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Brandi Koskie has a love for life that extends to living healthy. She enjoys finding new and interesting ways to infuse her cooking and recipes with flavor and nutrition and is always on the prowl for a tasty new treat that is at least somewhat guilt free. Brandi is a proud alum of the University of Oklahoma, from which she earned a bachelors degree in journalism. Her nutrition education comes from the school of hard knocks- in that she's a scavenger for health and wellness information and is always on top of the latest news and trends.
Brandi also believes that good health is influenced through giving. She gives back to her home community in many ways, her favorite is a more than three-year relationship with a young girl she mentors. She calls Wichita, KS home, where she lives with her husband and toddler daughter.
Fun Facts About Brandi
I Never Leave Home Without Flip Flops
Where I'd Rather Be OU Football Game on the 50
My Bragging Rights Let me fix dinner for you and you'll see
Personal Fun Fact I can recite the ABCs backward
Refrigerator Staple Cheese
My Favorite Healthy Food Grilled Vegetables with Balsamic Vinegar or Cheerios
My Guiltiest Pleasure Homemade Baked Macaroni & Cheese
Song That Gets Me Going in the Gym Killers "Jenny was a Friend of Mine"
Favorite Gym Activity Crunches on a fitness ball
Movie Seen Too Many Times to Count Dumb & Dumber
The Book I'd Read Again Roald Dahl's Big Friendly Giant (BFG)
First Paid Gig Cleaning houses, included dusting a Heisman trophy
Accomplishment Most Proud of My marriage
Last summer I spent a month in Savannah, Georgia, a true American gem that should be on your must-visit list. Aside from soaking up all the history, playing at the beach, and hitting up all the Forrest Gump tourist spots, one of the highlights was attenidng the fifth annual Fitbloggin’ conference. If you’ve never been, [...]
Do you remember the Book-It program? It’s Pizza Hut‘s program for rewarding kids for reading. I crushed Book-It. I mean, in first grade, I had piles of those free Personal Pan pizza coupons stacked up at home. About once a month, mom would take me to the neighborhood Pizza Hut to collect my prize. You [...]
I very much grew up in a meat and potatoes household. Our dinner menus were as predictable as the negotiating was to get out of doing dishes. Every night there was a meat entree — ground beef made into burgers, meatloaf, sloppy joes — with some form of potato — be it baked, mashed, or [...]
While most people like to take advantage of sleeping in on a weekend morning, I roll out of bed and start cooking. Similar to most other families, mine is a crazy kind of busy all week. But on Saturdays we get one another’s undivided attention over a hearty breakfast that fuels our equally busy weekends. [...]
There isn’t anything I don’t like about pizza. I like wood fire, NY style, grease bomb, and everything in between. You can hold the green bell peppers and onions, but otherwise I’ve never found a slice of pizza I didn’t like. In the past year though, my favorite pizza is the one that I make. [...]