This past semester I have been studying lifespan nutrition, from conception, through pregnancy, lactation and infant nutrition, childhood, adolescence and adulthood and senior nutrition. This has probably been my favorite course this semester. The instructor is very nice, but the material is also very relatable. I love being able to take the material I learn … Continue reading When I get reminded of why I decided to study nutrition at university
Hi there, I wanted to blog about my struggles with meal planning. I think that it is difficult for me because I want to make the perfect meal plan, but I also want the meal plan to be flexible to changes as sometimes things come up, like getting together with friends and family. Though, I … Continue reading What to make for dinner? The struggle of meal planning
Cottage Cheese Perogies - The recipe I used is from my favourite Mennonite recipe blog "Mennonite Girls Can Cook" Click here for the recipe. I got inspired to make this recipe while at Safeway earlier this week, and saw "dry cottage cheese curds" on the shelf in the refrigerated section, near the cheese and margarine/butter, … Continue reading Mennonite Cooking: Cottage Cheese Perogies
Soft White Peppermint Cookies Hey!! Yesterday I made these delicious cookies. I used a recipe from Mennonite Girls Can Cook, the best go-to website for Mennonite recipes (as well as other recipes, but I mainly use it for the Mennonite specific recipes). The recipe can be found here. The one awesome thing about this recipe … Continue reading Mennonite Baking: Soft White Peppermint Cookies
This is a topic of special importance to me because it is something I am dealing with now and have been for at least the past more than 3 years because it has been the time I have been at university living away from my parents. As a nutrition student, with the knowledge I have, … Continue reading Trying to be healthy as a student…
So... a few days ago I made this delicious dessert. Really this is NOT a health post. This recipe is way further on the "comfort food" and not so much healthy food. However, I wanted to blog about it. Why? Because it has some special connection to me to be able to make this dessert. … Continue reading Mennonite Baking: (lazy) Napolean Torte!
It is interesting to me to think about what kinds of foods I like to eat (and maybe also the foods I dislike to eat or refrain from eating) at certain points in time. It is interesting because I know that I go through phases of eating a lot of a certain food or meal … Continue reading What kinds of food do I like to eat?