Quick and Easy Healthy Snacks

I love cooking, but sometimes you need a snack and you need it fast. Here are some of my go-to’s for when I just can’t wait until dinner! Chickpea Peanut Butter Cookies These babies are only four ingredients, all of which I have on hand at all times: baking soda, chickpeas, nut butter, and honey.… Continue reading Quick and Easy Healthy Snacks

A Real Life Episode of Fringe

I did a crazy thing. (Well, two. I went to Brooklyn.) I spent an hour in a sensory deprivation tank, and you guys? It was amazing. I’d heard about Float from a few friends who’d traversed the island to go to Brooklyn for it, and all I could think of were those episodes of Fringe… Continue reading A Real Life Episode of Fringe

The Virgin Diet: End of Cycle 1

I did it. I survived. For two weeks, anyway. As a recap, the last two weeks meant no dairy, no gluten, no soy, no eggs, no corn, no peanuts, and no artificial sweeteners. To be honest, it really wasn’t that bad. Considering I already eat pretty healthy, I didn’t miss a lot of things. It definitely helped… Continue reading The Virgin Diet: End of Cycle 1

My Morning Routine

I was never a morning person growing up. Just ask my parents. They’d have to turn on all my lights, pull off my blankets, and sing obnoxiously for me to even contemplate getting out of bed. These days I’m a loud and proud early riser (and most of my friends think I’m insane). It took some work… Continue reading My Morning Routine

The Virgin Diet

I don’t believe in diets. I am, however, a firm believer in making sustainable changes. Two years ago, when I started this transformation, I didn’t pick some random diet craze, I just decided to eat better. In sticking to the 80/20 rule (because I refuse to give up cheese or the occasional donut) and working out, I’ve lost… Continue reading The Virgin Diet