eats

bacon butternut squash soup

Today is my first Thursday of the semester without having my dietetic internship in the ICU. I spent the morning cozied up watching the Today Show while folding laundry, unpacking from FNCE, and running a few errands at Target. I also took Lou, the cutest rescue pup ever, on a long walk only to come… Continue reading bacon butternut squash soup

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caprese stuffed chicken

At least once a day I reminisce about my trip to Italy 2 years ago. Yes, it was just that magical. Every day was filled with gelato and Tuscan wine. And most days included a simple, yet mindblowing, Margherita pizza. I was truly living THE dream. In Spain, I recently tried pan con tomate, bread with… Continue reading caprese stuffed chicken

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the greatest chocolate chip cookie you’ll ever have

Yup, you read that right. This cookie (and its dough, if you're a daredevil like me and risk the salmonella) is guaranteed to rock your world. It's my tried and true, my favorite, and my formerly secretive recipe. It's my recipe my dad asks me NOT to make so he doesn't feel compelled to eat all two dozen.… Continue reading the greatest chocolate chip cookie you’ll ever have

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crispy baked falafel​

In my nutrition classes, they teach us that a healthy diet has balance, moderation, and variety. Balance means eating plenty of nutritious foods as well as satisfying foods. Yes, I'd argue a person needs both kale AND french fries in a well-rounded diet. Moderation means understanding and listening to hunger cues. It's important to recognize when… Continue reading crispy baked falafel​

nutrition thoughts

how to cut carbs for your best body

Swimsuit season is right around the corner. Here's a quick how-to cut carbs for your best body. First of all, you shouldn't. Cutting carbs will do nothing but make you a less nice version of yourself. And second of all, your best body is the one that you don't undernourish or over exercise. Your best… Continue reading how to cut carbs for your best body

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breakfast monster cookies

I have been in a breakfast rut. Breakfast is usually one of my favorite meals because it's my little piece of quiet before my loud and busy days begin. I am one of those people that will wake up earlier than needed just to have breakfast. I love rolling out of bed, lazily drinking a… Continue reading breakfast monster cookies

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how to eat for the holidays

In case you didn't know -  the holiday season is upon us. Although Thanksgiving has yet to occur, the Christmas decorations are up and the Santa commercials are playing. No complaints here, I absolutely love this time of year. Call me Buddy the Elf, but I  l o v e  this season. I love the traditions,… Continue reading how to eat for the holidays