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Baked Oatmeal Apricot Snack Bars

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It’s summer travel season, and between trips and busy days, I’m all about the portable snack bars lately. Anyone else? For this month’s Almond Breeze partnership creation, in honor of how much all of us travel in summer, I decided to whip up a new grab-and-go appropriate but still healthy and tasty bar recipe. I’ve been sharing a lot of Continue Reading …

Friday Randomness

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Hi friends! Brace yourself – this post is going to be niiiice and random. First: hello from the train! I’m playing hooky today and heading up to Philadelphia to see my college BFFs Turner (who had a baby a couple months ago I’ve been dying to meet) and Kris (who is in town visiting from Paris)! I’ll be back in DC tonight and then Matt and I leave Continue Reading …

Food + Fitness Fun this week

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Hello my lovely friends! Are my American readers starting to get pumped for the long holiday weekend? I know I am! To get into the spirit, I’ve been enjoying some red, white, and blue oatmeal this week. ;) Just my Perfect Microwave Banana Oatmeal (<—recipe) with some cottage cheese stirred in post-cooking, and topped with fresh berries and some Continue Reading …

This Week’s Fitness in Review

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Hi friends! A bunch of you said you liked seeing a comprehensive week of workouts from me, so here’s what I was up to this week! Monday You already know about Monday’s workout – trying SUP Yoga! If you missed that post, check it out for a full recap. What a blast! Tuesday I was up very bright and early to meet my friend Chelsea for a Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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Hi friends! It’s a gorgeous morning and I’m coming to you from our porch, where I’ve set up shop with my laptop. Working from home can get pretty lonely sometimes, but it certainly does have its perks, not gonna lie. As for the weekend, one of the highlights, as usual, was OutRun, my fave running boot camp through Urban Athletic Club (<—coupon Continue Reading …

Today’s Easy Packed Lunch

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Hey guys – happy Friday! I’m enjoying a post-work yoga class tonight so that meant sleeping in a bit this morning. Hooray! Before heading downtown to work out of my co-shared office space, I made myself a Flour Free Breakfast Pancake. Those are frozen wild blueberries peeking out from under it – I like putting them on the plate, still frozen, then Continue Reading …

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 …