To avoid holiday weight gain, people often make the mistake of under-eating during the day to make up for the feasting of the evening. This is bad because a) you will likely be extremely hungry and mow down on rich holiday fare b) the food you will be eating more of is probably less healthy … More Combating holiday feast weight gain
Today is the first day of Spring quarter. It is the first quarter in almost two years that I don’t have 8am class every single day. The course load looks like this: Requirements for Human Nutrition Nutritional Assessment Intro to Nutrition and Metabolism Biochemistry Lab (SIX units – Ahhh! But I am waitlisted…) Bioenergetics of … More Spring has sprung!
Happy St. Patricks day! I am baking brownies right now for the senior center. DG requires that all the girls do at least 4 hours of community service per quarter and I cant imagine a better way to fulfill that than baking for cute grandmas and grandpas. 🙂 It always bugs me when people bring … More Irish mint double chocolate chunk brownies with peppermint frosting!
I have been addicted to peanut products lately. Every day for a while now, I have been having peanut butter, at least 1/3 cup of peanuts, and some kind of baked good that contains peanut flour in it. A couple days ago, my mouth started constantly having a metal taste in it. Once I realized … More Step away from the peanuts…
After 12 days in lovely New Zealand, I am home! Getting back was a bit more difficult than I had anticipated. After a three hour flight from the South island to the North island and a 12 hour flight to the US of A, I arrived at LAX. I figured I could just take Amtrak … More New Zealand wrap up
I am not sure if the title of this post means anything, but I feel that it is worth noting. Day 3: Madre and I woke up and had breakfast at the hotel and then set out for what is said to be the prettiest section of the Queen Charlotte trek. Unfortunately for us, it … More Bird poop in New Zealand is clear, but in the States it is white….
Hello! I am currently in Portage, New Zealand! I left on Saturday around noon and arrived in New Zealand almost exactly 24 hours later. The 12 hour flight from LA to Auckland was actually perfectly comfortable. Being in coach on New Zealand Air (or pretty much any other country…) is like being in business on … More Greetings from New Zealand!