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Zucchini Boats + Toasted Quinoa

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 boats! Continue Reading …

Happy National Running Day!

Good morning my friends, and happy National Running Day! There really is a holiday for everything, huh? Today is a rest day for me since I’m gearing up for the big Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival this weekend in Boston, so instead I’ll celebrate by recapping my fun trail run on Sunday with my buddy Ashley. Ashley has been in grad school in Continue Reading …

Quick Meal Ideas + How to Make a Smoothie More Satisfying

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 …

This Week’s Workouts + Miami-Bound!

Hello friends – happy Friday! I’m currently at the airport waiting for a flight to Miami for a fun blog trip this weekend! I’m actually not going for BlogHer Food, even though we’ll be staying in the conference hotel... you can see what I’m up to on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, as usual. :) On the food front, I had a great meal last night – Continue Reading …

Lemon and Herb Fish Recipe

Hello my friends! On the menu today: a Lemon and Herb Fish recipe. Pull up a chair and enjoy. As you guys know, I’m partnering with McCormick this year to share some fun cooking tips and recipes with you guys each month. This month’s challenge? Create a tasty, easy, and healthy fish/seafood recipe and share some tips for properly Continue Reading …

Spring is here + DC Cherry Blossom Photos

Hello and happy Friday! Exciting news: the DC Cherry Blossoms are officially out and looking fabulous! I think it’s safe to say that spring is FINALLY here. :) The Washington Post blog reports that the blossoms hit peak bloom this morning. They have some great photos in that post, too! Continue Reading …

Reebok Skyscape Review + Dinner with Friends

Hello and happy Thursday! I’m so glad you guys enjoyed reading about my strawberry adventures in California! I could go for some strawberries right about now… how about you guys? :) Speaking of my trip to the strawberry farm, I wanted to give some love to something I wore while out there: these fun Reebok Skyscape shoes. I had the opportunity Continue Reading …

A Snowy Run + Recent Eats

You know what’s crazy? This morning it was 31 degrees “feels like 14” with the wind and it didn’t even seem that bad. Apparently my body has given up protesting this whole winter thing, since it’s unclear if it’s ever going to end… My partners in crime for this morning’s wintery miles were the lovely Sokphal & Mary. You know what’s super Continue Reading …