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?
Around the health and nutrition community online, intuitive eating has always been around–I like to think of the community as the cafeteria in North Shore High School: you have all your cliques sitting like little ducks in rows; the diets that have dominated the last decade included all kinds, such as the Mediterranean diet, raw … More Do I Still Follow Intuitive Eating? Well…
Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links–if you purchase anything through this link, I receive a small commission without any extra payment on your end! All opinions of these companies and products are my own. This blog post has taken a LONG while to finish. However, it needed to be done since this experience is too … More Winter Fancy Food Show 2020: A Plant-Based Future, Sustainable Packaging, and Meeting Wonderful Business People
Why is it that baked sweet potatoes keeps me full for four hours, whereas the same amount of sweet potato fries keep me full for two minutes? This might be just me, but in general, portions of sweet potato fries look less satiating than plain roasted sweet potatoes kept whole. It’s why I feel way … More The Best Way to Make Sweet Potato Fries
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
One of the biggest resolutions that I forgot to address in the beginning of the year is not to overcook my root veggies. I don’t know about you, but I would much rather under-bake a sweet potato because I can always microwave it or bake it for some more time. However, if it’s been overcooked, … More Dorm-Friendly Acorn Squash Brownies (vegan and gluten free)
This was the day I got a supply of protein powders, bars, popcorn, gluten free and vegan cookies that I’d expect to get in a lifetime. I actually first heard of the Natural Products Expo West on Instagram, and I was so jealous of all of the visitors who got to sample the unlimited amount of … More New YouTube Video: Natural Products Expo West 2016 Recap
Is it possible to ever run out of ways to cook sweet potatoes? They’re practically magic in food form. I’m definitely aware there are more creative ways to cook them, but I personally think that some foods are much better when they aren’t masked in a dessert or stir-fry, etc. Sweet potatoes are just too awesome for … More New YouTube Video: Sweet Potato Nachos (two ways)