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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 …

Healthy Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe

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Do you guys remember the tuna noodle casserole that seemed to find itself on dinner tables everywhere in the 80’s and 90’s? I’m continuing my McCormick recipe partnership this year, and for this month’s post, they challenged me to create a lightened up comfort food favorite. Healthy Tuna Noodle Casserole it was. :) (In related news, Continue Reading …

Thug Kitchen Tacos + The Cutest Cat

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Morning, friends! Things are back to usual over here today after a city-wide snow day yesterday. Since our internet didn’t go out, it was basically a normal workday, but it was fun having Matt working from home with me. :) After getting some work done in the morning, we took a little walking break to check out the snow. I love how quiet and Continue Reading …

Valentine’s Weekend Adventures

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Hi friends! I know some of you might have today off, so if you are still enjoying your weekend, stay warm in this cold weather! As for me, it’s back to work, although I am taking a long lunch to meet a friend for a workout. :) Matt and I had a nice weekend. Friday was really low key – we busted out some Sweet Potato Lentil Chili from the Continue Reading …

Running Happy + Healthier Cashew Chicken

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Hi friends! On this cold and dreary day, I’m dreaming of Sunday’s weather. When Matt and I got back to DC from Colorado in the late afternoon, it was randomly 65 and sunny. Um, what?! After spending all day sitting in cars and airplanes, we were more than ready to get out and enjoy the weather with a run! Check out this gorgeous sunset we Continue Reading …

Bumble Bee SuperFresh Review

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Hi friends! Checking in today to share one of my most enthusiastic blog reviews ever. I recently had the opportunity (via a sponsored FitFluential campaign) to try the new Bumble Bee SuperFresh products. Have you heard of them? If you haven’t, it’s a new premium frozen seafood that makes preparing restaurant quality seafood fast and easy. Continue Reading …