Paleo Chocolate Chunk Cookie Dough Balls!

Do you ever find yourself craving a food that you know won’t leave you feeling so great after? I’m all about “treat yoself”, but there are some foods that will leave me feeling sluggish, bloated, and uncomfortably full. My biggest craving is COOKIES. I love cookies of all kinds–sugar, butter, animal crackers (especially the ones…

About Me

Hello! Thanks for stopping by my blog. My name is Lisa, and  I am a full-time graduate student in the Boston area. I am originally from Chicago, but have moved around from Arizona, to Mexico, to California, and now finally to Boston! Full-time graduate school has challenged my mind and ability to maintain a healthy…

5 Lessons from 10 Days in Europe

Travelling is my favorite way to learn about new cultures, experience new cuisines, and take unexpected adventures. Most of my travel has been in Latin America or places where I have little trouble communicating (I speak Spanish after living in Mexico for 2 years). However, travelling in places you don’t speak the language can lead…

Happy Doughnut Day: Healthy Chocolate Chip Mini Donuts!

Hello everyone! I was informed by my co-worker today that today was national doughnut day. While I do not normally crave doughnuts ( I’m a big cookie lover), a day full of doughnut conversation made me hungry for a new healthy recipe. I’m always experimenting in the kitchen, making the treats I crave with healthier…