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)
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)
Before you ask, I am not talking about global warming. But moving on from that, it’s been over three months since I have posted my thoughts on websites dedicated to trashing online gurus and other Internet influencers. If you haven’t read that post yet, I highly recommend you do so to gain some context on … More Part 2 of Guru Gossip, Confessions, and Other “Trash” Sites: Has the Climate Changed?
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
There is a thrill in discovery. Learning something new that gives you instant or gradual gratification feels absolutely incredible–no denying about that! A few examples? Finding out that you love surfing, you’re an amazing cook, or even entering a new relationship where the partner treats you like a million bucks. Of course, there are several … More Nothing is Life, but Everything is a Part of Life
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!)
Right now at this moment, I turn twenty years-old. Wow, I would have lived two entire decades! It feels unreal to be this far in my lifetime, even though life lives on and on, both in the world above and the afterlife. Given that I’ll be celebrating the ish out of my birthday today, I’ve … More Twenty Truths About Myself For My 20th Birthday