Author: Torie Nicholas

Balanced Breakfast

Balanced Breakfasts are hard in the first place, but try it at college…I have 8 am classes every day of the week, and I have to wake up at 6:30 in the morning for showering. If I ate breakfast at the cafeteria, I would have to wake up even earlier.  I know 30 minutes in […]

Workouts every week

Exercise everyday is very important, but lots of people claim to never have time to workout. Yes, I am a very busy person and I find it hard to work out sometimes, but it has been proven that working out 30 minutes a day, five days a week, with healthier eating, will help you loose […]

Calorie Intake

       Eating healthy is very important, and one part of eating healthy is calories. Calories are a pre- SI unit of energy, but what does that really mean. Everyone needs calories, young and old, skinny and fat, but to what extent is the question. Someone trying to loose weight should eat usually around 1,500 calories, […]

Mediterranean Restaurant – Toledo

              Today, with my roommate Britt and my Aunt Mary, I went to a restaurant called Rumors, located in Toledo, Ohio near campus. From our first impression of the restaurant, it didn’t look very nice, and it seemed like a restaurant for older people. When we tried the food though, it was really good. My […]

Skipping Meals at College

                 The University of Toledo is not the largest college, but with thousands of students and lots to offer, it is important to become active on campus to meet all sorts of new people and join great organizations. But with being active, comes responsibility and it makes it even more difficult to eat healthy.                 […]


                Today, September 27, 2008, the Toledo Rockets are playing Florida International. Before every game, there is tailgating, which includes tons of free food here on campus. Yes, I know, I don’t have a lot of extra money to be spending on food, and when free food comes, I will jump at the opportunity to take […]

Freshman Fifteen

             I am a freshman at The University of Toledo, and have been here for about a month. College is so different from high school, and since I am on my own, everything is my choice. From going to classes, all the way to deciding to go out, I have so much freedom. And with all […]

Comida en todos partes del mundo

I know I am American, but it seems like Food is everywhere around me. Our society is fitting around food. Say you want to go out with your old friends for a nice chat, try coffee or a restaurant or FOOD. Say you want an amazing evening with a date. FOOD. Say your bored and […]


Everyone loves themed cupcakes for special events and holidays….atleast I do but I have a few simple ideas to make cupcakes even more festive and cute for any occasion. 1. Instead of baking cupcakes like any other individual, you can put the batter in cake cones and bake them on a cookie sheet. These cupcakes […]