinking? Do you enjoy a glass or two of something most days? Daily? Thanks.


29 Alaina February 19, 2011 at 8:01 pm

What an awesome day with great looking food! And who can turn down beer? 😉

I have to go stalk Faith’s site for those muffins too!


30 Emily @ Savory and Savage February 19, 2011 at 8:03 pm

That kefir soda looked really interesting.

I am glad you had such a fun day!


31 Courtney @ The Granola Chronicles February 19, 2011 at 8:03 pm

How exciting for Faith & Tate! Looks like a lovely day for a beer! :)


32 Katelyn @ Chef Katelyn February 19, 2011 at 8:25 pm

Omigahh, I die. Peanut butter filling?! I have to try this out!


33 dee February 19, 2011 at 8:26 pm

sounds like a great day! it looked so sunshiney out for you guys today! :)


34 Katy (The Singing Runner) February 19, 2011 at 8:38 pm

PB filled muffins? Oh. my. goodness. I’m going to go bother her now. 😉


35 Holly @ Couch Potato Athlete February 19, 2011 at 8:48 pm

Congrats to Faith and Tate — how exciting to get that all underway!

I want those beer glasses — the shape is too cute!


36 Katie February 19, 2011 at 9:07 pm

Congrats to Tate and Faith!!! How awesome for them! I wish them a lot of success!!!

I have a feeling Faith is going to be getting a lot of emails regarding that recipe must have from a lot of peeps ; ) looks so yummy!

Hi Karen!!!! Hope you are wonderful!

Have a fun night Kath, Matt, and Karen : )


37 Jess (Sweet Potato) February 19, 2011 at 9:21 pm

It is windy here in PA too! I hate the wind!


38 Kat @ Cupcake Kat February 19, 2011 at 9:23 pm

How awesome for them!
Those muffins sound devine I definately need to get that recipe


39 Amy February 19, 2011 at 9:24 pm

So fun! Faith and Tate share a last name with me. It’ll be easy to remember where to go if I need a chiropractor. :)


40 Jil @ Big City, Lil Kitchen February 19, 2011 at 9:28 pm

Ohhh peanut butter filling??? Amaaaazing


41 Annette @ enjoyyourhealthylife February 19, 2011 at 9:33 pm

Sprinkles, PB muffins, AND white bean dip in ONE day!! You are ONE lucky gal, Kath :) Glad you have had a great day enjoying the simple things!


42 Christine @ Merf In Progress February 19, 2011 at 9:34 pm

I’m so happy for Faith. I enjoy reading her blog. I’m going on a trip next week and plan to drink some outstanding beers myself. Yay!


43 Shannon @ A Better Me February 19, 2011 at 9:43 pm

PB filled muffins! Umm, wow! How delicious they had to have been!


44 Rachel @ healthyteacherblog February 19, 2011 at 9:47 pm

Apple and Brie sandwich sounds like heaven. Congrats to Faith and Tate!


45 [email protected] February 19, 2011 at 11:27 pm

Congrats to your friends on their new business endeavor! Those muffins look insaaaaaaane!


46 Justeen @ Blissful Baking February 19, 2011 at 11:50 pm

I am drooling over those PB stuffed muffins! They sound amazing!!


47 Namaste Gurl February 20, 2011 at 12:22 am

So fun- Wish I could take part on the wonderful and exciting goodness!


48 seana February 20, 2011 at 3:59 am

Hi Kath,
I have a question for you. How does one go about finding an RD? I need to go to one for stomach issues, not weight loss. Thought maybe you could give a suggestion.
Love the placemats. Bought 4 today at Target 1$ each. Needed to bring Spring into the house w/ 23 degree weather. Also, let my hubby use one of the bird coffee mugs I got from Open Sky on your flash sale. Jealous of your weather :)


49 KathEats February 20, 2011 at 8:53 am has a “find an RD” button at the top right of its homepage. Then you can search by zip code and state for a list of local ones to you,


50 seana February 21, 2011 at 10:16 am

Thank you for your reply. I will check it out.
PS: Your nachos look delicious :)


51 Katie February 20, 2011 at 8:57 am

Nice Cambridge sweatshirt!


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