I'll keep this post short! I'm not a fan of beans and I found this incredible Whole30 recipe for bean-less chili from Farmstead Chic. I'm not stealing her recipe, but I'm going to leave the specific ingredients I use for my own chili! Ingredients: - 2 lbs ground beef - 1 large yellow onion, diced … Continue reading Recipe: Whole30 Chili
If you've never heard of Pocky, boy have you been missing out. Pocky is a snack originating from Japan in 1966. If you've never seen Pocky, they're thin biscuit sticks dipped in chocolate and packaged in a bright red box. Before their well-known bright red box redesign in 1998, the original designs were definitely less flashy. They … Continue reading Pocky’s Brief History
You've probably seen those clickbait articles titled "Health Benefits of Drinking Wine" or "A Glass of Wine A Day Keeps the Doctor Away." Let me give you a disclaimer now and start off by saying that no, I'm not a doctor, I'm not a physician, and I'm not a scientist. So, is wine actually good … Continue reading Is Wine Actually Good For You?
This popular trend has been taking over the Internet the last few years. Mukbang originated from Korea, so ultimately, the term is Korean. Mukbang (먹방) is the shortened term for meogneun bangsong (먹는 방송), which roughly translates over to "eating broadcast." Mukbangs originally were live streams of people eating and finishing large portions of food while … Continue reading What Is Mukbang?
In case you didn't hear, Starbucks had a soft-launch of their fall items yesterday. Yes, you heard right! This is the earliest fall launch Starbucks has ever had. Let's talk about the two drinks they're promoting. The two fall flavors that have come out so far are the infamous PSL, also known as the Pumpkin … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Lattes Are Back Early
Can we just take a second to remember the original Naked Palette? Now if you were a broke college student like me, you'll remember that the OG Naked palette was THE go-to palette for everyone. It was one of the first eyeshadow palettes everybody wanted to get their hands on. My former hallmate and roommate … Continue reading Urban Decay Retires Naked Palette
I'm finally back with another beauty post! Now I'm no makeup guru or professional, but I can definitely call myself a huge makeup fanatic! For someone that doesn't really know what they're doing when it comes to eyeshadows, I tend to stick to eyeshadow palettes with more familiar colors (aka warm tones and lots of … Continue reading My Top 3 Eyeshadow Palettes
It's night market season! If you're from SoCal and you haven't heard of the 626 Night Market or OC Night Market by now, it's about time you learned about it! The 626 Night Market is America's first and largest night market specializing in food! There are over 200 vendors at every 626 Night Market and … Continue reading 5 Tips for the 626 Night Market
You've probably watched hundreds of videos of people doing these spicy noodle challenges. If you didn't know, I've made videos doing these challenges too! Left: Samyang Nuclear Fire Ramen, Right: Paldo Volcano Chicken Noodle The original "Nuclear Fire Ramen Challenge" originated with the Samyang brand, the original spicy chicken flavor. Since that flavor came … Continue reading Samyang Nuclear Fire Noodle vs Paldo Volcano Chicken Noodle
If you're just starting to cook for yourself or trying to reconsider your food portions, you've probably asked yourself, "How much should I really eat?" The easy answer to that question is until you feel satiated. The hardest part for me when I eat is to stop eating when I'm full. I was raised under … Continue reading Meal Prep: 5 Easy Food Portioning Tips