Megan Stuke

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Megan Stuke is a freelancer for lawrence.com. She writes The Flying Fork blog.

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Delicious/Nutritious: Kumquats a little fruit that packs a punch

Sweet, sour and possibly the tartest fruit this side of a lemon, the kumquat is a bite-sized, seasonal winter citrus.

Megan on the Move: Making an effort for me-time

I’ve been trying hard lately to make room for myself. I know that’s a common theme among adults, especially those with children, but it becomes increasingly difficult with careers and schedules and homes and the trappings of being a grown-up.

Megan on the Move: An escape plan from getting sick

Motherhood does not equal martyrdom, and don't let anyone tell you different.

Delicious/Nutritious: Ginger a healthy, tasty treat

Ginger is a spicy root that is small but mighty — not just in size but in both flavor and health benefits.

Megan on the Move: Over the holidays, know when to walk away

Once I was asked to speak to a women's group about how a busy working mom survives the holidays. I laughed. Why were they asking me? I don't survive them. What I do is more like ignore them.

Megan on the Move: The price of relationship trust

Call me old fashioned, but I think one main secret to a long and stable marriage is sharing a bank account.

Delicious/Nutritious: The magical, misunderstood spaghetti squash

Spaghetti squash is a magical vegetable, able to go from a hard-fleshed beast to a light pile of noodles in just under an hour. Plus 100 grams of spaghetti squash has just 31 calories. So, if you like warm pasta dishes as the weather gets cooler, try subbing in this squash and spending your pasta calories elsewhere.

Megan on the Move: A working relationship

You hear people say all the time that marriage is “work” and that you have to “take time for date night” and all that business. And it seemed to me that if you are manufacturing time to go on dates or working at loving your spouse or penciling in romance, the whole thing is a lost game before it even started.

Megan on the Move: A dating Luddite

Can I just say how happy I am that I’m not dating anymore?

Delicious/Nutritious: Savoring apple cider

Apple juice’s spicy cousin, this seasonal favorite is now available year-round thanks to its popularity. While it’s wonderful alone either hot or cold, cider is also a pleasant addition to both sweet and savory dishes, where it can impart an unmistakable hint of autumn.

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