Last week, I discussed several conditions and circumstances where integrating more fiber would actually detriment oneself more than benefit, despite fiber’s functionality and role in physiological wellbeing. Some people cannot tolerate as much fiber for a certain period of time due to intestinal disorders that forbid otherwise or if they need to ingest a higher … More A High Fiber Vegan Diet: How? Why? When? What About Supplemental Fiber?
Amongst the vegan community, it is an absolute headache to constantly be bombarded with questions about protein, zinc, calcium, vitamin B12, iron, and organoleptic enjoyment of food in a vegan diet. Yes, we can consume plenty of these nutrients AND adore the taste of our meals. What many vegans and non-vegans alike understand is the … More A Low Fiber Vegan Diet: Why? How? When?
As of lately, food porn has been quite the hype. Specifically, indulgent food porn. Whether it be Pinterest boards of peanut butter Oreo brownies, Instagram feeds of donut or pizza-themed cheat days, and Buzzfeed’s Tasty videos of insanely cool desserts that no one would actually make (think unicorn cream puffs or a blue velvet cake made in … More Types of Cheat Meals + How to Take Advantage of Them
These cinnamon rolls just might be some of the best desserts I have made of all time. Seriously. ALL. TIME. I don’t know about you, but I have always been a fan of Cinnabon, as well as other cinnamon rolls from Corner Bakery Cafe, Starbucks, and even supermarkets that whip up some mean treats! As … More Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls (healthy + vegan)
On the scale of one to ten, I miss home-cooking at a rating over 9000. Okay, in all seriousness, I miss home-cooking at a rating over 10,000. To be fair, the food I make still tastes delicious, and they’re probably a lot cleaner given that I only use cooking spray instead of oil and coconut … More Tomato Fried Tofu (a Vietnamese-inspired recipe)
Wow, it’s been QUITE a while since I’ve posted a Tuesday Thoughts-themed article! When I first started this little series, I really dove headfirst into everything that swam in my mind and didn’t really hesitate on my candor. Of course, I always try to be as respectful as I possibly can, and I think I … More Tuesday Thoughts: Ex-Vegans + Reverting to Original Ways
What are the top three LEAST sexiest aspects of life? Organic chemistry People who are glued to their phone Withholding anything amazing Very shortly ago, I realized that I make this recipe…all. The. Time. My friends absolutely adore it, strangers demolish it at potlucks and parties, and I personally think it’s the perfect healthy cake … More Pumpkin Spice Butternut Squash Cake (healthy, vegan + gluten free)
Loyal long-time followers will know that Cafe Gratitude is my number one favorite restaurant of all time. It just has everything you would ever want: raw foods, salads, breakfast foods, pastries, smoothies, juices, desserts, pizza, Mexican-inspired food, pasta, Asian-based meals, sandwiches, sharing plates, burgers, soup, and adult beverages, all from healthy plant-based ingredients! What more … More Restaurant Review: SunCafe Organic
First time trying these kinds of fill-in-the-blanks posts! I’ve always loved reading these types of articles and have so much fun answering them in my head! Can you relate to the joy of quarter-empty peanut butter jars? Can you relate to my obsession with Indian food? Can you relate to my adoration for quotes on … More Can You Relate…
A year ago, I published a whole list of questions for readers to answer in the comments! They are all dedicated to food, aka one of my most loved life subjects. I’d thought I’d throw it back a year ago and tackle them all–unaltered, unedited, the exact same as in the post–now for some fun … More Answering My Old Foodie Questions