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

Food Science: What are Fruits + Other Juicy Questions About Them (types, ripening, and why people think a tomato is a vegetable)

Wow, it has been quite a hot minute since I have published a post! Lately I have been crazily busy with school, finding a new job, and planning out my future post-graduation despite just being a third-year (still, I should have a solid route even though applications aren’t due until a year from now). Anyways, … More Food Science: What are Fruits + Other Juicy Questions About Them (types, ripening, and why people think a tomato is a vegetable)

Food Science Club Recipes: Christmas Ginger Cookies + Chocolate Chip Sugar Cookies (vegan)

‘Tis the season to enjoy the snow (if it snows where you live), decorate the house with lights, complete some holiday shopping and gift-wrapping, and of course, whipping up glorious treats! Personally, Christmas holds my absolute favorite seasonal flavors: gingerbread, snickerdoodle, peppermint mocha, hot chocolate, pumpkin pie spice, and ANYTHING with cinnamon and pecans. There’s … More Food Science Club Recipes: Christmas Ginger Cookies + Chocolate Chip Sugar Cookies (vegan)

Loving Lately: Bandanas, Travis Scott, Oatmeal Obsessions, and Being a Food Science Cook

It’s almost Thanksgiving and…a lot’s already gone on this year. Let’s just say it’s been a doozy of a fall–saving it all for a later post. Anyhow, I thought I’d quickly share some of my favorite fitness, diet, food science, and miscellaneous interests that have been propelling me through this CRAZY quarter (and season, in … More Loving Lately: Bandanas, Travis Scott, Oatmeal Obsessions, and Being a Food Science Cook

Food Science: Homemade vs. Store-Bought

Nowadays, many of us have strayed away from cooking and prepping our own food more frequently out of ease, tight schedules, lack of time, or lack of knowledge in the kitchen (think “Worst Cooks in America”). Convenience shops, grocers, takeaway places, and the drive-thrus have become workers’ best friends. In addition, they come very much … More Food Science: Homemade vs. Store-Bought