Vegan Protein Cookie Dough for One

As a vegan competitive bodybuilder, people often ask me how I manage to get enough protein in my diet. I follow a macro-based approach, where my coach gives me a certain amount of protein, carbs, and fats to eat each day. As far as the actual foods I use to hit those goals, I choose…

Creamy Homemade Cashew Milk

  Have you noticed how much the dairy-free milk industry is growing lately? More and more Americans are buying vegan milk alternatives or ordering non-dairy options at their favorite coffee shop. The crazy thing is that most of these people aren’t vegan, nor are they lactose intolerant. A lot of people are purchasing milk alternatives…

Sesame Crusted Tofu and Broccoli

Unlike most American children, I grew up eating a lot of tofu. My Japanese mother cooked all my meals for me until the end of middle school, when I began learning to cook for myself. She usually made me traditional Japanese meals, which differ greatly from the typical American cuisine. For breakfast, I often had…

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

We all know that French fries aren’t that good for us. They’re deep fried in unhealthy oils, have almost no protein, and provide little in the way of nutrition. Unfortunately for our health, they taste so good! Because of this, many people have tried to replace fries with a “healthy” alternative at one point or…

Iced Chocolate Zucchini Brownies

As of the day I’m writing this, tomorrow is Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day weekend is a time to appreciate all the moms out there who work tirelessly to keep our lives running smoothly. We may resent their commands to make our beds or to eat our greens when we’re young, but underneath their sometimes stern…