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Packing in Nutrition with Pre-Dinner Snacks

Thank you to Sabra for sponsoring this post! When I was little, I remember hovering around my mom when she was making dinner, hungry and being a bother. Her response? She’d feed us veggies. I especially remember eating a lot of fresh bell peppers pre-dinner – she’d toss slices of them back at me and my brother like we were wild animals being held Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures Part 2: Hiking Sky Meadows State Park

Hi friends! I’m back with part 2 of our weekend adventures because apparently I took too many photos this weekend to fit them all into one post! Part 1 featured more cherry blossom running photos and a delicious dinner in case you missed it. ;) On Sunday, Matt and I had the day free and decided to take ourselves on a little hiking adventure. Continue Reading …

Running into Spring + Avocado Toast Love

Hey friends – happy Wednesday! I’m LOVING March weather in DC this year – usually March is a rough month because you’re so over the cold but apparently this year spring is here early. :) I’m also really loving that it’s so light in the evenings again – totally worth dealing with dark morning workouts! Light evenings make the days feel so much Continue Reading …

Healthy Super Bowl Snack Recipes

Looking for something to make this weekend for the Super Bowl? Look no farther – here are my favorite healthy Super Bowl snack recipes that are still delicious crowd-pleasers! #1: Healthier Seven Layer Dip This is my all-time favorite appetizer recipe. The secret to this delicious dip? Using plain Greek yogurt instead of sour cream Continue Reading …

Gingerbread Pecan Butter Recipe

Friends – I have a new favorite nut butter: gingerbread pecan butter. Who needs sugary cookies when you’ve got this? This is my latest McCormick partnership creation (last month’s: Vegan Kale Artichoke Dip recipe <- great for holiday parties), and I promise you’ll love it, too. Even better is that this makes an excellent holiday gift! Continue Reading …

Savory Curry Granola Bar Recipe (No Bake)

We’re getting into the crazy busy and travel-packed holiday season, so I figure now is the perfect time to share one of my new favorites: this Savory Curry Granola Bar Recipe. It's no bake and gluten free (if you use gf certified oats and brown rice cereal), too! I love granola bars, but I’ve been getting a bit tired of the same old Continue Reading …

Spicy Hummus Queso Dip – Healthier Tailgating Recipe

This Spicy Hummus Queso Dip makes the perfect healthier tailgating appetizer recipe. Thank you to Sabra for sponsoring this post! It’s officially fall – and that means many of you are now spending part of your weekends tailgating (or couch-gating). Tailgating food, while delicious, isn’t always going to leave you feeling your best, so Continue Reading …

Coconut Breakfast Quinoa Recipe

Cool fall mornings mean that hot breakfasts are officially back in my rotation. This comforting and satisfying Coconut Breakfast Quinoa recipe (vegan, gluten free) is easy to make and as healthy as it is delicious! Whip up a batch to enjoy all week – it’s great reheated, and also makes a good afternoon snack! You guys know I’m a huge Continue Reading …