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Recent Eats, My First Post-Marathon Run & An Exciting Announcement

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Hello and happy Friday! I’m so glad you guys liked the look of the Lentil & Brown Rice Herbed Salad recipe I posted yesterday! I’ve been enjoying the leftovers for lunch. On Wednesday, I enjoyed it atop some salad, with a side of oranges, sliced soccer-practice style. :) Continue Reading …

Recent Eats

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The heat seems to have returned to DC, but I’ve been pretending it hasn’t. Earlier this week, I was craving hot oatmeal! I whipped up a batch of my Perfect Microwave Banana Oatmeal (<—click for recipe), and since I wanted to add a lot of toppings I decreased the oats & milk to 1/3 cup instead of 1/2 cup. On top, I put some fresh Continue Reading …

Adventures in Plank Holds & Simple Meals

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The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Soldier of Steel™. All opinions are my own! Hello, my friends, and happy Wednesday! First things first: have you guys ever timed yourself doing a plank hold? The plank hold is one of my favorite workout moves because you can do it anywhere and no equipment is required! Between yoga Continue Reading …

Gearing up for a Hot Half Marathon + A Reebok Giveaway!

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Three years ago on this same weekend, I ran my very first half marathon – ZOOMA in Annapolis. It was insanely hot, I felt terrible the whole time, and I decided I’d never again do a summer race in the DC area. Flash forward three years, and I’ve completed 5 additional half marathons, including 2 earlier this spring (Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Continue Reading …

Sweet Potato Black Bean Quinoa Salad

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As you guys know, I’m not really into recipes that take longer than about 15 minutes to prepare. I finally hit the grocery store for provisions last night, but yesterday at lunch time I was staring into our (almost empty) fridge and spied some sweet potatoes. In the cabinet, we had black beans and quinoa. And thus this simple and easy recipe was Continue Reading …

Lobster Rolls, Women’s Health Food Tips, & A DC Capital Striders Trail Run!

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Guess what I finally experienced yesterday? The famous Lobster Roll food truck in DC! Continue Reading …

Quick Meal Ideas & Cherry Blossom 10 Miler Announcement!

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Good morning, friends! Now that you saw what I bought at the grocery store earlier this week, I’ll share a couple quick and easy meals we made with the goods. Continue Reading …

Simple & Healthy Weekday Lunch Ideas

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Morning! I have some simple, healthy lunch ideas for you guys today, as a kind of variation on my How to Make a Quick & Healthy Weeknight Dinner post! Continue Reading …