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Gluten-Free Grilled Taco Wings

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For this month’s partnership post with McCormick, they challenged me to try one of their recipes using their new gluten-free mixes. After perusing the options on their website, I came across this recipe for Gluten-Free Grilled Taco Wings, and sent it over to Matt since I thought he would be all about it. He was (he loves his wings!), and decided Continue Reading …

A Speedy Run, CrossFit Fun + Local Produce

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Good morning, my friends! I had such a good run this morning – one of those runs where you just feel awesome. Don’t you love that? It certainly doesn’t happen every day, so I made sure to appreciate it even more. :) Even though getting up is hard, I really love being up and out before most people are. I met up with my friend Sokphal at Continue Reading …

Clarendon Day 10k that was a 5k

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Guys, I had such a blonde moment on Saturday. Remember how I said my friend Turner and I were running the Clarendon Day 10k? Well, we ended up doing the 8 a.m. 5k instead of the 9 a.m. 10k by accident. I think what happened was that I completely forgot the races started at separate times, and on the race website it just says 8 a.m. start on the Continue Reading …

This Week: Farm to fANNEtastic Eats

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Happy Friday, y’all! It’s gorrrrrgeous here today. I started my day with an early a.m. walking coffee date with my friend Karen in northwest DC. Love all the little offshoot Rock Creek Park trails you can explore! Starting the day with some fresh air, a latte, and catching up with a good friend = best thing ever. Continue Reading …

“Snack Girl to the Rescue” Book Review

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I discovered a wonderful book this week that I’m excited to share with you and to recommend to my AnneTheRD nutrition counseling clients, too: Snack Girl to the Rescue: A Real-Life Guide to Losing Weight and Getting Healthy, by Lisa Cain, Ph.D., author of the blog Snack Girl. I had the pleasure of meeting Lisa on the Almond Board of Continue Reading …

This Week’s Running Adventures

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Morning, friends! I’m so glad you liked the looks of my Oatmeal Raisin Energy Bites recipe from yesterday! Let me know how you like them if you try them out – either as an afternoon snack or as long run fuel! :) So, you know what’s awesome? Fall has officially arrived as far as the weather is concerned. I had two great morning runs so far Continue Reading …

Oatmeal Raisin Energy Bites

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This post (and the awesome Oatmeal Raisin Energy Bites within it) are sponsored by a compensated campaign with California Raisins through the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network. I’ve been a big fan of California raisins every since I was little. With the exception of when the little dried fruit made it into my Halloween bag, I was Continue Reading …

Birthday Weekend Adventures

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Hi friends – thank you so much for all the sweet birthday wishes on Instagram and Twitter yesterday! I had a wonderful weekend – after so much traveling lately it was so nice to be home and to spend a lot of time with Matt. :) On Friday night, Matt and I had a fun date night! I wore my obnoxiously bright red pants for the occasion – they Continue Reading …

Friday Adventures + Weekend Reading/Recipes

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Happy Friday! Today has kind of gotten away from me – how is it already after 4?! On the fitness front, I began my day with a nice morning swim. I got a new swimsuit from my family as an early birthday present – can you tell I enjoy blue? ;) They also gave me a new pair of goggles – the Speedo Vanquisher 2.0, per so many of your Continue Reading …

Organic Harvest Month Interview with Toby Amidor, MS, RD

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Thank you to my friends at Kashi for sponsoring this post! Good morning! I have a fun interview to share with you guys today with fellow dietitian Toby Amidor. Toby Amidor, M.S., R.D., is a Kashi nutrition partner and author of The Greek Yogurt Kitchen: More Than 130 Delicious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Day. I’ve never met Toby Continue Reading …