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What I Ate the Night Before My Half Marathon

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Hi friends! I’ve been getting some questions lately about pre-race fuel in terms of what to eat the night before a race, so I thought I’d share what I had the night before the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC half marathon on Saturday. Remember, though, that what works for me might not necessarily work for you. :) Some tips for your meal the night before Continue Reading …

Petition to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics – #RepealTheSeal

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I am participating in the #RepealTheSeal campaign to show my disagreement with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ recent decision to allow the Kids Eat Right logo on food packaging. I invite my fellow colleagues and bloggers who share this opinion, or who support this campaign, to also post this Open Letter on their own blog, to sign the Continue Reading …

Rock ‘n’ Roll DC 2015 Half Marathon Race Recap

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Hi friends! As you know, I ran the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon over the weekend with my college friends Kathleen and Sarah! Despite the cold, rainy day, we had a blast. This was our second year in a row running this race together. :) Love these ladies! My training wasn’t exactly stellar for this race – constant snow and ice derailed a Continue Reading …

Vegan and Gluten Free Shepherd’s Pie

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Hello friends! With St. Patrick’s Day next week, my friends at McCormick challenged me to share an Irish-inspired recipe for this month’s partnership post. I already have a couple St. Patrick’s themed recipes here on the blog (my Healthy Shamrock Shake and Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread), so I was excited to add another to the mix. Introducing: Continue Reading …

Spring Running FTW + Gearing up for RnR DC

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YOU GUYS! I had the best morning. I got in a beautiful sunrise run in DC and there was no snow or ice anywhere to be seen! WOOHOO!!!! Spring, is that you?! Please?! My buddy Sokphal and I hadn’t run together in WAYYYYY too long – our schedules haven’t been working out, and then it’s been too icy/snowy to run most mornings recently Continue Reading …

Hiking Garrapata State Park + Enjoying Carmel by the Sea

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Hi friends! First things first: Happy National Registered Dietitian Day! Lindsay has a great round up of over 125 dietitians who have blogs on her site today – check it out if you’re looking to add some new blogs to your daily reading. :) I’m celebrating the day at a reception tonight hosted by the DC Dietitian Association, of which I’m a Continue Reading …

California Adventures Part 1

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Hellooooo my friends! I’m so glad many of you found the guest post on How to Fuel for a Marathon or Half Marathon yesterday helpful! Looking forward to seeing some of you out at Rock ‘n’ Roll DC this coming Saturday. :) I’m back in DC after a wonderful long weekend out in California with Matt for the wedding of our friends Heather and Continue Reading …

How to Fuel for a Marathon or Half Marathon

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Hello my friends! Matt and I are in California right now for the wedding of our friends Heather and Mike, and won’t be back until late tonight, so I’ve asked running coach Jason Fitzgerald of the website Strength Running (and co-author of my Nutrition for Runners program) to share a guest post today on how to fuel for a marathon or half Continue Reading …