Part 1: Most Amazing Black Health and Fitness Influencers to Follow on Social Media

Let’s just state this first and foremost: why do I post so much about Black Lives Matter and the societal and systemic racism in this country? I’m no social justice rights activist and I am most certainly not Black. I’ve been seeing the numbers on my Instagram–they’ve been dropping quite a bit. Granted, this could … More Part 1: Most Amazing Black Health and Fitness Influencers to Follow on Social Media

Non-Screen Time Activities for a Quarantine

Los Angeles is officially on lock down with most public facilities and nonessential businesses closing their doors to customers, with the exception of ordering online, for takeout, or for delivery. Some people have even been fined for exiting their homes or driving to places that can potentially be contagious. Easier said than done, but there’s … More Non-Screen Time Activities for a Quarantine

Winter Fancy Food Show 2020: A Plant-Based Future, Sustainable Packaging, and Meeting Wonderful Business People

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

Three-Ingredient Protein Granola with Flavor Ideas (healthy, vegan, oil free, gluten free + sugar free)

As a kid, I used to eat cereal at least three times a day–breakfast, snacking, dessert, and probably more snacking at night. It’s no surprise that my pantry used to be STOCKED with so many different kids’ cereals that I basically created my own cereal aisle in my own home. Who needs to go to … More Three-Ingredient Protein Granola with Flavor Ideas (healthy, vegan, oil free, gluten free + sugar free)

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)

Blue Tofu (healthy, gluten free, high protein + synthetic dye free)

Here’s a Food Science fact: did you know that there are no naturally occurring blue foods on Earth? Yep, it’s true. According to one of my Food Science professors, due to the fact that blue light reflects poorly on green leaves during photosynthesis, rarely do natural foods exude the color blue. Oh, and before you … More Blue Tofu (healthy, gluten free, high protein + synthetic dye free)

Part 2 of Guru Gossip, Confessions, and Other “Trash” Sites: Has the Climate Changed?

Before you ask, I am not talking about global warming. But moving on from that, it’s been over three months since I have posted my thoughts on websites dedicated to trashing online gurus and other Internet influencers. If you haven’t read that post yet, I highly recommend you do so to gain some context on … More Part 2 of Guru Gossip, Confessions, and Other “Trash” Sites: Has the Climate Changed?

Types of Cheat Meals + How to Take Advantage of Them

As of lately, food porn has been quite the hype. Specifically, indulgent food porn. Whether it be Pinterest boards of peanut butter Oreo brownies, Instagram feeds of donut or pizza-themed cheat days, and Buzzfeed’s Tasty videos of insanely cool desserts that no one would actually make (think unicorn cream puffs or a blue velvet cake made in … More Types of Cheat Meals + How to Take Advantage of Them