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Recent Eats

easy beef veggie stir fry

Hey friends! There’s been a lot of fitness talk over here lately and not a whole lot of food. Let’s discuss some recent eats of note, shall we? One night last week Matt and I threw together a really easy stir fry for dinner – peppers, asparagus, and frozen string beans with some grass fed beef. We used Tessesmae’s Soy Ginger dressing as the Continue Reading …

Cherry Blossom 10 Miler 2016 Race Recap

cherry blossom 10 miler 2016 recap

Well, my friends: I did it! I finally got my new 10 miler PR!! 10 miles in 1:17:34 – a 7:45 minute mile pace. Woo!!! Who knew 25 mph wind with up to 50 mph gusts was totally my jam?! ;) Juuuust kidding – that was really tough but I basically decided I’d get that PR no matter what – wind be damned! Above post-race with my track buddy Diane and Continue Reading …

This Week’s Fitness in Review

tidal basin cherry blossoms dc

Hi friends! First – thank you SO much for your enthusiasm over the launch of Joyful Eating, Nourished Life! We hope many of you will join us in June for the first round of our 6 week intuitive and mindful eating program. Be sure to get on the email list if you want to be notified when sign up launches! And now – this week’s fitness in review! No Continue Reading …

Announcing Joyful Eating, Nourished Life

joyful eating

When I first became a dietitian in 2013, I knew I wanted to start a private practice, but I wasn’t sure how to approach my work with clients. I wanted to teach people to eat whole, real food that made them feel good. And I wanted to help people to enjoy – not dread exercise. I also knew I didn’t want to use a calorie based approach, because that Continue Reading …

Savory Oatmeal Recipe

savory oatmeal recipe

This hearty and satisfying savory oatmeal recipe is sure to become your new favorite breakfast – and maybe even lunch and dinner, too. Thank you to McCann’s Irish Oatmeal® for sponsoring this post! Oatmeal is one of my absolute favorite breakfasts (and, let’s be honest, dinner on occasion), but lately I’ve been wanting to mix it up Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures Part 2: Hiking Sky Meadows State Park

hiking sky meadows state park

Hi friends! I’m back with part 2 of our weekend adventures because apparently I took too many photos this weekend to fit them all into one post! Part 1 featured more cherry blossom running photos and a delicious dinner in case you missed it. ;) On Sunday, Matt and I had the day free and decided to take ourselves on a little hiking adventure. Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures Part 1: Cherry Blossoms + Plume

cherry blossoms dc 2016

Hello my friends! I had my favorite kind of weekend: packed with lots of outdoorsy adventures and quality time with Matt, friends, and family! I’m splitting it into two posts because I have a lot of photos to share. :) Matt and I kicked the weekend off on Friday with some burgers on the grill. Yay for warmer nights – makes everything better! Continue Reading …

What I’m Loving Lately

sunrise cherry blossoms dc

Hey friends! I haven’t done a what I’m loving lately post in awhile so I thought it might be fun to kick off the weekend with one since I have a random variety of topics for you all today. :) 1) DC Cherry Blossoms! Obviously the cherry blossoms win #1 spot for things I’m loving lately. ;) So gorgeous! If you missed yesterday’s post with all my Continue Reading …

Cherry Blossom Running Adventures + Brooks Shoe Giveaway!

cherry blossom dc sunrise

You guys – this view was SO worth getting out of bed early to run for. Every year, I eagerly look forward to the arrival of the cherry blossoms in DC. Spring is such a fun time to be in this city! Everyone is out running, shedding their winter layers, and reveling in the warmer weather, and as if the arrival of beautiful spring running weather Continue Reading …

Running into Spring + Avocado Toast Love

georgetown waterfront sunset

Hey friends – happy Wednesday! I’m LOVING March weather in DC this year – usually March is a rough month because you’re so over the cold but apparently this year spring is here early. :) I’m also really loving that it’s so light in the evenings again – totally worth dealing with dark morning workouts! Light evenings make the days feel so much Continue Reading …