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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 …

This Week’s Workouts + Miami-Bound!

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Hello friends – happy Friday! I’m currently at the airport waiting for a flight to Miami for a fun blog trip this weekend! I’m actually not going for BlogHer Food, even though we’ll be staying in the conference hotel... you can see what I’m up to on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, as usual. :) On the food front, I had a great meal Continue Reading …

Feels Like Summer

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Well, my friends, apparently DC has decided it’s summer already. In what feels like a very sudden change, everything is now green and the air is heavy and humid. Is it bad that I almost, just for a second on this morning’s run, had this thought: “I kind of miss the polar vortex.” I mean, I don’t miss it in real life – I’m loving Continue Reading …

Our Weekly Cooking Challenge Continues!

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Hello my friends! Has anyone been joining in on our weekly cooking challenge? Basically, every Tuesday night Matt and I have been alternating cooking duties, and whoever’s turn it is has to make something new (to us) and creative. It’s been a fun way to get ourselves to try new recipes and mix things up! This week was my turn! I was in the Continue Reading …

Fueling Up the Night Before the Half Marathon

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Hello my friends! As you know, I was in Pittsburgh this weekend for the half marathon with Matt and my brother! I’ll be back tomorrow with a full recap of the race, but for now, I wanted to share some pictures from our big pre-race dinner at Matt’s parent’s place on Saturday night. How cute is that menu that Matt’s dad made? Matt’s Continue Reading …

Lemon and Herb Fish Recipe

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Hello my friends! On the menu today: a Lemon and Herb Fish recipe. Pull up a chair and enjoy. As you guys know, I’m partnering with McCormick this year to share some fun cooking tips and recipes with you guys each month. This month’s challenge? Create a tasty, easy, and healthy fish/seafood recipe and share some tips for properly Continue Reading …

Stir Fry FTW + Stroga’s Strength Training

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Good afternoon, my friends! I can’t believe it but this is my last week of teaching this semester at GW! Time flies when you’re busy, huh? On the food front, last night’s menu was a simple stir fry. So easy and healthy, too. Stir fry is such a great way to use up leftover veggies! I had some bok choy on hand to use up so that was the Continue Reading …

Spring is here + DC Cherry Blossom Photos

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Hello and happy Friday! Exciting news: the DC Cherry Blossoms are officially out and looking fabulous! I think it’s safe to say that spring is FINALLY here. :) The Washington Post blog reports that the blossoms hit peak bloom this morning. They have some great photos in that post, too! Continue Reading …