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Rancho La Puerta for Food Lovers

Rancho La Puerta for Food Lovers

After spending a week at the amazing Rancho La Puerta I find myself drawing a blank when trying to come up with words to describe my experience. The Ranch offered everything I could have wanted out of a health and wellness vacation and more. It really was the ultimate retreat — an opportunity to unplug and focus on fitness, health and wellbeing.

If you were sitting beside me this afternoon…

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Banana Split Chia Seed Pudding

Banana Split Chia Seed Pudding

I love chia seed pudding but for some reason it fell off my radar for a couple of months. I was still adding chia seeds to my protein overnight oats but rarely making a big batch of chia pudding to snack on throughout the week like I used to do.

Last week, for whatever reason, I had an intense craving for chia pudding. I whipped up a quick version with almond milk and greek yogurt. The next…

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Good Morning from Rancho La Puerta + a Survey

Good Morning from Rancho La Puerta + a Survey

Hi from Tecate, Mexico! As I mentioned in my last post I’m spending the week at Rancho La Puerta, a beautiful health and wellness spa right outside of San Diego. It’s only been one day (not even a full 24 hours) and I can already tell that I’m going to absolutely love it here. The grounds are gorgeous, my villa is amazing (picts below) and I’ve already planned out a bunch of fitness classes,…

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Simple Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Simple Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Hey there! I hope your week is going well and you’re getting pumped for the upcoming weekend.

I’m over here in excitement overload because I have a ton of cool stuff happening right now.

  1. My new health coaching website is here! It took me a while because I designed the whole thing myself, but I’m proud that I took the time because it looks so much better than my Wix site, which was done is crazy…

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Virginia Beach for the Weekend

Virginia Beach for the Weekend

Hey there and happy Wednesday. Things have been busy in this neck of the woods and I just realized I never filled you in on my weekend. On Thursday afternoon I got a text message from Isaac asking if I wanted to go to the beach for the weekend. I’m not sure why he thought he needed to ask — I ALWAYS want to go to the beach!

So when Friday afternoon came around we packed up and headed to the Four…

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The Best Healthy Carrot Salad

The Best Healthy Carrot Salad

I’ve always been into carrot salads. I think the fact that they’re typically studded with raisins is what draws me in — I’m such a sucker for dried fruit! That said, you’ll usually find me eating raisins by the handful rather than spending the time to make carrot salads.

This changed after a picnic lunch from Heyday during the Stitch Fix Luna Vacay. There were sandwiches and a bunch of different…

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Fit Friday: Top 4 Back Exercises for Women

Fit Friday: Top 4 Back Exercises for Women

Happy Friday! I just got home from a early morning Pure Barre class and I’m so pumped for today’s post because Monica Nelson, a friend of mine who is a personal trainer out in LA, is here to chat with us.

Moni and Brittany

Monica (Moni) is awesome! Not only is she a personal trainer, but she’s also an accomplished snowboarder, chef and much loved health and fitness expert. She’s been on the blog before (giving me…

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Asian Edamame Salad

Remember how I mentioned I was on a roll with salads? Yeah, I don’t think that’s going to end anytime soon — at least not in the near future. I’ve got another salad to share today and one to share next week as well. Before we get into today’s salad creation. Here’s what’s been happening lately around Casa de EBF.

I went blueberry picking for the first time yesterday with Isaac’s dad (my…

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Roasted Sweet Potato, Kale and Quinoa Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato, Kale and Quinoa Salad

We’re in the middle of summer, it’s blazing hot in Richmond and I’m on a roll with making salads. Summer = all things salad, at least in my opinion. I hope you’re okay with that.

Roasted Sweet Potato, Kale and Quinoa Salad

I’ve also been adding quinoa to everything lately. It’s so quick and easy and works as a perfect addition to almost any salad. I make a big batch using 1-2 cups of dry quinoa, store it in the fridge and use it…

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Weekend Recap: 4th of July in Swansboro

Weekend Recap: 4th of July in Swansboro

I hope you had an amazing 4th of July weekend. We spent Thursday through Sunday hanging out with my aunt, uncle and cousins at the beach in Swansboro, NC. They have invited us down for the past few years. It’s always a good time filled with lots of fun in the sun, laughs and fireworks. Last year was a big celebration because we were not only celebrating the 4th but also Brooke and Jon’s wedding,…

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