nutrition, wellness

Summer’s Berry-licious Crop

Hey, everyone!  I have been a little MIA the past few months with finals, clinical rotations, graduating, and now studying for boards while putting all my wedding plans into action.  However, I missed you all, blogging, and most of all experimenting in the kitchen.  You may have guessed it from the title of this blog, but the “star”… Continue reading Summer’s Berry-licious Crop

nutrition, recipes

Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies–With a Twist!

Guess what?  It’s February!  Which means it’s the month of love.  Now, this isn’t going to be a sappy blog post about how much I am in love—although I am!  And in 248 days I will get to marry the love of my life!  But that is beside the point. When I think about February,… Continue reading Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies–With a Twist!

nutrition, wellness

Snack Smart

Snacking has become very popular in today's society--so popular that people snack all day long to "increase their metabolism" to lose weight.  Now, the whole topic on food increasing your metabolism is a whole different topic for another day, but in short, food cannot boost your metabolism.  The only thing that can speed up your… Continue reading Snack Smart

nature, spiritual, wellness

What Kind of Tree are You?

I had a professor, one very near and dear to my heart, ask us this question in class last quarter.  "If you were a tree, what kind would you be and why?" That is an interesting question, and one that I have never thought about.   I would like to think of myself as some really extraordinary,… Continue reading What Kind of Tree are You?

Uncategorized, wellness

Why Live Better?

Hey, everyone!  It is a new year, and I am doing something that I have wanted to do for a long time--create a wellness blog!!   I strongly believe in living life to the fullest--this includes not only physically, but mentally and spiritually as well.  Having said that, this blog will include anything from weekly… Continue reading Why Live Better?