Welcome to my first recipe of 2018! Inspiration for this recipe came from some mad chocolate cravings. My love for dark chocolate is already strong in itself, but this time, it was ferociously gnarly. At the same time, I also needed a kick for some creativity. In addition, I’ve noticed that most New Year’s recipes … More Chocolate Roasted Kabocha Squash (with a keto option)
Even before my vegan lifestyle, I actually have always adored the taste of fake meat. Some people despise it, because the texture is wonky and is either too different from real meat, or too resemblant of it. There’s something about the slightly chewy and hearty texture of seitan and any other soy-based mock meats that … More Basic Homemade Seitan (with flavor ideas!)
These cinnamon rolls just might be some of the best desserts I have made of all time. Seriously. ALL. TIME. I don’t know about you, but I have always been a fan of Cinnabon, as well as other cinnamon rolls from Corner Bakery Cafe, Starbucks, and even supermarkets that whip up some mean treats! As … More Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls (healthy + vegan)
Loyal long-time followers will know that Cafe Gratitude is my number one favorite restaurant of all time. It just has everything you would ever want: raw foods, salads, breakfast foods, pastries, smoothies, juices, desserts, pizza, Mexican-inspired food, pasta, Asian-based meals, sandwiches, sharing plates, burgers, soup, and adult beverages, all from healthy plant-based ingredients! What more … More Restaurant Review: SunCafe Organic
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
Do you recall my little sister’s baked oatmeal recipe? Isn’t it absolutely fantastic? I can say that every member of my family can cook quite well, and even though my dad doesn’t cook that much anymore, he made the BEST breakfast croissant sandwiches (toasted croissant + eggs + soy sauce + butter = BAM!). I … More Baked Oatmeal: Three Ways!
Ciao, blog family! Fun fact: ciao is how people say hello in Vietnamese! From what I experienced, a lot of locals are more abrasive and say, “Ay!” Anyhow, I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted another recap of my trip to Vietnam, but don’t worry, they are ready and they are coming your … More Day 2 in Vietnam: Herbal Medicine Temple