How to Make a Grain Bowl

My most recent food obsession, has been grain bowls. I love them because they’re so customizable! Plus, you get carbs, protein, and healthy fats all in one bowl! l The basic formula for grain bowls go: Grain (brown rice, quinoa, barley, etc) + Veggies (roasted or sautéed or both!) + Protein (animal or vegetarian) + Toppings…

A Treadmill Bodyweight Conditioning Workout

INSTRUCTIONS: *WARM UP*: This can be anything that gets your heart rate up and your muscles warm. For workouts like this, I usually do a 5 minute brisk walk or light jog. However, jumping rope, rowing, or cycling are also good alternatives. The whole point of a warm up is to get the blood flowing…

Seedy Single Serve Protein Balls

So last week I shared the recipe to the 5 ingredient Protein Balls that Minimalist Baker posted a few weeks back. I ended up making that recipe twice because I went through them so quickly. In my usual fashion, I wondered if I could make a version where it only made 4-5 balls. After some…

Things that I’m Loving

  Clue App– For any woman who is tired of using a traditional calendar to track their period, wants to track any PMS patterns, or wants to be more prepared for their “time of month”, use this app. I’ve been using Clue for a couple of months now and not only is it accurate predicting…

Life Updates

Treat yo Self- I’ve been making an effort over the summer to do a better job at giving myself a break. I get major anxiety from not working. I always thought either “if you’re not working, you’re not making money so you have to work all the time” or “no don’t buy that item because…

Making Peace with My Curves

We all have it. Everyone needs fat in order for the body to function properly. I hated my belly. I didn’t like the way my belly curved, or the tiny rolls I would get when I sat down. I didn’t like how my belly expanded after I ate or when I was on my period….

A Quick Austin Adventure

A couple of months ago, my mom and I decided that we wanted to take a trip together. It’s been a long time since we did something like that. I’m pretty sure the last time we took a trip together was when I was about to start high school and we took a girls’ trip…

Embracing Your Inner Weirdo

After years of soul searching, I’ve mentioned before on this blog that I believe the root of my eating disorder (ED) came from a place of being insecure about myself. Sure, I was myself around my friends and family, but in public, around strangers, and my peers, I always feared that I was being judged….

24 Lessons for 24 Years

“Know Yourself. Know Your Worth” How to be a true intuitive eater. How to loosen the reins on routine. Follow your passions over your fears. Tahini goes on anything and everything My quirks are attractive. Distance doesn’t matter. Speak your truth. Always. K-pop songs take your workout to a whole other level. You’re never too…

Dealing with Loss

It’s funny how life throws you curve balls. A couple of months ago, myself and a large number of people were thrown one of those unexpected curve balls. When I was a freshman at TCU, I was called into the Campus Life Office out of concern for my eating disorder. It was there that I…