Product Review: Kelp Jerky (akua)

I tried kelp jerky for the first time — this is a vegan jerky that is made with kelp and shiitake mushrooms. The flavor I tried was “Rosemary & Maple BBQ”. I’m always pushing myself to try new foods and snacks, as someone who grew up a picky eater. My mom always said that tastebudsContinue reading “Product Review: Kelp Jerky (akua)”

Recipe: Sweet & sour tofu bites

Sweet & sour tofu bites are quick, easy, and simple to make. All you need is a frying pan, oil, tofu, salt, pepper, and any other desired seasoning. This versatile dish can be eaten on its own as a snack or meal, or added as a side dish to rice, vegetables, and so on. ThisContinue reading “Recipe: Sweet & sour tofu bites”

THRIVE MARKET HAUL

I recently signed up for Thrive Market, which I have been debating joining for a while now. The site offers an extensive amount of healthy foods — organic, non-GMO, dairy-alternatives, keto, paleo, vegan, gluten-free, and other special diets. Their foods (and products) are ethically and sustainably sourced, their packaging is recyclable, and their warehouse isContinue reading “THRIVE MARKET HAUL”

Recipe: Lazy DIY Vegan Pizza

This is a super easy recipe that also happens to be healthy and vegan! Although you don’t have to be vegan to enjoy it — you can also make it non-vegan if you want! Ingredients: 2 slices of bread Tomato sauce Nutritional yeast (optional) extra spices & toppings Step 1: Slather your bread with tomatoContinue reading “Recipe: Lazy DIY Vegan Pizza”

HEALTH FOOD STORE HAUL

The other week, I went to a health food store and picked up some interesting goods I’d like to share! Golden turmeric infusion — a powder you mix with warm milk or hot water in order to make “golden milk,” an ancient eastern recipe with numerous health benefits, everything from mood boost to reduction ofContinue reading “HEALTH FOOD STORE HAUL”

Try-it Tuesday ~ Chipotle Lime Crispy Fingers (Meatless)

Today I tried Gardein’s chipotle lime crispy chick’n fingers. They are meatless! They can be eaten as a snack (2 pieces) or meal (6 pieces) — I went for 6 pieces! Looking at the nutritional info, they’re a bit high in fat and sodium, but if you limit fat and sodium for other meals thenContinue reading “Try-it Tuesday ~ Chipotle Lime Crispy Fingers (Meatless)”

I Tried… VEGAN EGGS!

Recently a new food product came out called “Just” — a vegan substitute for eggs. That means, essentially, eggless eggs. I may not be vegan but I found myself so fascinated by this and decided to give it a try… I bought it at my local grocery store for $8 — very pricey! It containsContinue reading “I Tried… VEGAN EGGS!”