Golden Oatmeal (healthy, vegan, gluten free + anti-inflammatory)

Here’s a thoughtful question for you: would you ever consider consuming anΒ entireΒ bowl of nature’s gold? Thing is, gold is a naturally-occurring element on this planet, so in literal terms, I would most certainly pass on that offer. However, if someone were to present me with peanut butter or spaghetti squash as nature’s gold, I’d totally … More Golden Oatmeal (healthy, vegan, gluten free + anti-inflammatory)

Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal (healthy, vegan + gluten free)

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)

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

No Longer Lean

The sensation of fat days is all too clear. Wake up. Feel a little fluffy. Look in the mirror and feel even worse about your body than ever. Embarrassed, you throw on the largest sweater and baggiest pair of sweatpants you can find and curl up in a ball, away from vision. Devastatingly enough, most … More No Longer Lean

Dorm-Friendly Pink Vegetable Curry (vegan + gluten free)

You know red, green, yellow, orange, brown, and white in very rare cases. But pink?! Is that even possible?! Why in my kitchen, yes it is. The Pink Panther would be quite impressed. Or Hello Kitty or Elle Woods, or whoever likes the color pink. Given that March is the introduction of the spring season, … More Dorm-Friendly Pink Vegetable Curry (vegan + gluten free)

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