Four-Ingredient Vegan French Toast (inspired by Hot Body Year Round)

Your new favorite breakfast…..with just four ingredients! My childhood self could demolish multiple plates of two-foot long stacks of crispy and fluffy French toast! I always loved mine to be topped with bananas, blueberries, strawberries, powdered sugar, whipped cream, and maple syrup! However, French toast is also demonized as one of the most fattening dishes … More Four-Ingredient Vegan French Toast (inspired by Hot Body Year Round)

Peanut Butter Oatmeal (healthy, vegan + gluten free)

Ever since I’ve been snacking on peanut butter after dinner, I’ve been guilty of accidentally getting carried away in the taste that the two-tablespoons plan became half an entire jar. While most people are sensitive to copious amounts of fat right away, it takes me a while to register the “inflammation” response with peanut butter. … More Peanut Butter Oatmeal (healthy, vegan + gluten free)

Diet Update: What I Ate on My Last Day of Classes as a First Year in Food Science

Happy Saturday evening, everybody! I hope you’re all well. This is a different kind of post, since I will be posting one of my first official “photo food diary” entries! This sort of serves as a visual update on how I’ve been doing with my diet, how I’ve been feeling eating this way, and how … More Diet Update: What I Ate on My Last Day of Classes as a First Year in Food Science

Eggplant Pad Thai (healthy + vegan..with a Paleo option!)

While I adore my spicy eggplant and tofu satay, curry has always been my number one go-to order at any Thai restaurant. Until NOW. Oh Pad Thai–it just screams comfort food. Spicy, sweet, sticky, tangy, and savory comfort food. Before my health journey, I loved to inhale Pad Thai without any utensils! Unfortunately, Pad Thai is most … More Eggplant Pad Thai (healthy + vegan..with a Paleo option!)

Hungry on a Vegan Diet?

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?

Lakanto: Monk Fruit Maple Flavored Syrup Review

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 conventional … More Lakanto: Monk Fruit Maple Flavored Syrup Review

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