Experience With Cheat Days, What I’m Doing Now, and the Binge-Restrict Cycle

Last year, I was very curious about food challenges and cheat days, so I tried out two scheduled cheat days myself (here’s the first one and here’s the second video!). I had a fantastic time for both days, but I never implemented cheat days as a regular part of my routine since then. On the … More Experience With Cheat Days, What I’m Doing Now, and the Binge-Restrict Cycle

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

(5/11/18) What I Eat in a Day as a Food Science Student: the SNAP Budget Challenge + Vegan Tatchos Tasting Party

Just as a quick little disclaimer, don’t use this full day of eating as medical advice or dietary advice for how you should eat on a daily basis. Please seek professional guidance if you are looking for more knowledge on optimal nutrition. With that being said, happy Tuesday, everyone! Can you believe that it’s already the last … More (5/11/18) What I Eat in a Day as a Food Science Student: the SNAP Budget Challenge + Vegan Tatchos Tasting Party

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)

Dairy Free Halo Top Ice Cream Part 3: Pancakes and Waffles + Chocolate Almond Crunch

MORE vegan Halo Top comin’ your way, what’s new? Guys, I suck. I am SO far behind on posting reviews of the dairy free Halo Top flavors. While I still have a ways to go, I have already tried their sea salt caramel, chocolate, and candy bar dairy free editions, but have only mentioned them … More Dairy Free Halo Top Ice Cream Part 3: Pancakes and Waffles + Chocolate Almond Crunch

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)