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Roasted Almond & Kale Pesto Recipe

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Good morning – I have a fun new recipe to share with you guys today: Roasted Almond & Kale Pesto! This is a great winter twist on pesto, as it doesn’t require basil, but still tastes delicious. Matt and I enjoyed it last night atop some baked fish and we both gave it two big thumbs up. Continue Reading …

Everything but the Kitchen Sink Soup + Holiday Decorating

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Hello, my friends! All this cold weather has me craving soup. Anyone else? Last night, I decided to whip up something warm and tasty. I was originally planning to make my Sweet Potato Lentil Chili, but realized I didn’t have enough sweet potatoes or lentils on hand and decided to get creative. So this is essentially an “Everything in the Continue Reading …

Recent Eats & Shopping for a Cause

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When it comes to breakfast, I’m a creature of habit. Anyone else? It’s one of the few meals that I can eat the same thing, or nearly the same thing, day in and day out and not get sick of it. My Perfect Microwave Banana Oatmeal (<-- click for recipe) doesn’t photograph nicely, but it sure does taste good, and it’s been my favorite as Continue Reading …

Thanksgiving 2013

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Hello, friends! I hope those of you that celebrated Thanksgiving had a holiday filled with good food, family, and great friends. As you know, Matt and I spent the holiday up in Pittsburgh with his family. We had a small crew this year – just me, Matt, Matt’s brother Drew, and their parents. We had the best week – so relaxing and fun. Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures & Back on the Run

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Good morning, and thank you for the congratulations regarding my new opportunity working as the part time sports dietitian over at the Endurance Athlete Center (EAC)! I’m excited to get started and to embark on a new adventure. Speaking of, the EAC is looking to hire a new full time physical therapist – if you or anyone you know is interested, Continue Reading …

Recent Eats, My First Post-Marathon Run & An Exciting Announcement

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Hello and happy Friday! I’m so glad you guys liked the look of the Lentil & Brown Rice Herbed Salad recipe I posted yesterday! I’ve been enjoying the leftovers for lunch. On Wednesday, I enjoyed it atop some salad, with a side of oranges, sliced soccer-practice style. :) Continue Reading …

Lentil & Brown Rice Herbed Salad

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Good morning, my friends! Enough about running (for now)… let’s get back to the food, shall we? :) Starting with a fun new recipe! This Brown Rice & Lentil Herbed Salad is easy to make, delicious, and packed with fiber, protein, and nutrients. Continue Reading …

Recent Eats & Shake Out Run

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Only 1.5 days now stand between me and my first full marathon in Richmond! Eek! I’m so ready for it to be here already. This morning, I headed out for a 2 mile shake out run. Tomorrow will be a rest day, and then Saturday, it’s go time! It was weird to “just” run 2 miles – and also to run by myself! I can’t even remember the last Continue Reading …