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Why You Should Throw Away Your Scale

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Many of my AnneTheRD clients are surprised to find that I don’t own a scale. The last time I had consistent access to a scale was 10 years ago, when I was living at home briefly after college. I’ve told this to a number of my nutrition counseling clients lately who I’ve been encouraging to ditch their scales, and they are shocked. Not only Continue Reading …

OutRun Adventure 3.0 Recap

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Hello, hello! Matt and I stayed in DC again this past weekend (crazy, I know!) and we were lucky enough to have another gorgeous couple days of weather. We made sure to take full advantage by doing errands via BikeShare, hanging out by our apartment pool (so awesome), having a BBQ with friends on Friday night and an outdoor sushi dinner with Continue Reading …

Mexican Shrimp Salad Bowl

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This month’s recipe challenge for my partnership with McCormick was to create a fresh and healthy Mexican-inspired dinner recipe. It was really warm out on Wednesday night, making it the perfect time to take on the challenge! And so these Mexican Shrimp Salad Bowls were born. Kind of like Chipotle with a twist. The highlight of this recipe is Continue Reading …

This Week’s Dinner Challenge + Workouts

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Good morning, friends! It’s weird that it’s already Thursday, huh? Short weeks go by so quickly! On Tuesday night, which felt like Monday, it was Matt’s night to make dinner per our weekly dinner challenge. (Every Tuesday, we alternate one person being in charge of finding a cool new dinner recipe to try, just to keep things interesting!) Continue Reading …

Long Weekend Adventures

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Hi friends! It was a whirlwind of a day yesterday trying to catch up on work from the long weekend, but it was worth it for 3 nice and relaxing days off. Here are some highlights from the long Memorial Day holiday weekend! I hope you all enjoyed it, too, and also took some time on Monday to remember and honor those who are the real reason for the Continue Reading …

No Bake Blueberry Custard Pie (vegan + gluten free)

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Just in time for the summer holiday weekend, here’s a fun new recipe: a No Bake Blueberry Custard Pie that is vegan & gluten free to boot! This easy no-bake pie is perfect for summer days when you don't want to heat up the oven but still want something that looks fancy. ;) Continue Reading …

A Quick & Easy Lunch

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Mmmm… lunch time! What are you guys having today? Here’s what I had: The highlight of my lunch was actually the salad dressing! I used this cold pressed organic macadamia oil, which I was sent to review by a fourth generation French oil mill company called Emile Noel. Have you guys ever tried macadamia oil before? I hadn’t! Continue Reading …

Quick Meal Ideas + How to Make a Smoothie More Satisfying

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Good morning, friends! After all my running in Miami and my great track workout yesterday I decided my legs needed a break from exercise today. Sleeping in until nearly 8 (!!!) was so glorious. For breakfast, since we are all out of bananas (the horror!) I wasn’t able to make my two favorites (Perfect Microwave Banana Oatmeal or Flour Free Continue Reading …

Washington Monument Reopen + A Track Workout

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Exciting news, my friends: the Washington Monument is officially back open for business! It went under construction after being damaged in an earthquake back in 2011 and there have been fences around it and lots of scaffolding ever since, so you weren’t able to get close to it. So fun to be able to go right up to it again! Continue Reading …

Bienvenido a Miami

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Good morning, my friends! How were your weekends? Mine was a whirlwind – as you know, I was in Miami! I was lucky enough to be invited down to Miami for an adventure with Nokia/Microsoft’s PR team to test out their new Nokia Lumia phone, which we were gifted with last week. (I know, we were extremely spoiled – rough life.) The phone is Continue Reading …