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Hummus & Tabouli Wrap of Deliciousness

Hi friends! This morning UNC summer session classes started up! My MPH-Nutrition classmates and I are taking a Public Health Nutrition class this summer in tandem with doing our public health/community internships. This week is just class, but from next week on, we’ll have class on Mondays and our internship the rest of the week. It’s going to Continue Reading …

Lemony Spinach Quinoa Bean Salad Recipe

Before hiking yesterday with Matt, I whipped up this delicious Lemony Spinach Quinoa Bean Salad for us to eat for lunch on the trail. It was so good and so quick and simple to make I decided I just HAD to share the recipe :) This would be awesome for a packed lunch at work, too! Lemony Spinach Quinoa Bean Salad (serves 2) Ingredients: Continue Reading …

Smoked Salmon & Vegetable Egg Casserole Recipe

Apparently I still have brunch on the brain, because the only thing that seemed appealing for dinner last night was an egg casserole :) Ya’ll know how I roll — as simple as possible is key. Cause let’s be honest… the last thing I want to do after a long, busy day is make an elaborate dinner. Ya feel me?! This hit the spot. Smoked Continue Reading …

The Perfect Sunday

Yesterday was just about the perfect Sunday — it involved playing with Tina, ice cream at Maple View Farm, and biking with Matt in the beautiful NC sunshine (which rudely hid until Tina left, lame)! (Disregard the awkward self-timer photo, heh) Our day began in Carrboro, the cute hippie town right next to Chapel Hill. I took Tina to one of my Continue Reading …

"Cheesy" Vegan Coconut Sautéed Chickpeas and Kale

I’d recommend hitting the grocery store immediately — because vegan or not, you will want to make this recipe ASAP. It smells and tastes like cheesy buttery goodness — but it’s vegan! Introducing “Cheesy” Vegan Coconut Sautéed Chickpeas and Kale: I made this this morning in my pajamas because class was cancelled today! I was sad Continue Reading …

Mexican Black Bean Burgers Take Over the UNC Hospitals Kitchen!

Good morning! I am SO glad this week is over. Two tests on one day yesterday = not awesome. But, our afternoon following the tests was fun! My Food Service Management class group and I met up with the UNC hospitals Executive Chef yesterday to make our Mexican Black Bean Burgers in their kitchen! As I mentioned, our Food Service Management Continue Reading …

Adventures in Ethiopian Food

Last night, I went out for Ethiopian food with my friend Jackie! I can actually only remember having Ethiopian once before — at a restaurant in D.C. with a bunch of my high school friends. That was years ago, so it was fun to try it again! Jackie is my “nutrition buddy” in my program here at UNC — we’re each assigned a buddy in the Continue Reading …

Veggie Burger Palooza!: Creating the Perfect Veggie Burger

Last night was Veggie Burger Palooza! here at the fANNEtastic food household! I had a bunch of the girls over with one mission: create the perfect veggie burger. For my Food Service Systems Management class, we have a big group project that continues throughout the semester. Our professor is the head of food service at UNC hospitals, so our Continue Reading …