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Touring Brooks Headquarters & The Brooks PR Invitational

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Hi from the plane on the way back to DC from Seattle! I’ll be back tomorrow morning to share a big touristy highlights post from Seattle (e.g. restaurant & sightseeing recommendations), but for now I wanted to pop in quickly and share a recap of two of the cool Brooks-related activities we got into this weekend. The first big highlight from Continue Reading …

Dairy & Gluten Free Peach Muffin Recipe

Gluten & Dairy Free Peach Muffins

Looking for something to bake this weekend? Give this Dairy & Gluten Free Peach Muffin recipe a shot! The muffins are light and fluffy and filled with bites of juicy peaches. Now that peaches are coming into season, I thought it would be fun for this month’s Almond Breeze recipe to feature my favorite juicy summer fruit. I’ve been Continue Reading …

Favorite Trader Joe’s Products

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Good afternoon, friends! It’s been a busy one over here – I’m sure it has been for you guys, too! For lunch today, I whipped up one of my standard favorites – a grain/bean/veggie/salad explosion. The star was this package of pre-cooked lentils, which is one of my favorite Trader Joe’s products. They are so good I’ll eat them Continue Reading …

Zucchini Boats + Toasted Quinoa

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Hi friends – the Tuesday night cooking challenge lives on! As you guys know, Matt and I alternate weeks and whoever’s turn it is comes up with (or finds online) a new to us healthy but fun recipe. Last night was Matt’s turn to cook, and I requested something “veggie-filled and without meat.” In response, he came up with these fun zucchini Continue Reading …

Summer Runnin’ and This Week’s Breakfasts

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Morning! It’s a hot one out there today, as I found on this morning’s run! Sokphal and I met up for an early a.m. jaunt around Rosslyn and Roosevelt Island. Continue Reading …

Dickinson Alumni Weekend & Thoughts on Indulgence

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Hi friends! I hope you all had wonderful weekends. I spent the weekend in Pennsylvania at Dickinson College for their alumni weekend – it was my 10 year reunion! I can’t believe it’s been that long. I had such a fun time being back on campus, taking a trip down memory lane, and seeing my college friends. The campus was looking lovely, too Continue Reading …

Adventures in San Francisco

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Hello from yet another plane! This month has been so crazy with travel but I feel so lucky to have been getting such cool opportunities. As you guys probably already saw over on my Instagram and Twitter, I was out in San Francisco this week with Stitch Fix, LUNA, and a bunch of my fitness blogger buddies! I’ve been getting Stitch Fix on a Continue Reading …

Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival: Half Marathon Recap!

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Welcome to my final Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival recap: the half marathon race recap! I did the “Hat Trick” (5k + 10k on Saturday and half marathon on Sunday), so if you missed my first post recapping the 5k and 10k, check that out first. :) The half marathon took place bright and early on Sunday morning! When I first Continue Reading …

Summer Shape Up: Coming to a Computer Near You!

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Hi friends! Just wanted to pop in quickly to share that my friend Gina and I will be partnering up again this month to bring you all a fun Summer Shape Up! As you guys know, we first partnered together in January to bring you the Winter Shape Up. What are these shape ups? They’re totally free and fun month long challenges that aim to inspire Continue Reading …

Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival: 5k and 10k Recaps!

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This year’s Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival offered 3 main races (not including a fun 1 mile dog run): a 5k, a 10k, and a half marathon. You can do one of the races, or choose the “five and dime” (5k + 10k), or go all out and do the “hat trick” (all three races). Since I like a challenge, I decided to go big or Continue Reading …