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Weekend Food + Fitness

Hello, hello! How were your weekends? We kicked ours off on Friday night with some lettuce wraps. (psst: I have a whole blog post with mix + match healthy lettuce wrap recipes – check it out for some easy dinner inspiration!)

healthy lettuce wraps

On Saturday, Matt and I had our usual back-to-back sessions with Paul from Capital Energy Training – this week he and I focused on upper body mobility (neck/shoulders, etc.).

Post-mobility session breakfast was some leftover barley and black beans topped with a fried egg and avocado. Yummy combo!

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Friday Faves/Randomness

easy prep ahead lunches

Hi guys - happy Friday! It sounds like we may have another snowy weekend ahead, so Matt and I are planning to mostly hunker down and try to get some stuff done around the house. With the new year I've been on a tidying and de-cluttering kick, so I want to continue to capitalize on that while it lasts! (Sidenote - has anyone else watched the Netflix Continue Reading …

Easy Hummus Toast Recipe with Smoked Salmon and Soft Boiled Eggs

hummus toast recipe with smoked salmon

Want a way to freshen up breakfast? Look no farther than this fast and easy hummus toast recipe with smoked salmon and soft boiled eggs. Thank you to Sabra for sponsoring this post!  We all know that hummus is awesome as a dip - but have you tried it yet as a toast spread? In the past few months, hummus toast has become one of my Continue Reading …

Winter Wonderland Weekend

Hello from a snowy DC!  It's beautiful out there, but pretty messy! Continue Reading …

How I Make Money As a Blogger

how to make money as a blogger

After sharing my recent blogging business update post, I had a number of people comment and email me asking for more details about how to make money as a blogger. I'm happy to share some more tips and insight into how to make money from a blog in hopes that it will be helpful to those of you looking to do the same! (psst: Want to start a blog? Continue Reading …

Instant Pot Quinoa Fried Rice Recipe

Now that it's the new year and many people (myself included) are looking forward to getting back into the kitchen, I figured it was time to share some new healthy instant pot recipes! It had been a while since I played around with my Instant Pot and I had almost forgotten how incredibly fast and easy it is. Today's healthy instant pot recipe Continue Reading …

Weekend Recap

easy homemade fajitas

Hi guys! We kicked off our weekend on Friday with some fajitas - always a hit in this house. We made an unpictured sauce with plain Greek yogurt, lime juice, and cilantro that paired really nicely with the heat from the spice on the chicken! On Saturday morning, we had a fun adventure planned: a workout + brunch date! Continue Reading …

Friday Faves: New Year Edition

what to say when you talk to yourself book

Hello, hello! Cheers to it already being Friday - short workweeks are the best. Let's cap off this short workweek with some things I'm loving lately. As always, please feel free to play along in the comments - what are you loving lately? 1) I have been working my way through the book "What to say when you talk to yourself" - a friend and I are Continue Reading …

New Years Fitness + Eats

Happy new year, my friends! Here are some blog posts that may be of interest now that we have entered 2019: Simple Tweaks for a Healthier Life // Tips for a Healthy New Year // How to Set a Successful New Year’s Resolution. I'd also suggest checking out my blog post about Why I Don't Recommend Whole30. :) I got in my first run of the new year Continue Reading …

Christmas Week Eats + Exercise Finale

christmas day dinner beef

Hey guys! We are back in DC after a fun week in Sewickley, PA (near Pittsburgh) with Matt's family for the holidays! If you missed my first two posts about the week, check those out:  Christmas week food highlights + Christmas week fitness adventures. I'm back today to share the last of our food + fitness highlights from the holiday week! First Continue Reading …