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Microwaveable Tart Cherry Oatmeal Recipe

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Ready in 2 minutes flat, this microwaveable tart cherry oatmeal recipe is delicious and healthy, packing a big antioxidant punch. And it may even improve your sleep! Thank you to the Cherry Marketing Institute for sponsoring this post. As part of my partnership with the Cherry Marketing Institute, this month they tasked me with something Continue Reading …

Cilantro Quinoa Shrimp + Track Tuesday

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Hi friends! Up until today, it’s been hot, hot, hot in DC. Apparently summer has come early! All that heat has left me craving lighter meals. On Monday, I whipped up a Mexican shrimp quinoa dish for me and Matt to enjoy. The shrimp was marinated in a mixture of lemon and lime juice, garlic, and cilantro, plus a splash of water and a drizzle of Continue Reading …

Healthy Strawberry Rhubarb Bread Recipe

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Spice up your mornings with this moist and not too sweet Healthy Strawberry Rhubarb Bread. Strawberry and rhubarb is one of my favorite flavor combinations come spring and summer. I love a good strawberry rhubarb pie or crisp at restaurants (just had it last weekend, in fact!), so I thought it would be fun to mix it up with a less sweet but Continue Reading …

Lazy (Wo)Man’s Salsa Chicken

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Hi friends! What’s shakin’? It’s beautiful here in DC today – we seem to have gone back to spring after yesterday’s crazy heat! Whew. I slogged through a track workout yesterday morning and man, the humidity definitely made it tougher than usual. Yesterday’s workout was a pyramid workout – we started with a 400 (one lap around the track), Continue Reading …

How to Get Over Jet Lag Quickly

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Hey friends! I’m officially back in DC after a whirlwind long weekend out west! (If you missed my recap, check it out: Colorado Springs Adventures.) I didn’t sleep amazingly well last night due to jetlag, but I figured the best way to get back on east coast time quickly was to get up and out for an early morning workout. Urban Athletic Club it Continue Reading …

Crustless Quiche with Spring Vegetables Recipe

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Just in time for weekend brunch, I’d like to introduce my latest Almond Breeze partnership recipe creation to you guys: a bright and savory Crustless Quiche with Spring Vegetables. This is what happens when you already have eggs, Matt buys extra at the store, and then your farm share comes with eggs. Whoops. We’ve been eating ALL the eggs this Continue Reading …

Spring Makes Everything Happier

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Every winter, I slog through cold, dark, and dreary runs, wondering if maybe I don’t actually love running as much as I thought I did. And then every spring, I fall in love with running all over again. I was planning on sleeping in this morning; I even signed up for a yoga class tonight after work at Epic Yoga in Dupont via ClassPass (it’s too Continue Reading …

Sweet Potato Hash with Poached Eggs

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Regardless of whether you are celebrating Easter this weekend, I have an awesome spring-themed brunch recipe to share with you all today: Sweet Potato Hash with Poached Eggs. It would make a nice treat for you and your family on Sunday, or it’s also a great way to use up leftover Easter dinner ham, if you want to try it later on next week instead Continue Reading …