Day 1 in Vietnam: Reuniting With Family After Ten Years

Greetings, peeps! I’m already settled back home, reset my inner body clock, and adapted to my L.A. ways of living! It would be absolutely wrong for me to not share about my life-changing trip to Vietnam, which I never expected to really transform my outlook on general living, fitness, food, family, finances, gratitude, spirituality, and … More Day 1 in Vietnam: Reuniting With Family After Ten Years

Chocolate Zucchini and Butternut Squash Muffins (healthy, vegan + gluten free)

On my Instagram, I often made a rendition of this delicious zucchini cake from Chocolate Covered Katie, who has been one of my top blogging inspirations! Two years ago, I made these incredible tofu fries from her website with hemp tofu! But unlike that recipe, I did not fill the kitchen with a vile stench. In fact, … More Chocolate Zucchini and Butternut Squash Muffins (healthy, vegan + gluten free)

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

Golden Milk (healthy, vegan, gluten free + anti-inflammatory)

Nature’s gold comes in three forms: turmeric, ginger, and peanut butter. All of them have a unique abundance of health benefits, but this year, turmeric has really taken the health and wellness trends by storm! Exhibit A: turmeric lattes, turmeric soups, turmeric skincare, turmeric smoothies, turmeric juices, turmeric chocolate, turmeric rice, turmeric pastries, turmeric lattes, and of … More Golden Milk (healthy, vegan, gluten free + anti-inflammatory)

How One Day Without Any Condiments Changed My Life

Happy April, my beautiful friends! I know it’s been quite some time since writing, but I’ve just gotten back into the groove of spring quarter and have finally established a good schedule that permits plenty of writing time aside from studying and enjoying life! So far, everything has been incredible, and the more positive I … More How One Day Without Any Condiments Changed My Life

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

Dorm-Friendly Acorn Squash Brownies (vegan and gluten free)

One of the biggest resolutions that I forgot to address in the beginning of the year is not to overcook my root veggies. I don’t know about you, but I would much rather under-bake a sweet potato because I can always microwave it or bake it for some more time. However, if it’s been overcooked, … More Dorm-Friendly Acorn Squash Brownies (vegan and gluten free)

Peek-a-BHU! Bhu Fit Review (vegan and non-vegan bars)

Think of the most accepted macronutrient in the diet industry. Does protein come to mind? Well, I would be surprised if you thought differently. It is common knowledge that protein is considered the builder of muscle, the catalyst of metabolic and biochemical reactions, the healer of injury and illness, and of course, the godsend for … More Peek-a-BHU! Bhu Fit Review (vegan and non-vegan bars)