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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

Lemon and Herb Fish Recipe

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 …

Recent Eats–Ginormous Salad + Taco Night

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Hello my friends! After such a fun weekend away in Chapel Hill with my grad school friends I arrived home craving veggies, as I often do after lots of eating out and travel. For lunch yesterday, I made myself one of my standard favorites: a ginormous salad. The secret to making a lunch salad that’s satisfying is to make sure to add some Continue Reading …

Reebok Skyscape Review + Dinner with Friends

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Hello and happy Thursday! I’m so glad you guys enjoyed reading about my strawberry adventures in California! I could go for some strawberries right about now… how about you guys? :) Speaking of my trip to the strawberry farm, I wanted to give some love to something I wore while out there: these fun Reebok Skyscape shoes. I had the Continue Reading …

A Snowy Run + Recent Eats

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You know what’s crazy? This morning it was 31 degrees “feels like 14” with the wind and it didn’t even seem that bad. Apparently my body has given up protesting this whole winter thing, since it’s unclear if it’s ever going to end… My partners in crime for this morning’s wintery miles were the lovely Sokphal & Mary. You know Continue Reading …

Quinoa & Roasted Salmon Salad for Runners

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Hello, my friends! I’ve got an awesome new meal idea for you guys today – one that is perfect for my fellow runners! Introducing Quinoa & Roasted Salmon Salad. Move over, boring pre-race pasta: there’s a new kid in town. The inspiration to create this recipe came from my friends at Brooks – as part of my Run Happy Ambassadorship, Continue Reading …