- Welcome to After Dinner Dance! I'm Caroline, a 25-year-old living in Houston, Texas. My blog follows my love of cooking delicious and nutritious meals that make veggies taste good, and a bit of my life including my running and adventures with my toy poodle, Teddy! I will graduate in May with a Master of Public Health in Health Promotion and am currently studying to become a certified personal trainer. Feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org - I'd love to hear from you!
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The Christmas countdown has officially begun! I hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving, but I’m one of those people who likes to skip right over Turkey Day and move onto the most wonderful time of the year! I proudly admit that … finish reading Caramelized Brussels Sprouts
Good morning! I had a whirlwind of a weekend and Monday was pretty much a blur because I was so tired. The weekend started out on a good note because I ran five miles!!! My farthest distance yet! It was my last run on the … finish reading Kale Quinoa Salad and My First 5 Mile Run!
Happy Wednesday! Here is my third WIAW. For those of you who don’t know, Jen over at Peas and Crayons hosts WIAW every week – check out her blog for more information on it! Breakfast Nutella Overnight Oats with Raspberries (recipe here) … finish reading Spicy Roasted Cauliflower and WIAW
I had a great run this morning! I ran for 35 minutes with no walk breaks. I wanted to run even farther, but my shin splint was acting up. If there is one thing I’ve learned from running, it’s that … finish reading Spicy Asian Asparagus
With spring, comes asparagus. I have always turned my nose up at asparagus. But, since it seems to be the trendy superfood of spring, I decided to give transforming asparagus into a tasty veggie a try. Low and behold, it … finish reading Crispy Garlic Parmesan Asparagus
Bootcamp today left my legs feeling like jello. One move that really made me feel it was “surrender squats”. Basically, you get down on one knee like this: Source. Then you put your other knee down and stand up in … finish reading Creamy Barley Risotto
This weekend I finally got back into my running groove and ran 32 minutes with no walk break (38 minutes including my warmup and cool down) – I’m hoping to be able to do it again today, fingers crossed! I … finish reading Zucchini Fritters with Zesty Yogurt Sauce
My run today was alright, but nothing stellar. While we’re on the subject, here’s another funny Hunger Games running card . Source. And wouldn’t it be fun to do this? Source. Okay that’s enough Hunger Games for today, on to … finish reading Raw Kale Ribbon Salad
Our windows are open here in New Hampshire and we are loving the spring weather! Teddy and I had fun racing each other outside yesterday – though I’m not sure I had a chance! Clearly, I lost – but we … finish reading Whole Wheat Ricotta Gnocchi with Creamy Avocado Sauce
Last night I caught up with my best friends from home and got my chile con queso fix at a local Tex-Mex restaurant, Los Tios. Queso and good friends are the perfect combination! Delicious! Luke ordered fish tacos, which were … finish reading Sweet and Savory Balsamic Brussels Sprouts