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Summer Runnin’ and This Week’s Breakfasts

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Morning! It’s a hot one out there today, as I found on this morning’s run! Sokphal and I met up for an early a.m. jaunt around Rosslyn and Roosevelt Island. Continue Reading …

Quick Meal Ideas + How to Make a Smoothie More Satisfying

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Good morning, friends! After all my running in Miami and my great track workout yesterday I decided my legs needed a break from exercise today. Sleeping in until nearly 8 (!!!) was so glorious. For breakfast, since we are all out of bananas (the horror!) I wasn’t able to make my two favorites (Perfect Microwave Banana Oatmeal or Flour Free Continue Reading …

My Favorite Breakfast

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Thank you to FitFluential LLC for sponsoring this post on behalf of Daisy Cottage Cheese! Guys, something awesome happened this week: it’s finally warm enough to eat out on our porch again!!! This morning, I had my standard favorite while enjoying the sunny, crisp morning: my Perfect Microwave Banana Oatmeal with frozen wild blueberries (hence Continue Reading …

Recent Food & Workout Highlights

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Good afternoon, my friends! I’m so glad you guys enjoyed my “How to Eat a Better Breakfast” post earlier this week! Here’s another tip: did you know that you can add an egg to oatmeal to make it more filling/protein-packed? I’m not talking about savory-style oats – I simply follow the same recipe as for my Perfect Microwave Banana Continue Reading …

How to Eat a Better Breakfast

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A few weeks ago, I did a short phone interview with a woman writing an article on quick healthy swaps for the new year for the Washington Post Express, which is the free daily publication given out near the metros every morning in and around DC. My contribution? How to eat a better breakfast. For those of you in the area, the article is in Continue Reading …

8 Miles Before 8 a.m.

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When my alarm went off a little after 6 this morning for my running date, I REALLY wasn’t feeling it. I’m tiiiiired, I whined to myself. I probably shouldn’t have had those 2 glasses of red wine at happy hour last night, either. I checked my phone: freezing rain and 27 degrees?! Great. I debated texting my buddy Sokphal to see if she still Continue Reading …

Everything but the Kitchen Sink Soup + Holiday Decorating

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Hello, my friends! All this cold weather has me craving soup. Anyone else? Last night, I decided to whip up something warm and tasty. I was originally planning to make my Sweet Potato Lentil Chili, but realized I didn’t have enough sweet potatoes or lentils on hand and decided to get creative. So this is essentially an “Everything in the Continue Reading …

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal & How to Clean a Keurig Coffee Machine

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Hello from snowy DC! You know what’s kind of lame? The fact that with technology nowadays, a snow day from work just means that you work from home instead of at the office. Bummer, right? I miss the days of full on snow days, where snow meant you didn’t have to work at all! It is fun to have Matt working from home with me today, though. Continue Reading …