Eliminating Birth Control Pills: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Disclaimer: I am NOT an OBGYN or any type of medical professional specializing in hormones. This all stems from personal experience with medical advice I have received from my OBGYN. Quite recently this year, I stopped taking birth control pills and have solely relied on Paragard as my main method. Reason being, I didn’t want … More Eliminating Birth Control Pills: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Reverse Dieting vs. Intuitive Eating vs. All In: Diets for Breaking an Unsustainable Diet

Amidst the clusterf*ck of disasters amalgamated in the first half of this year, one of the good news about 2020 is how most people are sick of fad dieting. Nobody wants to constantly calorie count, juice cleanse, or cut out entire food groups for the sake of it (except for medical, ethical, or religious reasons). … More Reverse Dieting vs. Intuitive Eating vs. All In: Diets for Breaking an Unsustainable Diet

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?

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

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

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

Chocolate Tofu Silk

So I know I said all of my recipes are soy free, but can we please just talk about tofu? It’s high in calcium, iron and protein, low in calories and is void of cholesterol and gluten! I couldn’t live without it at all! I get a bit bored with Chinese stir-fries and tofu eggplant parmesan. So … More Chocolate Tofu Silk