Yoga, Pitas, Stitch Fix, and True Food Kitchen Fun

Hi friends! I hope your weeks are going well so far! I’ve been enjoying a little extra time with my high school friends who are still in town after coming in for the wedding this past weekend. I spent some time on Sunday doing work so that yesterday my friend Dinah and I could meet up for a little morning yoga + early lunch date.

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We hit up Blue Nectar Yoga in Falls Church (via ClassPass for me); I’ve been a couple times before and always enjoy it.

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Our hour and a half Hatha yoga class focused on breathing, holding poses for longer and working on form, etc. It was wonderful – so relaxing and calming!

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4th of July Weekend Adventures

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Hello my friends! I hope you all had great weekends – and for my American readers, great long weekends for the 4th of July holiday! (Also – how about that Women’s World Cup?! :) ) We watched the fireworks from a friend’s roof deck in Adams Morgan this year. Beautiful as always – my camera phone didn’t do it justice. As for the rest of the Continue Reading …

Healthy 4th of July Cookie Cake Recipe

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To my American readers: here is how to impress your 4th of July BBQ guests. Introducing this adorable and healthy 4th of July cookie cake recipe. This patriotic recipe is my latest Almond Breeze partnership creation, and it’s a pretty cute one, if I do say so myself. (Looking for a gluten free and/or vegan option? Check out last year’s Continue Reading …

Food + Fitness Fun this week


Hello my lovely friends! Are my American readers starting to get pumped for the long holiday weekend? I know I am! To get into the spirit, I’ve been enjoying some red, white, and blue oatmeal this week. ;) Just my Perfect Microwave Banana Oatmeal (<—recipe) with some cottage cheese stirred in post-cooking, and topped with fresh berries and some Continue Reading …

Tart Cherry Sports Drink Recipe

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This flavorful and refreshing tart cherry sports drink will rehydrate and refuel – with an added inflammation-busting punch from the tart cherry juice. Thank you to the Cherry Marketing Institute for sponsoring this post! You guys know by now that I’m a huge tart cherry fan. Through my partnership with the Cherry Marketing Institute this Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures


Hello my friends! As I mentioned, Matt and I ended up being in town unexpectedly this weekend after the canoe camping trip we were planning with some friends was cancelled due to gross weather. Boo! We were both planning to take Friday off for the trip, but since we were home, figured we’d work instead. I ended up getting a lot of recipe Continue Reading …

This Week’s Fitness in Review

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Hi friends! A bunch of you said you liked seeing a comprehensive week of workouts from me, so here’s what I was up to this week! Monday You already know about Monday’s workout – trying SUP Yoga! If you missed that post, check it out for a full recap. What a blast! Tuesday I was up very bright and early to meet my friend Chelsea for a Continue Reading …

Creamy Vegan Salad Dressing Recipe

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I have a fun new recipe for you guys today that’s perfect for summer – a Creamy Vegan Salad Dressing recipe! For my vegan friends who miss creamy dressings (and don’t want to use tofu), this recipe is for you. But everyone else will enjoy it just as much, too! :) This recipe is my latest McCormick partnership creation; I’ve been getting a Continue Reading …

Trying Something New: SUP Yoga at Key Bridge Boathouse!

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On Monday night, I finally tried something I’ve been wanting to try for a really long time: SUP Yoga! It’s exactly what it sounds like: yoga… but on a Stand Up Paddleboard. Cool, right?! I saw awhile ago that Key Bridge Boathouse offers SUP Yoga classes a couple days a week for $35 a pop – pricey, but I decided it was worth it. My friends Continue Reading …

Prep Dish Gluten Free + Paleo Meal Planning Service Review + Coupon Code

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Thank you to Prep Dish for sponsoring this post! Want to know something ironic? I’m a Registered Dietitian… but I suck at meal planning. I almost never come up with a specific plan for the week or prep anything over the weekend, instead generally doing the “buy healthy items and then wing it” approach. This usually works well for me and Matt, Continue Reading …