Valentines Day just passed, and before that the Super Bowl was on everyone’s calendar. These are two days with pretty iconic food (chocolate galore, nachos, pizza, wings, etc) and those “indulgences” can make a lot of people sweat. Better-for-you party snacks are all over pinterest, and there’s so much talk about how to order at… Continue reading The Importance of Patterns
Classes are done for the semester and one final is checked off, just one more exam to go and then I’m home for the holidays! While I’m studying all week long, I’ll really be dreaming of all the Christmas treats that will fill the kitchen around the holiday. I thought I would share my favorite… Continue reading My Favorite Christmas Cookies
It’s not Monday, and it’s not “What I Ate Wednesday” but with a holiday week, I’m just now getting to recapping a weekend full of bright and yummy summertime eats! I actually took lots of food pictures recently so I thought I would dump them here and hopefully share a bit of inspiration! I’ll give… Continue reading Weekend Eats
I selectively curate my social media feed to include only people I truly agree with. I follow people who preach positivity, intuitive eating, flexibility, non diet mentality…you get the point….so much so that sometimes I forget there is still a vast majority of people walking around on a juice cleanse. It’s almost officially summer, and… Continue reading Do you need a “detox”?
If you follow “foodie” instagram accounts, blogs, etc. you’re likely bombarded constantly by messages about how to eat. Eat clean, eat vegan, low carb is best, paleo will cure your every ailment, sugar is the devil. OR you might be seeing the opposite. Eat the cookie, have your cake, don’t stress about your food, carbs are… Continue reading Drop the food judgement
Dessert. It often feels like a necessity for a major sweet tooth like yours truly. I love a good square of dark chocolate to satisfy a small craving, but I also can’t resist indulging a chocolate muffin from the bakery section on a weekend. Sometimes I just want a treat! It seems like all of… Continue reading Thoughts on “healthy” treats
Raise your hand if you like to SNACK! OK, you can put your hand down. Mine was up in the air and waving because I can’t go a day (or even a couple hours) without a good snack. I think it’s important to eat when you’re hungry and not deny yourself because it isn’t “meal… Continue reading My Favorite Non-packaged Snacks