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Weekend

Hey friends! I hope you had a great weekend – and I hope those of you who ran the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half or Full Marathon had a great race! I was sad to miss the half marathon for the first time since 2012 but I think I made the right call to skip it this year. (I still needed a little more time after being burned out following the Marine Corps Continue Reading …

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Let your crockpot do the work for you with this easy dinner recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala! Vegetarian? No problem! Read on for a vegan option. I know many of you are huge slow cooker fans, so I thought another easy weeknight crockpot dinner recipe was in order. (Psst: here are a few of my other crockpot faves: Slow Cooker Continue Reading …

Sunrise Run + Food Highlights

Hey friends! It’s a beautiful day in DC and I started it by enjoying a sunrise run. My favorite. :) My friend Sokphal and I hadn’t seen each other in awhile and I missed her! I decided skipping today’s track workout and doing a fun DC sightseeing run with her instead sounded like a very good idea. :) We did one of our usual favorite DC Continue Reading …

Confessions of a Registered Dietitian

Hey friends! Happy National Registered Dietitian (RD) Day! (And, while we’re at it – happy International Women’s Day! I’m wearing red – are you?) I can’t believe it has been 4 years since I became an RD – I’ve officially been a dietitian longer than the amount of time it took me to become one, which is cool. :) Since I changed careers to become a Continue Reading …

My 7 Easiest Dinner Recipes

One of the biggest obstacles to cooking at home is time. I hear this often from my AnneTheRD nutrition clients - they want to eat healthier, but don't have the time to make it happen. Luckily, I'm all about making healthy eating easy and approachable, because I don't want to spend hours in the kitchen any more than you do. :) As such, I thought Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

Good morning my friends! How were your weekends? Any fun adventures to report? Ours was really low key, which was nice – I’m feeling refreshed today! 60% of the weekend was basically spent like this, which was glorious. Zara was so snuggly! (Obsessed with my fox slipper socks I got for Christmas from Matt!) In addition to watching some Netflix Continue Reading …

Fitness Fun

Hey friends! Before I get into today’s blog post, a quick heads up that I shared a quick Facebook live Q&A video yesterday! One of my Joyful Eating Program co-creators, fellow dietitian Rachael Hartley, and I popped on to address a question we get ALL the time about intuitive eating: “If I allow myself to eat what I want, won’t I just eat Continue Reading …

How to Fuel a Long Run

As training for spring races is ramping up, I wanted to post today about something that I get a lot of questions about: how to fuel a long run! Whether you're new to distance running or have been running long distances for years, it's important to understand how to keep your body fueled properly so you can go the distance. Read on for some running Continue Reading …