Health Nut: Alternatives to the Gym

There was time when I considered myself a gym rat. I couldn’t work out any other way. I needed to go to the weight area. I needed to try every machine. My cardio rested on the Elliptical machine located in the right corner of the building by the window (Yes, I had my own spot)….

At home Kettle Bell Workout

Alright everyone! It’s Workout Wednesday! Lately I have been busy writing more papers than I would like, but I have dedicated at least 30 minutes-1 hour each day to do something active. I found this awesome, at-home workout video on YouTube and couldn’t help but try it. Be prepared to sweat, because it not only…

Day at the Farmer’s Stand

Call me weird, but I always feel like a giddy little kid, anytime I get to go grocery shopping. Being that I’m now on Spring Break, I have been able to take some “Me Time” and do what I enjoy doing best. After visiting a local farmer’s stand I love, I left with a “Yummy Bundle.” It…

Meatless Monday: Pumpkin Grilled Cheese

I might as well be a slave to Pinterest. Regardless of what I’m doing, I will always find a way to browse recipe ideas on my Pinterest feed. Now I try to actually replicate the recipes and try them for myself, but sometimes my busy schedule doesn’t always allow that. Fortunately today I was able…

FOOD for thought: ACAI

I am probably Acai bowls’ #1 fan. Regardless of where I go, I always find myself tracking down an acai bowl one way or the other. My go-to place is Nektar Juice Bar, because they have a to DIE FOR PB (Peanut Butter) Bowl: An acai bowl mixed with peanut butter, granola, cashew milk and…

5-Minute Arm Workout

I’ve never been one to believe the whole “you can get a workout in just five minutes” speech. I mean, 5 minutes? It takes my microwavable dinner 5-minutes to heat up, how in the world can I break a sweat and feel as if I did a worthy workout in just 5 minutes? The truth…

Why We Shouldn’t Want a Victoria’s Secret Body

  I’ll be honest and say that I can’t help but envy Victoria’s Secret Models. I find myself walking into the store, doubting that I would ever look half as great as they do in their signature lingerie. Every year, I tune into the brand’s Fashion Show and dream of having their hot bods. With summer approaching,…

FOOD for thought: All about them Oats

Today’s healthy meal: a bowl of oatmeal. Before you say I’m being boring, I have you know oatmeal is one of the healthiest options to eat as your “kickstart to the day” meal. Now if you’re a breakfast fanatic like me, you should never have a traditional boring bowl of oatmeal. Treat yourself and have…

Why You Should Eat Healthy on Thanksgiving

  Aside from some healthy recipes, here’s some reasons as to why it’s important to eat healthy on Thanksgiving: According to Webmd, one of the most important things to remember to do on Thanksgiving Day is to eat breakfast. It can be common for everyone to avoid eating the whole day as a means of…

About that “Swimsuit Season”

It’s that time of the year again, where every person faces the inevitable questions, “Are you ready for Summer?” “Beach trip?” ” Want to go to Target and get new Bathing Suits?” “So, about that New Years Resolution of getting in shape,  ehh?” I don’t know about you, but after dealing with a busy school…