my super awesome Mexican Birthday! + Being Vegan in Mexico

Hey guys!!! I just wanted to share with you how awesome being vegan in MEXICO was and is! It was more amazing than I imagined. I'm from Michigan. The only Mexican restaurant I ever saw growing up was called AZTECA. It was in a small business plaza. And I never went. Not sure if it … Continue reading my super awesome Mexican Birthday! + Being Vegan in Mexico

Vegan Parisian ~ Being Vegan in Paris & Vegan Paris Guide!

P A R I S. A city we all dream of visiting. Or at least I have. But I must say I've never been in a rush to go. I always thought a trip to this beautiful place would be later on in my life. In a world where I'm a married woman and am spending this … Continue reading Vegan Parisian ~ Being Vegan in Paris & Vegan Paris Guide!

Crispy Chickpeak Cakes

If you know me, you know I love my grandmother. When I first moved off on my own, I left without knowing how to really cook. The one recipe I had, I used the heck out of. It was my favorite thing my granny would make me! Salmon croquettes accompanied by white rice, green peas … Continue reading Crispy Chickpeak Cakes

My first cleanse/ parasite cleanse

That moment when you realize you're so vegan you feel bad killing your own parasites... Because, they're living beings, too! But then you have to SNAP! out of it. They're living off of YOU. And it's affecting YOU, Joi. Knock off the compassion. Just this once. Okay. You're right. Time to defend myself. Hey! So if you couldn't … Continue reading My first cleanse/ parasite cleanse

Delicious Vegan Coconut Curry

Some days, you just crave a big warm bowl of coconut milk! Warm turmeric. Warm mushrooms. Melt in your mouth potatoes. Something to slurp on... Come on. I can't be the only one! Coconut curry is so healthy and filling! It is like South Asian comfort/ soul food. I love cuddling up with a bowl … Continue reading Delicious Vegan Coconut Curry

Vegan Grilled Cheese on a Waffle Iron

Sure, you could go the classic way and make your grilled cheese in a frying pan. But how fun is this?! Put that bad boy in a waffle maker. It just makes eating a vegan version of an American classic so much more enjoyable (and convenient)! Never have I ever owned a waffle iron in my … Continue reading Vegan Grilled Cheese on a Waffle Iron