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Recipe of the Month: All-American Apple Pie

At just under 250 calories a slice, this all-American apple pie recipe from Two Fit Girls tastes as good as it is guilt free. Instead of loading up on the butter and sugar at your next summer cookout, treat your taste buds and your waistline to this tasty dessert.

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Our Place: The Yacht Bar, Dublin

Allen and I had long been looking for our place: a pub or bar with good food, good beer and good people. A place around the corner where our small group of friends would gather after work without question or planning. Our own Central Perk or MacLaren’s. Little did we know the real winner wasn’t on the same block or even in the same town–it was 3600 miles away in Dublin.

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Ireland in a Pint: Touring Dublin’s Historic Guinness Brewery

Just a few steps inside the Guinness Storehouse at St. James Gate Brewery, a sense of its history and grandeur is overwhelming, starting with the 9,000 year lease signed by Arthur Guinness in 1759 displayed in a glass seal in the floor. Circling above the seal are seven floors connected by an interweaving network of escalators and turquise steel beams, rising higher and wider in an atrium the shape of a pint glass. From the ingredients that go into the iconic dark ruby pints to its transportation to the rest of the world to its signature advertising, each floor takes you through a piece of Guinness history. But the best stop of all is at the top.

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Travel Well’s Guide to the Triangle: Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, NC

Often known as a hub of academic and research centers, the Triangle is rapidly growing into a food, brewery and travel destination, too. Whether you’re in downtown Raleigh, Chapel Hill’s Franklin Street or anywhere in between, you won’t have to venture too far to find a food truck rodeo, live outdoor music, big events, great beer and even better food.

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Two Fit Girls Recipe of the Month: Go Green Berry Smoothie

This month’s recipe from personal trainer and health coach Jennifer B at Two Fit Girls is a deliciously green Earth Day celebration in a glass! The Go Green Berry Smoothie uses fresh, healthy ingredients from Mother Nature to make a cool, green and refreshing breakfast, snack or meal replacement.

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From Iron to Ashe: An Active Traveler’s Guide to Richmond, VA

Travel Well spent a weekend exploring Richmond, VA, and we quickly discovered the depth of attractions the city has to offer active travelers once you look below the surface. If you take the time to explore it like a local, Richmond becomes much more than just another historic American city.

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10 Great Winter Beers

‘Tis the season of winter beers! Allen, our avid beer collector, has reviewed many, and these are his top 10 cold-weather brews.

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