Tag Archives: Healthy Eating

Blueberry-Banana Protein Smoothie Bowl

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Smoothie bowls are all the rage right now. Well, at least according to my Instagram feed.

I’m not really sure exactly when they began to become a “thing,” but I do know that they are in fact a thing that many health and wellness influencers love to share gratuitous photos of (and of course, eat). Read More

5 Ways Runners Can Be Kind To Their Bodies

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This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of KIND. As usual, all thoughts and opinions are Hungry Runner original.

Runners: our bodies endure an astonishing amount of fatigue and afflictions.

Broken or lost toenails, chaffed skin, sore muscles and, unfortunately, sometimes even more serious injuries. Running is great (I know you don’t need to be convinced of that), but even though it provides so many benefits (a healthier heart, a happier mind, stronger muscles, etc.) it’s still a form of stress for our body too, which means if you run a lot taking extra care of your body (being KIND to it, if you will) is an essential ingredient for staying healthy and strong Read More

Healthy Snacks: My Favorite Foods for On The Go

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Snack Time is one of the most important times of the day.

If you disagree with the above statement, then we can’t be friends.

OK, I’m just kidding… A little.

But seriously, for me, eating healthy snacks in between meals is important because if I get too hungry come mealtime, I will get hangry (that’s angry as a result of being too hungry, for those unfamiliar with the term) and there’s also a good chance that I will overeat by the time I do finally get to lunch or dinner. Read More

GoBites Snack Pack Giveaway!

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It’s no secret that I love snacks. If you follow my Instagram feed, you’ll find this fact is quite apparent.

Right now, some of my favorites snacks include, red pepper slices dipped in Trader Joe’s Greek yogurt spinach and kale dip, homemade pumpkin muffins, trail mix (like salted cashews with raisins), and air popped popcorn with coconut oil and cinnamon. Oh and for an alternative to the classic peanut butter and banana combo, I’ve recently been spreading cookie butter (also from Trader Joe’s) on my bananas. It’s superbly sweet and tastes like cake, but it’s a lot better for you. (Well the banana is at least.)

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Knowing When to Say No

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By now most of you know that last month I started a new job as an editor at TheActiveTimes.com. But unless you did some serious snooping, you probably don’t know that The Active Times’ sister site is TheDailyMeal.com. In other words I work in the same office space as The Daily Meal, a site dedicated to all things good food. (I know, it couldn’t be more perfect.)

So, The Daily Meal has this exquisite test kitchen (also located in our office) where the staff is always cooking up recipes and hosting taste tests. It’s amazing. I love it. TDM recently published “The 101 Best Pizzas in America,” and as a staff, the entire media group celebrated the article’s success with afternoon pizza and drinks last Friday (which also happened to be the same day as my birthday). Basically, my new job has sort of come along with many a perks in the form of food.

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