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Summer Artichoke & Pesto Pasta Salad

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Hello, my friends! We interrupt your regularly scheduled Italy adventure recaps for a recipe. :) Introducing my new hot weather favorite: Summer Artichoke & Pesto Pasta Salad! Served cold, preferably with some fruit, salad, or maybe some Prosecco on the side. Yep, I still have Italy on the brain, clearly. Continue Reading …

Gearing up for a Hot Half Marathon + A Reebok Giveaway!

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Three years ago on this same weekend, I ran my very first half marathon – ZOOMA in Annapolis. It was insanely hot, I felt terrible the whole time, and I decided I’d never again do a summer race in the DC area. Flash forward three years, and I’ve completed 5 additional half marathons, including 2 earlier this spring (Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Continue Reading …

An Early Run + Health Fair Exhibiting and a Packed Lunch!

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Good morning, my friends! I was up bright (yay for the sun being up early now too) and early this morning for a run with friends Turner and Karen. I’ve been doing a lot more evening workouts lately so it was a nice reminder how awesome it feels to get outside in the fresh air in the early morning and to have your workout done! Continue Reading …

Lobster Rolls, Women’s Health Food Tips, & A DC Capital Striders Trail Run!

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Guess what I finally experienced yesterday? The famous Lobster Roll food truck in DC! Continue Reading …

Running the DC Cherry Blossoms, CorePower Yoga, & An RD Cooking Class!

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Hello and happy Friday! After a beautiful week of summer-like weather in DC, today is rainy and gray. I tried to go to the pool this morning to swim laps only to arrive and find it was closed due to thunder. Major bummer! Should’ve slept in, after all. Ohhh well. It’s been a busy week – filled with a bunch of new AnneTheRD clients (both in Continue Reading …

Quick Meal Ideas & Cherry Blossom 10 Miler Announcement!

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Good morning, friends! Now that you saw what I bought at the grocery store earlier this week, I’ll share a couple quick and easy meals we made with the goods. Continue Reading …

Simple & Healthy Weekday Lunch Ideas

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Morning! I have some simple, healthy lunch ideas for you guys today, as a kind of variation on my How to Make a Quick & Healthy Weeknight Dinner post! Continue Reading …

Half Marathon Recovery = Yoga Time!

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Hello, friends! I hope you’re all having a nice week. Thanks for all the congrats regarding setting a new half marathon PR on Saturday! For those who shared their own new PRs and race successes in the comments – I’m proud of you, too! On Sunday, the day after the race, Theodora and I decided some yoga was in order to stretch out our tight Continue Reading …