Weird Foods Worth Trying

Is it just me or did your parents also make smoothies out of apple, banana, bitter melon, kumquat, and bell pepper growing up? Really, just me? Oh okay. When I was in middle school my parents discovered something revolutionary, a Vitamix blender. Thus began their journey of blending every single fruit and vegetable in sight.Continue reading “Weird Foods Worth Trying”

Five Herbs Worth Trying!

I think we can all agree that sometimes life feels a little “blah.” There comes a time when we become tired with the monotonous day-to-day activities and need something different. Whether its going for a therapeutic run, seeing a favorite movie, or getting a scoop (or two) of your favorite ice cream (lemon cookie), weContinue reading “Five Herbs Worth Trying!”

How to Build a Healthier Sandwich

I have a theory. My theory is that food tastes best when you take a big bite full of different textures and flavors all at one time. You see I’m not much of a nibbler, which probably explains why I love sandwiches so much. You get crunchy, creamy, sweet, and salty all in one epicContinue reading “How to Build a Healthier Sandwich”

What is Your Food Package Telling You?

Growing up I loved reading mystery novels and playing mystery board games. Yes, I was a Nancy Drew and Clue type of girl. I was captivated by the thrill and challenge of solving crimes with just a few hints…Mrs. Peacock in the library with a candlestick. It was fun decoding things that didn’t always meanContinue reading “What is Your Food Package Telling You?”

Is Eating Late Bad For Your Health?

As a recent college graduate, I often find myself reminiscing about the good old days. Whenever I take a walk down memory lane, it’s always fun to remember freshman year in the dorms, including, of course, late night cramming. One of my favorite memories is venturing on late night food runs! It’s one of theContinue reading “Is Eating Late Bad For Your Health?”

Healthy Summer BBQ

Sometimes I forget why I like summer, especially with temperatures rising to 106 degrees. But then I remember how much I like warm nights, barbeques, fireworks, outdoor activities, the beach, oh and did I mention barbeques? There’s no better way to enjoy summer than being able to grill up anything and everything. From fruits toContinue reading “Healthy Summer BBQ”

Finals Week Survival Guide

No sleep, caffeine overload, sweats and flip-flops. It’s that time of the quarter again. Even though in a week we’ll be enjoying the sweet taste of summer vacation and, for some of us, graduation, there’s one last hurdle we all have to get over. You probably guessed it, the daunting week of finals! Many ofContinue reading “Finals Week Survival Guide”

Food Trends

“Gatorade? Pass. Lay’s Sour Cream and Onion? Next.” “I’ll have the coconut water with a side of kale chips, please.” Have you noticed the shift of popular foods that has been sweeping through magazines, organic grocery stores, and devoted foodies? Of all the trendy foods that are on the shelves, I’ll admit that it’s hardContinue reading “Food Trends”