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Nutrition Highlights of Interest

Hi friends! I’ll be back with recent fitness/food adventures tomorrow, but for now, a couple things of note. 1) It’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. As someone who works regularly with clients struggling with a range of disordered eating, from mild to full blown, I am very passionate about bringing light to this issue. Operation Continue Reading …

A Blizzard 10 Miler

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On Saturday morning, my friend Kathleen and I met up for a 10 mile run. The forecast didn’t call for snow until noon or after, so we figured by meeting up at 9:45 we’d have plenty of time to get in the run before the white stuff started falling. Right? Ummmm, yeah. Wrong!! The run started out just fine. We met up in Georgetown, planning an Continue Reading …

Healthy Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe

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Do you guys remember the tuna noodle casserole that seemed to find itself on dinner tables everywhere in the 80’s and 90’s? I’m continuing my McCormick recipe partnership this year, and for this month’s post, they challenged me to create a lightened up comfort food favorite. Healthy Tuna Noodle Casserole it was. :) (In related news, Continue Reading …

Because Being Healthy Means Not ALWAYS Being Healthy

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In my AnneTheRD nutrition counseling work, I spend a lot of time helping clients change their mindsets about food. When they first start working with me, many of my clients describe foods as “good” or “bad” – often offhand, like they don’t even realize they are doing it because it has become so engrained in how they think. Many of my Continue Reading …

Thug Kitchen Tacos + The Cutest Cat

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Morning, friends! Things are back to usual over here today after a city-wide snow day yesterday. Since our internet didn’t go out, it was basically a normal workday, but it was fun having Matt working from home with me. :) After getting some work done in the morning, we took a little walking break to check out the snow. I love how quiet and Continue Reading …

Why You Should Start Eating More Walnuts

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Thank you to my friends at California Walnuts for sponsoring this post! As a dietitian (and tasty food fan), I have a total crush on walnuts. Not only are they delicious, and one of my favorite nuts, but they are also a nutritional superstar. More than two decades of research has shown that walnuts may help lower cardiovascular risk factors by Continue Reading …

Valentine’s Weekend Adventures

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Hi friends! I know some of you might have today off, so if you are still enjoying your weekend, stay warm in this cold weather! As for me, it’s back to work, although I am taking a long lunch to meet a friend for a workout. :) Matt and I had a nice weekend. Friday was really low key – we busted out some Sweet Potato Lentil Chili from the Continue Reading …

Morning or Evening Workouts? Also, Our Cat is Weird

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Happy Friday, guys! This morning was a fun one for two reasons: 1) I got in a workout at Urban Athletic Club, and 2) Matt came with me! I didn’t get a photo of the two of us together (too busy sweating), but Graham (the instructor) snagged this shot of me on the monkey bars in the middle of class. SO FUN! Love that this was part of today’s Continue Reading …