Sis Puella Magica! Brownies and Tea

Snacks are a crucial part of hosting friends over for a movie marathon. Since Mami of Puella Magi Madoka Magica always had tea and cake, I made brownies out of cake mix and brewed tea that sparkles.

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How to Host a Pumpkin Carving Party (With Friends!)

Fall is notorious for the onset of pumpkin spice everything in the past decade, but there’s nothing cheesy about old activities like carving pumpkins. It’s a good excuse for wine and friends to come over and make a mess in your kitchen. Plus, sometimes you need to unwind by getting those creative juices flowing.
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Bacon Date Cupcakes: We Can’t Make Frosting (Feat. Matthew)

I don’t even know why I think making frosting at the same time cupcakes are happening is a good idea. You would think that after a few years of cupcake-making for and with friends, I would learn something. Well, here’s another failed frosting attempt, but also a delicious attempt at combining three things people like: Bacon, dates, and goat cheese.

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Pre-Workout New Favorite Snack

Over the summer, I had made a serious commitment to fitness, which involved going to the gym every day. Observing my own performance, I realized that I worked better after I ate some combination  of carbs, sugar, fat, and protein. Let me share with you a simple recipe using some of my favorite products that can amp up your workout power.

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Liz Lovely’s Chocolate Fudge Cookies

Happy New Year, everyone! I finally have moments to breathe because I am on break and this hellish semester is over. Literally, if you can avoid taking 6 hard-science courses at once, please do. So, I find myself relaxing a lot these days. After an exciting Christmas and an eventful New Year’s Eve, some rest and relaxation is in order. So, I find myself spending time in PJ’s trying new snacks. I want to tell you about some delicious new cookies I tried and one of my new favorite Christmas gifts.

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Gluten-Free Cronuts

Cronuts are all the rage (apparently). Pricey and weird-looking, people still want them. And I found myself wanting them too…except for the fact that there is not a cronuterie in Ithaca, NY. So I decided to make one in my kitchen with the help of my friend, Andy, who worked at a bakery over the summer. The results might not have been the prettiest, but two sticks of butter, Nutella, and powdered sugar were involved so I guess everything went better (and more deliciously) than expected.

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5 Anti-Bloat Snacking Hacks

Recently, I realized I have a huge problem with bloating. Sorry to get so personal, but it’s true. I wake up in the morning looking like a swimsuit model and then halfway through the day, I resemble Homer Simpson. So I decided to share some tips with you that can help you beat the bloat and feeling comfortable and confident.

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