At this point, it's pretty clear to most that if I have bananas turning on the counter, I'm probably going to make banana bread with them - or something similar. Since we're not quite into the holiday season yet, I'm lacking in some supplies like all-purpose flour. We buy a large bag from BJ's Wholesale … Continue reading Recipe: Flourless Banana Muffins (gluten-free, oil-free)
Guys, it's hot outside, which means it's hot inside. It's not just hot, it's humid and muggy. If I had allergies like JP I would also bitch about the pollen count, but I don't so I won't. Last year when we moved into our apartment, aside from the fitness center, one of the outdoor amenities … Continue reading Recipe: Grilled Chicken Shawarma Skewers
One of the most popular posts on this blog is my protein pancakes using Kodiak Cakes pancake mix. Their protein mix (Powercakes) released in 2013, well before I created my recipe in 2015, but it was before I could find the mix anywhere near me. My recipe is one of the simplest recipes I have … Continue reading Recipe: Banana Bread Protein Pancakes for 2
Did anyone else feel bad for Regina George when she was duped by Cady Herron when she asked if butter was a carb? I found myself laughing at the time the movie came out, but after a year of working with clients and more time talking with others, it's clear that it can be hard … Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: What Are Carbohydrates?
It's single digits and with the wind, we're hitting negative temperatures. I know, I know. I live in New England, I did it to myself. I like it here, but living here for about five years doesn't make it easier dealing with the snow, the bitter cold or plastic wrapping my windows. Yes, for those … Continue reading Recipe: Broccoli Cheddar Soup
It wasn't until after college that I ate seafood other than canned tuna as tuna salad. However, it wasn't until a former student of mine and I met for sushi a few years ago that I started to really get adventurous with my seafood. There are still things I don't like such as lobster - … Continue reading Recipe: Tuna Burgers
The fall semester starts in 9 days. I’m feeling excited. I’m feeling anxious. I’m feeling relieved. I’m excited about the fall because it means more flexibility. I know there are people who think this is a piece of cake, but remember the grass always seems greener on the other side – there are still things … Continue reading Take That Jump: the fall, bagels, leaving the summer behind
his isn't being selfish, this is being realistic. You can't give all of yourself to everyone else and then expect that you have energy left to give to yourself.
We've been having a little fun with some food, while being mindful to not be too big of assholes. I still enjoy eating healthy, but we're being a little more flexible with our breakfasts and making them a little bigger...especially on lab days where I can't bring food into the room because #dissection. What You'll … Continue reading Recipe: Banana Peanut Butter French Toast
I have no issue getting crazy in the kitchen. I also have no issue hunting down products at the store to make my menu interesting. I notice that a lot of my friends are the same - fit and non-fit people, you know regular people exist too. After someone reached out to me about Trader … Continue reading Trader Joe Finds