Best Healthy Teriyaki Sauce Recipe (vegan, sugar free, and gluten friendly)

Whenever you feel like you need to jazz up your meals–at least your savory ones–this is the perfect condiment for you: healthy teriyaki sauce that is vegan, sugar free, and can be made gluten free and soy free! Once you start learning how to many some condiments from scratch, you will never, EVER want to … More Best Healthy Teriyaki Sauce Recipe (vegan, sugar free, and gluten friendly)

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)

Budget-Friendly Holiday Gifts (many of which do NOT require shopping)

The time to FINALLY play holiday music during a socially acceptable period will arrive in approximately less than two weeks! Am I the only one that would DEFINITELY play “All I Want for Christmas is You” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” in October? Well, I would gladly stand by that podium alone because … More Budget-Friendly Holiday Gifts (many of which do NOT require shopping)

Reverse Dieting Part 3: How Much Weight Will You Gain?

Back at it again with discussing reverse dieting! I receive DMs on Instagram quite often about exactly how to pursue reverse dieting, the quantity of calories one should eat, and exact weight gain, both in my case and on a general basis. As you most certainly know, this post will center around how much weight … More Reverse Dieting Part 3: How Much Weight Will You Gain?

It’s 2020. Why Do Diet Programs Still SUCK?

It’s been over a millennium since the first traces of dieting began. We’ve witnessed the emergence of SO many diets, discovered what is scientifically sound and what isn’t, and experienced what life is like without thinking about dieting versus it being a crucial part of our routine. With everything we know, understand, and recall, as … More It’s 2020. Why Do Diet Programs Still SUCK?

This Protein Bar is AWESOME and it Honors International Creativity

Say you know exactly what type of protein bar you prefer in terms of taste, flavor, texture, consistency, all the organoleptic factors in describing a product. The nutrition facts and ingredients are also on point! But furthermore, what if you care a bit more extensively about the company itself? Does it hold and maintain its … More This Protein Bar is AWESOME and it Honors International Creativity

Being a Mindful Social Media Consumer: Who Should You Follow? (Part 1)

Nowadays, it seems like our new means of communication, advertising, shopping, news broadcasting, and personal marketing has been and will continue to take place primarily on social media. The world of cable television isn’t nearly as prominent as it was just a decade ago. During the years of 2016-2017, many social media users began following … More Being a Mindful Social Media Consumer: Who Should You Follow? (Part 1)