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Red Lentil Granola Bar Recipe

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This vegan red lentil granola bar recipe is packed with protein, fiber, and flavor! These make a satisfying on-the-go snack or breakfast, and you can’t taste the lentils, I promise. They’re vegan, too! I know what you’re thinking – lentils in a granola bar?! But stick with me here – I promise you can’t taste them. Official Continue Reading …

The Hottest 10 Miler

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I was originally planning to bag my long run for the week; I didn’t end up doing it while we were in the Outer Banks because, to be honest, I didn’t feel like it! Running for me is a happy, positive thing, and getting up crazy early on my vacation to run 10 miles by myself sounded like the opposite of fun. It was also insanely humid there. So Continue Reading …

OBX Finale: Wild Horse Beach + Eats

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Hey friends! Matt and I are back in DC after a fun week in North Carolina at the beach! We go to the Outer Banks (Duck specifically) every year with Matt’s family and a big group of family friends – it’s always a blast. If you missed the first two recaps, check them out: Outer Banks Beach Fun and Fitness + Food in the Outer Banks. Here’s the final Continue Reading …

Fitness + Food Fun in the Outer Banks

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Hey friends! Popping in for a quick hello on this hot and sunny Friday! We are still at the beach – here until Sunday morning – and soaking up the last of our family vacation! :) Matt and I headed out on a super hot and sweaty run this morning – we did a variation of my friend Julie’s Outdoor Running Circuit Workout and stopped about every mile Continue Reading …

Roasted Salmon with Watermelon Salsa Recipe

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This summery and bright roasted salmon with watermelon salsa will be your new favorite easy dinner. Healthy, fresh, and fast – it’s ready in 15 minutes! Thank you to The Watermelon Board for sponsoring this post. I love salmon. If it’s on the menu at a restaurant, I order it 90% of the time. For awhile, this was because I wasn’t super Continue Reading …

Outer Banks Beach Fun

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Hi from the beach! We’re in the Outer Banks this week with Matt’s family and the livin’ is easy. I love it here. :) Playing in the waves all day is my favorite – I can stay out in the water forever! Relaxing on the beach is nice too though. :) Sidenote – Matt gave me a S’well stainless steel water bottle for Christmas and it’s the Continue Reading …

Summer Runnin’

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Hi from the beach! Matt and I are here for our annual Outer Banks, NC week long beach vacation with his family and family friends. One of my favorite weeks of the year! We made the drive to NC on Saturday afternoon, and before we left I got in a long run for Marine Corps Marathon training. I rocked my new Will Run for Bacon tank – comfy! You’ll Continue Reading …

Friday Faves

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Hello my friends! It’s been a busy week over here trying to cram in all sorts of work because we leave tomorrow afternoon for another trip – our annual week long beach vacation with Matt’s family in the Outer Banks! I know, I’ve been insanely spoiled with fun trips and vacation lately… everything ended up getting scheduled right around the same Continue Reading …

Brooks Run Happy Blogger Ambassador Trip in Eugene, Oregon!

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Hey guys – I’m back with part 2 of my Eugene, Oregon adventures! If you missed part 1, check it out: hiking in and around Eugene. And now – for the Brooks Run Happy Blogger Ambassador trip recap! After saying goodbye to my friend Ashley on Friday morning, I hung out and caught up on work for a few hours before meeting up with the Brooks gang in Continue Reading …

Hiking in and around Eugene, Oregon

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Hey friends! I’m back in DC after a really fun trip out to the west coast! As you guys know, I was there with Brooks for the annual Run Happy Blogger Ambassador trip, but I flew out a day early to see my friend Ashley who lives in Eugene, Oregon! I’ll be back tomorrow with a recap of the Brooks portion of the trip, but for now, let’s chat about Continue Reading …