With the keto trend in full swing, more and more people are permanently banning carbohydrates from their diets. For ages, anything “high-carb” has been instantly labeled as unhealthy. But the truth is, cutting carbs isn’t necessarily the answer to a healthier lifestyle; it’s more or less the opposite, especially when it comes to getting the most out of your workout. How do carbs play such … Continue reading How Can Cutting Carbohydrates From Your Diet Impact a Workout?
I don’t want to speak too soon, but it feels like the weather might finally be getting nicer. And that means summer happy hours on the porch! My sister usually stops over after work, and she, along with my mom and I, all hang out on the porch until the sun goes down. I’ve already started thinking about what apps I can make for those … Continue reading Caramelized Strawberry and Ricotta Crostini
I could be rushing peach season a bit, but I was too excited about this salad not to post it. There’s a pizza restaurant near me with the biggest menu I’ve ever seen; it takes me forever to decide what to order. But one night when we wanted dinner from there, I told myself I would order a salad (I still enjoyed some tasty apps, … Continue reading Summer Peaches and Blue Cheese Salad with Honey Vinaigrette
The sad truth is that I don’t eat enough fruit. It’s always an option, but it’s almost always overlooked. Sometimes I scoop myself some peanut butter to eat along with a sliced apple, and I’ll admit I’m obsessed with chocolate covered strawberries, but unless there is some kind of incentive (like chocolate or peanut butter), I usually don’t go for it. We all know how … Continue reading Simple Fruit & Yogurt Parfaits
It used to be hard to wake up in the morning and cook a decent breakfast—not because I wasn’t hungry (I’m one of those people who can eat the minute I wake up), but because I was often too short on time. I usually opted for a bowl of cereal, but my stomach was once again growling by 10am. Then, I learned how to soft … Continue reading protein-packed avocado toast
Saturday morning is my favorite time of the week. I don’t have to get up and go to work today, and I don’t have to get up and go to work tomorrow. It’s also the perfect time to cook myself a fancy breakfast (and photograph it for my blog if the lighting’s right!). Today, it was blueberry stuffed French toast. My favorite vacation spot, Ocean … Continue reading blueberry stuffed French toast
Having recently had my tonsils out and the weather hitting a high of 77 degrees today here in New Jersey, it only made sense that today’s lunch should be some kind of fruit smoothie. I’ll be the first to say that having a tonsillectomy at 21 is not the ideal way to start off the summer, but things could be worse, so I have to … Continue reading raspberry pineapple smoothie