This post is very much different from conventional. Here I am, swallowing my pride, apologizing to a commodity that does not even have a nervous system or any mechanism to respond to most environmental shifts, with the exception of boiling water and microbial growth (although this microbial growth is strictly due to microorganisms acting upon … More An Apology to White Rice
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?
If anyone has read books of the Chicken Soup for the Soul company, you would definitely know that soup does wonders for warming up the body, mind, and spirit. Chicken soup, though? Not quite my deal. However, vegan soondubu jjigae? Absolutely! My mother has inspired me to dig more into making Korean dishes at home. … More Vegan Soondubu Jjigae (easy and low sodium)
Put me on “My Strange Addiction” because I am officially obsessed with cauliflower rice sushi. Granted it has been a while since we’ve had cauliflower rice in our kitchen…same with raw and crunchy almond butter. By that, I mean it’s been a day. I’m suffering. Sushi tends to be quite expensive and often quite modest … More Cauliflower Rice Sushi (healthy, vegan, and gluten free)
Pasta and I have had an interesting history. Ten, fifteen, heck, arguably twenty years-ago, I lived for pasta consumption and just the presence of pasta. Yes, I was possibly destined to become a pasta snob. Macaroni and cheese, fettuccine alfredo, classic marinara, peanut noodles, Pad Thai, pho, chow mein, I loved everything that involved a noodle. However, … More Last Minute Memorial Day Recipe: Vegetable Gochujang Pasta (made with Banza)
SO, it’s Saint Patrick’s Day today. And? I really don’t know how I’ll be celebrating. Honestly, I think I’m just going to do exactly what I always do on Saturdays: take some more time to cook something gloriously indulgent but delicious, and maybe add in an extra ab session into my morning workout. Because guys, hanging leg … More Easy Vegan Green Curry…with a secret ingredient!
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)
Right now at this moment, I turn twenty years-old. Wow, I would have lived two entire decades! It feels unreal to be this far in my lifetime, even though life lives on and on, both in the world above and the afterlife. Given that I’ll be celebrating the ish out of my birthday today, I’ve … More Twenty Truths About Myself For My 20th Birthday
First time trying these kinds of fill-in-the-blanks posts! I’ve always loved reading these types of articles and have so much fun answering them in my head! Can you relate to the joy of quarter-empty peanut butter jars? Can you relate to my obsession with Indian food? Can you relate to my adoration for quotes on … More Can You Relate…