Anti-Inflammatory Food for Days: Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Anti-Inflammatory Food for Days: Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Hi. Do you hate hot weather and salads that seem like a snack someone tried to trick you into believing was dinner? Me too. So much. Here’s what I make when it’s 80 degrees in the apartment and I have to lean on minimal heating sources to survive…which usually means it’s salad weather.

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A Reluctant Emotional Support Animal

A Reluctant Emotional Support Animal

Gouda and I have lived together for eleven years this month. Honestly, she didn’t like me much at the beginning; but I wore her down. Together we have moved five times, married, divorced, survived two major natural disasters, weathered cycles of depression, anxiety, and good old fashioned loneliness (me), and lived through a false breast cancer scare (her). If I had to guess, she wouldn’t call herself an emotional support animal, but I know my mental health benefits from her company.

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Mental Health Matters: Blind Rage

Mental Health Matters: Blind Rage

Kristie Bergna sat alone in her apartment. Worms were peacefully munching on her corneas when she found herself asking the age-old question, “Where the fuck are my forks?” Though Kristie had been legally blind for four years, the parasites that had recently made a home in her corneas prevented her from being able to wear the contact lenses she depended on for her daily 12 hours of vision. Filled with pain, rage, and moments of helplessness, Kristie fought to find a way through the misery.

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Anti-Inflammatory Food for Days: Eat Yo' Bowl Meals

Anti-Inflammatory Food for Days: Eat Yo' Bowl Meals

At Apartment Quinnders we are all about meal planning, anti-inflammatory ingredients, and SIMPLE recipes. Eliminating gluten, dairy, and sugar may seem overwhelming, but starting slow with a meal a week is an easy way to transition to a nutrition plan that has a positive impact on your mental and physical health. Why not swap your Wednesday evening dinner with a Greek Chicken or Salmon Sushi Bowl?

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