Tandoori Tempeh

Prior to cutting dairy out of my diet, one of my favorite Indian cuisine staples aside from chicken tikka masala and eggplant bharta was tandoori chicken. There was something about the smoky aroma, the crispy edges of the blackened meat, the spicy flavor, the savory qualities, and the appearance of the tandoori that never failed … More Tandoori Tempeh

Enlightened Broad Bean Crisps Review: Cocoa Dusted + Sweet Cinnamon

Cocoa flakes and cinnamon crisps don’t usually compliment protein and fiber. Or do they??? Starting around the earlier portion of my fitness journey, I began developing these attachments to certain foods that I just could not stop eating. Put me in front of a table with whole grain cereal, whole grain bread, grapes, granola, hummus, … More Enlightened Broad Bean Crisps Review: Cocoa Dusted + Sweet Cinnamon

Dorm-Friendly Vegan and Gluten Free Protein Pancakes

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

New Year’s Updates: Diet, Exercise, Blog + Lifestyle

Hi hi! Can you believe that the new year has commenced ALREADY?! I swear, if there is a concept that Alice in Wonderland wrote the most accurately, it’s Time. Otherwise, when you think that time just can’t get any slower, it quickly grows impatient and vanishes right before our eyes. For a lot of people, … More New Year’s Updates: Diet, Exercise, Blog + Lifestyle

First Vegan Christmas: Holiday Treats and Eats

‘Twas the day after Christmas and all through the house, a short Asian girl has been typing away at her computer, trying to finish this post. Honestly, the holidays are so overwhelming–SO many winter and Christmas-themed recipes, way too many wish-lists to please, excessive crowds, the overplaying of Christmas tunes (which I don’t mind, to … More First Vegan Christmas: Holiday Treats and Eats