BFD – Breakfast for Dinner

I don’t know about you, but breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. Seriously, there are times I fall asleep dreaming about the yumminess I’m going to eat in the morning. In fact, I love breakfast so much that I make it for my family twice in the same day – and sometimes multiple times a week. That’s right…breakfast...
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Food & Nutrition Test Kitchen: Siggi’s Coconut & Date Protein Bites

Every couple of months, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sends out their Food & Nutrition Magazine and it’s packed with tons of awesome information. In January, they started a “test kitchen” where readers try a recipe and report back on how it went. The featured recipe was for a snack bite. I had been meaning to try these super...
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Race Recap: St. Pat’s Run

It’s been a few months since I’ve run a race. Usually, I’m not one to run in freezing temperatures so I tend to avoid signing up for anything during colder months. I figured registering for a race in March would be ok, especially since we’ve been experiencing a pretty mild winter. Well…joke’s on me because this weekend was FREEZING –...
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The Best Ways To Get Fit Without Getting Bored

Hey all! Now that March is underway and many of us have long forgotten our resolutions to get more active this year, I thought it would be nice to have a quick reminder on ways to get your body moving again. Here’s a guest post from Paige Johnson on doing just that!  Exercise is an important part of being healthy...
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Cleared for Exercise…Now What?!

I am excited to have a guest post for you from one of my favorite personal trainers, Jessica Sennet! Not only is she certified in pre-natal and postpartum fitness, but she’s a mom too, so she knows exactly what it takes to get back into shape after baby is born. I met Jess when I was living in Long Island City, New...
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Book Review: Kid Approved Healthy Snacks

If you’ve checked out my Instagram, you probably know that my kiddo is all about his food. When I’m in the kitchen, he’s usually right there with me asking questions like “what’s that, mommy?” and “what you doing, mommy?” (I love the way he says “mommy” at the end of the question – it makes my heart melt every time!). Often, he...
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Reflection and Looking Ahead for the New Year

I have a Google doc with a 1 year plan, a 5 year plan, and a list of everything I want to do in life. Yes. I’m a HUGE dork. It’s something that I started doing a few years ago to organize my thoughts and get ready for a new year. As someone whose wheels are constantly turning, it helps...
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Breaking Through a Running Rut

I’m a runner. Running gives me a great cardio workout while allowing me to mentally check out – it’s almost like my legs just know what to do and my mind goes into a meditative state. But recently, running has just flat out sucked. Though everyone has some bad runs from time to time, mine were outnumbering the good ones and...
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Passion for Puglia: A Journey Through the Mediterranean Diet

“Take my mom to Italy and make olive oil.” That quote is on a Lululemon shopping bag. I remember talking to my mom about her experience in Italy. She was 17 years old and traveling with her parents and siblings. The entire time she was in Rome, the family ate pastries and fruit. That’s it. No pasta. No pizza. No...
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