I guess it was a spur of the moment idea to go vegan: I had been watching some food documentaries, trying to eat healthier last semester, and needed a challenge in my life. Continue reading
Its coming to that time of year when everything is starting to build up–the amounts of schoolwork you have to stay on top of, the amount of hours you’re working, and the amount of time you are stressed out. Its important to give yourself a break and take a step back from all your responsibilities for a little bit.
I guess I’ve always loved Instagram as an app–even if I got it late in the game. I really love being able to see amazing pictures, keep updated on my friends lives, and share some of my favorite memories as well. Continue reading
Navigating the kitchen as a busy college student can be daunting, time-consuming, and costly. With constant papers, exams, and meetings, cooking might understandably be the last thing on your mind. Whether you’re just learning to cook or looking to be more adventurous in the kitchen, here are five tips that will make cooking exciting, easy, and cost-efficient.
I never thought jet lag was a real disorder, I just thought it was a way of naming some temporary body symptoms like fatigue or gastrointestinal problems. But switching my body clock to half a day ahead of what I’m used to, and then flying for two days, I learned pretty quickly that jet lag can be a serious, and very real, disorder.
Recently, Halo Top Ice Cream has started to make a scene in the healthy-eating world. I’ve wanted to try it for awhile, but I always assumed it was super expensive and never had a good enough excuse to spend the money. But finals week has quickly come along and to my luck, I was craving a bit of ice cream and Halo Top was on sale. It’s the first time I’ve bought ice-cream for myself all year so paying $2.50 for pint seemed like a good price to me (although the original price is $3.99). Basically, fate had me covered today and I was so excited to grab a spoonful.
On a whim, I decided to participate in Lent this year by giving up not working out. Yes, you heard that right, I would be working out for the next 40 days straight (and even Sundays). From March 1st to April 13th I would work out once a day, however I saw fit.
Although spring is surely on its way, Colorado experiences the most snow in the month of March. So far winter has been incredibly nice in Fort Collins, with most days hitting 60’s throughout February with only two relatively large snow falls. As much as I am ready for the warm weather again, I know I still have some time to go. And since I haven’t posted on my Health and Fitness board in a long time, I thought I would share some of my best tips for running in cold weather.
This past semester I’ve been trying to cook a lot more often–and for as many awful mess-ups that have occurred, the same has happened in successes. Here are the best (and quickest) healthiest meals I’ve made this year that I love.