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Welcome to Cat's Kitchen

You're a busy dental student. It can be super hard to prepare and make time for healthy foods. But with a little help from Cat's super easy recipes, we know that you can do it!

March 29, 2017

When I went in to see my doctor and complained of tightness around my neck and shoulders, she told me I had “neck spasms.”

Neck spasms! Who knew that your neck could spasm?

If you, too, feel tight muscles and pain around your neck and shoulders, you could have neck spasm...

March 1, 2017

The best gift to receive is...BANANA BREAD! Banana bread is soo easy to make, and this recipe is foolproof and 100% healthy as well. When you make a whole loaf, you can't help but to share this delicious goodness with those around you!!

Bananas are a nutritional powerho...

January 21, 2017


  • 2 cups oats (option to grind one cup of these into oat flour)

  • 2 large ripe bananas

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 1.5 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

  • ...

January 12, 2017

 Here is the quickest easiest cookie you ever made...

A great on-the-go breakfast OR even a healthy curb to your evening sweet tooth

 Simple basic foundation..2 ingredients - THAT'S IT! 

Oatmeal and Bananas

Then add in whatever healthy mix-in's you'd like!



January 10, 2017

Do you ever wake up from a nap and feel a crick in your neck? Feel like your sleeping posture isn’t helping your back/neck/shoulder pain?

There doesn’t seem to be the “best” sleeping position, but there are changes you can make that can help with the aches and pains you...

January 1, 2017

A recent CNN article reports that Americans spend more than 10 hours a day looking at a screen. As dental students, we are no exception. We spend hours on laptops and computers for both school (studying, patient charts) and relaxation (Netflix, social media)... and ove...

December 31, 2016

Dentistry is pretty back breaking work. Many dentists suffer from chronic back and neck pain because of poor posture. Statistics show that 25% of dentists will be disabled for long enough to collect disabilities insurance.

Some of us in dental school are already complai...

October 23, 2016

Also known as "Nutritional Yeast" or savory yeast, nooch has become popular in recent years as a great plant-based source of Vitamin B!  

Vitamin B is an essential Amino Acid that we MUST obtain through food, as our body doesnt make it on its own. Nooch brings folates,...

October 21, 2016

What's Tahini?! Simply ground sesame seeds.

But it's also the secret ingredient that gives hummus its nutty flavor. Ever wonder how else to use tahini besides hummus? Here's a sweet idea! 


  • White/black sesame seeds (optional) to roll in

  • 1/3 cup ma...

October 17, 2016

Ever heard of "Liquid Gold" or "Golden milk"?

Well it's not quite worth gold, but turmeric has so many amazing health benefits:

  • Commonly known for it's anti-inflammatory properties

  • High antioxidant amount

  • Phytonutrients.

  • Historically it has been helpin...

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About Cat

Cat is a yoga instructor, turned future dentist! As the UCSF's Chapter's Wellness chair, she is always working towards becoming a stronger, happier, and healthier part of your day!

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