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Foodie Friday: Zen Fusion

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Zen Fusion

Gambas al Ajillo, remember that phrase, praise that phrase, and love that phrase because that is the name of one of the most delicious appetizers you will find at Zen Fusion. Zen Fusion is a fantastic Spanish and Asian restaurant located in Historic Dilworth. Spanish and Asian, I know it sounds crazy since they are […]

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Beauty Review: E.l.f. Lip Exfoliator

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beauty Review: E.l.f. Lip Exfoliator

Ladies, we have all experienced dry, cracked lips when we wear our favorite matte lipstick, but guess what? Those days are over! I present to you my favorite product, E.l.f.’s Lip Exfoliator.   Fall is rapidly approaching and what better way to kick it off with a product that will save your chapped lips’ life? […]

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Foodie Friday: Ninety’s Ice Cream and Sandwiches

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Ninety’s Ice Cream and Sandwiches

Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches have come to Charlotte and everyone is falling in love with them! Ninety’s Ice Cream and Sandwiches, located right near UNC Charlotte’s Campus, began selling these desserts about two weeks ago. However, when a Facebook post took them viral, I knew I had to try them for myself. I decided on […]

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How To: Green Juice

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
How To: Green Juice

Juicing has been all the hype in major fitness-frenzy cities such as Los Angeles, New York City and Chicago with new pop-ups businesses opening left and right. Recently however, juice shops have been making their way down to Charlotte, NC (perhaps a sign that we are indeed a modern, growing city?). Some of the popular […]

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Five Alternatives to Caffeine

| September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Five Alternatives to Caffeine

I know when I say I live off of coffee and energy drinks since I became a college student I’m not just speaking for myself, I’m speaking for the majority. I wake up feeling lost without my caramel iced coffee to drink with my breakfast and then the Red Bull I put in the side […]

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Restaurant Review: The Midnight Diner

| September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Restaurant Review: The Midnight Diner

Located on the outskirts of Uptown Charlotte, The Midnight Diner is the perfect spot for a delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between! The diner is open 24 hours a day, and there is always something there for everyone. There is an ample amount of parking but be warned that when it’s late at […]

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#FoodTruckFriday

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
#FoodTruckFriday

For most of us college students, summer is really hard to let go. From beach road trips to laid back barbecues with way too much food, we often find ourselves reminiscing for those carefree summer days. When you’re really feeling for those summer vibes, head onto Food Truck Friday in South End, Charlotte. Food Truck […]

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Recipe: Six ingredient pancakes

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Recipe: Six ingredient pancakes

My all time favorite food is pancakes, they’re light, fluffy and delicious. As I was transitioning to a completely vegan diet, I was not ready to give up my favorite food. I tried out many different recipes for vegan pancakes and I have finally found the perfect combination. Here is what you will need: ~ […]

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Recipe: The best vegan cookies ever

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Recipe: The best vegan cookies ever

Prep time:10 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: 12-15 cookies My all time favorite cookies have always been chocolate chip. After becoming vegan for a couple months now, I have not been able to indulge in too many options for cookies. I came across this recipe and I promise they are […]

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Restaurant Review: La Unica

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Restaurant Review: La Unica

Tacos, quesadillas Mexican food galore! When looking for an authentic and unique place to have a bite to eat, head on over to La Unica in Harrisburg, nothing but a twelve-minute drive from Campus. The trip is more than worth it, for the service is fantastic and the food is phenomenal! I’ve been to La […]

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Roll. dip. fry. eat! French toast with a twist

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Roll. dip. fry. eat! French toast with a twist

There is an epic breakfast showdown between pancakes and French toast and today French toast won. This is French toast with a spin. Who would have guessed flattening bread and rolling it up with Nutella and bananas would be such a simple yet scrumptious treat? You do not even have to make it for breakfast. […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Queen City Margarita

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: Queen City Margarita

The weather is getting warmer and days are getting longer; it is almost time to unwind. With the semester ending, most of us can find the light at the end of the tunnel to find peace and relaxation once May arrives. But what if May is too far away, and you are in need of […]

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Restaurant Review: The Capital Grille

| April 5, 2016 | 1 Comment
Restaurant Review: The Capital Grille

Imagine dining at a restaurant with ambient lighting, complimentary valet parking & professional staff who provides excellent service. The Capital Grille is nestled deep into the heart of uptown Charlotte directly adjacent to the Bank of America building. As I pulled up to the curb directly in front of the restaurant, the valet politely offered […]

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Recipe: Strawberry cheesecake bites

| March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
Recipe: Strawberry cheesecake bites

Spring is in the air and that means strawberry season is right around the corner.  I love biting into a fresh juicy strawberry.  The explosion of sweet strawberry juice sends my taste buds wild. These little bites are great for a light and healthy snack. Just be careful, because they are addicting. INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. […]

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