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?
Every breakfast lover must have doused a stack of pancakes or waffles with nearly half a cup of maple syrup at least once in their lifetime. I can testify that I’ve done this multiple times in the past, and I have no regrets about it! While maple syrup is definitely a healthier alternative than … More Lakanto: Monk Fruit Maple Flavored Syrup Review
PERFECT for Pancake Sunday… Throwing it back long ago, I had the toughest time trying to find a vegan pancake recipe that wouldn’t fall apart and was high in protein. I would normally come across these lovely recipes that yielded 6-8 teeny tiny pancakes. Um, I don’t know about you, but I preferred to have … More Dorm-Friendly Vegan and Gluten Free Protein Pancakes
Happy Saturday, everyone! I am most certainly not sure how January has zipped by so quickly, but are you excited for February? There are so many significant national days and weeks in February besides Valentine’s Day and Presidents Day, such as Black History Month, National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Groundhog Day, National Pizza Day (yesterday), … More Myths About Food Processing
Not a single day has passed by with the vision of myself as a junk food vegan prior to my dietary changes. Until now. Me, the most headstrong, discipline and will-powered individual that I personally know, one who lost more than thirty pounds, survived a juice cleanse and exercises 99% of the year, became a … More Confessions of a (temporarily) Junk Food Vegan