You know what you are told whenever asking to purchase a protein bar: “Basically, most protein bars are fortified candy bars. Your ideal protein bar should contain at least X grams of protein and only X grams of sugar.” It is seriously annoying that many of the protein bars in the market do not contain … More This Protein Bar is Basically a Candy Bar…but I Like It Anyways
Please do not ask me how I came across this entire fiasco because I have NO idea. All I know is that whenever I see a food company under SERIOUS fire, it jolts me. Even more so than the likes of influencers or celebrities. But someway somehow, this amalgamation of shots, fires, jabs, bombs, and … More A Food Science Student’s Reaction to the F-Factor Scandals
All my life until mid-September in 2016, I’ve been a SoCal woman. I’m still natively SoCal, but it’s taken over 18 years for me to experience life in a new city (San Luis Obispo) in Central California. One area that is even more popular in California as a state would be the Bay Area. This … More Being Vegan in San Francisco vs. Los Angeles: How Do They Compare?
Have you ever loved something SO much but DESPISE just ONE of its big-deal attributes that the connection is significantly spoiled? Well, I have come across more than plenty of products with these circumstances, including skincare, clothing, kitchen appliances–heck, even watching certain YouTube channels and listening to some songs will have the same effect! Speaking … More This Protein Bar is the Worst…and the Best at the Same Time
Last week, I discussed several conditions and circumstances where integrating more fiber would actually detriment oneself more than benefit, despite fiber’s functionality and role in physiological wellbeing. Some people cannot tolerate as much fiber for a certain period of time due to intestinal disorders that forbid otherwise or if they need to ingest a higher … More A High Fiber Vegan Diet: How? Why? When? What About Supplemental Fiber?
Amongst the vegan community, it is an absolute headache to constantly be bombarded with questions about protein, zinc, calcium, vitamin B12, iron, and organoleptic enjoyment of food in a vegan diet. Yes, we can consume plenty of these nutrients AND adore the taste of our meals. What many vegans and non-vegans alike understand is the … More A Low Fiber Vegan Diet: Why? How? When?
Easter is in just a day and we are almost halfway into our spring season! If there is any time that is suitable for a carrot cake rendition of a breakfast, it is ANY time of the year. But in all seriousness, spring is the most wonderful season to break out all the fruity and … More Carrot Cake Peanut Butter Flax Pudding
If anyone has read books of the Chicken Soup for the Soul company, you would definitely know that soup does wonders for warming up the body, mind, and spirit. Chicken soup, though? Not quite my deal. However, vegan soondubu jjigae? Absolutely! My mother has inspired me to dig more into making Korean dishes at home. … More Vegan Soondubu Jjigae (easy and low sodium)
Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links–if you purchase anything through this link, I receive a small commission without any extra payment on your end! All opinions of these companies and products are my own. This blog post has taken a LONG while to finish. However, it needed to be done since this experience is too … More Winter Fancy Food Show 2020: A Plant-Based Future, Sustainable Packaging, and Meeting Wonderful Business People
One of the most therapeutic activities we can do during a quarantine is creating. We can write stories, paint, cultivate businesses, invent products, develop all kinds of artwork! Moreover, creating certainly entails some fun in the kitchen. You bet that I will be baking and cooking like NO other in this time, with the exception … More Salted Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Balls (vegan, grain free, and added sugar free)