Painfully Easy Peanut Noodles

Sometimes I just want to take a bowl of noodles to the face. I don’t want vegetables, I don’t want protein, I just want pasta and sauce. In a different lifetime I’m sure I could attribute this craving to my rigid exercise schedule and resulting Olympian caloric intake. For now I’ll just say eating a large amount of the same food feels good.  … Read the rest

Super Bowl Bean Dip

Ah, sporting events. They exist, and people like them. Although I’ve yelled at the television over the violent and masculine game of tennis, the emotion behind football is harder for me to understand. Why are so many teams named after birds? Where is Coach Taylor? Wouldn’t it make sense to blitz more often?… Read the rest

Vegan Miso Soup

My record with healthy eating is inconsistent  For example, here’s a recent meal of mine captured on SnapChat:

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It was a good day until this happened

Yes, that’s right, Taco Bell and KFC on the same plate. Who was I to leave my Quesarito™ lonely? With the company of mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and a biscuit, this plate formed a family.… Read the rest

I Tried to Make Hummus in a Nutri Ninja

Are you hip and/or cool? If so, you’ve heard of hummus. Most accurately described by the Facebook group, “Hummus is Yummus”, this chickpea-based dip is the hottest accessory of 2016. If chutney and fondue are mesh tops and acid wash jeans, hummus is whatever North West is wearing. 

Not only is hummus trendy as hell, it has encouraged me to eat a variety of vegetables and and other healthy snacks.… Read the rest

Is it Gross? Vegan Taste Test: Upton’s Naturals Bar-B-Que Jackfruit

Vegan meat, you enigmatic mistress. Sometimes you bring me joy, sometimes you bring me pain. What will it be this time?

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Jackfruit photo courtesy of Shahnoor Habib Munmun via Wikipedia. Thank you stranger who will never see this!

I received Upton’s Naturals Bar-B-Que Jackfruit in December’s VeganCuts box but haven’t gotten around to trying it until now.… Read the rest