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How to Make a Quick & Healthy Weeknight Dinner

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You know the drill – you arrive home late after work. You’re tired. You don’t feel like cooking. Usually this means you end up having cereal for dinner, or hitting the drive through on the way home, or just eating a container of ice cream and calling it a night. But I promise if you have just a few things on hand you can throw together a Continue Reading …

Basic Tips for Eating Smarter and Loving Exercise

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Hello friends! Happy Friday. In honor of getting settled in to January I thought it would be helpful to re-share some of my favorite healthy eating and exercise-related posts. Whether you’re looking to improve your health in the new year or simply re-committing after the holidays, I hope you find these tips for eating smarter and loving Continue Reading …

Weekend Update – Good Eats & Biochem DONE!

Hello friends! Guess what? My biochem exam is OVER! Commence rejoicing. Elle and I wore running clothes to the exam (which was at 8 a.m. on Saturday) and went out immediately afterwards for a celebratory 4 mile run around campus. Hooray! The exam was tough but I think it went okay — we’ll see. It was LONG — 13 pages of intense short Continue Reading …

Chili, Reinvented Yet Again

Hello, hello! Hope you’re all having a nice day so far! I was able to get home from school in time for lunch today — what a treat. Not having to pack lunch was awesome. Still eating my way through the leftover Sweet Potato Lentil Chili (plus quinoa)! This was the last installment — I’m officially sick of it. Just froze the last two Continue Reading …

Tower ‘O Lunch

Morning, friends! It’s back to the daily grind over here. That means lots of packed lunches! I’m still enjoying my leftover Sweet Potato Lentil Chili (plus quinoa…) — I’ve discovered it’s 1,000 times more delicious with feta on top: But then again… what isn’t more delicious with feta on top? Tastes better than it looks, I Continue Reading …

Winter Breakfasts Return

Good morning! I’ve officially made the switch back to winter breakfasts. Have you guys yet? I love my cereal with fresh fruit and milk, but once it gets so chilly in the morning… a hot bowl of oatmeal is about a million times more appealing. My absolute favorite oatmeal combination is my Perfect Microwave Banana Oatmeal (click for recipe) Continue Reading …

Make a Recipe or Meal Healthier Using Yogurt

Good morning, friends! The grad school girls hosted a little belated engagement celebration for me at our friend Libby’s apartment last night! I feel spoiled because I went out to dinner with my high school girlfriends on Monday night to celebrate, too! So much celebrating. :) The grad school gang wanted to celebrate right away last Continue Reading …

“Cheesy” Vegan Mushroom Quinoa

I came up with a delicious new vegan creation over the weekend! I was craving my Comforting Pumpkin Quinoa and started to make that, but, as I began to cook, I decided I wanted something more like my “Cheesy” Coconut Sautéed Chickpeas and Kale (SO good). It worked out well since I’m generally incapable of following a recipe exactly, Continue Reading …