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West Coast Bound + A Tasty Lunch or Dinner Idea

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Hi friends! I’m west coast bound this morning – headed out to San Diego to have a mini-reunion with a few of my grad school friends! I had a 4:30 a.m. wake up call – oof – but it will be worth it to get out there at a decent hour. I’m now in Houston on a layover – next stop, California! In other news, can summer last forever? It was a beautiful Continue Reading …

Prep Dish Gluten Free + Paleo Meal Planning Service Review + Coupon Code

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Thank you to Prep Dish for sponsoring this post! Want to know something ironic? I’m a Registered Dietitian… but I suck at meal planning. I almost never come up with a specific plan for the week or prep anything over the weekend, instead generally doing the “buy healthy items and then wing it” approach. This usually works well for me and Matt, Continue Reading …

Memorial Day Weekend Adventures

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Hello my lovely friends! Matt and I had a great long holiday weekend full of lots of sun, exercise, and friend time. On Friday night, we kept things casual and grilled at home. BBQ chicken ftw! Plus some slaw (just chopped cabbage and green onions plus equal parts red wine vinegar and olive oil) and roasted potatoes. We discovered the key with 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 …

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 …

Jamaican Jerk Turkey Burgers with Pineapple Salsa

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Hey friends! I’m continuing my partnership with Carnival this year, and now that the weather is (finally) awesome and warmer here in DC, I thought it would be fun to share a Caribbean recipe inspired by our cruise back in December/January. Introducing: Jamaican Jerk Turkey Burgers with Pineapple Salsa! I’ve always loved Caribbean-inspired Continue Reading …

Track Workout + Homemade Carne Asada

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Hey friends! I started my morning bright and early today at the track. After a nice rest day yesterday, I felt awake and ready to rock! Bright mornings makes it soooo much easier to wake up for track workouts! It was a little blustery/ominous looking when I arrived at the track, but by the time we were done it had turned into a lovely morning. Continue Reading …