Meal Prepping Vs Meal Planning

Meal prepping during this day and age is all the rage. Maybe for good reason, but not all of us are equipped to enjoy a Sunday filled with multiple recipes and meals going on at once. Most of us like to enjoy what time we do have on the weekends without having to worry about…

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My Last Bump Update

A few weeks ago, one of my wildly talented photographer friends and I caught up on life around some homemade pie. There is something comforting about a warm slice of pie and talking with a friend you haven’t seen in over a year. When the pie begins to melt in your mouth and the conversation…

My Second Trimester Update

Looking back on my second trimester, I am still in shock at how I reached 28 weeks of pregnancy already. Although my growing belly definitely gives me an hourly reminder, I still feel like I have so much to do before baby Emery arrives and my world is forever changed for the better. Justin and…

What’s The Hype About Probiotics?

Probiotics—a recent topic of interest among many people today. It seems to be another health buzz word around campus—taking probiotics via supplementation and food items. But what’s the hype about probiotics, and why are they just now coming into focus? They have been around for centuries, all throughout different cultures, in and around different parts…

Pregnancy Update: Food Aversions Turned Cravings

Wow! How is the time already flying by this fast? The past two weeks have really made a big difference when it comes to my physical appearance. The belly has officially made an appearance and it’s finally becoming pretty obvious to the public that I am pregnant. Prior to now, it was still confusing as…

What I Always Keep In My Purse When Traveling

  Whether I am traveling just for the weekend or any time longer, I always make sure I am prepared no matter the case. I’ve been wanting to do a post on what snacks I usually keep in my purse or backpack because so many people ask me how to travel while on a ‘healthy’…

Baby Update: My Relentless Hunger

Sixteen weeks and baby is already the size of an avocado! Although it’s only been a week since my last update, I feel like so much has happened. From growing in size to relentless stomach growls of hunger to baby’s first flutter kicks (well sort of). This week I am sixteen weeks along in my…

Why Having a Positive Mentality is Key

When we talk about health and wellness, nutrition is the first aspect that comes to mind. Making sure the diet is balanced, healthy, and complete with all the vitamins and nutrients our bodies need to function and flourish. However, there are several other aspects to health and wellness that need to be addressed as well….

5 Meal Prep Tips To Make Your Life Easier

Meal prepping.. There is no right or wrong way to meal prep, especially if you’re looking for a simple solution to all your questions regarding meal prepping. Meal prepping has recently become widely popular with the millennial generation that has stretched far past other generations, young and old. Whether you’re a meal prep newbie or…

Health Begins in Your Gut

The ‘Gut’ or the ‘Gastrointestinal Tract’ or ‘GI Tract’ involves the entire length of the body starting from the point at which we consume food to the point at which we expel our food waste. Furthermore, this includes major body organs such as the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine, which houses over 1,000 species…