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Snobby Joes!!!

Snobby Joes!!!

I had been holding onto this recipe for a while and thought it would be the perfect Memorial Day treat to try. I got the recipe from Andrea Tooley, an M.D. and blogger that I follow. She also does great YouTube videos on study tips, […]

Why You’re MORE Sore Two Days After You Exercise

Why You’re MORE Sore Two Days After You Exercise

I wanted to share this article because I’m sitting here – still sore – from a leg workout I did three days ago. Granted, I hadn’t worked out this intensely in a couple of weeks. My family was visiting for one week to celebrate graduation, […]

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 […]

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pecan Boyfriend Bait Cupcakes

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pecan Boyfriend Bait Cupcakes

I got this recipe years ago from author and blogger Melissa McLean Jory. While I love to cook, this is one of the only things that I bake. (This recipe and these vegan chocolate chip cookies.) Baking takes precision, whereas with other forms of cooking, […]

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, […]

Jack-‘O-Peppers!

Jack-‘O-Peppers!

I got this recipe from Registered Dietitian Ashley Harper Evans. I think they are the cutest. Not only is this recipe extremely healthy, but these peppers are seriously adorable for the fall season. Peppers are one of my favorite foods, so I had to give […]

Pumpkin Hemp Seed Smoothie

Pumpkin Hemp Seed Smoothie

In light of my favorite month of the year and for the love of all things pumpkin, I thought I’d share a yummy pumpkin smoothie I made yesterday. Even though the fall season is well under way and it’s getting a little chilly, smoothies are […]

Do This Four-Letter Word for a Healthy Lifestyle

Do This Four-Letter Word for a Healthy Lifestyle

Prepping is powerful! By ‘prepping,’ I mean food prep–preparing your meals in advance. If you (like me) are trying to balance a busy schedule with a healthy lifestyle, this is the best thing you can do for yourself. It will ensure that you have healthy options […]

10 Tips to Get Summer Ready

10 Tips to Get Summer Ready

I walked outside at 5:30 this morning and could already feel the humidity. Summer’s on its way. 🙂 With just 6 weeks to go, here are a few tips to help you get glowing. Eliminate as much sodium as possible. Getting below 1,500 mg can […]

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 […]