Anytime Oatmeal Cookies

Sometimes you need a cookie, without the sugar crash. There really aren't many things better than a warm, gooey chocolate chip cookie. I don't know about you, but I can go to town on a tray. Like, 12 cookies...
Why Rice Bowls Are The Perfect Meal

Why Rice Bowls Are The Perfect Meal

If you're anything like me, you go through phases with different foods. I went through my oatmeal phase (still in it actually), my smoothie phase, the pasta phase, toast phase, and the list goes on and on. But ...

Upgrade Your Coffee by Going Bulletproof

We've all heard the term "bulletproof coffee" thrown around and, most likely, we've all wondered what the heck it could mean. Uh, yeah, coffee makes me feel bulletproof, but that's only after approximately...

Vanilla Matcha Green Smoothie Bowl You NEED to Try

If you're anything like me, when you want a smoothie bowl, you NEED a smoothie bowl. I love my usual chocolate or banana berry combinations, but the other day I decided I wanted to switch it up and try to find ...
3 Healthy Desserts Recipes that Aren't Fruit

Three Healthy Dessert Ideas That AREN’T Fruit

I don't consider fruit a dessert. I love it, but dessert is supposed to be an exciting treat. Fruit will never fulfill that craving, no matter how much whipped cream I add. I firmly believe that although it's s...
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Vegan Breakfast Quiche

You won't even miss the eggs and cheese. Want to try eating more plant-based, but can't imagine breakfast without eggs? Give this vegan quiche a chance. Full of veggies, healthy fats, protein, and flavor, it...

Spice Up Your Life With Turmeric

Turmeric is the latest superfood to hit the wellness world - and Instagram. Many foodie accounts are showing off recipes with that distinctive deep yellow color. Ever wonder why so many people ha...

Easy Ways to Add A Little More Green in Your Life

With the month of St. Patrick's Day upon us, and that I'm currently one country over from Ireland, celebrating the luck of the Irish has been on my mind. Since this day is all about wearing green for good luck,...

How to Make the Perfect Smoothie Bowl

Did someone say smoothie bowl? I admit it, I am in love with the delicious and nutritious acai bowl trend.  Tasty and delicious, I could eat them for every meal, but these bowls are often pricey and har...

Spaghetti Squash Tater Tots with Curry Aioli

Who says you have to grow up and stop loving tater tots? Tater tots are soooo good! I remember buying the frozen bags of them with my mom as a kid. She would throw them in the oven and I would come in and out ...

Easy Travel Snacks to Keep You From Getting Hangry

For people with allergies or those who follow specific diets, traveling can sometimes be stressful. Especially with long itineraries, you might not always know what kind of food can be available. Airp...

Make Your Own Nut Milk

I love almond milk and, really, all nut milks (or "mylks" as they are called in hipster health food world). Don't get me wrong, I'm still big on dairy, unlike many others in the healthy living communi...

Breakfast Banana Muffins

Upgrade your breakfast pastry with these banana muffins. Can muffins be a healthy breakfast? Sometimes. And in this case, yes, because these banana muffins are made with wholesome ingredients. These bab...
Vegan & Paleo Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

Valentine’s Day Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

A sweet treat for your sweetheart. If I don't have a stash of these in my home, you can find me dunking chocolate chips into the almond butter jar. I know, I know -- I'm truly thriving. These almond b...

3 Easy Food Processor Recipes to Try This Month

As a dietetics student and lover of food, I can't believe it took me this long to get a food processor! I've seen so many good recipes that call for the use of a food processor, and the magic bullet just doesn'...

The “Best” Avocado Toast

The perfect version of the #basic favorite. So, this post is going to be controversial. At least in this health and fitness, and hence avocado-obsessed, community. But the good kind of controversial, I hope....

Hot Chocolate That Will Keep You Warm and Healthy

The weather outside is frightful, but this hot chocolate is soooo delightful. Winter is in full swing, and you're probably starting to feel the affects of the cold weather. Freezing fingers and toes, ru...
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Super Herb Lemongrass Soup

Super herb, super healing, super yummy lemongrass soup.  It is the middle of the cold, wet winter, and everyone is getting sick. It is also the new year, and people are making resolutions to get healthi...
Buy a Rotisserie Chicken Now & Thank me Later

Buy a Rotisserie Chicken Now And Thank Me Later

Chicken. It’s lean, simple, and is used SO MANY different genres of foods. However, if you’re like me, sometimes the simple act of cooking chicken in a healthy way is intimidating. I struggle with cooking ...
Try This Crockpot Chili If You Love Comfort Food

Try This Crockpot Chili If You Love Comfort Food

We've finally arrived to the coldest days of winter, where all we want to do is wear big sweatshirts and fuzzy socks, curl up under blankets, watch Netflix all day, and crank the heat up until you're deter...

