Oh my soul. Heaven. This morning I decided to break out of my oatmeal rut and make pancakes. Not gonna lie… It took me two rounds of failed pancakes to get the recipe down, but in the end I was rewarded with crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside, chai kissed-coconut pillows. 🙂 The … More GF: Chai Spiced Coconut Pancakes with Macadamia Nuts, Toasted Coconut, and a Creamy Coconut Sauce
Yesterday was the last day of me trying to completely clean out my fridge and freezer. Somehow, this yielded me eating fancy schmancy seafood for both lunch and dinner. Not that Im complaining… Both of these recipes are quickies, but they stay classy. Time to go to Whole Foods….!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Scallop Salad Sandwich Warm scallop salad … More Two recipes from the sea
If you ever want to get someone’s attention – and I mean anyone – munch on kale chips in front of them. I was at my Biochem professor’s office hours with about 20 other students itching to get some tidbits about the midterm and was having zero luck getting his attention to ask a question. … More The best way to get your professor’s attention..
Happy Sunday everyone. I hope everyone’s weekends have been going fabulously. I have been studying and functionally procrastinating during the day and going out at night. One of my procrastinating activities was playing around with whole wheat phyllo dough. I assumed making little, stuffed phyllo pastries would be easy peazy. Wrong. The dough is so … More A phyllo-fail and guiltless cookie dough…
Sometimes, I am a procrastinator. But I am a functional procrastinator – meaning that when I avoid a particular task, I make sure that whatever I do instead is accomplishing something. For example, on Tuesday I had a Systemic Physiology midterm at 3pm. Instead of studying for the 4 hours leading up to the exam, … More A functional procrastinator makes biscuits..
I am so excited to share this recipe with all of you! It all started a few days ago when my house mate and I were at Savemart. Chelsea asked me which bar she should buy for breakfast and I told her that I avoid basically all bars in general (except Kind almond macadamia and … More Homemade Protein Bars (that actually taste good)!
I have been missing New Zealand lately; the fresh seafood, the ocean, the warm weather, the people, everything! So to transport myself back there, I decided to make crab cakes for lunch today. Unlike in New Zealand, the crab came from a can, but that didn’t stop these crab cakes from rocking my pants off. … More “Now, those are some sexy crab cakes!”
I, personally, am very tolerant of gluten. You could even say I love gluten because ingredients that contain gluten often have a high fiber content… and we all know I love fiber. However, I have been interested in gluten free and lower carbohydrate baking lately. My biochemistry class has emphasized over and over again how … More Gluten, Dairy & Sugar Free: Purely Coconut Muffins!
I am basically incapable of purchasing pre-made goods that I know I can make. It’s actually a problem because I don’t end up making all the things that I can, and so I go without. An example of this is Trader Joe’s white bean hummus dip. I had been hearing about it for ages but … More White bean dip: Two ways!
This quiche recipe is very simple and very healthy. I wanted to make a quiche that you could enjoy a huge slice of and feel truly satisfied afterwards. Satisfaction stems from both high quality taste and a food’s nutritional profile. This recipe includes both, and is also extremely quick to make because you can use … More Quiche so good I ate it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner..