Last week, I discussed several conditions and circumstances where integrating more fiber would actually detriment oneself more than benefit, despite fiber’s functionality and role in physiological wellbeing. Some people cannot tolerate as much fiber for a certain period of time due to intestinal disorders that forbid otherwise or if they need to ingest a higher … More A High Fiber Vegan Diet: How? Why? When? What About Supplemental Fiber?
Amongst the vegan community, it is an absolute headache to constantly be bombarded with questions about protein, zinc, calcium, vitamin B12, iron, and organoleptic enjoyment of food in a vegan diet. Yes, we can consume plenty of these nutrients AND adore the taste of our meals. What many vegans and non-vegans alike understand is the … More A Low Fiber Vegan Diet: Why? How? When?
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)
Why is it that baked sweet potatoes keeps me full for four hours, whereas the same amount of sweet potato fries keep me full for two minutes? This might be just me, but in general, portions of sweet potato fries look less satiating than plain roasted sweet potatoes kept whole. It’s why I feel way … More The Best Way to Make Sweet Potato Fries
I have always wanted to make a vegan cheese sauce, but never actually did so. Reason why? Literally EVERY single vegan cheese sauce recipe I come across calls for cashew nuts. Don’t get me wrong, I freaking love cashew nuts, but my wallet doesn’t really feel the same way. It feels………inadequate. #brokecollegestudentproblems Alternative vegan cheese … More Vegan “Cheesy” Spaghetti
Valentine’s Day. We meet again. So it’s that time of the year where love is in the air, flowers are being picked and arranged for bouquets, cards look super lovey-dovey, and extra chocolates are stacked on shelves. Oh yeah, and then we have all the single folks who fall into two extremes: they either … More Vegan Chili (healthy + gluten free)
Ah, holiday feasting. Stretchy pants, over-sized sweaters, and bedtime slippers are here to stay (at least until New Year’s Eve)! You know what that means? Eating. LOTS of it. I’ve compiled some of my favorite recipes on my blog that are perfectly suitable for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or maybe other holidays you celebrate with your family … More Blog Recipes for the Holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Many More)
Probably THE most viewed post on my blog of all time is my article titled “Foods That Increase Oatmeal Volume or Thickness“. I am pretty shocked that this one is a readers’ favorite, because it was one of my first posts that I made when I was still getting to know the blogging world! More … More Foods That Increase Oatmeal Volume or Thickness 2.0
A year ago, I published a whole list of questions for readers to answer in the comments! They are all dedicated to food, aka one of my most loved life subjects. I’d thought I’d throw it back a year ago and tackle them all–unaltered, unedited, the exact same as in the post–now for some fun … More Answering My Old Foodie Questions
I find it kind of funny that I’m calling myself out on something that I used to believe I knew the ins-and-outs of. Currently, I retain much more knowledge than the average person–who is mildly calorie conscious and knows fruits and vegetables are important–but there is still so much unknown on my end. Heck, I … More Redefining Healthy