Four-Ingredient Vegan French Toast (inspired by Hot Body Year Round)

Your new favorite breakfast…..with just four ingredients! My childhood self could demolish multiple plates of two-foot long stacks of crispy and fluffy French toast! I always loved mine to be topped with bananas, blueberries, strawberries, powdered sugar, whipped cream, and maple syrup! However, French toast is also demonized as one of the most fattening dishes … More Four-Ingredient Vegan French Toast (inspired by Hot Body Year Round)

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

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

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

Hoisin-Style Tofu

Anybody who hates tofu just hasn’t had it right. Am I right or am I right? For some strange reason, this year, I tried to manifest my hopes that my family and I would have a home-cooked Christmas feast. Seriously, why on Earth did I believe that such a thing could possibly happen, given that … More Hoisin-Style Tofu

Tomato Vegetable Stew (healthy, vegan, gluten free, oil free + high protein)

I have this quirky tradition where I celebrate my birthday for more than one day. This is because my birthday usually falls on a day where I don’t have enough time for a proper celebration due to work, school, studying, or anything else that’s extremely taxing on time and energy. This year, it just so … More Tomato Vegetable Stew (healthy, vegan, gluten free, oil free + high protein)