I Tried Butter in My Coffee and This is What I Thought

I am the type of person that's always pretty skeptical of new health and fitness trends (as one should be), but being an avid coffee drinker, I couldn't pass this up. Recently, there has been this trend of putt...

Breakfast Stuffed Sweet Potatoes – 2 Ways

Because breakfast and sweet potatoes should be eaten all day long. When I started eating mostly Paleo, I found myself eating more sweet potatoes than ever. See, it's easy to eat low-carb if you're eatin...

These Black Bean Cookies WILL Surprise You!

These chocolate fudge cookies have a secret ingredient: black beans! I know, it sounds gross. Try this recipe to change your mind.  Time: 5 minutes of prep, 20-25 minutes in the oven  When to ea...

Simple Baked Japanese Sweet Potato Fries

Healthy fries. Yes, you read that correctly. I love to experiment with complex spice blends, which is why it comes as no surprise that these sweet potato fries are seasoned with a WEIRD&nbs...
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5 Delicious Twists on Ordinary Hot Chocolate

Nothing beats being bundled up watching Christmas movies with a mug of hot chocolate topped with whipped cream or coming in from a cold afternoon sledding and ice skating and having hot cocoa waiting for y...

How to Make Your Rice Cakes Anything but Boring

A couple hours after lunch, my "snack attack" kicks in. And more often than not, I'm craving something sweet. I walk into the kitchen and open the cabinet. There's a box of cookies my brother bought that&n...
Easy and Delicious Baked Apples

Easy and Delicious Baked Apples You Need to Try

It's officially the holiday season - and who can resist delicious desserts this time of year? As our favorite holidays roll around, countless sweets treats are presented from family dinners to get together...

The Easiest Apple Crisp You’ll Ever Make

Easy to make, even easier to eat, this apple dessert will please everyone this holiday season As the holiday season creeps upon us, desserts are obviously at the forefront of your mind. Cakes, pies, fudge...

Homemade Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Healthy cereal doesn't have to be boring. Oats (in all forms), toast (with alll the toppings), smoothies, and eggs have taken the breakfast world by storm lately, while cereal has been taking the back sea...

These Savory Oats Will Satisfy ALL Your Hanger

Mix things up with savory oats, instead of sweet. As a veg-head, I need all the sources of iron I can get, and luckily oats provide that. These oats work for breakfast OR dinner, for real. Pairing oats with...

Stuffed Squash With Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey

Get creative with your Thanksgiving leftovers.  So this afternoon, I had some spare time on my hands (because Thanksgiving break, AM I RIGHT) and decided to cook for myself. I knew I had some leftove...

Chunky Monkey Nice Cream

For when even cold weather can't keep away Ben & Jerry's cravings.   Satisfy your sweet-tooth with this healthy knock-off of their famous Chunky Monkey recipe. Total time: 10 minutes to prep* ...

College-Cook Friendly Pumpkin Pie

Warning: the making of this product on Thanksgiving will convince your relatives you’ve transferred to culinary school.  I hate to admit it, but I love pumpkin. I’m not talking about the PSLs and pumpkin ...

This Cranberry Sauce Recipe Has A Secret Ingredient

Well hot damn am I stoked for Thanksgiving. NINE DAYS AWAY! In this short period of time, I encourage you to experiment with some fun, new Thanksgiving recipes. That's what I'll be doing as soon as I fi...

Amazing Chocolate Covered Almond Butter Truffles

Reese's just got an upgrade. Do you love chocolate? Are you in love with almond butter? If your answer is yes, then here is a simple, healthy, delicious truffle recipe you must try! These almond butter ...
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Spice It Up With These Apple Crumble Muffins

Apples, spice and everything nice... or something like that, at least. As the weather gets cooler and the days get shorter, we all definitely needs some things to boost our energy and mood when the going g...

How to Make Bone Broth and Why It’s Good For You

Fall is great, I love fall! The leaves change to pretty colors, and pumpkin spice everything is everywhere. Fall is also when the temperatures change and stress usually increases due to midterms, which m...

Pumpkin Protein Soufflé with Creamy Frosting

The month of all things pumpkin is upon us. When the first fall wind blows through campus, our taste buds are automatically hardwired to crave delicious pumpkin treats. As easy as it is to devour an ...

Easy, Healthy Banana Bread Perfect for Fall

Healthy banana bread FTW. Let's be real, banana bread is perfect all year round, but there is something about it that just oozes fall vibes. Which makes it the perfect fall snack, and since its BANANA bread it...
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A Fall-Inspired Squash & Chickpea Salad

A warm salad for the cooler months Salads in summer. Soups in winter. Or something like that, at least, right? It may just be me, but I find it hard to make a meal out of a cold salad as the weather turns cool...