Lifestyle { Celebrate Life }

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Today is my birthday. Even though I’m a shy person, I can’t deny that the attention and overload of love is heartwarming. But I’ve realized that in the last couple of years, I have created my own tradition to celebrate my birthday. And it’s not a celebration in a traditional sense of the term. The… Read more »

Food { Vegan Pumpkin & Apple Cake }

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After going fully vegan for three weeks this summer, I’ve been more inclined to try vegan recipes. I’ve been particularly intrigued with vegan baking because butter, eggs and milk are such staples and I’ve wondered how different the taste would be. I decided to try this vegan pumpkin apple muffin recipe, and was pleasantly surprised with the… Read more »

Food { Thai Curry Sweet Potato & Lentil Soup }

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I find it hard to express in words how delicious some recipes are. When I speak, I use a lot of facial and hand gestures that help convey what I am trying to say. But when it comes to writing, I find it more challenging. If I had to describe this thai curry sweet potato… Read more »

Food { Sesame Seared Tuna }

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I’m not gonna lie, I’m pretty impressed with myself. And do you want to know a little secret? This was seriously one of the easiest and quickest recipes I have EVER tried, but it looks pretty dang impressive, don’t you think?! Even though I’ve never been a big fish eater, as I grow and mature… Read more »

Food { Quick and Easy Apple Sauce }

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I know, I know, you’re probably thinking “Apple sauce…how boring!” HEAR ME OUT! Apple sauce is SO quick and easy to make at home. It’s also tastier, healthier, and cheaper. Do I have your attention now? When I have apples that are too ripe, I make this quick and easy apple sauce to not put… Read more »

Food { Sweet Chili Salmon }

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I never liked fish, and growing up, it was something that I would avoid at all cost, a trait that I’ve taken on after my aunt. We once did an amazing road trip from Minnesota to Texas, where we ate at a famous fish restaurant, and out of the 10 people sitting at the table,… Read more »

Beauty { Top 5 High-End Products Worth Buying }

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Whether it’s for fashion or beauty, it’s worth spending a bit more money for better quality, that will last longer and look better. I prefer having one or two amazing pieces, rather than 10 pieces that will fall apart within a few months. Spend a bit more on one purchase, and in the long-run, you… Read more »

Food { Chocolate Almond Energy Balls }

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Since my vegan challenge, I’ve been drawn towards vegan recipes. This recipe for Nutella breakfast cookie dough had me at Nutella. Chocolate and hazelnut is hands down my favorite flavor combination. Ask my best friend, Alexandra: she used to bribe me with a Nutella sandwich to go over to her place after school. It worked almost… Read more »

Food { Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding }

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My vegan health challenge for 22-days went so much better than anticipated. I learned new recipes, which I’m excited about, like this breakfast chia seed pudding, perfect for a hot summer morning. I was a bit hesitant to try this recipe because of what it looks like, but it’s delicious! I love finding easy, quick… Read more »

Food { 22-Day Revolution | Week 3 }

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I did it: I was fully vegan for 22 days! It has been an interesting and eye-opening experience, and I’m so happy that I was able to do it fully. I was able to learn a lot about my previous eating habits as well as what my body tolerates less. The overall experience has been… Read more »