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Random Wednesday Thoughts

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Hi friends! Happy April Fools Day! No pranks over here, but I always love reading April fools blog pranks. My friend Caitlin always does the best ones! :) Also, HOORAY for April! I feel like it’s seriously spring now, and the weather agrees. Such a gorgeous day already! Anyway! I have all sorts of random stuff to share today, so let’s get to Continue Reading …

Tart Cherry, Kale, and Feta Stuffed Chicken

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Guys, I am PUMPED about this stuffed chicken recipe. It’s easy to make, healthy but absolutely delicious, and “fancy” looking enough to enjoy when guests are over, too. Total win in my book! Introducing: Tart Cherry, Kale, and Feta Stuffed Chicken. As you guys know, I’m a huge tart cherry fan, and this recipe is the latest creation Continue Reading …

Urban Athletic Club Coupon Code + Weekend Food Adventures

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Morning, my friends! I was at the airport bright and early this morning – I’m off on a press trip for the week. You’ll be able to see what I’m up to soon on Instagram/Twitter, but for now, some hints: I’m packing my passport, but not my swimsuit this time. ;) As for this weekend, it was a really busy one! On Saturday morning, Matt and I Continue Reading …

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

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It’s cold and rainy out today – what better thing to do but stay inside and enjoy some of this Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese? This recipe is my latest Almond Breeze partnership creation – and it’s a really good one! Cheesy comfort food at its finest, but with a sneaky nutritious punch, thanks to the fiber-filled butternut squash, Continue Reading …

Back to the Track + Recent Eats

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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 Continue Reading …

What I Ate the Night Before My Half Marathon

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Hi friends! I’ve been getting some questions lately about pre-race fuel in terms of what to eat the night before a race, so I thought I’d share what I had the night before the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC half marathon on Saturday. Remember, though, that what works for me might not necessarily work for you. :) Some tips for your meal the night before Continue Reading …

Vegan and Gluten Free Shepherd’s Pie

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Hello friends! With St. Patrick’s Day next week, my friends at McCormick challenged me to share an Irish-inspired recipe for this month’s partnership post. I already have a couple St. Patrick’s themed recipes here on the blog (my Healthy Shamrock Shake and Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread), so I was excited to add another to the mix. Introducing: Continue Reading …

Mussels in Creamy Fennel Tomato Broth

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Thank you to Imagine® Foods for sponsoring this post! My Dominican Republic adventures earlier this week have left me craving seafood, so it seems only appropriate to share this easy recipe for Mussels in Creamy Fennel Tomato Broth today. I know it sounds complicated, but I promise it’s ready in minutes! I absolutely love mussels in Continue Reading …