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Lemon Honey Ginger Tea

Woowee! Grad school has been kicking my booty lately (that kind of rhymes and I'm into it). I have definitely been feeling the stress of writing papers, assignments, and the black death that it is organic chemistry. I am a faithful coffee drinker, we've been going...

My Sugar Detox

Hello my name is Diana and I am addicted to sugar. This is the story of how Chile reawakened my sugar dragon and what I’m going to do about it. But before we get to the juicy part where I’m sprinting through the streets of Patagonia so I can shove highly processed,...

A Tofurkey Thanksgiving

I'm used to holidays coming with a hefty side of chaos, as I'm sure many of you are. Whenever I'm with my father for the holidays however, things are calm and peaceful. There is no frantic running to the store last minute or having to redo a burnt casserole. We have a...

Are You Cooking Garlic the Right Way?

I’m not a fan of thinking about foods only in terms of what they offer nutritionally, or how “healthy” they are for you. Of course there are foods that are better or worse, but food has significance beyond just the vitamin and mineral content. That being said, I do...

20 Ways To Treat Yourself Without Chocolate

Adulting is hard, real hard. And I know that when I've had one of those hard days I like to "reward" myself with a big glass of wine or piece (ok bar) of chocolate. Now don't get me wrong, wine and chocolate certainly have their place when it comes to fixing bad days,...

Staying Sane and Healthy on the Road

While eating mac and cheese and s'mores by the campfire comes close to a spiritual experience for me, it isn't exactly the best for your body (sometimes you just have to do it for your soul though). I spent the majority of the summer camping and on the road, and I...