Ever since I’ve been snacking on peanut butter after dinner, I’ve been guilty of accidentally getting carried away in the taste that the two-tablespoons plan became half an entire jar. While most people are sensitive to copious amounts of fat right away, it takes me a while to register the “inflammation” response with peanut butter. … More Peanut Butter Oatmeal (healthy, vegan + gluten free)
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!)
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)
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)
With the diversity in our food and the knowledge of macro and micro-nutrients we have at our disposal, it can be extremely puzzling to decide which foods to consume in order to obtain the nutrients sought after. No matter the food item, every single nutritionist, registered dietitian, health coach, fitness trainer, doctor, nurse, holistic practitioner, … More Good Source vs. Bad Source
Based on a definition in Merriam-Webster, the adjective hungry describes “feeling an uneasy or painful sensation from lack of food: feeling hunger; characterized by or characteristic of hunger or appetite”. The second definition suggests that the word also means “strongly motivated (as by ambition)” or “not rich or fertile”. With this in mind, why do … More Hungry on a Vegan Diet?
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