Hoisin-Style Tofu

Anybody who hates tofu just hasn’t had it right. Am I right or am I right? For some strange reason, this year, I tried to manifest my hopes that my family and I would have a home-cooked Christmas feast. Seriously, why on Earth did I believe that such a thing could possibly happen, given that … More Hoisin-Style Tofu

Eggplant Lettuce Wraps

Christmas may have just ended, but I’m still buzzing with holiday spirit! There’s nothing wrong with basking more in the cozy winter weather, indulging in the best festive flavors and rewatching our favorite Christmas shows. But with the end of the holiday weekend also comes the food baby bulge. And the annoying people who go … More Eggplant Lettuce Wraps

First Vegan Christmas: Holiday Treats and Eats

‘Twas the day after Christmas and all through the house, a short Asian girl has been typing away at her computer, trying to finish this post. Honestly, the holidays are so overwhelming–SO many winter and Christmas-themed recipes, way too many wish-lists to please, excessive crowds, the overplaying of Christmas tunes (which I don’t mind, to … More First Vegan Christmas: Holiday Treats and Eats

Tomato Vegetable Stew (healthy, vegan, gluten free, oil free + high protein)

I have this quirky tradition where I celebrate my birthday for more than one day. This is because my birthday usually falls on a day where I don’t have enough time for a proper celebration due to work, school, studying, or anything else that’s extremely taxing on time and energy. This year, it just so … More Tomato Vegetable Stew (healthy, vegan, gluten free, oil free + high protein)

Vegan Thanksgivings Part 2: Enjoying a Plant-Based Potluck

If you haven’t taken a peek at my first installment of Vegan Thanksgivings, click the link right here (it also comes with a BOMB dahl recipe)! I didn’t really get a chance to explain what this mini series is, but Vegan Thanksgivings is basically a mini 3-4 part series on my blog that will briefly recap … More Vegan Thanksgivings Part 2: Enjoying a Plant-Based Potluck

Dorm-Friendly Roasted Japanese Eggplant Salad (healthy, vegan + gluten free)

With the close of the fall quarter, I’ve been guilty of eating the same meals every single day. It is nearing Thanksgiving and I’ve pretty much abstained from sweet potatoes for two days out of the fifty-eight days in college. Yes. TWO. But then again, sweet potatoes are just so darn amazing. Apologies to the … More Dorm-Friendly Roasted Japanese Eggplant Salad (healthy, vegan + gluten free)

Classic Mushroom Marinara Rotini (made with Banza pasta)

“If you could have only one pasta sauce in your life, what would it be?” Marinara sauce. Pesto sauce. Sun-dried tomato sauce. Peanut sauce. Teriyaki sauce. Sweet chili sauce. GREEN CURRY SAUCE. How could I possibly answer such a difficult question?! I volunteer as tribute to say that I would much rather immerse myself in all types … More Classic Mushroom Marinara Rotini (made with Banza pasta)