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

Whole Wheat Baguette Recipe (vegan, oil free + healthy-ish)

Lately I’ve been cutting carbs…into slices, wedges, cubes, quarters, halves, and sometimes just in random pieces when I’m cooking something that will be blended or puréed later. Come on guys. I know a vegan keto diet is possible to follow, but it’s something I don’t want to do anytime soon! But anyways, onto the subject … More Whole Wheat Baguette Recipe (vegan, oil free + healthy-ish)

What I’ve Learned from Studying Food Science for Two Years

Five years ago, I was fully certain that I would grow up to be a filmmaker. Three years ago, I knew I was bound for the pharmaceuticals. One year ago, my endeavors were set on beginning a start-up focused on agricultural sustainability and plant-based nutrition. Now two years into studying Food Science, I have absolutely … More What I’ve Learned from Studying Food Science for Two Years

Blue Tofu (healthy, gluten free, high protein + synthetic dye free)

Here’s a Food Science fact: did you know that there are no naturally occurring blue foods on Earth? Yep, it’s true. According to one of my Food Science professors, due to the fact that blue light reflects poorly on green leaves during photosynthesis, rarely do natural foods exude the color blue. Oh, and before you … More Blue Tofu (healthy, gluten free, high protein + synthetic dye free)

Easy Vegan Green Curry…with a secret ingredient!

SO, it’s Saint Patrick’s Day today. And? I really don’t know how I’ll be celebrating. Honestly, I think I’m just going to do exactly what I always do on Saturdays: take some more time to cook something gloriously indulgent but delicious, and maybe add in an extra ab session into my morning workout. Because guys, hanging leg … More Easy Vegan Green Curry…with a secret ingredient!