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)
Orange-glazed anything is probably the epitome of Chinese takeout. Other majorly defining characteristics of Chinese takeout includes Kung Pao, dumplings, wontons, fried rice, chow mein, Ma Po tofu, and lots and LOTS of salt. Sometimes MSG. In fact, depending on where you visit, MSG is involved quite often. But all that aside, Chinese takeout really … More Maple Orange-Glazed Vegetable Stir-Fry (healthy, vegan + gluten friendly)
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!
Why is it that baked sweet potatoes keeps me full for four hours, whereas the same amount of sweet potato fries keep me full for two minutes? This might be just me, but in general, portions of sweet potato fries look less satiating than plain roasted sweet potatoes kept whole. It’s why I feel way … More The Best Way to Make Sweet Potato Fries
Welcome to my first recipe of 2018! Inspiration for this recipe came from some mad chocolate cravings. My love for dark chocolate is already strong in itself, but this time, it was ferociously gnarly. At the same time, I also needed a kick for some creativity. In addition, I’ve noticed that most New Year’s recipes … More Chocolate Roasted Kabocha Squash (with a keto option)
Even before my vegan lifestyle, I actually have always adored the taste of fake meat. Some people despise it, because the texture is wonky and is either too different from real meat, or too resemblant of it. There’s something about the slightly chewy and hearty texture of seitan and any other soy-based mock meats that … More Basic Homemade Seitan (with flavor ideas!)
Ah, holiday feasting. Stretchy pants, over-sized sweaters, and bedtime slippers are here to stay (at least until New Year’s Eve)! You know what that means? Eating. LOTS of it. I’ve compiled some of my favorite recipes on my blog that are perfectly suitable for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or maybe other holidays you celebrate with your family … More Blog Recipes for the Holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Many More)