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Choosing Raw Cookbook Review + A Recipe for Raw, Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Friends: it’s my absolute pleasure to share a book review with you all today for my good friend Gena’s cookbook, Choosing Raw. I started reading Gena’s blog, also named Choosing Raw, well before we became real life friends, mostly because of her wonderful way with words. Her writing is a pleasure to read, and as a former editor and writer Continue Reading …

Worth Waking Up For

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Hello, my friends! It’s Friday – who else is pumped? I’m especially pumped because on Sunday morning, Matt and I leave for the beach for a week long vacation with family! I have been looking forward to this week alllllll year long. :) OBX or bust! I kicked off my Friday morning on the right foot – with a run date, of course! Anyone else? Continue Reading …

Functional Fitness VA Review + Discount Code

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I recently had the pleasure of taking an introduction to kettlebell class and a group kettlebell class from the team at Functional Fitness VA. I always like trying new-to-me classes and sharing my experience on the blog, so read on for my review and a discount code for my northern Virginia area readers who would also like to try them Continue Reading …

Recent Eats

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When the weather gets hot, I always want Mexican food for dinner. Anyone else? Matt whipped up a variation of my Mexican Lasagna (<—click for recipe, it’s a good one!) for us for dinner last night. I’d forgotten how awesome this recipe is – and how nice it is to have a lot of leftovers around! We need to get back into the casserole Continue Reading …

Return to Track Workouts!

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This morning marked the start of operation: get my running speed back! My friend Sokphal and I took our standing Tuesday a.m. run date to the track. We ran the 1.75ish miles to get there, and once there, we decided to do a 2 mile workout. For 8 laps, we jogged the curves and ran hard on the straights. I love this track workout – it’s one I Continue Reading …

July 4th Weekend Highlights

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What a fun weekend! DC had gorgeous weather (which is VERY unusual for 4th of July – it’s usually brutally hot) and Matt and I took full advantage. On Friday morning, I got in a nice run – 5 super hilly miles – and then Matt and I parked ourselves at our apartment pool for the day. That evening, we watched the DC Fireworks via kayak Continue Reading …

A Summery Run + 4th of July Recipes

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Hi friends! For those of you in the US, I hope you’re gearing up for a fun 4th of July! We booked kayaks again to watch the downtown DC fireworks from the water (like last year!) and are pumped. If you’re looking for something to make, my No Bake Blueberry Custard Pie (<-- click for recipe) would be a fun and seasonally appropriate Continue Reading …

Green Smoothie Love + Recent Eats

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Goooood morning! Who else is loving smoothies lately in this hot weather? I’ve been really into green smoothies as an afternoon snack or easy breakfast lately. Have you guys made the Pear & Pineapple Green Smoothie from the #VersaChallenge yet? :) Click here for the recipe, and here for a video of me making it in case you missed that. Continue Reading …