Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Truffles

Anyone have plans for the good old Cupid’s day? Mine comprise of quality time with my boyfriend, watching romantic comedies, and of course, enjoying the magnificence of chocolate’s existence. Really, what more could you ask for? Whether you are single, taken, widowed, divorced, newly married, dating, or “it’s complicated”, you can definitely agree that Valentine’s … More Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Truffles

How to Cook a Fantastic Holiday Dinner (there’s no wrong time to celebrate)

In spirit of Chinese New Year coming up–at least for those of you who celebrate–it’s time to anticipate large family gatherings. LARGE ones. Specifically, events where food will serve as a major centerpiece of pleasure (or disorder). Obviously with masks, social distancing, and lots of hand sanitizer. However, if you don’t plan to physically attend … More How to Cook a Fantastic Holiday Dinner (there’s no wrong time to celebrate)

Beyond Banh Mi

It has been quite a while since I’ve paid tribute to my Vietnamese culture. There was a time period where I didn’t bother to embrace it as thoroughly as I should have. In hindsight, I regret not having been raised speaking Vietnamese or skipping a trip to Saigon for a children’s musical theater program. What … More Beyond Banh Mi

Health and Fitness Myths that I Used to Believe and Wish Were True (but aren’t)

For some reason, I genuinely believe that there has been a special era in the health and fitness community that distributed all kinds of misinformation…I say has been because we are experiencing what one would consider the same era but with different notions and rumors that simply aren’t true (at least not proven based on … More Health and Fitness Myths that I Used to Believe and Wish Were True (but aren’t)

Not Another Detox Salad + Cilantro Goddess Dressing Recipe

“Oh, I’m not like the other girls. I actually hate wearing makeup and I think Starbucks is overrated. Also, I only have guy friends. Girls are just, like, too much drama.” *proceeds to roll my eyes so far towards the back of my head that I can view the car behind me or the tree … More Not Another Detox Salad + Cilantro Goddess Dressing Recipe

Birthday Beloveds: Small Businesses to Support During the Holidays

Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links–if you purchase anything through this link, I receive a small commission without any extra payment on your end! All opinions of these companies and products are my own. My birthday was just a few weeks ago–I am officially twenty-three years-old! That’s right! Being a year older is…h’woo, babe. Nothing … More Birthday Beloveds: Small Businesses to Support During the Holidays

2021 Goals: Re-branding my YouTube Channel, Work Endeavors, and Personal Life Pursuits

And a gooooooooood morning to you all, folks! Hello, happy December! Yes, my birthday passed, I am graduating EARLY (what?! Although, there will be a delay in sending my tassel and graduation cap and robe), and my internship has ended this Friday. I personally have been in a mental spiral of “unrealness” where everything feels … More 2021 Goals: Re-branding my YouTube Channel, Work Endeavors, and Personal Life Pursuits

Real Talk: the Struggles of Job Hunting, Self-Loathing, and Pre-Quarter Life Crisis Woes

Happy weekend and ALMOST THE END OF THE YEAR!!!! Wow, time has flown by and for GOOD reason–I mean, our lifestyles have changed in such a way where all the minutes and the days simply pass by without solid notice! But hey, 2021 is almost here, there is hope, and there is potential. With that … More Real Talk: the Struggles of Job Hunting, Self-Loathing, and Pre-Quarter Life Crisis Woes