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Enjoying the treadmill?!

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Guys, something crazy happened yesterday. Actually, two crazy things. First – the treadmill won out over running outside for the first time in literally, oh, 2 years or so. And second, even crazier – I actually really enjoyed it. Who am I?! Don’t worry, I don’t plan on this blog becoming photos of treadmills instead of pretty early Continue Reading …

All the Mexican Meals

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Good morning, my friends! I’m loving all the Winter Shape Up updates you are sharing – please keep them coming over on the Winter Shape Up Week 1 Meal Plan page! :) You can comment over there up to once per day as your entry into this week’s giveaway which is from Sabra, my favorite hummus company. Also, if you’re joining in on the fun and Continue Reading …

Homemade Chicken Fingers FTW

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Hello, my friends! I hope you’re all having a lovely Thursday! It’s been a busy one over here – no snow day today so I was up bright and early to teach my 8 a.m. nutrition course over at GW. Now, I’m getting caught up on some AnneTheRD client work before a couple more client meetings this afternoon, and also doing some blog prep because the Continue Reading …

Dinner & Exercise Friend Dates

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Hello, friends! I hope you’re all having a great day so far! I’m using the government holiday as an opportunity to see a bunch of my local AnneTheRD clients that normally need to meet outside of business hours. Perfect! As for the weekend, it was nice and low key – Matt was out of town on a boy’s trip (in San Diego – so jealous), so I Continue Reading …

Easy Asian Stir Fry Sauce Recipe & Weekly Workout Recap

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Hello and happy Friday! You know what I really love? Ingredient potluck dinner dates with friends. My friend Heidi and I had plans to meet up for dinner last night; we originally planned to go out, but we’ve both been eating out a lot lately, so she suggested we cook instead. Save money AND get to play with Zara while making dinner? Perfect. Continue Reading …

Recent Food & Workout Highlights

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Good afternoon, my friends! I’m so glad you guys enjoyed my “How to Eat a Better Breakfast” post earlier this week! Here’s another tip: did you know that you can add an egg to oatmeal to make it more filling/protein-packed? I’m not talking about savory-style oats – I simply follow the same recipe as for my Perfect Microwave Banana Continue Reading …

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 …