Nut Free “Pecan” Pie

Having a sibling or child with an allergy is tough. My older brother has an anaphylactic allergy to peanuts and tree nuts which is extremely strenuous due to the amount of foods that contain or are processed with nuts. As a child, my mom would buy us candies similar to M&M’s, Kit Kats, and Crunch…

DIY Breakfast Sandwich

My second Dining Hall Hacks Series recipe is this amazing DIY breakfast sandwich! Again don’t be afraid to customize these recipes to fit what your dining hall offers!  This breakfast is a little higher in calories but it will keep you full for hours and can be really helpful when you get sick of regular…

Blueberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Because of my holiday nostalgia, I figured there was no better time to put a healthy twist on one of my favorite holiday treats, cookies! These are amazing for quick snacks on the go because they’re packed with healthy fats and are a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth without ruining your New Year’s…

Antioxidant Oat Flour Pancakes

Not going to lie, this is not the first time I’ve posted pancakes on my blog. What can I say? When I’m home, I want to cook as much as possible, and they’re my go to because they’re the best! These are blueberry pomegranate oat flour pancakes and they turned out better than I expected!…

Blue Cheese Protein Salad

Hi guys! So this is my third salad in my Salad Series and the first in my Dining Hall Hacks Series. I’m not very familiar with a lot of college dining halls other than my own so don’t be afraid to customize these recipes to fit what your dining hall offers! This is my Blue…

Cranberry and Fried Goat Cheese Salad

Fried goat cheese balls don’t exactly sound appealing, but once you try one, trust me, you’ll want to eat them like popcorn. Goat cheese is very creamy so when it’s warm and covered in crispy breadcrumbs, it’s hard to get enough. This cranberry and fried goat cheese salad is the second in my salad series…

Low Carb Nachos

Nachos are one of my biggest vices, especially the calorie loaded restaurant appetizers. But I wanted to make my own healthy nachos at home that wouldn’t ruin my progress. These Flat Out tortillas make an amazing base because an entire wrap is only 90 calories, 14 grams of carbohydrates, and they really crisp up well…

Berry Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie bowls have been taking over the internet as the new healthy breakfast aesthetic. With almost 1.5 million posts on Instagram with the hashtag #smoothiebowl, I thought I’d give it a try! This is my take on a berry breakfast smoothie bowl. Ingredients 1 frozen banana 1 cup frozen mixed berries 1 cup spinach 1…

Apple Cake

I’m sure it’s no secret that UMass Amherst was ranked #1 dining for the second year in a row! My favorite part of the dining experience of course is the desserts and they never fail to come up with the most decedent sweets. This is an apple cake and it was so amazing, I’m dying…

Taco Turkey Burger Salad

I love salads and make them almost everyday, but let’s be honest, salads can get boring. So I’m going to share a few recipes with you guys on how I spice up my salads to make them more fun. This one is my taco turkey burger salad with homemade honey mustard dressing. Burger Ingredients 1-1/2…