Cooking is my therapy

To me, summer means the time for cooking, the time to explore all of my culinary ambitions that have accumulated throughout the school year. So, everyday, I cook dinner for my family, and there are always a couple of essentials (ingredients, kitchen tools, etc.) and things I keep in mind. When I first step into... Continue Reading →

Asparagus for Any Day

I've always loved asparagus because of how fun it is to eat! Asparagus isn't like spinach or lettuce where I feel like a cow eating it with stems and leaves sticking stubbornly out of my mouth. Instead, asparagus is crunchy and texturally satisfying. Also, fun fact, 1 cup of asparagus has 100% of the daily... Continue Reading →

Quick and Easy Fried Rice

Sometimes, I'm just too tired to cook. I know, shocking, but after a long afternoon of shopping, all I want to do is lay down. So, on these days, I usually ┬ájust take whatever I have in the fridge. throw it all together, and call it a meal. But there are times when these haphazard... Continue Reading →

3 Overnight Oats Recipes

Whenever I have a really late night spent doing homework, I know I won't be able to sit down and enjoy a long breakfast in the morning because I'll likely wake up late. My solution used to be to make a really simple breakfast that morning to eat in the car, like an almond butter... Continue Reading →

Raw Vegan Brownies

After trying my raw vegan brownie recipe many many times, I think I've perfected it! These brownies are a lot like my bliss ball recipe. It is adapted from Minimalist Baker's recipe. Ingredients 1/2 cup walnuts 1/4 cup almond meal 1/4 cup cocoa/cacao powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/4 cup of dates pitted and soaked... Continue Reading →

Tofu with Teriyaki Sauce

Tofu is one of those comfort foods I enjoy so much. And, there's an added bonus:it's healthy. Packed with protein, fiber, and healthy fats, it's my go-to substitute for meat. While pan frying it is a quick and easy preparation, I decided to amp up the flavor with a homemade "teriyaki" sauce. Here's the recipe...... Continue Reading →

Lettuce Wraps and Leftovers

Now that I'm finally on summer break, I have been cooking every meal for my family. So, I've been able to experiment with a lot of different recipes and ways to use leftovers. It's safe to say that my parents can't live without meat, so I've been challenging them to be more adventurous with their... Continue Reading →

Summer Food Go-To’s

As school ends and summer break rolls in, I've started thinking about all the recipes I'll bring back from last summer, and new ones that I'm excited to try. First, I am definitely making my quinoa bowl. Last summer after my half day math camp, I would come home and make this lunch everyday. The... Continue Reading →

Healthiness Compilation

I will bombard you with a bunch of healthy things because I (for once) took pictures of a lot of the things I ate! Eye-candy! First, this beet juice that I made! It was so refreshing and delicious, and it only took a few ingredients : beets, carrots, apples, pears, ginger, water. Next, an on-the-go... Continue Reading →

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