Staples for Skincare: Healthy, Hydrated and Glowing

I’ve been asked many times over the last few months about my skincare routine and really wanted to dive into what I’ve found to be useful either from friends or random internet finds. Honestly, I don’t think there’s a one-size-fits-all approach to skincare - or anything for that matter. I’ve been a strong advocate of people finding what works for them and sticking to it. Keeping my skin healthy, hydrated and glowing are my biggest priorities.

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Zoodles at Noodles & Company

I had my first dish at Noodles & Company several years ago when I was in undergrad. I remember walking in and thinking to myself “wow, this is a lot of pasta with a ton of options.” The latest dishes from the restaurant incorporate “zoodles” or zucchini noodles which are delicious.

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Politics & Prose: Michael Pollan in Washington, D.C.

This past week, Michael Pollan, professor, food journalist and New York Times best-selling author, was in the District talking about his new book – How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence. I walked away from Pollan’s discussion at Politics & Prose with more than just a book; but also a new, curious perspective on the latest science of psychedelics and what that actually means for people with difficult-to-treat conditions. Ready to dive in!

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The Protein Bar: New Breakfast Menu

Last Friday, I had the pleasure of going to The Protein Bar in Farragut Square to participate in a tasting of their new breakfast menu. Generally, I'm a simple breakfast person. I like fruit, some form of protein (almond butter or eggs) and incorporating greens if I can (smoothie or side salad). I was excited to try The Protein Bar as I've heard many great things about their menu and that I'd like the experience. 

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More Than A New Year's Resolution

This year went by so fast! It’s amazing to me how time used to stand still when I was younger. All I could think about was when I would get my driver’s license or what college would I attend.2017 was full of excitement and angst from health care reform to natural disasters to social justice movements. It was a dynamic year.

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Three Things You Can Do Before the End of the Year

The last couple of weeks before the new year are filled with a ton of different things such as traveling, buying gifts and cooking delicious food. Through all of the madness, I try to accomplish a few things to get started on the right track before the new year. 

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Holiday Recipe Series: Cranberry Crumble Bars

As my holiday recipe series comes to a close for the month of November, it wouldn't be right if I didn't share a dessert recipe to take you into December's holiday party month. A new friend of mine, Becky, is a virtual health and wellness coach from my home state of Florida. I'm really excited to share this delicious  recipe with you all, and hope you'll find them as healthy and tasty as I did! 

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