Hope you all had a lovely, LOVELY holiday week! I am so excited to share this sweet potato recipe that is perfect to have any time of the year, but mostly for a special winter or fall feast. This is a recipe I created all by myself, but it may be a bit unoriginal of … More Maple Cinnamon and Sea Salt Sweet Potato Bake
So for my birthday last week, I got a bunch of beautiful gifts, greeting, hugs, kisses, smiles and memories that I will forever be grateful for. I am so happy to say that this was even better than the best eighteenth-birthday I could ever imagine. Yes, I did have school, I didn’t make myself a … More Tuesday Thoughts: Valuable Presents
Sometimes I don’t feel like making myself a fancy oatmeal bowl or smoothie bowl. I just feel like making myself a super, super quick and easy recipe that still tastes amazing so that afterwards, I can go Netflix and chill………..with butternut squash! Butternut squash and I have lately been hooking up a LOT. I like … More New YouTube Video: Lazy Gingerbread Kabocha Butternut Squash Mash
THIS is the major volunteering opportunity for Thanksgiving that I wanted to talk about in my last Tuesday Thoughts post! I remember my last visit at Cafe Gratitude–it was gorgeous, memorable and sweet with a new hippie vibe I adored and food I devoured. I still dream about my banana bread and “I Am Terrific” … More Volunteering at Cafe Gratitude + Asian Thanksgiving?
So just in time for Thanksgiving: I’ve always been told that I get happy by the simplest things. I was so thrilled to see the booths of our local farmers’ market that I beamed really widely and clenched my mother’s hand in delight. My mother asked me why I got so excited, and I responded … More The Meaning of Life is in the Little Things
DISCLAIMER: READ THE UPDATE AT THE BOTTOM! I am probably going to get a lot of hate with this post. Hehehehe, come at me bruh. ;-/ Before I start, let me insert this BIIIIIIIIG disclaimer. EVERYONE is entitled to their opinion. I understand that Thanksgiving is a very all-American and very important holiday of the … More Tuesday Thoughts: Is Thanksgiving Really an Ethical Holiday?
If I had my two favorite cold-weather foods in a single recipe, this would be it: curry, eggplant and tofu! Now, it sounds like a super strange combo, but T-R-U-S-T me. Normally you’d think of using eggplant “rolls” in Italian dishes. But I am a true curry girl at heart. So I took this recipe to a … More New YouTube Video: Curried Eggplant Tofu and Kale Rollups
Who wants some pumpkin pie for breakfast?? ….As you can tell, I added WAY too much liquid in my oats and it looks more like an orange soup. I actually debated as to whether or not I would call it pumpkin pie soup… I didn’t really care though. The result still tasted perfect post-workout–sweet, … More Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
A mini little cake that tastes like pumpkin pie for breakfast…..with TONS of cream on top. You can tell I’ve been on my sweet potato craze once again. To me, sweet potatoes can be enjoyed all year round, whether in a summer salad or hot in winter soup! You can also enjoy them sweet or … More Strawberry Sweet Potato Pumpkin Cake
Sooooooooo today’s Halloween isn’t it? Are you like me where you LOVE just baking and cooking Halloween-themed food all day when it is that special day? If so, then these recipes are for you! I know that my recipes below don’t necessarily look like Halloween creatures, but they are so frighteningly delicious that you’ll even … More The Best Halloween Recipes from the Blog!