5 Cookbooks to Bring You Joy

Healthier Together: Recipes for Two–Nourish Your Body, Nourish Your Relationships: A Cookbook When my sweet-toothed mother decided to go gluten-free this year, I wanted to make some of her favorite treats so that she didn’t feel she was missing out on anything. I made Liz Moody’s brownies, which I found through her cookbook promotions on…… Continue reading 5 Cookbooks to Bring You Joy

Onigiri: Japan’s Soul Food

My Home is nestled between mountains on the island of Kyu-shu, Japan. It sits under the elementary school my mother attended and stands proudly in front of the dormant volcano known as Mount Eboshi. This small, one story home is where my fondest childhood memories play, where I slept every weekend in anticipation for the…… Continue reading Onigiri: Japan’s Soul Food

Follow my food instagram!

Follow @foodyoudlove on instagram to be a part of my eating and cooking adventures! https://www.instagram.com/p/B1WauSAB2rc/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link On @foodyoudlove, I post reviews and photos of my favorite foods around the New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania area, as well as other places I’ve travelled to. I also post about my amateur baking adventures, such as my favorite…… Continue reading Follow my food instagram!

The growing Vietnamese community in Camden County

November 6, 2017 Alicia Damiano While people may look to South Jersey as a stomping ground for horses with a culture unique to the Pine Barrens, what truly lies in the greenery and apple picking is a diverse community full of rich culture and amazing food. Contrary to what some may think, Philadelphia has a…… Continue reading The growing Vietnamese community in Camden County

Creative engagement is a necessity for community engagement efforts

Please click here for the published article. When I first entered my undergrad, I was completely set on studying psychology and devoting my career to helping individuals overcome personal obstacles. While that is still an admirable career, I quickly came to realize that, while my purpose in life is to help people, there are bigger…… Continue reading Creative engagement is a necessity for community engagement efforts

Rutgers students as key audience in New Brunswick creative engagement efforts

Please click here for the published article. Creative engagement is a movement supported in New Brunswick by coLAB Arts in an effort to bring together social advocacy, art, and the community to create a more sustainable environment. It seems the Rutgers University student population often forgets that surrounding them is a whole community of New…… Continue reading Rutgers students as key audience in New Brunswick creative engagement efforts

Five practices for a more grounded sense of self

Do you find that your thoughts are scattered and your environment is in chaos? Do you feel like you can’t put together the words to express your emotions or desires? Are you having trouble settling obsessions around a certain problem, or even your own self-image? Perhaps you feel like you’re floating through life, a ghost…… Continue reading Five practices for a more grounded sense of self