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

Bhu Foods Review: Chocolate Chip + Double Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies

Remember my old blog review of the Bhu Foods protein bars? Well Bhu is back, but with some even more epic products. There are times when you don’t want a protein bar. You want dessert. Low and behold, Bhu Foods now has cookies! But these aren’t ordinary cookies. They are gluten free, organic, vegan, ketogenic, … More Bhu Foods Review: Chocolate Chip + Double Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies

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!)

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)

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

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

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