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California Adventures, Part 1

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Good morning, my friends – I hope you had fun and active weekends! As you already know by now if you follow me on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, I was in southern California over the weekend on a fun trip with the California Strawberry Commission! Sunshine and strawberries? Sign me up! Continue Reading …

How to Add Flavor to Meals Without Salt or Sugar

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Hello and happy Friday, my friends! Let’s talk about how to add flavor to meals without salt or sugar. :) Hint: lots of herbs and spices are involved! I’m partnering with McCormick this year to share some fun recipes and cooking tips once a month or so here on the blog. For this month’s inaugural post, I’ll be sharing my favorite Continue Reading …

A Snowy Run + Recent Eats

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You know what’s crazy? This morning it was 31 degrees “feels like 14” with the wind and it didn’t even seem that bad. Apparently my body has given up protesting this whole winter thing, since it’s unclear if it’s ever going to end… My partners in crime for this morning’s wintery miles were the lovely Sokphal & Mary. You know Continue Reading …

Pittsburgh Half Marathon Training 10 Miler

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On Sunday, Matt hit a new PDR (personal distance record) for continuous running: 10 miles! :) I say “continuous” running, because the Tough Mudder we did last fall was 11ish miles, but it’s such a different sort of running since you stop a lot for the obstacles. Continue Reading …

Handstands & Brunch with Kali Yoga DC Friends

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Good morning and happy Monday! I hope your weeks are off to a great start. :) I had a fun and active weekend – on Saturday morning, I had a yoga + brunch date planned with my friend and fellow DC area Registered Dietitian Sarah. Sarah and I first met last fall when I attended one of her awesome healthy cooking dinner parties (if you’re in the Continue Reading …

This Week’s Workout Adventures

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Beautiful morning for a run today – anyone else get out there to enjoy it? Check out this ridiculous red sun: My friend Mary and I met up for some miles this morning and enjoyed pounding the pavement and chatting as the sun rose. Continue Reading …

Quinoa & Roasted Salmon Salad for Runners

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Hello, my friends! I’ve got an awesome new meal idea for you guys today – one that is perfect for my fellow runners! Introducing Quinoa & Roasted Salmon Salad. Move over, boring pre-race pasta: there’s a new kid in town. The inspiration to create this recipe came from my friends at Brooks – as part of my Run Happy Ambassadorship, Continue Reading …

Monday Night Cooking Challenge + What’s Next on the Fitness/Running Front

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Hello and good afternoon! I hope it’s a good one for you – it’s been a busy one over here! Matt and I are continuing to enjoy our Monday Night Cooking Challenge – are any of you guys joining in on the fun? Monday night was Matt’s turn (we skipped last week with my travel to LA and such), and he decided to get ambitious and festive – Continue Reading …