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    Good morning! Happy Monday and happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! We had a pretty low-key weekend over here, which was wonderful and much-needed, so I don’t have too much to report, but I have a some important and not-so-important things I want you to know, so here goes! Tickets for the BLEND Retreat are now […]


    Boston Marathon Training Weeks 1 and 2

    My training for the Boston Marathon is officially underway! Woohoo! After a rocky start (knee pain during my very first training run), things are looking up, and I’m feeling pretty great going into week 3 of training. A bunch of you guys asked how I’m balancing running with CrossFit/KFIT, so I decided to share my […]


    Marathon Talk with Monica

    January 16, 2015

    Good morning! Happy FRIDAY! As you know, I’m training for the Boston Marathon with Team Stonyfield. It’ll actually be my third marathon, but since it’s been awhile since I last ran one (3+ years), I’m feeling a little rusty with my training knowledge. Well, ok, truthfully, I feel like a total newbie sometimes, so I’ve […]



    Hi, guys! I loved reading all of your comments on my 10 Truths and a Lie post. But, jeez Louise, a lot of you guys think I have zero will-power! Haha! The statement about peanut M&Ms was actually not the lie. I really, truly have not touched the bag in days (mostly because I kind of forgot […]


    On-the-Go Power Protein Cookies

    Good morning, friends! I have a tasty, protein-packed recipe to share with you! I recently partnered with General Mills to develop a recipe for one of their upcoming blogger mailings using their brand new Gluten Free Chex™ Granola. I created these On-the-Go Power Protein Cookies, which were inspired by a friend,who has a lonnggg commute […]


    10 Truths and a Lie

    January 14, 2015


    Hi, friends! You know that game “Two Truths and a Lie?” Well, if not, it’s an icebreaker game. You think of three statements about yourself: two are true statements and one is false. Then, the other people guess which one is a lie. Simple as that! I thought this game would make a fun post, so […]


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    This post is sponsored by Blue Apron. Good morning! Last week’s meal plan was a good one! Check it out: Sunday: Deconstructed Shepard’s Pie Monday: Chicken Ole Tuesday: Cheeseburger Casserole Wednesday: Cheeseburger Casserole leftovers Thursday: Avocado Tuna Salad Friday: Chicken Charlemagne with Roasted Root Vegetables & Parsnip-Potato Mash Saturday: Grandma’s Wings + other game day eats Lots of healthy, […]