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Why the Low Fat and Cholesterol Diet Craze Was a Huge Fail

why the low fat diet craze was a fail

Still having egg whites, low fat peanut butter and sugary nonfat lattes or fat free yogurt? Read on to learn why you should consider ditching the low fat and low cholesterol diet trend once and for all. This post was originally a guest post I wrote for fellow dietitian Kath’s blog. It was a big hit over on her site, so now that a couple years Continue Reading …

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Power Bowl

healthy mexican power bowl

Hey friends! We had a bunch of sweet potato/yellow pepper hash leftover from Mother’s day brunch at our place, so I threw together an easy Mexican themed sweet potato and black bean power bowl for lunch yesterday. Step 1: wilt a huge handful of baby spinach in the microwave (heat about 45 seconds). Step 2: toss in sweet potatoes and canned Continue Reading …

Mother’s Day Weekend Adventures

urban athletic club urban athlete class

Hey friends! Did you have a fun weekend? Ours was nice and relaxing – a great mix of fun workouts and good food with friends and family. On Saturday, we enjoyed a relaxing morning and then met our friends Kathleen and Zach for a 10:30 boot camp class at Urban Athletic Club. It was an awesome workout, as always – Graham was teaching and his Continue Reading …

Happy International No Diet Day!

joyful movement.NEF

Hey friends – happy International No Diet Day! Yes, there really is a day for everything, but this one is especially important to me given the work that I do in my AnneTheRD private practice. It was also aptly timed as my Joyful Eating Program collaborators, fellow intuitive eating dietitians Rachael and Alex, were in town yesterday and today so we Continue Reading …

Healthy Cinco de Mayo Recipes & Recent Eats

fish tacos with cabbage and radish

Hey friends! Thank you for your enthusiasm over yesterday’s announcement that my intuitive and mindful eating group program is now available for sign ups – Alex, Rachael, and I are excited to see some of you have already signed up to join us! The three of us are actually having an in-person meeting today in Virginia to record our audio files and Continue Reading …

6 Weeks to a Happier, Healthier Relationship with Food and Your Body

virtual intuitive eating program

Back in March, I announced that I was working on developing a 6 week intuitive and mindful eating group program with fellow dietitians Alex and Rachael. In that post, I shared more about my journey to becoming an intuitive eating dietitian – how I wanted to teach people to eat whole, real food that made them feel good, and to enjoy – not dread – Continue Reading …

Middlebury, Vermont Adventures with Cabot

swift house inn middlebury

Hi friends! I’m back with part 2 of my weekend adventures in Middlebury, Vermont with the Cabot Fit Team! If you missed my Middlebury Maple Run Half Marathon race recap, check that out first. :) As you guys know, I was a last minute addition to this year’s team to replace Brianne who unfortunately broke her foot. I’ve been honored to be part of Continue Reading …

Middlebury Maple Run Half Marathon Race Recap

middlebury maple run

Yesterday, I ran my 18th (whoa) half marathon: the Middlebury Maple Run in Vermont! It’s totally insane to me that I’ve done so many half marathons – I still remember running 6 miles for the first time ever back in 2009 when I was training for my first Army Ten Miler. It’s amazing what your body (and mind) can get used to – and how much I’ve Continue Reading …

Recent Eats + Weekend Reading

flour free breakfast pancake

Hi friends – happy Friday! I’m getting ready to head to the airport in a few minutes for my Vermont half marathon adventures (see Wednesday’s Day in the Life post for more details!) but wanted to pop in quickly to say hi before I go. As always, see what I’m up to on Instagram, and I’ll be back Monday with a recap! :) I started my Friday with an Continue Reading …

My Fave Homemade Veggie Burgers

easy lentil veggie burgers

Hello my friends! Matt and I had a really fun night last night because one of my best friends from college, Lu (aka Laura), and her boyfriend Connor are here visiting! They are on a big road trip (living out of their awesome tricked out van) and swung by DC as part of the adventure. They live out in Berkeley, CA so we don’t get to see them much – Continue Reading …