Hi everyone! Times have been wild since I have last written. I have been working at the same primary care medical practice, went backpacking solo through Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru, completed a part time post-bachelors program, and have been experimenting with some other projects and goals. 😉 My two year anniversary at the practice is coming up soon, … More Not settling
What is paleo? The Paleolithic diet is not a “diet” in the count-every-calorie-I-hate-my-life sense. It is a lifestyle that encourages us to eat and live the way that our ancestors did for hundreds of thousands of years. The first homo sapiens appeared on earth 200,000 years ago. They hunted and gathered, slept, made shelter, and … More The Paleo Diet.
I go through phases with carbs. For periods of time, grains and potatoes lack any appeal to me and aren’t a significant portion of my diet. At other times, they reallyyy hit the spot and pop up at every meal. I think I am entering a more carby phase, although my diet overall is probably … More Channeling Texas..
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…
Oh my soul. Heaven. This morning I decided to break out of my oatmeal rut and make pancakes. Not gonna lie… It took me two rounds of failed pancakes to get the recipe down, but in the end I was rewarded with crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside, chai kissed-coconut pillows. 🙂 The … More GF: Chai Spiced Coconut Pancakes with Macadamia Nuts, Toasted Coconut, and a Creamy Coconut Sauce
If you ever want to get someone’s attention – and I mean anyone – munch on kale chips in front of them. I was at my Biochem professor’s office hours with about 20 other students itching to get some tidbits about the midterm and was having zero luck getting his attention to ask a question. … More The best way to get your professor’s attention..
Happy Sunday everyone. I hope everyone’s weekends have been going fabulously. I have been studying and functionally procrastinating during the day and going out at night. One of my procrastinating activities was playing around with whole wheat phyllo dough. I assumed making little, stuffed phyllo pastries would be easy peazy. Wrong. The dough is so … More A phyllo-fail and guiltless cookie dough…