One of my New Year’s Resolutions for 2018 was to read 35 books, and I DID IT! This year I actually read more non-fiction books than fiction, which I never thought would happen. Being out of school for a significant amount of time has shifted my leisure-reading interests a bit because I really miss learning. […]
I recently finished re-watching all of the Harry Potter movies. While there are hundreds of things I could talk about in Harry Potter because I love it so much, what really stuck with me this time around was the concept of Horcruxes. In the Harry Potter series, the evil wizard conducts incredibly dark magic to […]
The first time I was introduced to a plant-based diet was my senior year of high school when my AP Composition teacher had us watch the documentary Forks Over Knives. I don’t remember much about the documentary now, but I do remember seeing these dramatic transformations of over-weight and obese people slim down dramatically by […]
Another post about Boston College? Yes. I just really loved BC, ok? When I went to go write my reflection on being graduated from Boston College for two years, what I intended to write and what I actually wrote ended up being two completely different things. Below, I give you, the very raw heart/brain to […]
This chocolate hummus is perfect for strawberry season! It’s filled with protein, antioxidants, and a touch of sweetness without being too sweet. With a few simple ingredients, this recipe comes together quickly for a satisfying snack that is gluten free and vegan!
I’m a believer in the midi skirt! Who knew! I had always been of the mindset that teacup length, or midi length, dresses and skirts were nice for people who could pull them off, but not for me. There was also a part of my brain that thought they were frumpy and overly conservative. Then […]
These gluten free and vegan chocolate chip granola bars are packed with nuts, seeds, and dried fruit for a protein filled snack. I’m bringing these along on a business trip,where I need quick and healthy snacks that will keep me fueled for the week.
Recently after graduating college, one of my friends came over to see my new apartment. I asked her if she wanted a glass of water, since we were adults now and that is the polite thing to do. “Sure, thanks,” she said as she walked over to the kitchen island. I went into […]
Black beans and sweet potatoes are one of my all time favorite food combinations, and nothing hits the spot for a lunch-time treat like this loaded Mexican sweet potato. It’s full of protein, vitamins, and flavor. It’s also filling and will carry you through the rest of the afternoon!
Royal Tacos Rumor has it that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got engaged over Ina Garten’s famous roasted chicken that they were making together one night. Although I’m not getting married to a famous prince this weekend like Meghan, I did set my alarm early to cry over her walking down the aisle and make […]