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Healthy Lunch & Dinner Ideas

Sourdough Fig & Brazil Nut Coffee Cake
February is National Hot Breakfast Month and we've been celebrating with lots of new and inspiring recipes.

California BLT
F&W’s Justin Chapple makes sure there’s bacon in every bite of his BLT by weaving the strips into a lattice before baking them. He adds California style with avocado and lemon-herb mayo.

Barbacoa Beef
If you like cumin and spicy food, then you'll love Barbacoa Beef. Spicy shredded beef braised in a blend of chipotle adobo, cumin, cloves, garlic and oregano.

Local and National Health Headlines

Love After Trauma
How PTSD can shape—and test—a relationship

Seafood Watch Releases Updated Mobile App
As the prevalence and use of mobile devices continues to grow, Seafood Watch now offers a significant redesign and update of the app to provide the most-up-to-date sustainable seafood information when buying from a restaurant or grocer.

Health Tips

5 Must-Eat Foods For Your Best Skin Ever
These good foods are the foods you want to commit to, the ones you should cuddle up with every night and marry.

Make a difference

5 Ways To Radically Simplify Your Life
It's amazing how we as humans tend to make things so much more complicated for ourselves. Why? It's usually when our egos get involved.

Love & Relationships

Is Your Ambition Messing Up Your Relationships?
Jennifer is an executive for a global company, managing her department and leading dozens of people on a daily basis. She's also busy raising two teenage boys who are just as active as their mom is.

Motivational Words

Stay Still
Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen - that stillness becomes a radiance. - Morgan Freemen

What's Happening

Martial Arts for Peace
Saturday, February 28 at noon - Three candidates for black belt will demonstration Aikido, an effective yet non-violent martial art. Aikido training enhances fitness, flexibility, and overall well-being. At Aikido in Fredericksburg, 6155 Hickory Ridge Rd in Spotsylvania. Observers welcome without charge.

Monday Night Zumba Classes
Every Monday - Are you ready to dance, sweat and torch those calories? Then you have come to the right place! Come join the party atmosphere, while you move your body to Latin and International rhythm's, like Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton and many more! Only an $8 drop-in fee! Fitness 1440, 570 Celebrate Virginia Pkwy Ste 107 Fredericksburg, ZaKia Wichowski, 703-919-2257:

Spring Into Health Fair and Expo
Saturday, March 21, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. - Featuring over a 10 free health screenings and assessments. Workshops will be given on a variety of health topics, from anxiety and depression to concussions and sports medicine. There will activities, prizes and demonstrations for the whole family. FREE! At the Boys & Girls on 5070 Dale Boulevard in Woodbridge. contact Andrea Whaley at or 703-368-6600.

Marine Corps Historic Half
Saturday, May 17 - Historic Half registration is available. Online registration will be available starting on Feb. 25 for the Historic 10K (6.2 miles) and Semper Fred 5K (3.1 miles) at Both events will be held in conjunction with the Marine Corps Historic Half. Registration costs $45 for the 10K, open to runners eight and over. Semper Fred 5K registration costs $35 and is open to all ages.

Farmer's Markets

Spotsylvania Farmers Market
Route 3 and Gordon Road Commuter Lot - 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, April 20-December 21; Winter Market 9:00 a.m.-Noon; second Saturdays, January-March SNAP EBT/Credit Cards Accepted

Fredericksburg Farmer's Market
The Fredericksburg Farmers Market is located at Hurkamp Park at the intersection of Prince Edward and George Streets, Monday through Saturday, 7:00 am - 2:00 pm.

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