Food

Two New Tries for Me: Maca + Dates!

Two New Tries for Me: Maca + Dates!

A couple months ago, I was on the hunt for a really good plant-based protein powder and noticed that “maca root” was used in one of the powders I was interested in. Maca, also known as “Peruvian Ginseng,” is an adaptogen, said to balance the […]

Update

Update

In December, I began the process of applying to dietetic internships/graduate school. (Really, it begins long before that, but December is when DICAS officially opens for applicants who are entering the “Spring match.”) I know, I know – those are a lot of words that […]

Wrap It Up!

Wrap It Up!

Wraps are one of my favorite things to make for three reasons: they taste great, they require little preparation, and they’re healthy! Wraps are a satisfying way to get lots of healthy veggies in one meal, and it’s something other than your usual salad. Here, […]

My Thoughts on the Infamous Gluten!

My Thoughts on the Infamous Gluten!

While the gluten-free diet may be ‘trendy’ right now, there has finally been some clinical research done, showing the inflammatory effects of gluten. Note: the particular study that I’m discussing was performed on mice, but I think there’s going to be LOTS more exploration on […]