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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 …

Track Tuesday + Easy Breakfast and Lunch

Before I get into today’s post, a quick note (because I needed a reminder, too): today is one of the last days to order gifts online to make sure they arrive in time for Christmas! If you’re looking for some last minute gift ideas, check out my Holiday Gift Guide for the Fit Foodie. The post includes great ideas for runners (like my Nutrition for Continue Reading …

This Week’s Eats

Breaking news, you guys: I’ve discovered that my flour free breakfast pancake can be made in the microwave! I KNOW. Exciting stuff. I can’t believe this was the first time I tried this! Basically, you follow my normal recipe (linked to above) but put the “batter” in a bowl and pop it in the microwave for a couple minutes, until the center is Continue Reading …

Pittsburgh Trip Finale + Cyber Monday Deals

Hi friends! Matt and I are making our way home from Pittsburgh later today – we decided to skip the major traffic and stay one extra night. We’re working from his parent’s house until this afternoon when we’ll push off and take turns finishing work in the car! I did a little work this morning, then treated myself to mid-morning yoga class at Salt Continue Reading …

Healthy Egg Salad Sandwich + Recent Workouts

Hello, hello! In case you missed it and are working on planning your menu for next week, check out my post from yesterday: Best Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes. In the meantime, here’s another favorite healthy and easy lunch idea: egg salad with a twist! The trick is the same as my tuna salad: mix the egg with some very ripe avocado and a big old 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 …

Wednesday Packed Lunch + Girls on the Run

Hey friends! It’s a rainy and gray one over here in DC – I feel kind of like this. Anyone else? On the upside, it’s almost October, so I feel like it’s now appropriate to re-share this old favorite post: 33 Healthy and Delicious Pumpkin Recipes. You’re welcome. ;) I was able to sleep in a bit this rainy morning since I’m getting in my movement Continue Reading …