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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 …

Monday Night Cooking Challenge + What’s Next on the Fitness/Running Front

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Hello and good afternoon! I hope it’s a good one for you – it’s been a busy one over here! Matt and I are continuing to enjoy our Monday Night Cooking Challenge – are any of you guys joining in on the fun? Monday night was Matt’s turn (we skipped last week with my travel to LA and such), and he decided to get ambitious and festive – Continue Reading …

Monday Night Cooking Challenge, week 2

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Hello my friends! Remember how I said Matt and I were starting a Monday night cooking challenge for ourselves? Well, we’re on week 2 now and so far, so good! Here’s the deal, if you missed it: make a new-to-us and at least healthy-ish dinner every Monday night. We’ll alternate weeks, and whoever is in charge will find the recipe, get the Continue Reading …

Monday Night Cooking Challenge

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Good afternoon, my friends! Matt and I have put ourselves up to a challenge: make a new-to-us and at least healthy-ish dinner every Monday night. We’ll alternate weeks, and whoever is in charge will find the recipe, get the ingredients, make it, and clean up after. When it’s their off week, they get to relax and enjoy! We have been getting in Continue Reading …

Warming Up with Chili + This Week’s Workouts

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Happy Friday and Happy Valentine’s Day, my friends! The sun is shining but we still have snow all over the place – weather this frigid calls for chili, don’t you think? On Wednesday night, I was craving something warm and cozy and decided to throw together a variation of my old favorite Turkey, Veggie & Barley Chili (<—click for Continue Reading …