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Cantaloupe and Avocado Soup Recipe

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Hello and happy Labor Day holiday weekend, for those in the USA! This summer really flew by, huh? In honor of the unofficial end of summer, I have a Cantaloupe and Avocado Soup recipe to share with you guys as part of my ongoing Almond Breeze recipe development partnership. This vegan soup is cool, refreshing and bright – perfect as a Continue Reading …

California Almond Adventures

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Hi friends! As I mentioned, I spent this past week out in California on a sponsored press trip with the Almond Board of California. I was joined on the trip by a group of media-savvy dietitians and nutrition bloggers, and as always on these sort of trips I loved seeing friends (I’m hanging with my buddy Brittany in the picture below) and Continue Reading …

Switzerland Finale

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Welcome to the finale of my Europe adventures! After a wonderful day of hiking near Lucerne, Switzerland, the second to last day of my trip began on a ferry. My friend Melli and I took the ferry from Vitznau to Lucerne, which was about an hour, so we could explore the city. It was more fun than driving! :) Continue Reading …

Hiking Rigi Mountain near Lucerne, Switzerland

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From Geneva, I was back on the train for the final leg of my European adventure: meeting up with my German friend Melli for some hiking near Lucerne! Melli and I first met when we were randomly flatmates while both living in Prague back in 2009. We’ve been good friends ever since – she even came to our wedding all the way from Germany! She Continue Reading …

A Day and a Half in Geneva, Switzerland

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Welcome to the final round of my European trip adventures: Switzerland! If you missed the Paris installments, check those out first: Paris Sightseeing and Food Recommendations, Running Boot Camp Through Paris, Giverny & Loire Valley, and Paris Running Tour. When planning my trip to Europe a few months ago, my German friend Melli and I decided Continue Reading …

This Week’s Eats & Exercise

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Hello and happy Friday! It’s been a busy week over here getting caught up with AnnetheRD clients and emails after my big Eurotrip, but I’ve been enjoying being home and getting back into the swing of things. On the food front, we’ve had some good eats this week! On Sunday night, Matt made us tacos – my fave! Mexican food is the one type Continue Reading …

Paris Running Tour

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One of the coolest things I did while in Paris was take a Paris Running Tour. On Monday of my Paris trip, both of my friends had to work so I was left to my own devices. Hmm, what to do? When coming up with a plan, I remembered that I had read a recap of a Paris Running Tour on my friend Ashley’s blog last year. Perfect! I could get some Continue Reading …

Day Trips From Paris: Giverny and Loire Valley

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If you’re spending enough time in Paris to consider day trips, here are two to put at the top of your list: Giverny and the Loire Valley. First up is Giverny, home to Claude Monet’s famous garden and water lily pond. My friends Kris, Turner, and I took the train out to Giverny from Paris early on a Saturday morning. It’s an easy train Continue Reading …