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Nutty Protein Granola Bars

Nutty Protein Granola Bars

One of my longest running AnneTheRD nutrition counseling clients and I usually meet at a bakery in Alexandria that sells these really delicious homemade protein granola bars. I’ve been wanting for months to try to recreate a variation of them so my client (and I) can make them at home, and I’m happy to say it finally happened. Introducing: 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 …

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 …

Vanilla Mint Smoothie Recipe

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On Christmas morning, after opening our stocking presents from Santa and awaiting my grandmother’s arrival to open the presents under the tree, I whipped out my parent’s blender and made a delicious smoothie. This Vanilla Mint Smoothie came out not too sweet and very refreshing – the perfect snack/light breakfast before diving back in for Continue Reading …

9 Healthy Holiday Cookie & Dessert Recipes

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Ah, the holidays. Often, between all the work events, holiday parties, and gift giving, this time of the year can be a bit of a white flour and sugar free-for all. Don’t get me wrong – there’s a time and place for indulgence and some recipes just shouldn’t be meddled with (I’m looking at you and your chocolate cherry cookies, mom… Continue Reading …

Wild Blueberry Biscotti Recipe

Wild Blueberry Biscotti

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. Hello and happy Friday! I hope you’re in the mood to do some baking this weekend, because I have a tasty new recipe to share: Wild Blueberry Biscotti!   There’s just something awesome about a piece of biscotti Continue Reading …

Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

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You know what I’m loving lately? Chia pudding. Have you guys ever had chia pudding? I’ve seen it around the blog world for awhile now, but I actually didn’t have it until recently when I spotted it on the menu at Le Pain Quotidien. It was delicious, so when I discovered how easy it is to make, I decided to make my own creation at Continue Reading …

Lentil & Brown Rice Herbed Salad

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Good morning, my friends! Enough about running (for now)… let’s get back to the food, shall we? :) Starting with a fun new recipe! This Brown Rice & Lentil Herbed Salad is easy to make, delicious, and packed with fiber, protein, and nutrients. Continue Reading …