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Tart Cherry Pie Snack Balls

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Thank you to the Cherry Marketing Institute for sponsoring this post and the tasty Tart Cherry Pie Snack Balls within it! Did you guys know that February is not only National Cherry Month but also National Snack Food Month? Yes, there really is a month for everything, and these months are kind of perfect together, don’t you think? I’m Continue Reading …

Things I’m Loving Lately

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Hi friends! I haven’t done a things I’m loving lately post in awhile so I thought it would be fun to mix it up. Enjoy! 1) The Winter Shape Up Facebook group! You guys are an encouraging, supportive, and fun group! If you’re participating in the Winter Shape Up and haven’t joined the Facebook group yet, you should. Having peer support Continue Reading …

Bumble Bee SuperFresh Review

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Hi friends! Checking in today to share one of my most enthusiastic blog reviews ever. I recently had the opportunity (via a sponsored FitFluential campaign) to try the new Bumble Bee SuperFresh products. Have you heard of them? If you haven’t, it’s a new premium frozen seafood that makes preparing restaurant quality seafood fast and easy. Continue Reading …

This Spring’s Running Game Plan

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Hello, my friends! It’s been a busy day so far, and I began it with some early morning track workout action! It was REALLY cold (24 degrees, “feels like 12” when I woke up), but the sunrise halfway through the workout was well worth it. The crazy cold doesn’t bother me as much as crazy hot does – it’s really hard to get out of bed Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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Hello my friends! Who all watched the Super Bowl last night? Matt and I headed over to a friend’s place to watch the action, although I was mostly interested in the commercials. :) What was your favorite commercial? Some of them were a little intense… I loved the puppy one, though – it made me tear up! Anyway! We had a low key weekend. Continue Reading …

This Week’s Fitness Fun

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Good afternoon, my friends! Before I get into this week’s fitness and food adventures, a couple announcements: Thank you so much for the enthusiasm around my Nutrition for Runners program! I appreciate the support so much, and I hope that those of you who give it a shot will find it very helpful and interesting! Just an FYI that there is an Continue Reading …

The Nutrition for Runners Program is Here!

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Friends – I have some VERY exciting news for you today. The Nutrition for Runners program is officially finished and ready for you! My co-author, running coach Jason Fitzgerald, and I have spent nearly a year researching, writing, and tweaking this program. What originally began as just a simple e-book turned into much more than that, and Continue Reading …

Quick and Easy Winter Comfort Meals Featuring Canned Beans and Tomatoes

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Thank you to the Canned Food Alliance for sponsoring this post! Given all the snow, ice, and super cold weather we’ve been getting lately, I’m all about comforting recipes like soups, stews, and casseroles. Relying on canned ingredients (tomatoes, beans, vegetables, stock, etc.) makes preparing these warming meals fast and easy. Here are two Continue Reading …

A Swim, A Salad, and The World’s Most Random Casserole

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Morning, friends! We have some snow here in DC today – enough to cancel my morning track workout and to give the government a 2 hour delay, but that’s about it. I hope those of you farther north are staying safe under the piles of white stuff it sounds like you’re getting – yikes! Since my track workout was cancelled, I decided spur of the Continue Reading …

Canyon Ranch New England Adventures

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Hi friends, and happy day 1 of the Winter Shape Up! I hope you’re all having fun so far with the workouts and enjoying the meal plan. :) Keep up the great work! As you guys already know from my Instagram feed, I spent the weekend on a press trip at Canyon Ranch’s New England location in Lenox, Massachusetts. As a disclaimer, while I paid Continue Reading …