Happy New Year! This past year went by in the blink of an eye. Are we all ready for a fantastic and healthy 2018? This post may seem super basic to some of you, but it never hurts to have a refresher of what our bodies need. Before I go into the basics for the average person, remember that every… Continue reading Healthy Living 101
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! With 2018 right around the corner, I know many of you will be making “New Year’s Resolutions”. It is so easy to follow that resolution for a few weeks, but then get caught up in the craziness of life and forget all about it when February rolls around. Have no fear! I have a few… Continue reading Staying Active with a Busy Schedule
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
Hey, everyone! This week's blog is going to get a little personal. I have wanted to write about body image for a while now, as it is such an issue in today's world. This is especially tough for me, as I have struggled with body image my whole life and continue to struggle with it… Continue reading Quit Body Shaming Yourself
Valentine’s day is literally right around the corner—how are you going to celebrate? This is such a fun holiday to celebrate because it emphasizes how much love you have for people. Yes, we need to let people know we love them on a regular basis, but this is just another hallmark excuse for us to buy our… Continue reading Benefits of Dark Chocolate
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!
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