• ChefShan Granola (My 1st Recipe!)

    You call it ‘kryptonite’, I call it ‘granola’. Give me any oat-y, nutty, sugary crunch topping and a side of non-dairy yogurt, and I’m one content foodie. Forget sprinkles, roll my vegan vanilla scoop in some toasted oats! 😉 Alas, I must admit that granola is not necessarily the healthiest of choices, as most food-realated ‘kryptonites’ are. So…this called for a recipe-test mess in the kitchen! I decided to get all Cutie Foodie by lacing up my most adorable of aprons, and contributing to the year of 2018 #health and #fitness with a batch of granola that doesn’t tarnish gym gains or cause guilt by scooping another heaped tablespoon onto…

  • Sweet Heat Summer Shrimp Salad

        This Sweet Heat Summer Shrimp Salad (phew, try saying that 5 times fast) is a refreshing and delicious dish — great paired with chips to turn into a party salsa, or equally yum with a fork on its own!   I tried to come up with something that defies the struggles of being invited over a friend’s home for a party: whether that be worrying whether or not there will be food there to meet dietary needs or having to contribute a dish, yet not wanting to simply buy a fruit platter, but also not wanting to make a mess of your kitchen while trying to prepare a…