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
Do you recall my little sister’s baked oatmeal recipe? Isn’t it absolutely fantastic? I can say that every member of my family can cook quite well, and even though my dad doesn’t cook that much anymore, he made the BEST breakfast croissant sandwiches (toasted croissant + eggs + soy sauce + butter = BAM!). I … More Baked Oatmeal: Three Ways!
Your new favorite breakfast…..with just four ingredients! My childhood self could demolish multiple plates of two-foot long stacks of crispy and fluffy French toast! I always loved mine to be topped with bananas, blueberries, strawberries, powdered sugar, whipped cream, and maple syrup! However, French toast is also demonized as one of the most fattening dishes … More Four-Ingredient Vegan French Toast (inspired by Hot Body Year Round)
Ever since I’ve been snacking on peanut butter after dinner, I’ve been guilty of accidentally getting carried away in the taste that the two-tablespoons plan became half an entire jar. While most people are sensitive to copious amounts of fat right away, it takes me a while to register the “inflammation” response with peanut butter. … More Peanut Butter Oatmeal (healthy, vegan + gluten free)
Here’s a thoughtful question for you: would you ever consider consuming an entire bowl of nature’s gold? Thing is, gold is a naturally-occurring element on this planet, so in literal terms, I would most certainly pass on that offer. However, if someone were to present me with peanut butter or spaghetti squash as nature’s gold, I’d totally … More Golden Oatmeal (healthy, vegan, gluten free + anti-inflammatory)
When we throw out the term “breakfast food”, pancakes, waffles, eggs and bacon, coffee, and toast with butter are the first meals that come to mind. However, the most common breakfast foods that I relished as a child were pastries: croissants, muffins, bagels, scones, donuts, and cinnamon rolls, the latter being one of my absolute … More Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal (healthy, vegan + gluten free)
Not a single day has passed by with the vision of myself as a junk food vegan prior to my dietary changes. Until now. Me, the most headstrong, discipline and will-powered individual that I personally know, one who lost more than thirty pounds, survived a juice cleanse and exercises 99% of the year, became a … More Confessions of a (temporarily) Junk Food Vegan