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FNCE 2016 Recap

Hey guys! I’m back to share my recap from FNCE, the huge annual conference for Registered Dietitians around the country. As in previous years, I attended the event as press, which meant I received free registration for the conference in exchange for writing about it. If you also have a blog or are a journalist and would like to attend FNCE as Continue Reading …

Run, Yoga, Eat, Repeat

Hello, hello! Even though the weather randomly feels a bit more like summer than fall this week, we’re still enjoying some soup. Anyone else? Matt made a variation of my Veggie-tastic Minestrone Soup (<—recipe) for us last week – so good. It was even more delicious because we used homemade broth! Matt made the broth from the bones of a Continue Reading …

Fall Running in Boston

Hey guys! I spent the past few days in Boston for FNCE, the huge annual national Registered Dietitian conference. I’ll be back later this week to recap some of the conference and food happenings from the weekend, but first, some running fun! :) Rocking my Will Run for Bacon tank obvi :) We had absolutely phenomenal weather while in Boston – crisp Continue Reading …

Healthy Pumpkin Recipes for Fall

With autumn in full swing, there's little I crave more than some pumpkin goodness on my plate. Pumpkin baked goods are the perfect thing to cozy up with when the weather gets chilly, but pumpkin is also great in savory food! Here is a round up of some of my favorite healthy pumpkin recipes from my blog over the years - both sweet and Continue Reading …

Last Marathon Training Long Run!

This morning I got in my LAST long run of Marine Corps Marathon training!!! So exciting. The race is in 2 weeks and the weekend before the race I’ll be doing a long hike out in Seattle so I’m counting that as my last long run. ;) I had to get my long run in early once again this week because tomorrow I’m heading off to FNCE, the big annual Continue Reading …

Mediterranean Green Tea Quinoa Salad Recipe

Packed with protein and fiber, this vegetarian Mediterranean Green Tea Quinoa Salad makes a nutritious and delicious entrée or side dish. Thank you to Lipton® for sponsoring this post as part of my proud participation in Unilever’s 2016 Registered Dietitian Agents of Change program. I’m a big fan of green tea. It’s my favorite tea to enjoy in Continue Reading …

Anniversary Trip to Fort Lewis Lodge

Matt and I headed to the Virginia countryside after work on Friday to celebrate our 4 year anniversary! Our destination? Our old friend Fort Lewis Lodge in the George Washington National Forest. This place will always have a special spot in our hearts because it was where we went for a 3 night “mini-honeymoon” immediately after our wedding! Continue Reading …

Marine Corps Marathon Training 22 Miler

On Friday, before leaving town for the weekend, I tackled the longest long run on my Marine Corps Marathon training agenda: a 22 miler. When I was training for my first full marathon, the Richmond Marathon back in 2013, I did a similar approach with my two longest runs being a 20 miler and a 22 miler. I know some training plans only call for Continue Reading …