Last Minute Memorial Day Recipe: Vegetable Gochujang Pasta (made with Banza)

Pasta and I have had an interesting history. Ten, fifteen, heck, arguably twenty years-ago, I lived for pasta consumption and just the presence of pasta. Yes, I was possibly destined to become a pasta snob. Macaroni and cheese, fettuccine alfredo, classic marinara, peanut noodles, Pad Thai, pho, chow mein, I loved everything that involved a noodle. However, … More Last Minute Memorial Day Recipe: Vegetable Gochujang Pasta (made with Banza)

I Walked More Than 20,000 Steps a Day for a Week…Here’s What Happened

Surely enough, you’ve probably seen those videos or articles titled “I Tried XXX’s Diet/Workout Routine For a Week” or “I Tried The XXX Challenge…Here’s What Happened” at least every other time, if not every time, you surf the Internet. These experiments are everywhere, and it’s both a good and bad trend. On one hand, you get … More I Walked More Than 20,000 Steps a Day for a Week…Here’s What Happened

Nothing is Life, but Everything is a Part of Life

There is a thrill in discovery. Learning something new that gives you instant or gradual gratification feels absolutely incredible–no denying about that! A few examples? Finding out that you love surfing, you’re an amazing cook, or even entering a new relationship where the partner treats you like a million bucks. Of course, there are several … More Nothing is Life, but Everything is a Part of Life

Health and Diet Updates: The Official Game Plan

Good morning, everybody! How are you today? Well, it’s been quite an interesting winter break for me—I’ve experienced many minor and a couple of major road-bumps along with a vast number of sky-high flies for the month of relaxation. If you did not read my last blog post regarding my goals for 2017, then you … More Health and Diet Updates: The Official Game Plan

2017: The Year of Coming to Terms With My Body + Worst Qualities

/If I had a dollar for every terrible quality about myself, I’d be able to host daily Gatsby-style parties, hire servers with glasses of kombucha and make it rain guacamole–cause we all know that guac costs extra EVERYWHERE. But in all seriousness, like most of us, I am an extremely flawed individual. I knew this … More 2017: The Year of Coming to Terms With My Body + Worst Qualities

Tuesday Thoughts: The Alphabet of Self-Actualization

Attract the energy you desire in your life. Believe in the future and what it holds. Care for those around you. Don’t blindly conform to other ideals. Eat real, nutrient dense foods for your body. Forgive yourself for your wrongdoings because you are human. Give everything your one hundred-and-ten percent effort because you only get … More Tuesday Thoughts: The Alphabet of Self-Actualization