Gochujang Chili Lentils

As late as this recipe is, it’s time to celebrate Mediterranean Diet month! Originating in the Mediterranean basin (well, obviously), the Mediterranean diet is currently touted as one of the healthiest lifestyles in the world, as it centers around whole unprocessed food, physical activity, disease prevention (specifically slowing Alzheimer’s disease in this recent study!), and … More Gochujang Chili Lentils

Last Minute Memorial Day Recipe: Vegetable Gochujang Pasta (made with Banza)

Pasta and I have had an interesting history. Ten, fifteen, heck, arguably twenty years-ago, I lived for pasta consumption and just the presence of pasta. Yes, I was possibly destined to become a pasta snob. Macaroni and cheese, fettuccine alfredo, classic marinara, peanut noodles, Pad Thai, pho, chow mein, I loved everything that involved a noodle. However, … More Last Minute Memorial Day Recipe: Vegetable Gochujang Pasta (made with Banza)

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)

Maple Orange-Glazed Vegetable Stir-Fry (healthy, vegan + gluten friendly)

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)

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!