Food

Confessions of a Cereal Killer

Confessions of a Cereal Killer

Sweetened pieces of oats and I go way back. I can’t remember a time where cereal wasn’t a staple in my household. You can find me with a bowl, spoon, a splash of milk and a beloved box in hand for breakfast, lunch, an afternoon snack or dinner on the […]

My First Trip to la Paleteria
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My First Trip to la Paleteria

I’ve never been afraid of trying new types of food, so when I went to check out La Paleteria y Neveria la Nueva Michoacana, I knew it was going to be an adventure. At first glance, la Paleteria seemed like an ordinary mom-and-pop restaurant. The fluorescent lights on the building, […]

Confessions of a Coffee Addict
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Confessions of a Coffee Addict

To quote one of my teachers, who pushed me into this black — no cream or sugar — hole of a coffee addiction, “coffee is romantic as shit.” It only makes sense that there is a dynamic around meeting the person of your dreams while bumping into them at a coffee […]

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3 Seasonal Recipes for Leftover Pumpkin Puree

Every fall I eagerly line my pantry with pumpkin puree, overestimating my love and ability to eat endless amounts of the delicious pumpkin pie that comes along with Thanksgiving. After eating a few too many slices, I always find myself so full I can’t imagine having another bite of pumpkin […]

Chicken and Vegetable Meal Planning Simplified
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Chicken and Vegetable Meal Planning Simplified

I used to associate meal-planning with a Type A personality, or maybe someone who does CrossFit and has a full-time job. Either way, it was exclusively for those who have their lives together, not for a struggling college student. I was dead wrong. Meal planning is a cheap and easy […]