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Friday Randomness

Happy Friday from our nation’s capital! The sunsets here have been really pretty lately thanks to lots of storm clouds around – check out this gorgeous view I saw when I emerged from happy hour in Dupont Circle earlier this week! I have all sorts of other randomness to share with you guys today too. Here we go! 1) This is the final week of the Continue Reading …

Running in Heat vs. Humidity: which is worse?

The humidity continues! More crazy hot, sweaty runs this week – oof! The first one was a fun run date on Tuesday morning with my high school BFF Jenny. She’s in town visiting and Tuesday was her birthday – fun way to start the day. :) I didn’t want to make her get up too early on her birthday so we started a little after 8 a.m. The extra sleep Continue Reading …

Healthy Portable Snack Ideas

Summer time - yesss! You guys know I'm all about travel, hiking, and all things outdoors - which is why I'm also all about healthy portable snack ideas! I rounded up a bunch of easy, real food portable snack favorites from fellow Registered Dietitians and healthy food bloggers to help fuel up your summer fun, both near and far. Enjoy Continue Reading …

Weekend Food + Fitness

Hey guys! Boy, is it hot here. I took an Uber ride 1 mile this morning instead of walking – no shame. Can’t wait til it cools down and walking is actually enjoyable again! We stuck around DC this weekend and got in some fun adventures despite the heat. On Friday night, Matt had to work late so I had a cozy solo night – I made a shrimp pasta Blue Continue Reading …

Philly for 10 hours + This Week’s Fitness

On Wednesday, I spent the day in Philadelphia with two of my best friends from college, Turner and Kris! The three of us have had these fun Philly day dates going on for a few years now  (usually one in summer and one at Christmastime) and I love them! Anytime Kris is back in the Philadelphia area visiting family (she currently lives in Continue Reading …

Organic Valley Grassmilk Farm Tour + Giveaway

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of spending a day at an Organic Valley Grassmilk farm in New York. Organic Valley is America’s largest cooperative of organic farmers. Formed in 1988, it now represents more than 1,800 farmers in 36 states. I love Organic Valley and buy their whole milk every week. Not only is their milk delicious and organic, Continue Reading …

Red Lentil Granola Bar Recipe

This vegan red lentil granola bar recipe is packed with protein, fiber, and flavor! These make a satisfying on-the-go snack or breakfast, and you can’t taste the lentils, I promise. They’re vegan, too! I know what you’re thinking – lentils in a granola bar?! But stick with me here – I promise you can’t taste them. Official Continue Reading …

The Hottest 10 Miler

I was originally planning to bag my long run for the week; I didn’t end up doing it while we were in the Outer Banks because, to be honest, I didn’t feel like it! Running for me is a happy, positive thing, and getting up crazy early on my vacation to run 10 miles by myself sounded like the opposite of fun. It was also insanely humid there. So Continue Reading …