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Quinoa & Roasted Salmon Salad for Runners

Hello, my friends! I’ve got an awesome new meal idea for you guys today – one that is perfect for my fellow runners! Introducing Quinoa & Roasted Salmon Salad. Move over, boring pre-race pasta: there’s a new kid in town. The inspiration to create this recipe came from my friends at Brooks – as part of my Run Happy Ambassadorship, this month Continue Reading …

Monday Night Cooking Challenge + What’s Next on the Fitness/Running Front

Hello and good afternoon! I hope it’s a good one for you – it’s been a busy one over here! Matt and I are continuing to enjoy our Monday Night Cooking Challenge – are any of you guys joining in on the fun? Monday night was Matt’s turn (we skipped last week with my travel to LA and such), and he decided to get ambitious and festive – on the menu Continue Reading …

Monday Night Cooking Challenge, week 2

Hello my friends! Remember how I said Matt and I were starting a Monday night cooking challenge for ourselves? Well, we’re on week 2 now and so far, so good! Here’s the deal, if you missed it: make a new-to-us and at least healthy-ish dinner every Monday night. We’ll alternate weeks, and whoever is in charge will find the recipe, get the Continue Reading …

Warming Up with Chili + This Week’s Workouts

Happy Friday and Happy Valentine’s Day, my friends! The sun is shining but we still have snow all over the place – weather this frigid calls for chili, don’t you think? On Wednesday night, I was craving something warm and cozy and decided to throw together a variation of my old favorite Turkey, Veggie & Barley Chili (<—click for recipe). Continue Reading …

Ridiculously Easy Crockpot Chicken Curry

Good morning from a very snowy DC! Let’s warm up with talk of something really delicious and ridiculously easy I made earlier this week: a Crockpot Chicken Curry of sorts! I’ve been loving our crockpot lately and had some butternut squash and chicken breast on hand to use up; a quick look in the pantry and I found some coconut milk, too. Continue Reading …

Dinner & Exercise Friend Dates

Hello, friends! I hope you’re all having a great day so far! I’m using the government holiday as an opportunity to see a bunch of my local AnneTheRD clients that normally need to meet outside of business hours. Perfect! As for the weekend, it was nice and low key – Matt was out of town on a boy’s trip (in San Diego – so jealous), so I took the Continue Reading …

Easy Asian Stir Fry Sauce Recipe & Weekly Workout Recap

Hello and happy Friday! You know what I really love? Ingredient potluck dinner dates with friends. My friend Heidi and I had plans to meet up for dinner last night; we originally planned to go out, but we’ve both been eating out a lot lately, so she suggested we cook instead. Save money AND get to play with Zara while making dinner? Perfect. Continue Reading …

Recent Food & Workout Highlights

Good afternoon, my friends! I’m so glad you guys enjoyed my “How to Eat a Better Breakfast” post earlier this week! Here’s another tip: did you know that you can add an egg to oatmeal to make it more filling/protein-packed? I’m not talking about savory-style oats – I simply follow the same recipe as for my Perfect Microwave Banana Oatmeal Continue Reading …