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Fall, Is That You?!

You guys – it might finally be starting to happen. I think fall is on its way – and just in time because today is officially the first day of fall! Hallelujah – marathon training in summer has not exactly been fun. Bring on the cold weather! It was noticeably darker out when I arrived at the track this morning (boo), but also a bit cooler (huge Continue Reading …

Easy Salmon Brown Rice Cakes with Fresh Salsa

These Easy Salmon Brown Rice Cakes with Fresh Salsa make a delicious, fast, healthy, and inexpensive lunch or dinner that comes together in minutes! Thank you to Chicken of the Sea and Minute® Ready to Serve Rice for sponsoring this post in anticipation of National Salmon Day on October 8. As you know, I’m all about meals that come Continue Reading …

Eats + Exercise

Hey guys! Summer is back once again – it’s been a hot week over here! Come on fall, where are you…?! Tuesday morning wasn’t quite as hot yet, though – which was good because I was out at the track! We had a longer interval tempo workout on the docket – three 2000’s (5 laps around the track – 1.25 miles) with 1 to 2 minutes rest in between. Continue Reading …

Healthy BBQ + Grilling Recipes Round Up

Even though this weekend in the U.S. marks the unofficial end of summer, we're far from the end of grilling season! September is actually my favorite month for grilling - the weather is so much nicer and you can grill out without sweating to death. So - here is a round up of healthy BBQ grilling recipes to kick off your holiday weekends - and Continue Reading …

Two Easy and Fast Dinner Ideas + Marathon Training Update

Hello my friends! Matt and I made two really easy and fast dinners recently that I thought you guys would like, so I wanted to share! First up was a lemony mustard dill salmon. It was too hot to eat outside, so please excuse the indoor lighting. :) Making this is really easy. Mix the juice from a whole lemon and a splash of olive oil with a Continue Reading …

Recent Favorite Dinners from Blue Apron

Thank you to Blue Apron for sponsoring this post! The first 20 readers to click here will get 3 free meals on their first order. Hey guys! As you know, Matt and I are continuing to enjoy our weekly Blue Apron dinners (which we pay for on our own outside of the free week I get for these occasional sponsored reviews). It has been especially helpful Continue Reading …

Long Run Recap + Food Fun

Hello my friends and happy Friday! I’m pumped because this morning I knocked out my weekly marathon training long run. 14 miles, done – and now I can relax all weekend! Lucky for me, my track buddy Diane needed to get her long run in early as well so I had company! We met up early out in Falls Church to do the long run on the W&OD trail. Continue Reading …

The Hottest 10 Miler

I was originally planning to bag my long run for the week; I didn’t end up doing it while we were in the Outer Banks because, to be honest, I didn’t feel like it! Running for me is a happy, positive thing, and getting up crazy early on my vacation to run 10 miles by myself sounded like the opposite of fun. It was also insanely humid there. So Continue Reading …