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Weekend Adventures + Long Run Recap

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Hi guys! How were your weekends? We were in town, which was really nice – great to catch up with friends and family and to get in a long run with a big group of buddies too! On Friday night, we took dinner over to our friends Kathleen and Zach, whose son is now 1 month old and we hadn’t met him yet! I made my old fave Mexican Lasagna Continue Reading …

Recent Food + Fitness Fun

green tea quinoa salad with chicken

Hey guys – happy Friday! Before I get into today’s post, here are some previous posts you might enjoy as we make our way into October tomorrow: Healthy Recipes for Fall (featuring pumpkin, butternut squash, cranberries, apple, and sweet potato recipes!) Pumpkin Muffins or Bread of Deliciousness Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal 33 Healthy + Continue Reading …

The One Item That’s Always in Our Fridge

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Thank you to my friends at KeVita for sponsoring this post and the awesome giveaway at the end of it! There are 4 food items whose absence in our household induce panic: bananas, eggs, avocados, and kombucha/sparkling probiotic drinks. Matt and I are completely obsessed with probiotic drinks and have been for the past couple years now. We Continue Reading …

It’s All About Perspective

rainy day perspective

It’s a dreary, drizzly day here in DC, and I’m lucky to be working from home, nice and dry, watching the rain fall with my furry sidekick. The forecast for the next week in DC is looking pretty bleak – lots of rain, with no sign of the gorgeous crisp and sunny fall weather that this area is known for. I was starting to feel bummed out about it, Continue Reading …

Marine Corps Marathon 20 Mile Training Run

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Yesterday morning, I ran 20 miles for the first time in nearly 3 years! Wow. Last time I ran that far was when training for/running the LA Marathon back in March 2014 (before that was the Richmond Marathon, my first full marathon, in November 2013). I’ve been traveling a TON the past couple months, as you guys know, which has been awesome but Continue Reading …

Blog Brulee 2016 Recap

blog brulee 2016 attendees

Hey guys! I spent the weekend up in Vermont for the annual dietitian and nutrition blogger workshop/mini-conference called Blog Brulee. It’s a small, intimate setting, which I love, and this was both the 3rd year of the conference and my 3rd year speaking at it. (Disclosure: as a speaker, I was paid an honorarium and my travel and lodging were Continue Reading …

Dinner Highlights + Link Love

summery chicken zucchini rice corn tomato

Hey and happy Friday! I’m loving this transition to cooler weather – it was so nice out this morning! If you’re like me and ready to celebrate fall but still not fully on board until the weather 100% cools down, here’s a happy medium to try: Pumpkin Pie Smoothie. An old fave! My Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal is also pretty awesome, but I’m not quite ready Continue Reading …

Fall, Is That You?!

fall track washington lee

You guys – it might finally be starting to happen. I think fall is on its way – and just in time because today is officially the first day of fall! Hallelujah – marathon training in summer has not exactly been fun. Bring on the cold weather! It was noticeably darker out when I arrived at the track this morning (boo), but also a bit cooler (huge Continue Reading …

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Good morning my friends! Guess what? Today is my birthday! I’m 34 – wow, how did that happen?! Also, I’ve officially reached the age where I can’t always remember how old I am. I seriously have to think about it for a minute when people ask me now! It’s funny how when you’re little age is SUCH a big deal – you remember exactly how old you are to Continue Reading …

Easy Salmon Brown Rice Cakes with Fresh Salsa

salmon brown rice cakes

These Easy Salmon Brown Rice Cakes with Fresh Salsa make a delicious, fast, healthy, and inexpensive lunch or dinner that comes together in minutes! Thank you to Chicken of the Sea and Minute® Ready to Serve Rice for sponsoring this post in anticipation of National Salmon Day on October 8. As you know, I’m all about meals that come Continue Reading …