Tag Archives: healthy living

Chinese Orange Cauliflower

It is safe to say that I have had copious amounts of Chinese food in the past two weeks. My family has a tradition of eating a Chinese buffet for Christmas and I ate A TON of…

Teriyaki Portobello Mushroom Burgers

This past week has been super busy with starting grad school, starting my part-time internship, and still moving stuff into my new apartment. I feel like I’ve been non-stop running for seven days straight. But,…

Veggie Quinoa Maki

Nothing gets my mouth watering like a piece of sushi. I love all kinds of sushi, fish or vegetarian. There is something that gets me with the salty, chewy seaweed wrapped around the sweet and sour…

Raw Carrot “Pasta” with Spinach and Coconut Curry Sauce

Boy, did I need a clean healthy meal after all the junk food I ate during the holidays. Today was the first day that I did not allow myself to eat the leftover peppermint bark…

Thai Quinoa Salad with Peanut Sauce

  I first fell in love with Thai food the summer after eighth grade. That summer, I started and finished all seasons of the show “The OC.” In that show, the family always ordered Pad…

Tofu Tacos with Spinach, Avocado, and Pepper Jack

For some reason, I have had a weird craving for tacos lately. Tacos of all sorts. Fish tacos, chickpea tacos, veggie tacos, shrimp tacos, mushroom tacos, and of course, tofu tacos. So naturally I invested…

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Bowl

‘Tis the season for pumpkin! And I am ohh soo excited. Pumpkin is one of my favorite seasonal foods. I love how you can have it sweet or savory! So far this season, I have…

Tropical Popsicles

I made these smoothie pops about two weeks ago when it was a beautiful summer-like day in early September. I was trying to hold on to summer for as long as I could. Even though…

Summer Squash Spaghetti with Mushrooms, Broccolini, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

  About a month ago, it was my birthday. I asked my dad for a vegetable noodle maker because I kept seeing recipes around for vegetable noodles and they all looked so delicious. Well, when…

Detox Smoothie

This was the first thing I made after getting home from backpacking throughout Europe for 3 months. A green smoothie. How I missed green smoothies. There were certainly some places in Europe that sold green…