UPDATED – Majoring in Food Science: Pros, Cons, and Other Gems of Advice

Being only two quarters away from graduation, my experience in the Food Science program has endured all kinds of new phenomenons. Almost two years ago, I disclosed a full list of pros and cons when studying food science. I have an entirely updated list from new events–here it is! PROS You are guaranteed to find … More UPDATED – Majoring in Food Science: Pros, Cons, and Other Gems of Advice

Winter Fancy Food Show 2020: A Plant-Based Future, Sustainable Packaging, and Meeting Wonderful Business People

This blog post has taken a LONG while to finish. However, it needed to be done since this experience is too phenomenal not to share! The Winter Fancy Food Show of 2019 was an absolute blast. This year’s show did not disappoint! I ate my FACE off–both in vegan meat samples and enough ice cream … More Winter Fancy Food Show 2020: A Plant-Based Future, Sustainable Packaging, and Meeting Wonderful Business People

What I’ve Been Eating Lately + Respiration for non-Bio-and-or-Chemistry Majors (plus genetic, microbiology, kinesiology, etc.)

Happy February, folks! I wanted to quickly update you on some aspects of my life that I haven’t vocalized very often on my Instagram (not to be repetitive or anything of that sort): Below is what I’ve been eating lately! You can check it all out on my Instagram, but at the very least–my fruit … More What I’ve Been Eating Lately + Respiration for non-Bio-and-or-Chemistry Majors (plus genetic, microbiology, kinesiology, etc.)

Vegan Slutty Brownies (first recipe of 2020!)

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. In general, it’s best to start off the new year on a positive note. However, I’ve seen more and more new … More Vegan Slutty Brownies (first recipe of 2020!)

Updated Lakanto Brownie Mix Review: How I ACED the Vegan Brownie Formulation!

Last year, I got my hands on the Lakanto brownie mix to experiment with and DEVOUR. I provided a comprehensive review of the product, which was relatively positive despite the dry mix not forming properly solidified brownies, but instead a sludgier batch. Having said that, the nutritional profile and overall flavor of the brownie mix … More Updated Lakanto Brownie Mix Review: How I ACED the Vegan Brownie Formulation!

Updated Vegan Cookies: Snickerdoodles and Chocolate Chip Cookies

What kind of dessert have I been a sucker for lately? You guessed it…COOKIES. But can you really blame me? They’re timeless, versatile, customizable, and easy to whip up with just a few ingredients! They can be as simple as just two ingredients–even one!–or can contain +20 different items. This isn’t to say that you … More Updated Vegan Cookies: Snickerdoodles and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Life Update: Instagram Handle Change, Senior Project, and Food Science Endeavors

Wow, it still feels like FOREVER since my last post launched. Let’s just say that my work and academic schedules kicked me in the ass. Consequently, my blog had to take a back seat. In a way, it would have been pointless to publish anything amidst the chaos because my creative energy and fire were … More Life Update: Instagram Handle Change, Senior Project, and Food Science Endeavors

Holistic Chef Niki on Plant-Based Cooking, Culinary School, and a Burning Passion to Improve the Lives of Others

Well well well, it has been an incredibly LONG time since I have published an interview on my blog–what in the world, has it been more than a year? Whatever the purpose of this hiatus may be, I could not have been more excited to re-ignite the collection of interviews once again! There are just … More Holistic Chef Niki on Plant-Based Cooking, Culinary School, and a Burning Passion to Improve the Lives of Others

When You’re Healthy and Your Workplace Isn’t

Before we get into the specifics, you can argue that “healthy” has become more subjective of a term throughout the years. Does healthy mean that you eat nothing but greens or that at the very least you have a normal BMI? Well, there is a universal definition (“being absent of disease” or “unifying the state … More When You’re Healthy and Your Workplace Isn’t