Overnight Buckwheat

I mentioned in this post that I recently found out I'm sensitive to oats and almonds. Since then I've been experimenting with various substitutes for my beloved overnight oats, and finally found my favorite: buckwheat. Try it out in this recipe! Serves: 1 Ingredients: 1/4 cup organic buckwheat groats 1/2 cup organic unsweetened coconut milk... Continue Reading →

New Year, New Perspective

The new year is here, and I couldn't be more ready. 2018 was full of a lot of things: new apartment, new position at work, travel to new places, new friends. Same old habits, same old disappointments, same old fears. Growth in a few areas, stagnancy in some areas, even regression in others. Boundaries, set... Continue Reading →

Isotretinoin (a.k.a Accutane)

After a 15+ year war against acne, I have finally raised the white flag. A few weeks ago, I started Accutane. Actually, technically Accutane is a brand of isotretinoin which is no longer on the US market. Isotretinoin is the generic form, and there are now several other brands available. A few weeks ago, I... Continue Reading →

Peppermint Mocha Overnight Quinoa

As you all know, overnight oats has become one of my latest obsessions. I have been eating oats soaked overnight in almond milk, usually with almond butter (among other favorite ingredients), almost every single morning for the past several months. So, you can imagine my disappointment when I discovered in a food allergy test this... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Spice Protein Overnight Oats

This is my latest obsession, perfect for a quick, on-the-go breakfast and a great way to sneak in extra supplements! (Pro tip: add pumpkin seed protein powder for a boost) Serves: 1 Ingredients: 1/2 cup quick oats 3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 tsp organic vanilla... Continue Reading →

Reawakening

In the 4 years since I last published a post on this (almost-abandoned) blog, I have gone through several major life-changing events, and had my share of ups and downs (mostly downs, it seemed at times). But one consistency along this ever-evolving journey has been the steadfast pursuit of living my best life possible, and... Continue Reading →

To Detox or Not To Detox? 9 Simple Tips.

Detoxes and cleanses have become a popular fad these days, particularly through juicing. But there are many misconceptions about how and why to do it.  Here are a few tips to help you decide if detoxing is right for you! What does detoxing mean? Detoxification removes toxins and impurities from your blood. The toxins are... Continue Reading →

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