Overnight Oats

The weather in DC is HOT. But that doesn’t mean my morning oats ritual is gone. Lately, instead of eating hot oats, I have them cold! Overnight oats are exactly what the name says-oats that prepare themselves overnight.  Overnight, the oats soak up the liquid, making it dense and delicious, and making my morning a … Continue reading

Storm Chasers

This weekend one of my favorite people came for a visit: Katie!! Katie and I last saw each other in November when I visited her in Connecticut so I was going through withdrawl. Luckily, she had a conference to attend this weekend that was literally minutes from my apartment! She arrived on Thursday and in … Continue reading

Fancy Food

This weekend was full of fun and new experiences, one being the Fancy Food Show held at the convention center here in DC. I’ve mentioned a few times that I interned for Orlando dietitian Tara Gidus during my dietetic internship last year. A couple of months ago she mentioned she would be in DC attending … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Lover

Peanut butter lovers: This post is for you. Growing up I didn’t like nut butters. It was a dark time. Then a couple of years ago, I discovered a new-found love for it and everything changed. Peanut and almond butters make their way into many of my meals. I put it on toast, make a … Continue reading

A NY 4th

Even though the 4th of July was a week ago, I can’t help but to post about the fun weekend I had. Being from NY and going to school upstate, NY holds a special place in my heart and spending the weekend there was a perfect way to celebrate America’s birthday. Danielle is a native … Continue reading

The Past 7 Months

Dear blog, Before yesterday’s post it had been 7 months since the last time we had spoken! I meant to write, but there were a few things going on. Mostly grad school, but also some fun adventures… Like snowboarding!! or snowboarding gone wrong…. In January I went on my first snowboarding trip and was dominating … Continue reading

Acai

With summer in full swing, one of my favorite foods are now in season: berries! The summer months bring all berries into season-strawberries, blackberries, raspberries-you name it. Harvest is also in action for another, less common berry known as the Acai berry. Acai (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) became popular a few years back when it was claimed … Continue reading