Homemade Breakfast Bars

I have mentioned before on the blog that I am a morning person. It doesn’t necessarily mean I always like waking up, but once I’m up I’m awake. I usually have enough time in the morning to make something like oatmeal, eggs, or a smoothie and enjoy it for five minutes. However, sometimes I’m running […]

Always Bars

    I like to call these bars, “Always Bars” because they can really be eaten at anytime of the day. They have protein (oats, eggs, chia seeds), fruit (apple sauce, coconut, optional: raisins), and fun (dark chocolate, cinnamon). They are not sugar free, but most of the sugar is naturally occurring in the dark […]

Dorm Dining: Spaghetti Squash

The roommates like to tease me about my kitchen concoctions. Quinoa was introduced to their vocabulary this past month and they had a hard time believing that it is a “protein-packed grain that dates back to the Indians.” Man, sometimes I really really really wish I was a Nutrition and Dietetics major…darn Chemistry classes. Anyways, […]

Baked Oatmeal

I made baked oatmeal muffins today. A lot of them. The recipe called for and outcome of eighteen muffins and I ended up with 30. Oh darn. 🙂 I topped them with chia seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, raisins, and chocolate. Naturally, I had two chocolate muffins after dinner. They aren’t very sweet but they will […]


Eating Lately: I won a two pound bag of chia seeds from a Facebook giveaway from Chelsey and could not wait for them to come in  the mail. The first thing I put them on was an oatmeal pancake topped with greek yogurt, strawberries, chia seeds, and maple syrup (put on after photo).  Yum Yum….my […]

Oatmeal Overview

Remember how I told you I was going to learn to like oatmeal? Well, after many experiments I think I will finally be able to incorporate it in my daily diet. [In no specific order, just the order that I ate them.] Banana Oatmeal The verdict? Not my favorite. I discovered I cannot do hot bananas. […]