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Sidebar: Where to Even Start

The title says it all. I have been hemming and hawing since the beginning of the year about work. I didn’t really know where I was heading and I was a little nervous about the outcome. Let me start at the beginning. For New Year’s I made getting a new position one of my goals. […]

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Meal Prep 101

So like, do other twenty-year olds just stumble into making dinner like I did or is it a more natural process? After I graduated college, I started law school so I went three more years into my adulthood completely unsure on how to eat like a normal adult. Those three years were a whirlwind of […]

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Easy Summer Salads!

As I do most of the cooking at home my main goal is to find easy but filling options–because I like cooking, but don’t want to spend a ton of time doing it. Now that it’s getting hot (and my new house has no central air–wah!!) I am definitely planning of adding more salad to my […]

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Juicing: Easy Green Juice Breakfast Options

I’ve mentioned before how I used to not eat breakfast for like ever–I just was never hungry in the  mornings, but that’s like the worst thing to do. A few years ago I started making smoothies, which were filling but still filled with lots of sugar due to the flavored yogurt and bananas. Then about […]

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Law School
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Brain Food: Easy Lunch Options for Law Students

Happy Labor Day! I wish I was on a beach, but I’m actually getting a head start on work. womp womp. I was talking to a friend recently about all my missteps in law school and one of them (as I’ve mentioned before) is how bonkers my eating habits became.  My school was located right […]

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Healthy & Easy Coffee Alternatives

No I’m not crazy—I’m very certain everyone in law school will have/has increased their caffeine and sugar intake during school. I’m not really anti-coffee. Coffee by itself has a lot of benefits, but if you’re like me—it’s not the coffee but the sugar and cream that makes it unhealthy. I also try to limit my […]

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Throwback–Posts You May Have Missed in Our First Year

For those new followers (or just for those that would like a refresher), here are some of the earlier posts from Latinas Uprising that are worth a revisit–especially as a new school year starts and many others will begin new jobs in the weeks to come! How would you/do you react when you’re mistaken (sometimes […]

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Brain Food and the Bar

Ok so it’s almost impossible to balance a healthy lifestyle while you study for the Bar.  I mean you can try, but more often than not you’re going to opt for comfort and ease during these times.  Your best bet is it try as much as you can at the beginning of bar prep to […]

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Veggie Quesadillas: Simple & Quick

When my husband and I married we were both kind of unsure about how we would handle dinner. Neither of us were particularly good cooks, and I had so many evening classes that for our first year of marriage we kind of just did our own dinner thing.  After I graduated, I had three months […]

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Quick and Healthy Breakfast Options

I’m one of those odd people that don’t really enjoy breakfast food.  I know–I’m a freak.  I just have more of a salt tooth than sweet and most American style breakfasts are so heavy on the sweet.  Also, around the time I turned 16 I stopped eating breakfast (and hello, all of Freshman year in […]

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