Got the Munchies?

“BUT WHY!” you scream to the ceiling. “Why can’t there be a snack that I can mindlessly munch on without the calories of a two-pound bag of m&ms?!” Surprise, there is! While mindless snacking is hardly endorsed,¬†popcorn is. Get the kind without loads of butter and salt, so you can control what you’re eating. Popped…

Pinch of This, Dash of That: How to Cook Casually

For those of you who love measuring cinnamon for your pancakes and require a step-by-step recipe for making a milkshake, this is for you. Type-A’s and perfectionists, I will teach you how to drop those ambitions when cooking or baking. Of course, if you’re attempting your first souffle, by all means, use a recipe. Baking…

I Cut My Paper Towels Into Quarters

Yes. My roommate and I cut our paper towels in half, or in quarters to use for napkins. College life. It’s not that we have absolutely no money, it’s just that every cent is being spent on the weekends or saved for next semester’s tuition. If you want to live like you’re an adult with…

Yoga in Prison

There are many fantastic organizations like The Prison Yoga Project who are actively working to bring yoga and meditative practices to the insanely huge incarcerated population in the United States. This quick Prezi (appreciate the professor who gave me this assignment) briefly explains why yoga in prisons is a great idea, and that it’s actually…

Recipe for Fall in a Bowl

This soup just so happens to also be vegan and gluten free (not that you couldn’t mess with that by adding some crackers or chicken pieces…) Ingredients: 2 tbs olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium onion, diced 1 large/2lb butternut squash 2 medium carrots 1 gold or russet potato 4 c. vegetable stock…