Have you ever been in those situations where you eat something so hearty, big in volume and fibrous but still feel hungry an hour or even minutes later? Yeah, I’ve been there so many times, and it is such a bother! I never understood why this would happen. I would eat a ton of overnight … More How the Temperature of Your Food Can Make it More Satisfying
Twelve hours from now, I will be eighteen years-old–a grown woman, an adult, a true independent. It’s more than about time for me to share probably one of the most important parts of my whole entire life–and I’m not even out of school yet! It sounds completely insane for me to think so, but it really is. … More December 8th: My Story to Weight Loss, Health and Confidence
Sometimes I don’t feel like making myself a fancy oatmeal bowl or smoothie bowl. I just feel like making myself a super, super quick and easy recipe that still tastes amazing so that afterwards, I can go Netflix and chill………..with butternut squash! Butternut squash and I have lately been hooking up a LOT. I like … More New YouTube Video: Lazy Gingerbread Kabocha Butternut Squash Mash
So just in time for Thanksgiving: I’ve always been told that I get happy by the simplest things. I was so thrilled to see the booths of our local farmers’ market that I beamed really widely and clenched my mother’s hand in delight. My mother asked me why I got so excited, and I responded … More The Meaning of Life is in the Little Things
I’ve been talking about something that I really wanted to change in my life for the longest time. While this has all been going on, it has also been one of the biggest fears of my future. There is just so much change behind it and there’s a part of me that isn’t ready, still … More Tuesday Thoughts: I Am So Scared.
Cereal is actually one of my former binge foods that I made amends with after two years. However, here I’ve gathered some of what I believe are a few of the healthiest, guilt-free and delicious cereals that I’ve tried! I’ve looked long and far for some good cereals that would satisfy my expectations in terms of ingredients, … More Best Cereal Roundup
If I had my two favorite cold-weather foods in a single recipe, this would be it: curry, eggplant and tofu! Now, it sounds like a super strange combo, but T-R-U-S-T me. Normally you’d think of using eggplant “rolls” in Italian dishes. But I am a true curry girl at heart. So I took this recipe to a … More New YouTube Video: Curried Eggplant Tofu and Kale Rollups
A mini little cake that tastes like pumpkin pie for breakfast…..with TONS of cream on top. You can tell I’ve been on my sweet potato craze once again. To me, sweet potatoes can be enjoyed all year round, whether in a summer salad or hot in winter soup! You can also enjoy them sweet or … More Strawberry Sweet Potato Pumpkin Cake
Sooooooooo today’s Halloween isn’t it? Are you like me where you LOVE just baking and cooking Halloween-themed food all day when it is that special day? If so, then these recipes are for you! I know that my recipes below don’t necessarily look like Halloween creatures, but they are so frighteningly delicious that you’ll even … More The Best Halloween Recipes from the Blog!
Reminiscent of childhood: remember when you’d just sit at the table or cuddle up in the couch with a giant bowl of sweet raisin bran? Me too! I was not actually the biggest fan of Raisin Bran until I started to transition to a healthier lifestyle. I liked the graininess of the bran flakes and its … More Sweet Potato Raisin Bran