Vegan Banana Bread Protein Pancakes

Breakfast is by far my favorite meal of the day. Many days I go to bed already excited to wake up and eat my first meal. This is especially true when I know I’m having pancakes in the morning. There’s just nothing better than a nice fluffy stack of pancakes on a Sunday morning. As…

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…

High Protein TVP Tacos (Vegan)

Textured vegetable protein is an underrated ingredient. If you’ve never heard of it before, TVP is dehydrated soy protein that has a texture exactly like ground beef when rehydrated. Some vegans argue that it is overly processed, or that soy is bad for you, but TVP is actually a very healthy food. Just because a…

Vegan Tempeh Bacon

There’s a million responses I get when I tell people I’m vegan, but the most annoying one is when people say “But what about bacon?” Honestly, it’s incredibly rude to just discredit someone’s beliefs with a joke. Most ethical vegans care very deeply about animals and don’t feel that this topic is a laughing matter….

Oil-Free Black Bean Dip

The Super Bowl is right around the corner, and you know what that means: snacks! If you’re anything like me, there’s only two reason to watch the big game, and neither of them has to do with football. The first reason to watch the Super Bowl is the commercials, which are always quite entertaining. The…

Creamy Coconut Curry With Chickpeas and Vegetables (Vegan/Gluten-Free)

Curry: it can mean so many different things. When I was growing up, curry always meant Japanese-style curry, since my mother is Japanese. Japanese curry is sweet, with potatoes and vegetables, and always served with short grain white rice. However, as I grew older, I discovered Indian curries, which often include lentils or chickpeas, and…