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)

What I Ate During the Week of my One-Year Vegan Anniversary

Hi everybody! I just uploaded a new YouTube video! Woohoo! Vlog #3 essentially captures everything that I did and ate leading up to my one-year vegan anniversary, which was Friday, August 24th, the official day I became vegan and the start of not eating anymore animal products for good! Just to clarify, vegan anniversaries are … More What I Ate During the Week of my One-Year Vegan Anniversary

Single-Serving Eggplant Lasagna (healthy, vegan, gluten free + Paleo)

My Food Science culinary course during the spring quarter of this year actually instructed us to make eggplant lasagna every single week for our labs! Yes, we learned how to use eggplant as pasta noodles and coat it in heaps of sauce and flavor! How amazing does that sound? That being said, the eggplant lasagna … More Single-Serving Eggplant Lasagna (healthy, vegan, gluten free + Paleo)

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

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)

New YouTube Video: Sweet Potato Nachos (two ways)

Is it possible to ever run out of ways to cook sweet potatoes? They’re practically magic in food form. I’m definitely aware there are more creative ways to cook them, but I personally think that some foods are much better when they aren’t masked in a dessert or stir-fry, etc. Sweet potatoes are just too awesome for … More New YouTube Video: Sweet Potato Nachos (two ways)