Tag Archives: Nutrition

Banana Peach Protein Smoothie

Banana Peach Protein Smoothie

One of my favorite things about summer is all of the in-season, fresh fruit you can find at the grocery store.

And sure, it’s great for eating all on its own — few things are greater than sinking your teeth  right into a juicy, bright red slice of watermelon or popping a sweet, succulent strawberry right into your mouth — but personally, my favorite thing about fresh summer fruit is turning it into smoothies.

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Why I Quit Whole30

Why I Quit Whole 30

When I decided to quit Whole30 on day 12, it wasn’t an easy decision to make. OK, let’s be real, in the grand scheme of things this is not even that serious of a matter at all, but since I know people will be researching Whole30 deciding whether or not to do it or whether or not they should stick with it until the end, I’ll share my experience in the hopes that it can be of help. Read More

Join My #21DaysOfVeggies Challenge!

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I’m going on a journey this month and this is an official invite asking you to come along with me.

Actually I’m not asking you, but rather challenging you, because it won’t necessarily be an easy journey, but I can assure you it will be a worthwhile one.

Perhaps you’ve gauged what this journey will entail from the title of this post? If you guessed it had something to do with eating more veggies, you guessed absolutely right. You clever fox, you. Read More

My Half Marathon Training Nutrition Strategy

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It took me a pretty long time to truly understand just how important nutrition is when it comes to maintaining a balanced, healthy and strong running routine, and especially when you’re intensely training for a long-distance race like a half marathon.

Recently I shared my 2016 half marathon training plan (and my NYC Half Marathon Race Recap — the race that I was using the plan to prepare for) which I was extremely pleased with, given it did end up helping me reach my goal!

In sharing my training plan, I mentioned that I was also taking my nutrition/eating habits pretty seriously and promised to share my half marathon training nutrition strategy, which I feel had a very positive impact on my training and overall running performance. 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

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