7 Tips to help you successfully meal prep: Breakfast and lunch recipe included

7 Tips to help you successfully meal prep: Breakfast and lunch recipe included

I started meal prepping in college when I got tired of setting aside time each night to plan and make whatever I was going to eat the next day for lunch. Some days "making lunch" would consist of cutting up carrot sticks, putting some hummus in a container and grabbing a protein bar because I [...]

Pretty In Pink Smoothie Bowl

Pretty In Pink Smoothie Bowl

I'm reading a book called The Mind-Gut Connection by Emeran Mayer right now and have been absolutely fascinated by the information I've learned so far. Mostly I've learned just how important our gut microbiome are. For instance, did you know that when we properly take care of our gut microbes, that's the trillions of bacteria, fungi, [...]

Low FODMAP fruity, chocolaty, & nutty overnight oats

Low FODMAP fruity, chocolaty, & nutty overnight oats

FODMAPs is short for fermentable oligo-, di-, monosaccharides, and polyols. Basically, these are short-chain carbohydrates that in some individuals, cause an increased volume of liquid and gas in the small and large intestine, contributing to pain in the abdomen, gas, bloating, diarrhea and constipation. FODMAPs are found in a variety of foods, which makes it difficult [...]

Almond milk tips & tricks, plus some other information for all you nutty people who care about the environment (aka me)

Almond milk tips & tricks, plus some other information for all you nutty people who care about the environment (aka me)

Almond milk—the queen of all nut milks. A few weeks ago, a friend of mine asked for some tips on how to start incorporating almond milk into their diet, and I had to step back and remember that the whole world doesn’t consume or survive off almond milk  nearly as much as I do. I’ve [...]