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Healthy Shamrock Shake Recipe

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Hello and Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’ve got a treat for you guys today: a Healthy Shamrock Shake recipe! It’s vegan, too. Back in the day, I used to love the seasonal Shamrock Shake from a certain fast food restaurant. I hadn’t had or thought of one of those shakes in years until Matt and I drove by an advertisement for them the Continue Reading …

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 …

Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

pumpkin pie chia pudding

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 …

Loving Crockpots & Popcorn (But Not Together)

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Hello and Happy Halloween! Anyone have any fun plans today for the holiday? I’m hitting up Markoff’s Haunted Forest tonight with Matt and a bunch of friends – so excited. We’ve gone a bunch of years now, and it’s always great. I love a good scare! Anyone else going to a haunted house or forest tonight? What’s the best one you’ve been Continue Reading …

Microwave Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie for one

pumpkin oatmeal cookie for one

I have a fun new recipe for you guys this morning! Introducing: a microwave Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie for one! It’s vegan, too. This healthy, soft, and chewy “cookie” is packed with fiber and healthy fat, making it a great breakfast or snack, and it couldn’t be easier to make – all you need is the microwave! Continue Reading …

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

pumpkin pie smoothie

I told myself I would wait until it was officially fall to start sharing pumpkin recipes. From here on out, though? Get ready for lots of my favorite orange fruit (yes, it’s actually technically a fruit, not a veggie)! :) First on the list? This delicious Pumpkin Pie Smoothie creation I whipped up last week. Continue Reading …

Dupont Circle Yoga & A Quaker/Jamba Juice Giveaway!

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Hello, hello! You know what I’m still loving? The free outdoor yoga that Lululemon offers in the summer in Dupont Circle on Wednesday nights. I haven’t been writing about it every week, but I’ve been going almost every week! My friends and I have a sort of “yoga gang” and we’ve turned Wednesday nights into a fun yoga + dinner date Continue Reading …

Recent Eats & Quick Meal Ideas

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Good morning, my friends! You know what I love? When I make something completely random for dinner to use up leftovers and it ends up being delicious. We had a bunch of leftover cooked quinoa sitting in the fridge, veggies, and a packet of these Trader Joe’s pre-cooked lentils. Continue Reading …