Caribbean Vegan Burritos with Cauliflower and Jicama

I love using cauliflower as a meat replacer. It’s one of my favorite hacks I’ve picked up in my journey of reducing my meat consumption. I don’t like to label my eating habits, but I do like to find creative ways to increase my fruit and vegetable consumption. Getting out of the habit of making meat the start of a dish can be hard. Breaking any habit is hard. But cauliflower makes getting more into a habit of treating my vegetables as the star a lot easier. Thanks cauliflower! Cauliflower is low in calories, fat, and carbs. It’s high in Vitamin C and K, and pretty good in most of the B vitamins. It is low in protein however, to be a meat replacer. But that’s ok! Because we have black beans in this dish to kick up the protein power! If you haven’t Googled what in the world a […]

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July 2017 Favorites

It’s hard to believe we’re 7 days deep into August. Seriously, where has 2017 gone? I’ve spent so much of the year applying for my dietetic internship, waiting to know if I matched to it, celebrating that match, and then waiting for the internship to start. It felt like a lifetime away. But I start my internship in TWO DAYS Y’ALL! How in the world is that possible? I feel like it’s still two months away. Or at least I’m still in July… Not August. July felt like a whirlwind for me. We had a lot of family events in June, plus we moved at the end of the month. All free time in July was spent trying to unpack all those boxes and get things set up. I quit my job at the end of July for some time off before the internship. I had a lot of mixed feelings […]

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So, What is a Dietetic Internship Anyways?

“So, what is a dietetic internship anyways?” is probably the single most question I’ve been asked since matching to my dietetic internship back in April 2017. Actually, if I’m being honest no one even knows it’s called a dietetic internship. Unless you’re actively trying to work towards a dietetic internship or you’ve survived one already, most people don’t really know what a dietetic internship entails or even what it means. Which I totally get people not understanding. I barely understood the process until my last year of college and it’s what I was actively trying to do with my life.  If you’re reading this, it means you’re obviously curious about the dietetic internship. So let’s jump in! So, what is a dietetic internship? The dietetic internship is designed to provide, at minimum, 1,200 hours of supervised practice. The time given to complete your hours differs from internship to internship. Some are […]

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Weekend Day Trip to Morgantown WV

This past weekend Aaron and I went to Morgantown with my parents to see Aaron’s parents. We were meeting them for dinner, but we got there mid-afternoon to explore the town and enjoy the day. We drove around and did some sight-seeing. Aaron and I always enjoy seeing the new updates. It’s crazy how much has changed in just the two years since we moved–and even the few months since our last visit! I barely even recognized University Ave, a street I called home for three years. I love and miss Morgantown dearly, but I can’t imagine living there again right now where I’m at in life. All the sight seeing definitely had us both excited to move to a new city with more to offer though! I’m exited to see where we land after the internship is over. Hopefully in the Carolina’s. 😉 After driving around, we ended up […]

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