On Backpacking with Type 1 Diabetes- An Update

On Backpacking with Type 1 Diabetes- An Update

This may seem like a strange time to discuss backpacking with type 1 diabetes as many trails are closed, national parks are closed, and organizations like the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the Pacific Crest Trail Association are recommending that people postpone or cancel trips due to COVID-19. Furthermore, The American Hiking Society at this time [...]

About the Flu and T1D

About the Flu and T1D

Tis the season... To get your flu shot! I always seem to get sick around the holidays.  Maybe it's the traveling or the big push at work/school before the holidays, but whatever it is I tend to get sick right around vacation. Last year set a record for length of flu season, which lasted a [...]

Spicy Roasted Veggies with Tahini for the Sunday Night Scaries

Spicy Roasted Veggies with Tahini for the Sunday Night Scaries

Although I love trying intricate recipes that require a lot of time and attention to detail, challenging recipes are not ideal when you're a busy graduate student trying to prep multiple meals for a packed week ahead. That's why I tend to make meals that take some prep work up front, but don't require much [...]

Miso Sweet Potato, Kale, and Tofu Stir Fry

Miso Sweet Potato, Kale, and Tofu Stir Fry

Everyone seems to be into fermented foods these days, and I am no different. I love anything umami or pickled and fermented foods tend to be foods with these complex flavor profiles. What are fermented foods? Fermented foods are basically food products made/altered by microbes (often bacteria or yeast). The fermentation process has been used [...]