your meals & moves! marisa.

by Janetha on February 7, 2010

in meals

  • my name: Marisa
  • where i live: I live in the ‘burbs of Philadelphia, PA which apparently no other bloggers are from!  I haven’t come across any local bloggers, so if you are one, make sure to look me up!
  • my blog: I babble over at Loser for Life
  • my move: My usual moves involve running and various revolving torturous contraptions at the gym.  But here’s my newest move which is extremely dorky, but totally fun…
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    Trampolining!  I found some cool exercises on the internet and twice a week (weather permitting), I’ve been heading out for a jumping cardio workout!

    Hey, ya gotta keep it fresh ;)

  • my meal: I was so happy to do a post for Janetha while she is jammin’ in Jamaica.  Since you all might be missing her delicious garbanzo meals (or as I like to call ‘em, chick peas!), I thought I would share a recipe for one of my new favorites… 


  • · 1 (15 oz.) can chick peas, drained and rinsed well
  • · 1 cup diced English cucumber
  • · 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • · 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • · 2 stalks celery, diced
  • · 2 green onions, chopped
  • · 2 tbsp. Kraft reduced- fat mayo with olive oil
  • · 2 tsp. dijon mustard
  • · 1 tsp. white vinegar
  • · 1 small clove garlic, finely minced
  • · 1/4 tsp. salt
  • · 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • · 1 tbsp. fresh dill, chopped

Serves 4
Nutrition facts per serving (about 1 cup):  127 calories, 3.8 grams fat and 7 grams fiber.

Served in a pita …


or over whole wheat couscous, it is so good!


Have a great day, everyone!

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Deb (SmoothieGirlEatsToo) February 7, 2010 at 4:13 pm

Jumping for joy- what fun!

Michelle February 7, 2010 at 9:42 pm

Trampolining is so much fun! I recently got an Urban Rebounder and the girls and I love it so much we want to get a big outdoors variety this summer. It’s amazing how something that seems so simple can really get your heart rate up!

Bekah February 8, 2010 at 12:13 pm

127 calories of anything sounds pretty good to me! Aahh trampolining. Sounds like a funner version of jump roping, which I hate.

Susan February 9, 2010 at 7:31 pm

Trampoline!! I just showed that to my mom, she does it for cardio too :) And that chickpea salad is right up my alley, yumyum :)

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