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Gearing up for the Holidays!

Morning guys! We’re gearing up for the holiday fun over here – see the end of this post for some holiday recipe ideas! It’s a Flour Free Breakfast Pancake (<- recipe) sort of morning, don’t you think? Always hits the spot, especially after a sweaty workout! I hit up Urban Athletic Club via ClassPass this morning for one last pre-holiday Continue Reading …

Recent Adventures in Food and Fitness

Hi friends! It’s rainy in DC today but I had a fun morning – my friends Kathleen, Chelsea, Karen, and I all made it to the 7 a.m. boot camp class at Urban Athletic Club – PARTYYYY! Waking up at 6:10 sucks a lot less when you know you’ll be meeting up with a bunch of buddies. :) I’m so lucky to have friends who are up for having early morning Continue Reading …

This Week’s Fitness + My Favorite Sandwich

Morning friends! It’s a rainy day in the DC area – perfect for oatmeal. Excuse the messy bowl – just keepin’ it real over here. I made one of my standard fave combos – my Perfect Microwave Banana Oatmeal with frozen wild blueberries stirred in, topped with cottage cheese, walnuts, and cinnamon! Great mix of protein (cottage cheese + milk), Continue Reading …

Birthday Dinner + Definitions DC Gym Review

Hi friends! Last night, Matt made us a fun dinner in honor of my birthday: cedar plank salmon! Using this method, salmon is cooked on a plank (soaked in water so it doesn’t catch fire) over indirect heat. It imparts a really nice smoky flavor and makes it nice and juicy, too! He bought salmon from Whole Foods that was pre-marinated in a Continue Reading …

Ankle-Friendly Workouts + Recent Eats

Hello friends! So, you know what’s really dumb? We did this great rocky/hilly hike on Sunday with no problem, and then, once we’re home, I randomly twist my ankle walking off our back steps. I know. I should probably come up with a cooler story, huh? As a result, I’ve been taking it easier than usual on the fitness front this week. When it first Continue Reading …

Friday Randomness

Hi friends! Brace yourself – this post is going to be niiiice and random. First: hello from the train! I’m playing hooky today and heading up to Philadelphia to see my college BFFs Turner (who had a baby a couple months ago I’ve been dying to meet) and Kris (who is in town visiting from Paris)! I’ll be back in DC tonight and then Matt and I leave Continue Reading …

This Week’s Fitness in Review

Hi friends! A bunch of you said you liked seeing a comprehensive week of workouts from me, so here’s what I was up to this week! Monday You already know about Monday’s workout – trying SUP Yoga! If you missed that post, check it out for a full recap. What a blast! Tuesday I was up very bright and early to meet my friend Chelsea for a Continue Reading …

Memorial Day Weekend Adventures

Hello my lovely friends! Matt and I had a great long holiday weekend full of lots of sun, exercise, and friend time. On Friday night, we kept things casual and grilled at home. BBQ chicken ftw! Plus some slaw (just chopped cabbage and green onions plus equal parts red wine vinegar and olive oil) and roasted potatoes. We discovered the key with Continue Reading …