Tandoori Tempeh

Prior to cutting dairy out of my diet, one of my favorite Indian cuisine staples aside from chicken tikka masala and eggplant bharta was tandoori chicken. There was something about the smoky aroma, the crispy edges of the blackened meat, the spicy flavor, the savory qualities, and the appearance of the tandoori that never failed … More Tandoori Tempeh

Dorm-Friendly Pink Vegetable Curry (vegan + gluten free)

You know red, green, yellow, orange, brown, and white in very rare cases. But pink?! Is that even possible?! Why in my kitchen, yes it is. The Pink Panther would be quite impressed. Or Hello Kitty or Elle Woods, or whoever likes the color pink. Given that March is the introduction of the spring season, … More Dorm-Friendly Pink Vegetable Curry (vegan + gluten free)

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

2017: The Year of Coming to Terms With My Body + Worst Qualities

/If I had a dollar for every terrible quality about myself, I’d be able to host daily Gatsby-style parties, hire servers with glasses of kombucha and make it rain guacamole–cause we all know that guac costs extra EVERYWHERE. But in all seriousness, like most of us, I am an extremely flawed individual. I knew this … More 2017: The Year of Coming to Terms With My Body + Worst Qualities