3 Ridiculously Simple Thanksgiving Recipes

With Thanksgiving coming up this week, it can seem like an impossible task to eat healthy. It's undeniably more difficult, that's for sure. While it's certainly ok to treat yourself a bit during the holidays, it's important to make sure you're still eating nutrient-dense foods. Whether you're hosting this year or simply bringing a dish …

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8 On-The-Go Snack Ideas That Are Nutritious & Delicious

Being a college student is hard. We all know how it goes. You jump out of bed, workout, run from class to class, go to various club meetings, hit the library for a night-time study session, and by the end of the day, you realize that all you've eaten is a bunch of on-the-go snacks …

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Homemade Applesauce with No Added Sugar

It's finally starting to feel like fall here in Missouri. (We get a bit of a late start here, and I'm not a fan.) So I figured it was a fitting time to dust off my homemade applesauce recipe and share it with you! I love this recipe because it only has 3 ingredients, none …

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7 Life Lessons I Learned From Working in a Bakery

My sophomore and junior years of college, I worked in a bakery on campus with one of the chefs from our Nutrition and Dietetics Department, Chef Todd. Throughout those 2 years, I learned a lot about baking. But I also learned a little bit about life too. Here are some of the valuable life lessons …

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My Ultimate Salad Guide

It wasn't until this year that I truly came to appreciate homemade salads. I always had this preconceived notion that salads that were made at home never turned out good. It always seemed like such a chore to buy all of the ingredients and put them together, only to have a bland, sub-par meal. And …

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7 Reasons to Check Out Your Local Farmers’ Market

When I got my first apartment during my sophomore year of college, I was thrown into the world of grocery shopping. While I had done it from time to time before college, I was never completely in charge of buying all of my own food. It was harder than I'd expected. Over time though, I …

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Homemade Vegan Zoodle Dish

I've always loved the idea of eating vegetables in spaghetti form. Whether it be spaghetti squash or spiralized veggies, adding extra veggies to a meal in that way seems so great! In recent years, I've really started using spaghetti squash more in the kitchen. So I figured it was time to start experimenting with spiralized …

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