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“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 …

A Simple Dinner Idea + Speedy Runs

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Good morning, friends! Thank you for the great feedback and discussion on my “How to Eat Intuitively – A Guide to Mindful Eating” post from yesterday. Please keep it coming! :) A couple other things I wanted to mention before I get into today’s post – a few of you commented on my Blog Brulee recap post asking for more information on Continue Reading …

How to Eat Intuitively | A Guide to Mindful Eating

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As you guys know, I work with my AnneTheRD nutrition counseling clients using an approach called Intuitive Eating. Intuitive Eating is an approach that brings you back to what you used to do when you were a kid, before dieting got involved: eat when you are hungry, stop when you are full. It’s an approach that sounds remarkably simple, but it can Continue Reading …

Blog Brulee Recap

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I spent the weekend in Vermont at a small dietitian blogger retreat called Blog Brûlée. I was honored to be at the event as a speaker (disclaimer: they covered my travel/lodging and compensated me for my time), but I feel like I learned just as much from the others in attendance as they (hopefully) learned from me. This conference will go Continue Reading …

How To Make Oatmeal More Tasty, Filling & Satisfying

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Did you guys know that all oatmeal is not created equal? Done right, it can be a delicious and satisfying breakfast, but it can just as easily be plain, boring, and leave you hungry an hour later. Here’s how to make oatmeal more tasty, filling, and satisfying! The alternate title for this post is how to make oatmeal so it doesn’t suck. :) I Continue Reading …