What is Plant-Forward eating?

Over the past years, I noticed a shift in my eating habits. As time goes by, I see myself enjoying more and more plant foods and less animal protein. I witnessed some friends suddenly stating things like, “This is it. I think I’m going vegetarian.” Finally, I keep hearing more people concerned about the world’sContinue reading “What is Plant-Forward eating?”

My Favorite Three Croissant Spots in Seattle

When it comes to croissants, there is a sizeable difference between one worth paying for and one that’s not. I have been trying out bakeries all over Seattle, and I would like to share the top three that deliver outstanding results consistently, so the next time you visit Seattle, you know where to go. WhatContinue reading “My Favorite Three Croissant Spots in Seattle”

Minimalistic Kitchen Basics: Knives

I had plenty of kitchen tools in my life. But when I moved to Seattle, I decided to learn how to do more with less. I live alone in a tiny studio, so it’s the perfect opportunity to challenge what my tools can do. I’m beginning this series of posts with every chef’s pride andContinue reading “Minimalistic Kitchen Basics: Knives”

The Journey to Growing San Marzano Tomatoes in a Balcony

Ten months ago, I moved to Seattle from Berkeley, California. During last year’s pandemic, I picked up, like many others, on gardening. I was very impressed by how easily and quickly tomato plants grow. By the end of last season, I had bought seeds of my favorite kind, San Marzano, and I was excited toContinue reading “The Journey to Growing San Marzano Tomatoes in a Balcony”

Cooking for Singles: Braised Pork Shoulder, Eight Ways

Variety is the number one challenge I find as a single who likes to cook; convenience is the second one. These challenges lead me to develop ways to make the best use of my ingredients in a way that’s neither boring nor inefficient. Today I’m going to walk you through one week where I ateContinue reading “Cooking for Singles: Braised Pork Shoulder, Eight Ways”

One Strategy to Manage Your Weight

Paying close attention to how we fuel our bodies is essential for weight management. In this blog post, I intend to show you how I think about my weight management and share my insights on the subject. Before I begin, you must know: I’m not a nutritionist, so I might not cover the subject withContinue reading “One Strategy to Manage Your Weight”

How Noom Changed my Life

In today’s post, I’m going to share a product review. I decided to write about it because I used it intensively, and it changed my life for the better. I also let enough time go by to make sure the results were long-lasting instead of a ‘fad diet’ that would make me bounce back toContinue reading “How Noom Changed my Life”

13 Health Tips for Traveling Professionals

As a person that travels for work, and a manager of people who do, one concern for me is to keep myself and my team healthy. Traveling for work challenges every pillar of a healthy lifestyle, so in this post, I’m going to share some tips that I’ve learned and implemented over the years thatContinue reading “13 Health Tips for Traveling Professionals”