That time I ranted about ethnocentrism in travel food shows

3 February 2017

I’m having an endo day, which means during the times I’m not in a pain killer induced nap, I’m watching a lot of netflix. Anything to help pass the time and distract me from the pain and discomfort in my body. In looking for some new food and culture shows, I stumbled upon I’ll Have […]

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Meat Free Monday #4 & #5: White Bean Shakshuka & Pumpkin-Sage Pasta

31 January 2017

Between school, my fitness motivation, and now general crappiness I feel likely thanks to my endometriosis… I got a little behind on my MFM updates. So I’m going to try to squeeze in last weeks and this weeks in one update. Week #4 For breakfast, yet again it was another shake. I don’t think I’ve […]

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Big Changes, Get Fit!

25 January 2017

At the beginning of the year, I tried to figure out what I wanted to focus on, areas I wanted to improve. One of the things starkly missing from the list was big moves about my health. I mean, sure, I’m doing Meat Free Mondays this month. But nothing about my endo or my weight. […]

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Meat Free Monday #3: lemon & goat cheese pasta sauce

18 January 2017

Ok. I hit a point recently where I’m just not excited about food. It happens every so often — I’ve got a kitchen full of food, but yet I just have no interest making or eating any of it. Some of this is due to my stomach just not sitting well with the food I’ve […]

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Meat Free Monday #2: Buffalo Chickpea sandwich

11 January 2017

One of the interesting things about starting this Meat Free Monday adventure is that I’ve had to remind myself that just because I’m not eating meat on Monday specifically, it doesn’t mean it needs to be a part of all my meals every other day. Like, it’s completely OK for me to eat vegetarian meals […]

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Why I didn’t talk about books at all last year.

6 January 2017

Something changed last year. It wasn’t necessarily a conscious choice. Not at first. But last year, I didn’t blog at all about what I was reading. No monthly posts. Not even a random check-in. Just simply no real mention of books. Part of the factor is that I did not blog much at all this […]

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Meat Free Mondays #1: Honey-Garlic Cauliflower

4 January 2017

As I mentioned in my 2017 goals, I wanted to attempt going meat-free for one full day once a week, at least through the month of January. As fun as I think this is going to be — simply for the excitement of exploring new recipes and protein sources — I found that I had […]

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New Year Focuses for 2017

2 January 2017

As I mentioned, I’m not so great with goals. So as I look towards this new year, yeah, I’m a little hesitant. However, new year new better me! I’ve got to admit it’s a good time to reflect on things, decide what will be your priorities, if there are any new things you want to […]

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Looking back at 2016

31 December 2016

I have a weird relationship with goal setting. Especially New Years goal setting. Often, this past year included, they just feel like a list of all the things I never did, never got around to. A lot of that falls on me, I don’t always actively work towards my goals every single day, they aren’t […]

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How I failed at bullet journaling. (and my attempts at round two.)

28 December 2016

As I started my bullet journal months ago, part of me kind of knew that I’d likely give up on it. And two months in, I did exactly that. I think I was more upset that I spent the money on a moleskine notebook. With so few pages used, I decided to attempt another use […]

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