Day In The Life Of A Dietetics Student | September 24, 2015

A fellow blogger and nutrition major that I am obsessed with just wrote a “Day In The Life Of A Dietetics Student” blog post, and it inspired me to do the same!

The beauty of being a college student is never having a typical day, there’s always something different going on. But here is a fairly good representation of how I spend a day being a dietetics student!

On Tuesday and Thursdays I have three classes, the first one at 8:00am. Now that I’m a senior in college, I’ve lowered my getting ready time to about twenty minutes. I set everything out the night before, so all I have to do is get up, wash my face, get dressed, make coffee, and head out the door! I drive to school, so I have to give myself at least 20 minutes to drive, park, and walk to class. My alarm goes off at 7:10, and by 7:30 I’m leaving with hot coffee in my hand.

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Spring Rolls | Veganized

I’ve recently discovered not only how to make spring rolls, but how delicious they are. I always thought they looked so complicated, but I’m so glad I realized that they really aren’t difficult to make at all and make a perfect meal. For this recipe, I’m not only going to give you a recipe, but walk you through exactly how to make them! I’m also throwing in a yummy peanut sauce that you can dip the spring rolls in.

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Spring rolls

Ingredients:

  • Spring roll wrappers / rice paper (found at most grocery stores in the international section, at an Asian market, or online)
  • Carrots: thinly sliced
  • Cabbage: thinly sliced
  • Cucumber: thinly sliced
  • Sprouts
  • 1 avocado

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What I Eat In A Day | August 7, 2015

I was back at home, and out of my apartment for the week so today’s food was a little different than it typically is. For breakfast, I didn’t have my “usual,” but instead had two slices of (slightly burnt..oops!) Ezekiel cinnamon raisin bread drizzled with maple syrup and two bananas. I also had a cup of coffee, with some almond milk added to it. 

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My mom has a huge container of herbs, and the basil was growing super tall. I picked off several stems and started to dry them to make some dried basil. It’s really easy to do! All you have to do is pick some stems of an herb, then tie a string (yarn or twine works well) to the end of the stem, and then tie each stem to a coat hanger. Hang the hangers in a dark, dry closet for a few weeks and you’ll have some awesome/flavorful dried herbs! Super simple and inexpensive!

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What I Eat In A Day | July 31, 2015

Sorry if you’re getting tired of my typical breakfast, but since high school once I find a good breakfast, I stick with it for at least five months. I tend to be a habitual person, and it definitely shows in the foods I eat. Why fix what’s not broken?

So for breakfast I had two slices of Ezekiel bread, one with blackberry jelly and the other with peanut butter. Alongside it I had two juicy peaches, one huge banana, and of course some black coffee.

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After a few hours of e-mails, blog stuff, and watching TV, I really wanted to go on a hike/walk so I ate some more fruit with a side of a few dates to fuel up.

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My Favorite Things: July

FRESH FRUIT

Summer time means more fresh fruit! Some of my favorites this month were mangos, blueberries, and watermelon. I’ve been having a lot more fruit based meals, and I’m not complaining at all!

MEAT ALTERNATIVES (GARDEIN)

I usually don’t eat a lot of meat alternatives, but this month I seemed to eat it several times a week. I love the Gardein meat alternatives, there are tons of different types and flavors. They are super delicious, and easy to make too! My favorite one has been the grilled “chicken” strips.

 

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