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Avocado Toast 12 Ways

Friends! Get pumped, because today, I present to you a fun round up of avocado toast recipes - mix and match style! I've been in love with avocado toast for a while now - it's delicious, filling, and so good for you with all the healthy fat! Avocado toast with a fried egg has become one of my go-to breakfasts (and lunch, snack, and dinner, let's Continue Reading …

Good eats + moves

Hey guys! I hope your weeks are going well. :) I’m sad my New Mexico adventures are over, but it’s been nice to be home and get back in the swing of things! On Monday, I slept in a bit (I didn’t get home from the airport until 1 a.m. on Monday – ack) and then enjoyed a delicious breakfast at home. Two fried eggs + leftover roasted sweet potatoes Continue Reading …

Hiking New Mexico

When I have the opportunity to get in a beautiful hike – especially in 70 degree and sunny weather with no humidity – I jump at it. When we were planning out our travel for the Brooks Altitude Camp trip (<—check out that post first if you missed it), a few of us decided that rather than flying home first thing on Sunday, we’d stick Continue Reading …

Altitude Training Camp with Brooks

Hey guys! I’m back in DC after a really fun weekend in New Mexico with Brooks Running and my fellow blog ambassadors! From left: Janae, Jesica, Tina, me!, Emily, Ashley, Meghann, Kristen, Lora This is my 5th year working with Brooks as one of their Run Happy blogger ambassadors, and I couldn’t be more proud and honored to be part of the team. Continue Reading …

What to Eat Before and After a Long Run

Hey friends! I'm back with more sports nutrition info to help out with your marathon training long runs! Last time we talked about how to fuel a long run during the run. Today we'll get into what to eat before and after a long run! Getting energy in during a long run is important to make sure you can cover the distance successfully, but eating the Continue Reading …

Food + Fitness Highlights

Hey guys! Before I get into today’s blog post, to get you ready for St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow, here are a couple of my favorite St. Patty’s appropriate recipes here on the blog: Healthy Shamrock Shake + Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread + Vegan and Gluten Free Shepherd’s Pie. :) Enjoy them! And now – who else has a bunch of ice sticking around Continue Reading …

Snowy Day

Hey friends! Thank you for all your interesting and thoughtful comments on yesterday’s blog post about Why I Don’t Recommend Whole30! I appreciated that most of the comments were very respectful, even if you didn’t agree with me. Always happy to listen to other opinions! :) Anyway – if you’re a fellow northeasterner, you were probably also Continue Reading …

Why I Don’t Recommend Whole30

I’ve been wanting to write this post for a long time, and hearing about/meeting more and more people who are trying Whole30 finally gave me the motivation I needed to put this into words. I’m just going to say it: I don’t recommend Whole30. Here’s why. Continue Reading …