All my life until mid-September in 2016, I’ve been a SoCal woman. I’m still natively SoCal, but it’s taken over 18 years for me to experience life in a new city (San Luis Obispo) in Central California. One area that is even more popular in California as a state would be the Bay Area. This … More Being Vegan in San Francisco vs. Los Angeles: How Do They Compare?
This post is very much different from conventional. Here I am, swallowing my pride, apologizing to a commodity that does not even have a nervous system or any mechanism to respond to most environmental shifts, with the exception of boiling water and microbial growth (although this microbial growth is strictly due to microorganisms acting upon … More An Apology to White Rice
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?
Throwing back to one of the recipes we created for the Food Science Club here! I know this isn’t quite the correct time to consume what would be considered a “heavy” and creamy soup, but believe me, when it becomes cold at night, this pumpkin curry soup is a dish you will want every single … More Pumpkin Curry Soup
Once upon a time, I was obsessed with Indian curry. Shortly after, I fell head-over-heels with Thai curry and enjoyed both heartily whenever and wherever I could. Instantly, curry became my favorite meal of all-time and I seized to try all types of renditions of this lovely dish. The first time I ever tried Japanese … More Vegan Japanese Curry (easy and gluten free friendly)
Put me on “My Strange Addiction” because I am officially obsessed with cauliflower rice sushi. Granted it has been a while since we’ve had cauliflower rice in our kitchen…same with raw and crunchy almond butter. By that, I mean it’s been a day. I’m suffering. Sushi tends to be quite expensive and often quite modest … More Cauliflower Rice Sushi (healthy, vegan, and gluten free)
SO, it’s Saint Patrick’s Day today. And? I really don’t know how I’ll be celebrating. Honestly, I think I’m just going to do exactly what I always do on Saturdays: take some more time to cook something gloriously indulgent but delicious, and maybe add in an extra ab session into my morning workout. Because guys, hanging leg … More Easy Vegan Green Curry…with a secret ingredient!
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
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
I have always wanted to make a vegan cheese sauce, but never actually did so. Reason why? Literally EVERY single vegan cheese sauce recipe I come across calls for cashew nuts. Don’t get me wrong, I freaking love cashew nuts, but my wallet doesn’t really feel the same way. It feels………inadequate. #brokecollegestudentproblems Alternative vegan cheese … More Vegan “Cheesy” Spaghetti