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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
Just as puppies and babies are cheating in advertising, celebrity children are really just cheating in journalism. It’s the easiest headline and paycheck bait out there. As a mom, editor, and human, I’m a big advocate of the charge being lead by actors Kristen Bell and Dax Shephard — for the media to stop using [...]
Has this been the longest winter ever? It’s starting to feel like it. Currently it’s a -21 wind chill outside and I’m starting to convince myself the sun may never come back; summer will always be a distant fond memory. Like S’mores. That little campfire treat is one time I put my guard all the [...]
I have this bad habit of casually inviting people to my house for any number of reasons — most recently the big NFL bowl game — and not keeping any sort of track. So when Sunday morning rolled around for a recent football game, and texts and tweets confirming attendance started popping up, I panicked. [...]
UPDATE: Editor Brandi Koskie spoke with WCCO radio in Minneapolis, MN, about Rachel’s shocking weight loss. Listen to the conversation here: 105 pounds. 60% loss? Rachel is beautiful, but @biggestlosernbc that is not healthy. We both know that. We shouldn’t celebrate that. That’s what I tweeted tonight once the confetti fell on the [...]
Taco night is a favorite at our house, but there is always more cilantro than we can use. While I have a few other recipes that call for it as garnish, my favorite use is adding it to cumin scrambled eggs in the morning. This breakfast recipe is great for any taco leftover you might [...]