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What’s the Deal with Sprouted Grains?

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Thank you to my friends at Kashi for sponsoring this post! Have you guys heard of sprouted grains? The nutritional superstars are popping up all over ingredient lists and grocery store shelves lately. But what are they? To understand sprouted grains, let’s first talk a little bit about grains. Grains (wheat, rice, corn, oats, barley, etc.) are Continue Reading …

Recent Quick and Easy Dinners + Meal Planning Board

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Hello, hello! Been a busy day over here in fANNEtastic food land today so far – lots of AnneTheRD client meetings and more to come this afternoon! :) On the food front, last night was my night for the Tuesday night cooking challenge Matt and I do. I decided to bring an old favorite back out to play – Braised Chicken with Dried Plums, Olives, Continue Reading …

Recent Workout Highlights: Urban Athletic Club + A Trail Run

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Hi friends! I wanted to share a couple recent workout highlights, starting with an awesome workout I got in last week at Urban Athletic Club! Urban Athletic Club is the new name for Roam Fitness, the gym that hosted the fun OutRuns I went to a lot this summer. They recently rebranded and opened another location (the original one is still in Continue Reading …

Thanksgiving Dinner 2014 Recap + Cyber Monday Deals

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Hi friends! I’m back after a nice, long relaxing holiday weekend! It went by too quickly – don’t they always? Matt and I stayed in DC for Thanksgiving this year to spend the holiday with my family, and my brother came into town for the festivities as well. On Thanksgiving day, after our 5 mile turkey trot, we all got down to some serious Continue Reading …

Leftover Turkey and Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

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Hello, my friends! I’m partnering with the Grain Foods Foundation today to bring you this awesome Leftover Turkey and Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette. Let’s put those Thanksgiving leftovers to good use, shall we? If you’re like most people in the U.S. today, you’re working your way through some serious leftover turkey. Continue Reading …

Will Trot for Turkey

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Hello and Happy Thanksgiving to my American readers! I’m glad to hear many of you liked my post on How to Eat Well During the Holidays Without Stressing Yourself Out. Great tips from you guys in the comments, too! Matt, my brother Steve, and I were up early this morning to run the Alexandria 5 mile Turkey Trot, which is my favorite DC area Continue Reading …

How to Eat Well During the Holidays (Without Stressing Yourself Out)

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Thank you to my friends at Celestial Seasonings for sponsoring this post on How to Eat Well During the Holidays (Without Stressing Yourself Out). A couple weeks ago, I had a meeting with an AnneTheRD client who has recently really had things click on the intuitive eating front. “Last year at this time,” she said, ”I was dreading all the Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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On Saturday, I fell in love with running again. It’s not that I really fell out of love with it, it’s just that I hadn’t had one of those super awesome, I absolutely love this runs in awhile. Well, Saturday fixed that. :) Continue Reading …

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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I have a treat for you guys today, just in time for Thanksgiving: an easy homemade cranberry sauce recipe! This flavorful and unique cranberry sauce is free of refined sugar and as easy as it gets to make. Sweet, tangy, and bright, it can also be made days in advance to save time. Cranberry sauce is one of those things that can be Continue Reading …

Running Sightseeing on the National Mall

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I played hooky this morning because my friend Kris was in town! She was here all the way from Paris for a work conference and stayed at our place last night after the conference was over so we could catch up. Her request for this morning before she had to head out? Running sightseeing down on the national mall! Didn’t have to ask me twice. ;) Continue Reading …