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10 Energizing Study Snacks

As I wrapped up studying for my second-to-last semester finals, I realized how long I've been a student. The dietetics program with the University of Alabama is my second bachelor's degree and it has taken me about two years to complete. Combined with two years of non-degree work and my original 4-year undergraduate work means… Continue reading 10 Energizing Study Snacks

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Apple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oats

With different seasons come different food associations. With fall, I think of warm comforting foods and seasonal produce. Apples are a fall staple. Most varieties are at their seasonal peak during this time. I used gala apples in this recipe.Growing up, my mom would make us cinnamon tea during cold weather. We would drink it… Continue reading Apple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oats

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Berry Filling and Energizing Smoothie

This smoothie recipe is so BERRY filling and delicious! How do I make a smoothie that will keep me full and energized for hours? I make sure to include plenty of: ✅ Carbohydrates ✅ Fiber ✅ Protein ✅ Fat When you are looking to make a satiating meal, you need to account for all three… Continue reading Berry Filling and Energizing Smoothie

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The Backlash Against Fitness Trackers

With the holidays upon us, you might be considering purchasing a fitness tracker. Whether it is intended for yourself or for a loved one, you might have mixed feelings due to recent backlash against fitness trackers. Read ahead as I dissect the why behind the backlash and why I choose to wear a Fitbit (not… Continue reading The Backlash Against Fitness Trackers

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Yogurt and Chia Overnight Oats

Psssst.... overnight oats don't have to sit overnight in the fridge 🤭. That's right! You can make your "overnight oats" a few hours in advance of when you plan to eat them. When I wake up craving them, I'll make them in the morning in time for lunch! And like so many of my recipes,… Continue reading Yogurt and Chia Overnight Oats

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Goodbye Summer Salad

Gonna be honest: I created this summer salad recipe right at the beginning of the summer months! But since I never got around to writing it up, I figure now is a good time before berries are no longer in season. Consider this salad a goodbye ode to summer. This salad is a meal base… Continue reading Goodbye Summer Salad

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What’s In Season: September Edition

Hi! Welcome to my blog series "What's In Season." I live in the United States, so I am sorry to say that this series is limited to the U.S. Even within the U.S., what is in season can vary regionally and I will try my best to give a general overview that applies to most… Continue reading What’s In Season: September Edition

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Banana and Strawberry Waffle Breakfast Sandwich

Waffles for breakfast is not a groundbreaking idea, I know. But sometimes I like to play up my toast-for-breakfast routine and opt for a waffle sandwich. If you have a waffle maker, great! Use your favorite waffle recipe to make two. If you don't have a waffle maker, despair not! I don't either. Enter: frozen… Continue reading Banana and Strawberry Waffle Breakfast Sandwich

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Kale vs Spinach: Which Green Reigns Supreme?

I believe people fall into two general categories: (1) spinach lovers and (2) kale aficionados. Whether or not you feel like you distinctly fall into one of these two categories, read on to learn some nutrition facts about each. SPINACH 100 g of raw spinach will provide: 2.2 g Fiber 483 mcg Vitamin K, 604% DV 9376… Continue reading Kale vs Spinach: Which Green Reigns Supreme?

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Meatless Burrito Bowl with Avocado Rose

I love burritos and I don't want to tire of the typical tortilla with fillings. So I started to make burrito bowls, which allow me to use whatever is in the fridge (bonus → reduced food waste). Although using up extra veggies leads to a different bowl every time, there are some staples in my… Continue reading Meatless Burrito Bowl with Avocado Rose