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Early Morning Run and Unique Steak Tacos

Hey friends! I was up early this morning for the first time in awhile to meet up with my track group! Yay for it starting to get slightly brighter in the mornings again – the end of winter is (kind of) in sight! The track looks clear of snow, right? Well, it was, finally, and we were excited – but then we realized it was covered in a sheet of Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

Hello my friends! What a difference a week makes in terms of weather – last weekend it was blizzarding, and this weekend it was sunny and warm (ish – felt warm to us anyway!). So weird – but awesome! On Saturday morning, I met up with my friend Kathleen for a flexibility and strength workshop at Urban Athletic Club. It was really cool, but we Continue Reading …

Eats & Exercise

Hey friends – happy Friday, and thank you for your great comments over on my “Should Everyone Go Gluten Free?” blog post yesterday! Did this week go by super quickly for anyone else? I can’t believe it’s Friday already! Matt and I were out and about a lot for dinner this week but last night stayed home and made a really simple but delicious meal Continue Reading …

Should Everyone Go Gluten Free?

“Should I stop eating gluten?” As a dietitian, that’s a question I get asked a lot by my AnneTheRD nutrition counseling clients. I’ve been thinking about doing a post on gluten for awhile, so when in the comments of my 7 Common Nutrition Myths blog post many of you requested a post on gluten, I decided it was time. Before I get into my Continue Reading …

Snowy Fitness + Food Highlights

Hey friends! On the fitness front this week, it started alllllll about the shoveling. Who else has been counting “shovel ALL the snow” as their main form of fitness lately?! Saturday, Sunday, and Monday were filled with shoveling. It is a serious workout! Yesterday I ditched the shoveling, made it back downtown to my coshared office, and Continue Reading …

Why You Should Drink More Water

Thank you to Nestle Waters for sponsoring this post. As a dietitian with a private practice, I’m often working with my clients to try to get them drinking more water. Why is water so important? Basically, water helps our bodies to function optimally and being well hydrated is important to both physical performance as well as mental cognition. Here Continue Reading …

Snowy Weekend + Blizzard Wedding

Well, my friends – it was quite the weekend! As you know, starting on Friday afternoon in the DC area, it snowed. And by snowed, I mean it snowed A LOT. Like, 2 feet when all was said and done by Sunday. On Saturday, Matt and I took full advantage and enjoyed walking around and playing in the snow. As you can tell in the photo below, I lost Continue Reading …

Hunkered Down

Hi friends! First things first – the Winter Shape Up week 1 meal plan is now live! Head on over to the main Winter Shape Up page for more info and for a link to the first meal plan, which includes regular, vegan, and gluten free options as well as shopping lists. The Winter Shape Up is a totally free and fun 4 week healthy living challenge that Continue Reading …