Eggplant Pad Thai (healthy + vegan..with a Paleo option!)

While I adore my spicy eggplant and tofu satay, curry has always been my number one go-to order at any Thai restaurant. Until NOW. Oh Pad Thai–it just screams comfort food. Spicy, sweet, sticky, tangy, and savory comfort food. Before my health journey, I loved to inhale Pad Thai without any utensils! Unfortunately, Pad Thai is most … More Eggplant Pad Thai (healthy + vegan..with a Paleo option!)

Golden Oatmeal (healthy, vegan, gluten free + anti-inflammatory)

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)

Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal (healthy, vegan + gluten free)

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)

Golden Milk (healthy, vegan, gluten free + anti-inflammatory)

Nature’s gold comes in three forms: turmeric, ginger, and peanut butter. All of them have a unique abundance of health benefits, but this year, turmeric has really taken the health and wellness trends by storm! Exhibit A: turmeric lattes, turmeric soups, turmeric skincare, turmeric smoothies, turmeric juices, turmeric chocolate, turmeric rice, turmeric pastries, turmeric lattes, and of … More Golden Milk (healthy, vegan, gluten free + anti-inflammatory)

How One Day Without Any Condiments Changed My Life

Happy April, my beautiful friends! I know it’s been quite some time since writing, but I’ve just gotten back into the groove of spring quarter and have finally established a good schedule that permits plenty of writing time aside from studying and enjoying life! So far, everything has been incredible, and the more positive I … More How One Day Without Any Condiments Changed My Life

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)