I haven’t posted anything since March. I guess you can say I’ve been busy between Lent and wedding planning but this Lent has been different. In some ways, I’ve struggled with how to focus on growing during the fast but I didn’t feel things to be fruitful this time around. You probably were well aware… Continue reading spring green stuffing
I never used to tolerate eggplant. I didn’t want to say I disliked it because I don’t dislike anything, but I knew my limitations. Let me preface, I loved food or thought I did. I craved junk. I ate McDonald’s a few times every week, bags of potato chips and had an odd fetish for… Continue reading roast eggplant, pepper and turmeric pizza.
Growing up, I only could read by imagining the perfect cup of hot cocoa: creamy, chocolate filled to the brim with fluffy mini marshmallows and whipped cream. It looked and tasted like Christmas morning, a ski weekend or being snowed in. It should sound and taste decadent like the perfect thing to warm up to… Continue reading mexican hot chocolate.
Clean eating recipes like this luscious pea and asparagus soup bring me to a topic that I find taboo in conservative Christianity but it’s an important one: menstrual cycles and reproductive health. I used to hate the way I acted on my period. The mood swings, the clumsiness and the unexplained eating habits. And in… Continue reading pea and asparagus soup
Being a vegan, it can be difficult to find or to bake tasty dessert options. While I am eternally grateful that Vegan Treats bakery of Bethlehem, PA set up shop, I am a little over hour away from Bethlehem and cannot always get my fix. The cupcakes, donuts, pies and cookies are vegan mecca. When… Continue reading the cinnamon roll that will get everyone talking at coffee hour.
Is there ever enough of hours a day to truly do what you what you want? Because what I really wanted was to experiment with the perfect vegan broccoli and “cheese” recipe with homemade croutons in a bread bowl. I’d easily need an hour and a half of prep time but see, as embarassing as… Continue reading broccoli and “please” soup.
Race for the Refugees! In light of our refugee crisis, I know many of my family and friends have felt powerless. This in part motivated me to raise monies through the IOCC (International Orthodox Christian Charities) which funds disaster relief and humanitarian efforts for the refugees in a fundraising race this year on behalf of… Continue reading Fundraising Goal