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Mix & Match Grain Salad Bowl Recipes

If you've been following my blog for a while, you know that hands-down my favorite lunch is a grain salad bowl - basically salad greens + a grain + a canned bean + some veggies and sauce all mixed together. The grain salad bowl recipes and combinations are endless, so you can mix & match and never get bored, plus it requires no pre-prep and Continue Reading …

Weekend

Hey friends! It was a lovely weekend in DC, and Matt and I took full advantage with lots of outdoor adventures! I love spring in DC. :) We kicked off the weekend Friday with dinner at my parent’s – my mom made us steaks and taco salad, which is my favorite childhood salad. Sooooo good. I have written about this salad before, if you want more Continue Reading …

Friday Fun

Hey guys, happy Friday! I kicked off my Friday with a nice swim. I wanted to get in some sort of workout this morning but didn’t want to get up crazy early so most ClassPass classes were out, and it was a bit windy/rainy so running didn’t seem appealing. Pool it was! I hadn’t been to the pool in ages – I forgot how much I enjoy swimming. I just Continue Reading …

Food + Fitness

Hey guys! Keep those entries coming for my Cabot/race giveaway! :) I wasn’t planning to go to the track Tuesday because I just ran the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler on Sunday and am no longer “training” for a specific race as of now, but I ended up waking up naturally right at 6, wide awake, and figured – what the heck! Turns out it was a good day to Continue Reading …

Cherry Blossom 10 Miler 2017 Race Recap

On Sunday, I ran the Cherry Blossom 10 miler, one of my favorite local races, with Matt and a big group of friends! I was really excited when my friends at Cabot, makers of my fave sharp cheddar cheese, reached out to me a few months ago about doing another partnership for the race this year, because I had a blast working with them for it Continue Reading …

Non-Race Weekend Adventures

Hey friends! It’s hard getting back to work today after a really fun weekend, the highlight of which was running the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler yesterday with Matt and a big group of friends! More on that tomorrow, when I’ll share a full race recap (plus an awesome giveaway from Cabot, who made putting my team together possible)! And for now, the Continue Reading …

Gearing Up to Run the Cherry Blossoms!

Hey guys! I’m super excited because this weekend is the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler (<- last year’s recap)! I’m running it in partnership with my friends at Cabot again this year and have put together a team of buddies to join me. You can see the adventures on Instagram, and I’ll be back next week with a recap! For those also running: good luck, Continue Reading …

15 Pantry Staples for 15-minute Dinners

I have a treat for you guys today - extremely easy throw together meal ideas using pantry (and freezer) staples that you can always keep on hand! As you all know, I am a huge fan of healthy dinners that can be on the table in 15 minutes. The less time spent hovering over the stove at the end of the day, the better! I hear all the time from Continue Reading …