Spinach Spaghetti and Vegan Meatballs

I spent the last year abroad in Japan, and while I was living in a University dorm I tried to maintain my vegan lifestyle. Out of fear and lack of awareness of Japanese food markets, my first month was an assortment of pasta recipes. Let's be honest, vegan or not, pasta--the American way--is easy to cook. Boil water, … Continue reading Spinach Spaghetti and Vegan Meatballs


Vegan Banana Oatmeal Cookies

It's been a while since I baked something vegan (I blame the 100 degree weather), but recently I made some simple vegan cookies. A common misconception is that vegans don't have dessert--or if we do it's made from tree bark. Actually this vegan cookie recipe is not only easy but low on calories and fun to make. … Continue reading Vegan Banana Oatmeal Cookies

DIY Collar

Fans of DIY and crafting have probably heard of an awesome website called Rookie Mag. It was on this marvelous website that I saw a tutorial for how to make detachable collars. You might be wondering what is the purpose of a detachable collar? After all ypu can just where a collared shirt. However, a detachable … Continue reading DIY Collar

Adventures in Watercolor

Last night I practiced working with watercolors. Out of all the art mediums I find watercolors the hardest; they require patience--a quality I severely lack.  Usually I work with acrylic. Considered the most versatile, acrylic unlike oil and watercolor paint doesn't require patience.  Sometimes though, patience can look very beautiful. Watercolor allows this weightless feeling … Continue reading Adventures in Watercolor