7 Super Sweet Valentine’s Day Desserts

Looking to make something sweet for your special person on V-Day? Don’t worry, these recipes aren’t too difficult AND they’re super cute. By the way… these are also great snacks to make for when your girl friends come over to watch some sappy rom-com and laugh off their last breakup. Who said V-Day had toContinue reading “7 Super Sweet Valentine’s Day Desserts”

My Suitcase for a Week-Long Trip to the Caribbean

When it comes to clothes, I often overpack. Anyone else, too? How many shirts do I need? What if I ruin my pants? Is an extra 5 pairs of underwear enough? Will I need this jacket? Let’s get down to it. Packing is hard. Especially when you’re excited. (and when your cat really really wantsContinue reading “My Suitcase for a Week-Long Trip to the Caribbean”

How I Make the BEST Avocado Toast

Avocado toast has become quite trendy, as you can find it in most of the coffee shops around small towns and cities. If you’re an avocado lover, it makes a great breakfast. I love to make toast at home in the mornings, and sometimes I’ll have a sunny-side-up egg or two along with it (yolkContinue reading “How I Make the BEST Avocado Toast”

Enjoyable, Fun & Follow-Along Workouts to do at Home!

“What’s up [gym] addicts?” is the one-line opener for all of Studio by Jamie‘s videos. Just hearing that sound takes me back to quarantine days in Florence, Italy. While the window view was amazing out of my bedroom, I think the only thing keeping me sane AND giving me something to look forward to wasContinue reading “Enjoyable, Fun & Follow-Along Workouts to do at Home!”

A Zucchini Pesto Sauce You’ll Want to Share

Wondering how to make the kids eat their veggies? No, seriously, this recipe is so tasty and it doesn’t even taste like you’re eating a whole zucchini. I LOVE a homemade pesto sauce! I put this sauce on spaghetti and added a couple sautéed, sweet grape tomatoes. Pair it with some white wine and you’veContinue reading “A Zucchini Pesto Sauce You’ll Want to Share”

5 Easy, Low-Calorie Recipes for Pasta Lovers

Looking to eat healthily but don’t want to give up pasta? You don’t have to. One of my biggest problems with “diet culture” is that you DON’T NEED TO CUT OUT FOODS. The key is eating them in MODERATION! It’s about building a lifestyle that suits you, not making one that seems so unrealistic (andContinue reading “5 Easy, Low-Calorie Recipes for Pasta Lovers”

Dishes You Need to Bring to the Thanksgiving Table 2021

Raise your hand if mashed potatoes are your favorite comfort food… *raises hand* I love Thanksgiving, and not just because it’s my birthday (woot woot)! From mashed potatoes to butternut squash bisque to your grandmother’s special stuffing, this holiday really is tied together with warm foods (and family time). Here are a few yummy recipesContinue reading “Dishes You Need to Bring to the Thanksgiving Table 2021”

My Story on Personal Growth Amid a Semester Abroad

We’ve all heard the cliche phrase, “Europe changed me,” in the face of playfully making fun of those who left home for a mere 3 months during their college experience. We get it. You got to live in Spain… or Greece… or Italy. What many people neglect to see, though, is the amount of personalContinue reading “My Story on Personal Growth Amid a Semester Abroad”

Recipe: Light & Cheesy Risotto with Pancetta

Nothing is better than warm risotto dish on an autumn day. With the added pancetta and a light parmesan flavor, this dish is a must-try. It’s very easy to make, and takes about 30 minutes to prep and cook. Call over your friends or surprise your family with a delicious meal. This recipe serves four!Continue reading “Recipe: Light & Cheesy Risotto with Pancetta”

Recipe: Feta Pasta with Balsamic Chicken

One of my favorite dinner recipes to make in my dorm is this delicious feta-balsamic combination. It’s not too difficult to make, and takes about 20-30 minutes total. This recipe serves four. 1 box of pasta 2 chicken breasts or 4 thin filets 3-5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon each of salt, pepper,Continue reading “Recipe: Feta Pasta with Balsamic Chicken”