Posted in May 2012

Jesus & Physical Fitness

For my summer class in Kinesiology at MSU, we were asked to write about our philosophy for increased fitness and sports performance. This is the essay I turned in for the assignment. I am not very experienced in coaching or with athletics at the collegiate or professional level. In my life, physical activity comes from … Continue reading

Simple Sesame Chicken

Welcome to P.F. Rach’s. Simple Sesame Chicken Serves 2 1 cup rice 3 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 garlic clove, minced 2 egg whites 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/4 cup flour 4 scallions, diced 1 and 1/2 pounds broccoli 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Prepare rice according to package … Continue reading

Caprese Pasta

Perfect for summer time.

Caprese Pasta
Serves 2

1/2 pound medium pasta shells
1 pint grape tomatoes
1/2 pound mozzarella
Fresh basil leaves
Olive oil
Shredded parmesan
Salt & pepper
1/2 cup pesto

Bring large pot of water to boil and cook pasta shells until al dente, about 10 minutes. Halve grape tomatoes.

Heat olive oil in a skillet on medium-high heat. Add tomatoes and cook for about 2 minutes. Mix in strained al dente pasta and pesto. Cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Add mozzarella and basil and combine throughout as you remove pan from heat. Continue reading

Summer Reading List

Yesterday was Memorial Day, which in Michigan means it is now Summer. When I was a kid we only had one car and my dad had to drive it to work, so when I think of summers I think of riding my bike a lot – and most of the time riding it to the … Continue reading

Ham & Apple Paninis

David’s mom got us a panini maker that I have been anxiously wanting to use. Ham & Apple Paninis Makes 4 sandwiches 1/2 pound sliced ham 1 green apple 4 slices swiss cheese 8 slices soft rye bread Preheat panini grill to medium heat. Skin and core apple and slice into rings. Layer on to … Continue reading