Do you recall my little sister’s baked oatmeal recipe? Isn’t it absolutely fantastic? I can say that every member of my family can cook quite well, and even though my dad doesn’t cook that much anymore, he made the BEST breakfast croissant sandwiches (toasted croissant + eggs + soy sauce + butter = BAM!). I … More Baked Oatmeal: Three Ways!
My first meal ended up being sour stalk soup with bean sprouts, some bell peppers, and green onions alongside a plate of more sour roots and vegan soy chicken legs with fried onions. Eh, this wasn’t my favorite meal. I did like the soy chicken, but it was really dense and almost fatty-tasting. The broth … More Day 5 in Vietnam: Herbal Medicine Clinic
Ciao, blog family! Fun fact: ciao is how people say hello in Vietnamese! From what I experienced, a lot of locals are more abrasive and say, “Ay!” Anyhow, I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted another recap of my trip to Vietnam, but don’t worry, they are ready and they are coming your … More Day 2 in Vietnam: Herbal Medicine Temple
Greetings, peeps! I’m already settled back home, reset my inner body clock, and adapted to my L.A. ways of living! It would be absolutely wrong for me to not share about my life-changing trip to Vietnam, which I never expected to really transform my outlook on general living, fitness, food, family, finances, gratitude, spirituality, and … More Day 1 in Vietnam: Reuniting With Family After Ten Years
My Food Science culinary course during the spring quarter of this year actually instructed us to make eggplant lasagna every single week for our labs! Yes, we learned how to use eggplant as pasta noodles and coat it in heaps of sauce and flavor! How amazing does that sound? That being said, the eggplant lasagna … More Single-Serving Eggplant Lasagna (healthy, vegan, gluten free + Paleo)
First time I tried pancake batter, I nearly choked myself to death. Whatever goop hung on the whisk was overly bitter, grainy, and salty. All together, just the worst possible combinations of flavors that sandpaper sounded tasty in comparison. Question is, why on Earth am I dedicating an entire recipe to a flavor that I … More Pancake Batter Oatmeal (healthy, vegan + gluten free)
As someone who grew up in America her whole life, I have discovered that so many citizens and Americans in this city pride on a voracious appetite. Hearing someone boast that their hunger never sleeps or that they can eat a whole horse is nothing new. This doesn’t apply to just Western countries either–I know … More How to Deal With an Irregular Appetite