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?
Amongst the vegan community, it is an absolute headache to constantly be bombarded with questions about protein, zinc, calcium, vitamin B12, iron, and organoleptic enjoyment of food in a vegan diet. Yes, we can consume plenty of these nutrients AND adore the taste of our meals. What many vegans and non-vegans alike understand is the … More A Low Fiber Vegan Diet: Why? How? When?
Here’s a Food Science fact: did you know that there are no naturally occurring blue foods on Earth? Yep, it’s true. According to one of my Food Science professors, due to the fact that blue light reflects poorly on green leaves during photosynthesis, rarely do natural foods exude the color blue. Oh, and before you … More Blue Tofu (healthy, gluten free, high protein + synthetic dye free)
Let me break a stereotype about us foodies. Not all of us like to cook. In fact, a lot of foodies don’t really like it, or alternatively, a lot don’t really know how. Some people are miracle-workers and can put random ingredients in a bowl, mix it up, and it literally belongs in a five-star … More Lazy But Gloriously Delicious Meal Ideas
Surely enough, you’ve probably seen those videos or articles titled “I Tried XXX’s Diet/Workout Routine For a Week” or “I Tried The XXX Challenge…Here’s What Happened” at least every other time, if not every time, you surf the Internet. These experiments are everywhere, and it’s both a good and bad trend. On one hand, you get … More I Walked More Than 20,000 Steps a Day for a Week…Here’s What Happened
Whenever I want to make pancakes, I can always whip out my food processor and blend some rolled oats, a banana, and some almond milk. Alternatively, I can just use a large mixing bowl and whisk in some whole grain flour, baking powder, and almond milk. But what if I want to increase the fiber … More Lakanto Pancake & Waffle Mix Review + Cinnamon Chia Pancake Recipe
Should Friday be Pie-Day? Or should every day be pie day? I don’t know, you tell me. Let’s talk about weather for one thing: it has officially surpassed 100 degrees Fahrenheit in San Luis Obispo and Los Angeles! UGH. Not only will I have to deal with hot weather HERE, but that just might be … More No-Bake Vegan Pumpkin Pie
Differentiating between taking care of yourself with positive deeds versus using positive deeds as coping mechanisms to ignore underlying problems is probably the most difficult mystery to solve. We generally picture alcoholism, drug abuse, compulsive shopping, self-harm, binging (food, television, etc.), or even sexual intercourse as forms of coping mechanisms that do little to no … More Diet and Exercise: Fulfilling Your Soul or Filling a Void
What are the top three LEAST sexiest aspects of life? Organic chemistry People who are glued to their phone Withholding anything amazing Very shortly ago, I realized that I make this recipe…all. The. Time. My friends absolutely adore it, strangers demolish it at potlucks and parties, and I personally think it’s the perfect healthy cake … More Pumpkin Spice Butternut Squash Cake (healthy, vegan + gluten free)
Do I miss home-cooked food already? Very much so. For one thing, I truly miss being able to cook my food very freely without making such a ruckus in the kitchen. I have a sneaky feeling that my suite-mates last year secretly despised me because I would broil Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and mushrooms until the … More Mixed Berry Baked Oatmeal Recipe (vegan + gluten free)