Pumpkin No-Bake Protein Balls

Whether you are going to the gym or going on a long run, you should be fueling your body with good food before and after your workout! It can be difficult to find/make good food when you are living on campus, but these delicious Pumpkin No-Bake Protein Balls are easy to make in a residence […]

Black Bean Brownies

Black bean brownies are exactly what they sound like they are. Brownies made of black beans, among other tasty ingredients. I know, I know, it sounds a little weird. We are using a savory protein-filled ingredient to make a classic dessert. So why do people make black bean brownies? Easy. They taste good! Brownies have […]

The Shorter the Better

The art of the short story has always been one of my favorites. Compacting such thoughtful information and creativity into a shorter narrative is a craft that many have trouble achieving. But the ones who are successful at taking such few words and striking gold are few and far between. Concise and tight writing is […]

Boot Season

Hello and welcome to my personal guide to wearing boots! We may have skipped fall weather and went straight to this chilly winter weather, but that does not mean we have to forget about boots! There are tons of boot styles to choose from; from booties to ankle boots – what is the difference? Booties: end […]

The Power of Protein Powder

I began drinking protein shakes about four years ago when my mom had brought a container of EAS vanilla soy protein powder home. I had heard about protein powder and saw many ads and athlete promotions of it in Oxygen and Muscle and Fitness “Hers” magazine. I had a yearly subscription to both of these […]

Dorm Food: Ramen Hacks

Ramen. A college staple. We all eat it, we all stock up on it with our swipes and we all get tired of it after the first few weeks of school. Searching “ramen hacks” on Google brings up nearly 9 million results, but I have 6 that are my personal standby. 1.Add an egg Microwaved […]

Spooky Dorm Room Workout

Happy Halloween! If there is one thing Bobcats are good at, it’s celebrating the spookiest holiday of the year, and what better way to recover from this wild weekend than a workout! These moves are small enough that you can do them in your dorm room– have fun! 1. Spider Sit Ups These sit ups […]

Tofu Scramble

Last weekend my apartment housed lots of friends. Sunday morning my roommate and I woke up bright and early to cook a big breakfast for everyone. My average morning consists of a strong cup of coffee and gluten-free oats made with nut milk. It’s quick, healthy and gives me the energy I need to take […]