Tag: foodie

Cali Girl Gets Macros!

Welcome to the wonderful world of macros which is both exciting and terrifying, for those who don’t know how to get started! Starting in January 2017, I decided to try using macros to calculate my nutritional goals because I saw a lot of people achieving great results with it. Below, […]

Why Chopsticks?

A lot of the food posts on my instagram show chopsticks as my only utensils. I’ve gotten a few questions about why I eat with chopsticks so often, and it’s not just because I’m Asian! Although I’ve been using chopsticks pretty much all my life and consider myself rather adept with them, using […]

Dragonfruit Nice Cream

Dragonfruit is one of my favorites because it has superfruit qualities – rich in antioxidants and a multitude of beneficial vitamins! It actually comes in three different colors: red, white, and yellow (this is the red one). For a while I was taking fresh dragonfruit and freezing it to make […]

Tofu Taco Tuesday (with vegan option)!

It’s Taco Tuesday!    Contrary to what most people think, tacos DON’T have to be greasy or unhealthy! For Taco Tuesday, I decided to whip up some vegetarian tofu tacos. I did use egg, so they’re not vegan, but if you want to make them into vegan tacos, you can […]

Vegan and Gluten Free Vietnamese Tofu Spring Rolls

Vietnamese fresh spring rolls are one of my favorite summer foods to make, and they are healthy, vegan, and gluten free! Occasionally we get together with family and have “spring roll making day” where everyone makes springs rolls for lunch or dinner and eats them. They’re like the little Asian […]

Blueberry Parfait

Fruit parfaits are the easiest thing in the morning. I make this in 5 minutes, throw it in a mason jar, and run out the door! Here’s what I put in mine. What do you like in yours? Bear Naked Maple Pecan granola Chobani plain 0% yogurt Fresh blueberries Hemp […]

Avocado Toast + Egg

. Avocado toast is #trending! This is how I made mine: You will need: 1 large avocado 2 eggs salt and pepper Toast Preheat the oven to 425. Cut the avocado in half and remove the seed. Place in a oven-safe pan or baking dish where you can rest the […]

Stacks on Stacks on Stacks! Gluten Free Pancakes

  I had a craving for pancakes, but wanted to make something healthy, quick, and easy. I decided to try the Krusteaz brand gluten-free pancake mix. Gluten free pancake mix uses rice flour instead of regular flour. Here’s the recipe I created. I added frozen blueberries and substituted milk for […]

My nice cream brings all the boys to the yard…

…and they’re like, it’s better than regular ice cream! 🙂 Nana nice cream is my favorite things these days. It’s the best alternative to ice cream, and it’s vegan and dairy free. I use my cuisinart food processor to blend the ingredients, putting them all in and first pulsing the […]

Kale Me Maybe?

I LOVE GREEN JUICE! Drinking veggies is sometimes easier and faster than eating them, and I can make my juice and take it with me in the morning on the way to work. It’s a great way to detox, and I add fruit to mine to make it a little […]