Put Down the Diet

I propose a challenge. It’s 2015. A new year. One of the most popular resolutions – if not THE most popular – is to lose weight. According to Time.com, this is also one of the most commonly broken resolutions. It’s not so hard to understand why, because losing weight requires a lifestyle change, which takes […]

Good Carb, Healthy Fat Pancakes

So this morning when I woke up, I was craving a simple peanut butter and jelly sandwich on whole wheat which would require about 2 minutes of my time and enable me to do my work quickly. Instead, though, Conrad expressed a desire for pancakes and French toast, and I suddenly wanted nothing but pancakes. […]

Whole Wheat Pumpkin French Toast with Pumpkin Spice Syrup

French toast and fall. Two things I have always loved. When I realized how easy it is to make homemade French toast recently, I was determined to put my two beloveds together. If it was easy for me in my studio apartment kitchen that is the size of my future walk-in closet (finger’s crossed), then […]

Chapter 7: Why is this Year Different from All Other Years?

They say that the most successful artists are the most troubled individuals. I’m not saying I’m the Van Gogh of blogging, but I feel like I’ve had less to say over the last … god, more than a month and a half?! I last checked in on June 30th, when I stopped recording in my […]

Chapter 4: Love the One You’re With

I felt a strange mix of empowerment and helplessness yesterday afternoon. It was a tough weekend. A good weekend – my boyfriend’s birthday (his name is Conrad, by the way), celebrating, relaxing, homework. But ultimately a tough weekend. I ended up in a pretty negative place, mood and body image wise. Every so often, I […]

A Week in Eating

We could all use some inspiration when it comes to healthy food ideas, right? I want to share some of my favorite meals and snacks from the past week to hopefully provide some of that inspiration. Below you’ll see nutritious, satisfying, and balanced combinations. Not only that, they’re all pretty quick and easy to make, […]