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Quick & Easy Vegan Quinoa Lentil Salad

Morning! I’m still in Chapel Hill studying my butt off, but I have a feeling you’re getting tired of reading about our exercise-eat-study-repeat schedule so I thought I would mix it up today with a simple lunch or dinner idea! It’s as easy as can be: salad + veggies + quinoa + lentils = yum. Continue Reading …

Chilly Weather Food & My BFF’s Baby Shower

Gooood morning, friends! It sure is cold out there. Brrrr! Good day for indoor exercise. Yoga, please! In honor of the cold weather, hot oatmeal is back in business. I’ve been so obsessed with my High Protein & Flour Free Breakfast Pancake that I haven’t had oatmeal in ages, but yesterday it just seemed right. Yesterday morning and this Continue Reading …

Workout Buddies FTW

My #1 tip for staying in shape? Find a workout buddy. Or in my case, find numerous workout buddies. :) The more the merrier, as far as I’m concerned! Over the years I’ve accrued quite an arsenal of local running buddies, Matt is my usual CrossFit workout buddy, and I’m happy to have added Gena as my yoga class buddy! Gena and I have had two Continue Reading …

Kale & Chicken Quinoa Salad & Private Practice Plans

Morning! Hurricane Sandy appears to have passed the DC area. We got lucky – no power outage in our apartment building at all! I was surprised, especially with how strong the wind and rain was when we went to bed last night. I hope those of you farther north on the coast are staying safe, too. Matt and I both worked from home yesterday. Late Continue Reading …

Protein Bar, Crossfit & Ghirardelli!

Morning! Things are starting to amp up over here for the wedding festivities – 2 days to go! On the agenda today is brunch with Matt’s parents, getting my hair highlighted, a final dress fitting (there were a couple more things that needed to be done when I went on Sunday… fingers crossed it’s ready now), and then making our welcome gift bags! Continue Reading …

Quinoa Taco Salad

This Quinoa Taco Salad is one of my favorite lunches - it's so easy to throw into a container on the way out the door. It's also got a great balance of veggies, fiber, protein, and healthy fat to keep you full and satisfied. Pin this image to save for later! Just toss everything together in a bowl (or even in a packable container) and toss to Continue Reading …

Packed Lunches FTW

Morning everyone! Brrr — it’s a little chilly out there this morning! We had some big storms roll through yesterday and it really seems to have cooled things down. I’ll be rocking the fleece today on my way to work! Speaking of work — I hope you all aren’t sick of reading about packed lunch ideas yet. :) Earlier this week, I made a simple tuna Continue Reading …

Farmers Market Inspired Salads & Veggie Men

Morning! Thanks to everyone who expressed interest in my new sponsor page! The first round of ads will go up on October 1st, so if you want in (or just have questions), be sure to email me soon. :) In other news, here is reason #1239012398 why I’m marrying Matt in less than a month — he does silly little things just because he knows they will Continue Reading …