The Mother Goose of Life Updates: Growing TikTok, Rock Climbing + Jiu Jitsu, Work Experience, and Planning my ACTUAL Vegan Anniversary Celebration (Bonus: a Throwback Cauliflower Rice recipe)

Hi, hello! How is it going nearly four months later? It was quite an arduous feat to grow accustomed to my 5:30 A.M. waking schedule and 9:00 P.M. sleep routine, but the most fantastic news came to light about several months ago: we are BACK to a regular time schedule of 8-4 P.M. or 9-5 … More The Mother Goose of Life Updates: Growing TikTok, Rock Climbing + Jiu Jitsu, Work Experience, and Planning my ACTUAL Vegan Anniversary Celebration (Bonus: a Throwback Cauliflower Rice recipe)

Lakanto Banana Nut Muffin and Bread Mix + Mini Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Loaves

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. After what feels like forever…I am officially back. What an anti-climactic entrance. To be quite honest, the sleep deprivation has been … More Lakanto Banana Nut Muffin and Bread Mix + Mini Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Loaves

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Truffles

Anyone have plans for the good old Cupid’s day? Mine comprise of quality time with my boyfriend, watching romantic comedies, and of course, enjoying the magnificence of chocolate’s existence. Really, what more could you ask for? Whether you are single, taken, widowed, divorced, newly married, dating, or “it’s complicated”, you can definitely agree that Valentine’s … More Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Truffles

Beyond Banh Mi

It has been quite a while since I’ve paid tribute to my Vietnamese culture. There was a time period where I didn’t bother to embrace it as thoroughly as I should have. In hindsight, I regret not having been raised speaking Vietnamese or skipping a trip to Saigon for a children’s musical theater program. What … More Beyond Banh Mi

Health and Fitness Myths that I Used to Believe and Wish Were True (but aren’t)

For some reason, I genuinely believe that there has been a special era in the health and fitness community that distributed all kinds of misinformation…I say has been because we are experiencing what one would consider the same era but with different notions and rumors that simply aren’t true (at least not proven based on … More Health and Fitness Myths that I Used to Believe and Wish Were True (but aren’t)

So We Have More Intuitive Eating RDs…is this Good or Bad?

Remember social media 2011-2016? If you were well-versed in the health and wellness space during this time, you most likely found every other post to showcase a list of foods with calorie counts and corresponding exercises that burn the same amounts. Alternatively, they could have depicted healthy swaps to conventional foods to cut fat, sugar, … More So We Have More Intuitive Eating RDs…is this Good or Bad?

Eliminating Birth Control Pills: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Disclaimer: I am NOT an OBGYN or any type of medical professional specializing in hormones. This all stems from personal experience with medical advice I have received from my OBGYN. Quite recently this year, I stopped taking birth control pills and have solely relied on Paragard as my main method. Reason being, I didn’t want … More Eliminating Birth Control Pills: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

This Protein Bar is Basically a Candy Bar…but I Like It Anyways

You know what you are told whenever asking to purchase a protein bar: “Basically, most protein bars are fortified candy bars. Your ideal protein bar should contain at least X grams of protein and only X grams of sugar.” It is seriously annoying that many of the protein bars in the market do not contain … More This Protein Bar is Basically a Candy Bar…but I Like It Anyways