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Holiday Running Fun

Hello and happy New Years Eve! Time flies – I can’t believe it’s the last day of 2015. I love the holiday week because so many friends are home visiting – like my buddy Ashley! She lives on the west coast now – boo. But glad she is back this week. :) Per our usual preferred form of hanging out, we met up for a run yesterday! We used to run on Continue Reading …

Holiday Week Eats and Exercise

Hi friends! Popping back in to share some of the food and fitness highlights from the past week, not including the actual Christmas eve feast. :) On the food front, leftover turkey has obviously been the highlight! Matt and I made a really good leftover turkey soup over the weekend. We started with a big pot of water and the turkey carcass and Continue Reading …

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 …