#TBT Smoothie: Back to the Days of Orange Julius

Anyone who knows me, knows my love of smoothies. For as long as I can remember, I have been obsessed with smoothies. When I was in middle school I was an Orange Julius junkie….that was until I realized how much added sugar was in their smoothies, but it was around that time that I outgrew the Read Post

Travel: Guide to Hacking Healthy Eating


You are 2 hours into a 9 hour flight and the cheery flight attendants come by with the in-flight meal. In the recycled air of the cabin, it’s all you can smell, and under any other circumstance, it’d be easy to pass up and see it for the reheated salty yet bland food it is, Read Post

The Compost Cook’s Quick Picks: Austin Edition

austin jo's coffee

The Compost Cook’s Brief Guide to Austin I admit it. I’ve been MIA. It’s been great. On Monday night, I got back from four days in Austin, TX. I spent a long weekend using my phone very minimally and consciously not taking a photo every few steps. The only con to living in the moment? Read Post