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I'm Kate, an Epidemiology student at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. I'm a lover of food and I'm constantly looking for new ways to stay fit. Join me in my food and fitness journey over at www.kateiseating.com
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Fun fun funfetti by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This grad school gig has been fun but it doesn't really pay bills. By really, I mean it doesn't at all. Luckily I get some of my drinking money from baking things on t ... Read on »
Rabbit dessert by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There's really not much else to say about carrot cake. This recipe had maple cream cheese frosting and the batter is really adaptive to any combination of add-ons y ... Read on »
Hydration station by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Living in New Orleans means that I have a consistently decent amount of alcohol in my bloodstream. This also means that nights out are followed by horrendously dehydrated mo ... Read on »
When in Rome by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I am the biggest fan of creamy, fatty pastas. As if the starch in the noodles wasn't enough, I like to "go big or go home" and let my pasta swim in a giant pool of hea ... Read on »
Easy indulgence by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking As much as I'd like to have the time to create meals and desserts completely from scratch, there are definitely moments in my life where that is just straight up impossible. ... Read on »
Afternoon snack by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Or breakfast? Either I have uncontrolled snack cravings or I had an unlikely hankering for bananas but I came home one day last week needing to make banana bread. I didn't w ... Read on »
Spice heaven by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ever since I can remember I have always loved spicy food. Narrowing that category down, my favorites have been Thai and Indian because the spices in the dishes have always b ... Read on »
Market salad by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I went to the Hollygrove Farmer's Market and picked up some Spring greens, Brussels sprouts and colorful carrots, among a variety of other produce. My first instinct was t ... Read on »
Sweet and salty by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I've just finished my first week of my second semester at Tulane. It's been so nice seeing everyone again and getting back into the groove of schoolwork. I did just remember ... Read on »
Chocolate + Bailey's = Cookies by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sometimes there are things you make that you can't believe are real. The person who invented the TV probably had this feeling. But, making a batch of the double fudge Irish ... Read on »
From the produce box by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I'm sure roasting the sweet potato in an oven would turn out just as nicely, but a faster approach was just roasting it in a pan and covering it. Plus, I used the oven ... Read on »
Red, white, and mint by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I hope everyone's holidays were wonderful! My Christmas was spent in beautiful Santa Barbara (post to follow!) with Spencer's family. We stayed at ForFriends Inn , the b ... Read on »
Boozy birthday by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sometimes there are those desserts you come across and think to yourself, "That looks like a good idea." But, then you make it and realize, "Nope, that was the best idea I'v ... Read on »
Middle East meets in New Orleans by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It was another successful Dinner Club gathering this past Friday. Finals are looming right around the corner. In fact, they begin today for some people. This semester has fl ... Read on »
First lesson in stoup by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I need to show this blog a little love. The past few weeks have been a frenzy of events, ever since the week of Thanksgiving up until this point I've been running around lik ... Read on »
No-time November by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If there has been any month more exciting and stressful it's definitely November. Not only are instructors planning every detail to ensure that us students turn in the max ... Read on »
Meatless Mondays: Roasted butternut squash pasta by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sometimes I am too lazy to make anything to eat throughout the week. When I say sometimes, I'm actually referring to every single day of the past week. Halloween sandwiched ... Read on »
Thursday Treats 11.1.12 by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's post-Halloween, but the need for sweets or sweet things tends to be present year-round. At least for me, this is the case. For Spencer, I feel like this is more than ju ... Read on »
October Foodie Penpals by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's that time of the month again. Not that kind. Foodie Penpals reveal day! If you haven't heard of this program, it's a fun monthly exchange of food products between two p ... Read on »
Birthday cookies by lecksicon Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Last Wednesday my new Tulane friends celebrated Sarah's birthday. It was a pretty hectic and stressful day for all of us so it was safe to say that everyone was ready to jus ... Read on »