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How to Build a Satisfying Breakfast

Thank you to my friends at Kura Nutrition - my fave protein powder - for sponsoring this post! We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and in some ways it is - it's your chance to provide yourself energy to power through the morning. I have a lot of great breakfast recipes here on the blog, but I also want to walk Continue Reading …

Fitness Fun + Winter Shape Up Sneak Preview

Hi guys! It’s been a dreary week over here in DC – what’s with all the rain and clouds?! Oh well – at least it makes yoga even cozier, right? :) I kicked off my workweek downtown at my co-working space on Monday and decided to treat myself to a lunchtime yoga class via ClassPass (<- affiliate link for $30 off). It was just what I needed – Continue Reading …

Shenandoah Weekend Recap Part 2

Hey friends – I’m back to share part 2 of our weekend adventures in the mountains of Virginia. :) If you missed yesterday’s post, read that first: Shenandoah Weekend Recap Part 1. When I last left off it was Saturday morning and Matt and I were enjoying a late breakfast at our cabin. After we ate, we got suited up for a hike, said farewell to our Continue Reading …

Shenandoah Weekend Recap Part 1

Hey guys! Popping in for a weekend recap, which I’m splitting into two parts because this post started getting way too long! Stay tuned for part 2 tomorrow. :) Matt and I decided it seemed like a good weekend to get the heck out of DC, so a couple months ago we planned ourselves a nice little retreat in our favorite spot – the mountains of Continue Reading …

Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken Stew

Hey friends! Get pumped – it’s slow cooker time. I’ve had requests for more slow cooker recipes here on the blog and I’m excited to share this new favorite recipe for slow cooker Moroccan chicken stew with you today! Matt and I have been enjoying the leftovers from this recipe all week. It’s so good – warm and comforting and packed with Continue Reading …

The Joyful Eating Self Study Program is here!

Hey guys! I loved the debate in the comments section of yesterday’s blog post about whether you have to end runs on a whole/even number (for mileage or distance) – keep it coming! :) And now, in exciting news, I have been alluding to the fact that Rachael, Alex, and I have been working hard behind the scenes to launch a self-study version of our Continue Reading …

Random vs. Whole Running Miles

Hi friends! Popping in for some Wednesday randomness for you. First, we are still enjoying this crockpot chicken and veggie stew – recipe is coming Friday, get pumped. I had some more for lunch yesterday, this time with some arugula on top! Second, The Great Homemade Kombucha Experiment of 2016/2017 is still going strong! I mentioned previously Continue Reading …

Easy Gluten-Free Banana Muffins and Pancakes

Thank you to Simple Mills for sponsoring this post! Matt and I loved their products so much I already bought more of everything they sent us for this review. :) Hello my friends! Over the past few weeks, I’ve been sharing pictures of muffins and pancakes that Matt and I have been enjoying and saying the recipes were coming. Well, get pumped, Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

Hey guys! I figured I’d pop in to say hello even though I know some of you are probably off enjoying the holiday! :) We had a great weekend – a good combination of relaxing at home, spending time with friends, and getting in fun workouts – perfect! On Friday, Matt and I kicked things off with happy hour + dinner at Screwtop, a cute wine bar in Continue Reading …

Friday Faves

Hello my friends! Happy Friday – popping in with some random things I’m loving lately to kick off the weekend. :) 1) Warm weather in January! It got up to almost 70 degrees yesterday – what the heck?! It was weird but also amazing. I grabbed lunch at one of my local faves, Yafa, with a friend from my co-working space and it was warm enough to eat Continue Reading …