Informative List

Simple Ways to Eat More Veggies

Now that we’ve all filled our bellies with mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie, let’s talk about vegetables!  I usually enjoy eating vegetables, but sometimes it’s hard to eat enough of them throughout the day.  I’ve come up with some tricks that help me eat more veggies without changing my food plans.  I hope you find… Continue reading Simple Ways to Eat More Veggies


Mom’s Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

My mom has been modifying this recipe over the years to make it healthier, and it’s still delicious.  It’s one of our family’s favorites! It’s perfect for a family breakfast or fall dessert. Here’s how she makes it: Yields 2 loaves Ingredients 1 ½ cup oats 1 cup whole wheat flour ¼ cup flax seeds… Continue reading Mom’s Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread


Parmesan Pesto Squash Bites

Parmesan Pesto Squash Bites are perfect for a quick and tasty appetizer or snack! Here’s how I make them: Ingredients Medium yellow squash Mom’s homemade pesto Shredded Parmesan cheese Steps Preheat oven to 400°F Slice yellow squash into bite size pieces Top squash bites with pesto sauce Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over squash bites Bake for… Continue reading Parmesan Pesto Squash Bites

Product Review

Chocolate Hummus

You may already feel squeamish from reading the title.  Chocolate hummus?!  Those two words don’t seem like they belong together.  I thought this until I tried Boar’s Head Dark Chocolate Dessert Hummus for the first time.  It was surprisingly delicious, rich, and very chocolatey.  It tasted similar to brownie batter or Nutella without the nutty… Continue reading Chocolate Hummus

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Eating Healthy on a Budget

One thing I’ve learned over the past 3 ½ years of college is how to eat healthy on a budget.  People always joke that you’ll be living off Ramen Noodles during your college career, but this doesn't have to be the case.  Here are my 7 top tips for eating healthy on a budget: Purchase… Continue reading Eating Healthy on a Budget