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Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

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It’s cold and rainy out today – what better thing to do but stay inside and enjoy some of this Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese? This recipe is my latest Almond Breeze partnership creation – and it’s a really good one! Cheesy comfort food at its finest, but with a sneaky nutritious punch, thanks to the fiber-filled butternut squash, Continue Reading …

Friday Randomness

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Morning friends! Before I get into some recent adventures, I wanted to share that I put together a new blog page: How to Start a Nutrition Counseling Private Practice. I’ve been gets TONS of emails with questions from fellow Registered Dietitians looking to start a private practice, so I decided it would be helpful to create a whole blog page Continue Reading …

Back to the Track + Recent Eats

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Hi friends! Guess what? I FINALLY made it back to the track this morning! Between all the travel I’ve been doing and all the snow/ice we had over the past month and a half, I hadn’t been to the track for my Potomac River Runners group in wayyyyyy too long. I skipped last Thursday and this Tuesday because of the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC half Continue Reading …

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 …