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Anne P.

Hi! My name is Anne and I write the food and fitness blog fANNEtastic food! I started my blog last year as a way to motivate others to lead happier, healthier lives through nutrition and exercise, whether encouraging them to try healthy twists on a traditional recipe, to go running for the first... Full Bio
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Early Morning Yoga & Easy Meal Ideas by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Good morning my friends! I’m proud of myself – I dragged myself out of bed for a 6 a.m. yoga class today. Getting up early reaaaaally sucks, but once I’m up and out it ... Read on »
Humid Running & Healthy Snacking by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hi friends! I’m back in DC and getting back into the swing of a busy workweek. I kicked off the week on an endorphin high yesterday by dragging myself out of bed for a 6 a ... Read on »
Beach Week Adventures Finale by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Man, is it Monday already? I can’t believe how quickly our annual family and friend beach vacation in the Outer Banks went by! Wishing I were back here right now: ... Read on »
Active Travel Tips + A Brooks Giveaway! by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello, hello! Matt and I are continuing to enjoy our vacation here in the Outer Banks, NC with family. Wednesday’s storms cut the heat and humidity quite a bit so yesterda ... Read on »
Vacation Eats & Exercise by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello from beautiful Duck, NC in the Outer Banks! Matt and I arrived on Sunday evening and have been enjoying the beach ever since! We’re here with family and f ... Read on »
Choosing Raw Cookbook Review + A Recipe for Raw, Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Friends: it’s my absolute pleasure to share a book review with you all today for my good friend Gena’s cookbook, Choosing Raw . I started reading Gena’s blog, ... Read on »
Worth Waking Up For by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello, my friends! It’s Friday – who else is pumped? I’m especially pumped because on Sunday morning, Matt and I leave for the beach for a week long vacation with family! ... Read on »
Functional Fitness VA Review + Discount Code by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I recently had the pleasure of taking an introduction to kettlebell class and a group kettlebell class from the team at Functional Fitness VA . I always like trying new-to ... Read on »
Recent Eats by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When the weather gets hot, I always want Mexican food for dinner. Anyone else? Matt whipped up a variation of my Mexican Lasagna (<—click for recipe, it’s a goo ... Read on »
Return to Track Workouts! by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This morning marked the start of operation: get my running speed back! My friend Sokphal and I took our standing Tuesday a.m. run date to the track. We ran the ... Read on »
July 4th Weekend Highlights by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What a fun weekend! DC had gorgeous weather (which is VERY unusual for 4th of July – it’s usually brutally hot) and Matt and I took full advantage. On Friday m ... Read on »
A Summery Run + 4th of July Recipes by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hi friends! For those of you in the US, I hope you’re gearing up for a fun 4th of July! We booked kayaks again to watch the downtown DC fireworks from the water (like last ... Read on »
Green Smoothie Love + Recent Eats by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Goooood morning! Who else is loving smoothies lately in this hot weather? I’ve been really into green smoothies as an afternoon snack or easy breakfast lately. ... Read on »
Freedom Four Miler 2014 Race Recap by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living On Sunday morning, Matt, our friend Steve, and I all ran the Freedom Four Miler put on by Pacers running store! Clearly I used the occasion as an opportunity to ... Read on »
Hiking, OutRun-ing, Brunching and Boating by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love summer weekends so much. Even though DC gets really grossly hot and humid (especially by August) I love that everyone is out and about and there’s so much to do. A ... Read on »
This Week’s Workouts by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living TGIF, friends! Hope you’re gearing up for a fun and active weekend. I’m actually staying in DC for once and pretty pumped about enjoying some local adventures and lots of ... Read on »
Braised Chicken with Dried Plums, Olives, and Capers by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello and happy Thursday, my friends! Matt and I are still going strong with our Tuesday night dinner challenge, in which we trade off weeks and whoever’s turn it is has t ... Read on »
Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon Race Recap by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Wow, where to start?! What a FUN race – the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon will definitely go in the books as one of my favorite, most beautiful races. I’d highly rec ... Read on »
My Green Smoothie TV Debut! by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Do you guys remember when my blogger buddy Courtney and I were in NYC in April in NYC in April with Fitness Magazine and Oster® doing a fun and top secret video/photo shoo ... Read on »
What to Do & Where to Eat in Seattle by Anne P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hi friends! I’m back in DC after a wonderful weekend in Seattle with the Brooks Run Happy blogger crew. What an amazing opportunity to spend the weekend exploring that gor ... Read on »