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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 …

Hiking Garrapata State Park + Enjoying Carmel by the Sea

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Hi friends! First things first: Happy National Registered Dietitian Day! Lindsay has a great round up of over 125 dietitians who have blogs on her site today – check it out if you’re looking to add some new blogs to your daily reading. :) I’m celebrating the day at a reception tonight hosted by the DC Dietitian Association, of which I’m a Continue Reading …

California Adventures Part 1

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Hellooooo my friends! I’m so glad many of you found the guest post on How to Fuel for a Marathon or Half Marathon yesterday helpful! Looking forward to seeing some of you out at Rock ‘n’ Roll DC this coming Saturday. :) I’m back in DC after a wonderful long weekend out in California with Matt for the wedding of our friends Heather and Continue Reading …

How to Fuel for a Marathon or Half Marathon

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Hello my friends! Matt and I are in California right now for the wedding of our friends Heather and Mike, and won’t be back until late tonight, so I’ve asked running coach Jason Fitzgerald of the website Strength Running (and co-author of my Nutrition for Runners program) to share a guest post today on how to fuel for a marathon or half Continue Reading …

Mussels in Creamy Fennel Tomato Broth

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Thank you to Imagine® Foods for sponsoring this post! My Dominican Republic adventures earlier this week have left me craving seafood, so it seems only appropriate to share this easy recipe for Mussels in Creamy Fennel Tomato Broth today. I know it sounds complicated, but I promise it’s ready in minutes! I absolutely love mussels in Continue Reading …

Dominican Republic Trip: The Adventures!

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I’m back with my final Dominican Republic press trip recap: the adventures! This post is insanely long, so grab a cup of tea and settle in for awhile. :) Also, if you missed my first two recaps, check those out first: Running in the Dominican Republic (<—also includes our hotel details) and Dominican Republic Trip: The Food! I’m writing Continue Reading …

Dominican Republic Trip: The Food!

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Hi friends! I’m back for my second Dominican Republic press trip recap (if you missed my first – check that out: Running in the Dominican Republic)! Before I share details about the fitness/outdoorsy adventures we got into, I wanted to highlight the food. We had some awesome meals (and snacks, like this tasty fresh-from-the-coconut water) while Continue Reading …

Running in the Dominican Republic

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Hello my friends! I’m on my way back to DC right now from quite the adventure, as most of you have seen via Instagram! I spent the past 5 days on a press trip in the Dominican Republic courtesy of their tourism ministry. Such a cool experience – I felt so lucky to be there! I’ll be sharing a couple posts with the details about the trip, Continue Reading …