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Yellow Curry Veggie Burgers

Yellow Curry Veggie Burgers

Yellow curry veggie burgers. I made these to celebrate veggie burger day, so… happy veggie burger day! Actually, veggie burger day was a few days ago. I’m only just getting around to posting the recipe for these yellow curry veggie burger patties I posted on […]

Kombucha in Tokyo! ELLE café Ginza Six

Kombucha in Tokyo! ELLE café Ginza Six

NEW OPEN ELLE café, Ginza 6 This week, I was given the opportunity to visit the new ELLE café location in Ginza Six. As you guys probably know, I am a huge fan of ELLE café. I often visit their Roppongi Hills and Aoyama locations […]

Cherry Blossoms: Tokyo’s Loveliest Season

Cherry Blossoms: Tokyo’s Loveliest Season

Cherry blossoms are in season here in Tokyo. If you didn’t know, every Spring, you can find beautiful cherry blossoms all over the city. Sakura, or cherry blossoms, pop up everywhere in Japanese art, food, history; they’re deeply rooted in the culture, so you can […]

Sakura Cupcakes: Vegan Cherry Blossom Cupcake Recipe

Sakura Cupcakes: Vegan Cherry Blossom Cupcake Recipe

Vegan sakura cupcakes! Spring is here, and I couldn’t be more excited for cherry blossom season. Cherry blossoms usually hit Japan at the beginning of April. With that, people start to come out of their winter caves and out into the sunlight for picnics and […]

How to Make Miso Tofu Skewers

How to Make Miso Tofu Skewers

Spring in Japan means hanami, or sakura viewing parties, and hanami means FOOD. There are a few staples at almost every hanami party: beer, dango, yakitori, and sweets (like my cherry blossom cupcakes!!). Being a vegetarian, I can’t eat yakitori (it’s basically skewered chicken), so […]

Gardening in Japan: a Guide to Getting Started

Gardening in Japan: a Guide to Getting Started

How to: Gardening in Japan Gardening in Japan can be a challenging undertaking. The places that you’re used to visiting may not be available, and the language barrier can make things difficult. When I first started collecting plants in Tokyo, I mainly got them from […]

4 Ingredient Plant-Based Vegan & Paleo Muffins

4 Ingredient Plant-Based Vegan & Paleo Muffins

As some of you know, I tried a modified version of Whole30 in January in an attempt to find the source of some of my health problems. As I already eat plant based & vegan, it seemed like an impossible task, but over the course of […]

Vegan Macarons – Made With Aquafaba!

Vegan Macarons – Made With Aquafaba!

Hi guys! If you know me, you know that I LOVE macarons; vegan macarons are just hitting vogue, and I am so pleased to share this aquafaba-based recipe with you. It’s officially official: my new cooking channel has launched! There’s only one video there now (this […]

Whole30 hacks: “Chips” and Guacamole

Whole30 hacks: “Chips” and Guacamole

It’s a new year! How many of you are hopping on the whole30 wagon to try to reset your entire life in 30 days? Well, it probably won’t work out quite that well, but it’s a great challenge! While I was on whole30, I spent […]

The Beautiful Japanese Countryside – Camping in Nikko, Japan

The Beautiful Japanese Countryside – Camping in Nikko, Japan

When I think of Nikko, Japan, the first thing that comes to mind is nature. Nikko is a town in Tochigi, Japan, famous for its picturesque autumn colors, waterfalls, and mischievous monkeys. Just a short 2 hour ride from Asakusa, Tokyo, Nikko makes an excellent weekend […]