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Simple Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan)

Simple Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan)

This is scandalous to say, but these are just as good as your mom’s chocolate chip cookies. GASP. “How can that be when they are vegan?”. Well, I will show you how. This recipe doesn’t have chickpea flour or any other strange baking ingredients. This is just a basic chocolate chip cookie recipe that is … Read More

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Asian Inspired Tempeh Salad

Asian Inspired Tempeh Salad

One of my New Year intentions for 2019 was to eat more greens. While I am vegan, I do not particularly love salads. In the past, I would only eat taco salads, for obvious reasons. I became determined to create a salad that I could actually enjoy eating. I thought of all the foods I … Read More

Vegan Baking: Triumphs and Fails

Vegan Baking: Triumphs and Fails

Baking takes practice and vegan baking takes even more practice. The basics revolve around substitutes like: flax eggs, soy milk, mashed fruit, etc. I guess I’ll start with some of my vegan baking “hacks”. To substitute eggs, I use either a flax egg or a mashed banana. When I want to imitate the structure eggs … Read More

Inauthentic Vegan Falafel

Inauthentic Vegan Falafel

I researched a lot of falafel recipes. Many of them said things like “you must use chickpea flour” or “canned chickpeas WILL NOT work”. That’s a bit dramatic. I enjoy authentic falafel; but when I make it at home, I am not going to go out of my way to make a glorified veggie patty. … Read More

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies // Vegan

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies // Vegan

“Do you only eat salads?”. I laugh every time someone asks this. Eating vegan doesn’t have to be boring. I have proved this time and time again. Before making this recipe, I didn’t really eat cookies. That’s changed for sure. These cookies are easy to make, really tasty, and somewhat healthy. PRINTER FRIENDLY VERSION Oven: … Read More

Sick During the Holidays

Sick During the Holidays

During the holiday season, it seems like there are always a few unlucky individuals that get sick. This year, I was the unlucky person. A few days ago, I had a gross stomach virus. Fortunately, I got over it fairly quickly. I want to share some things that helped me and hopefully they will help … Read More

Fall Inspired Meals (Vegan)

Fall Inspired Meals (Vegan)

Just like any other blogger, I am crazy about fall. Lately, I have been more creative in the kitchen and I want to share some autumn inspired meals. I forgot to write down the full recipes, so I’m apologizing in advance for that. Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas Don’t know what to call this…Sweet … Read More

Running Your Best

Running Your Best

To some, running is hell. It is the workout that everyone dreads. I felt that way several years ago. But now running has become a regular part of my routine. My running journey has taught me several things. One thing I have learned is that it’s hard to run your best each time. Some days … Read More

Finding New Inspiration

Finding New Inspiration

Exhausted, fed-up, and barely functioning. Recently, I have experienced a low-point. I am not saying I’m depressed because I am far from it. People go through ups and downs and it’s perfectly normal, but lately it’s been hard for me to get excited about basically anything. Constantly switching between class and work has definitely taken … Read More