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Spring Makes Everything Happier

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

I have an awesome spring-themed brunch recipe to share with you all today: Sweet Potato Hash with Poached Eggs. This recipe is this month’s McCormick partnership creation; my challenge was to share a twist on Easter dinner or brunch. The star of this recipe, besides the awesome poached eggs (yep, I’m obsessed), is the delicious Continue Reading …

Poached Eggs FTW + Other Tastiness

Hi friends! While in Canada last week, I rekindled my love affair with poached eggs. I’m normally a fried egg (runny yolk) sort of girl, mostly because they are easy to make and I was scared to try poached eggs at home. But last week I was on a big poached egg kick – I ordered a couple almost every day at breakfast. So, this week I decided I had Continue Reading …

Back to the Track + Recent Eats

Hi friends! Guess what? I FINALLY made it back to the track this morning! Between all the travel I’ve been doing and all the snow/ice we had over the past month and a half, I hadn’t been to the track for my Potomac River Runners group in wayyyyyy too long. I skipped last Thursday and this Tuesday because of the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC half marathon, but Continue Reading …

Spring Running FTW + Gearing up for RnR DC

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 anyway. So Continue Reading …

Vegan Quinoa Breakfast Bake Recipe

Considering I eat nearly the same thing day in and day out (I’m looking at you, Microwave Banana Oatmeal and Flour Free Pancake) for breakfast, I finally decided it was time to mix things up. Introducing: a vegan Quinoa Breakfast Bake recipe! It’s gluten free, too. I created this recipe as part of my ongoing recipe development partnership Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

Hello my friends! Who all watched the Super Bowl last night? Matt and I headed over to a friend’s place to watch the action, although I was mostly interested in the commercials. :) What was your favorite commercial? Some of them were a little intense… I loved the puppy one, though – it made me tear up! Anyway! We had a low key weekend. Workout Continue Reading …

This Week’s Fitness Fun

Good afternoon, my friends! Before I get into this week’s fitness and food adventures, a couple announcements: Thank you so much for the enthusiasm around my Nutrition for Runners program! I appreciate the support so much, and I hope that those of you who give it a shot will find it very helpful and interesting! Just an FYI that there is an Continue Reading …