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Why We’ve Switched to Gluten Free Dinners (for now)

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Hey guys! I’m so glad some of you liked the look of my Paleo Pumpkin Muffin recipe from yesterday – I hope you will give it a shot and let me know how you like them! Speaking of paleo/gluten free, some of you have noticed that we’ve been having a lot more gluten free dinners over here lately, and that I haven’t mentioned Blue Apron in awhile. I Continue Reading …

Paleo Almond Coconut Pumpkin Muffins

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Hey guys! I wanted to breathe some new life into a recipe post for Paleo Almond Coconut Pumpkin Muffins that I originally shared back in November 2012. The recipe needed a little tweaking (another egg is now in the mix) and the original photos were terrible and needed an update. So: I'm re-introducing these delicious paleo pumpkin muffins to you in Continue Reading …

Weekend

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Hey guys! I hope you had nice weekends. I got back to DC on Friday afternoon after a great trip to San Diego! It was hard to say goodbye to the ocean – I spent Thursday with my toes in the sand (and the water), which is one of my favorite things in the world. It was unseasonably hot in San Diego last week – perfect for the beach! But as sad Continue Reading …

Peanut Noodles with Tilapia

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I’m continuing my partnership with Dish on Fish this month to bring you this fun spin on one of my favorite Asian dishes: Peanut Noodles with Tilapia! Think outside the chicken, my friends. :) As you guys know from my post last month about Why You Should Eat More Seafood, seafood is delicious, versatile, and easy to prepare – in addition to Continue Reading …

Soaking up the sunshine in San Diego

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Hi guys! Popping in with a bit more San Diego fun. Now that the Winter Shape Up videos are filmed, I’ve been spending the rest of my trip hanging out with my grad school BFF Lauren! :) This is my last trip of the year (besides going to Pittsburgh for Christmas), so I’ve been soaking up every minute while also trying to squeeze in some work each Continue Reading …

Winter (shape up) is coming!

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Good morning, friends. I never talk politics on this blog, but I feel that I can’t publish today’s post without saying how deeply saddened I am by the results of yesterday’s election. As someone who strongly believes in inclusion and acceptance, in curiosity of other cultures and beliefs rather than fear, in love and not hate, I’m scared and very Continue Reading …

Wedding Weekend in San Diego

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Hi from San Diego! As you already know from Instagram, Matt and I flew out here on Friday with some family for my cousin’s wedding! The wedding took place on Saturday at the absolutely gorgeous Mount Woodson Castle. Everything was outside, which was perfect given that the weather is always fabulous in San Diego. :) Continue Reading …

Marine Corps Marathon Training Reflections

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Good morning! I wanted to share some reflections on my Marine Corps Marathon training based on questions I’ve gotten from you guys over the past couple months. Can’t believe it’s already been a week since I ran my third full marathon! Just a note that of course what works for me might not be what’s best for you. Listen to your body – and consult Continue Reading …

Friday Faves

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Hey guys! Thank you so much for all your kind words on my Marine Corps Marathon Race Recap post! Stay tuned – I’m going to share some marathon training reflections and lessons learned next week. :) And now – for some Friday faves/things I’m loving lately. 1) Riced cauliflower! Have you guys tried this before? It’s basically shredded up Continue Reading …

Savory Cranberry Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Thank you to the Cranberry Marketing Committee (via the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network) for sponsoring this recipe for gluten free Savory Cranberry Stuffed Acorn Squash! In addition to being a delicious and nutritious addition to Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving celebrations, it also makes a great fall/winter side dish or entrée. Can you guys Continue Reading …