4 Gluten-Free Tips for College Survival

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GF college survival in a nutshell.

It is Day 4 of my 7-Day Food Countdown, and I’m going to keep this one short and sweet. Being on a gluten-free (GF) diet wasn’t as difficult for me as I though it would be — hello quinoa (keen-wahh)! Or as my dad calls it, “keen-ohh”. But don’t let me convince you that being GF was a walk in the park either, there were some definite tricks along the way that made my life a ton easier! So here is a sample, or morsel if you will, of 4 GF tips for college survival. Continue reading

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5 Veggie Snack Revelations

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The beginnings of sweet potato fry magic.

It’s officially Day 3 of my 7-Day Food Countdown, and still going strong!

While being on a vegetarian diet, I’ve found myself searching for new recipes and new vegetables to incorporate into my weekly rotations. Adding variety, adding color, and always excited to go to the grocery store and see what I can find.

I mean, I could just be eating oreos and mac-n-cheese… wait, why I am not doing this?

Just kidding. I know I consume my fair share of sweets, and I may have cookie addiction (something I’m working on…), but honestly, I am finding myself enjoying my food more and looking forward to eating each meal! And not just eating crap. Eating healthy, colorful, veggie-filled, delicious food. Continue reading

6 Hidden Paleo Diet Adversaries

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Nom nom paleo lunch of organic grass-fed polish sausage and pan-fried sweet potato wedges.

Sticking with a Paleo can be hard enough (cheese… amIright?) But Paleo is, unfortunately, even more complicated than meets the eye. With our shelves saturated in highly processed foods, it can be difficult to find truly singular ingredients. Here are 6 add-ins to look out for when trying to think (and more importantly… EAT) like a caveman. Continue reading