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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: Nutty 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 home. 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 girls night. 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 …

Spiced Cherry Pecan Granola Bars {gluten free}

spiced cherry pecan granola bars

Earlier this week, I was in the mood to bake. It had been way too long since I made any sort of fun new granola bar, and I wanted something I could enjoy as an easy snack in the afternoon. A little while later, and a new creation was born: Spiced Cherry Pecan Granola Bars. Gluten-free and dairy-free friendly, too! Continue Reading …

Healthy Snack Ideas for Busy People

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Good morning, my friends! I haven’t shared a nutrition tips related post in a little while, so today we’re going to talk healthy snacking. As you guys probably already know by now, I’m a big fan of snacking. Back when I first graduated from college, I used to try to stick to 3 meals a day, but this always left me absolutely starving and Continue Reading …