Food #3: Spaghetti with Chickpeas and Carrots

Yes, I am on a carrot kick these days. You might go so far as to say that I am on a majestic quest to put carrots in everything and anything I can think of. Go ahead, make my day. This recipe tastes amazing; it’s super easy, quick (because I was very very hungry and…

Food #2: Vegan Carrot Oatmeal Cookies

I decided that I wanted to make cookies again (yay!), but when I looked in the fridge I saw no eggs and no butter. Can you believe it?! Instead of getting mad (and, I really have no place to as it’s not my house), I thought about how I could get the cookies that I…

Food #1: On Chocolate & Gluten Free Chocolate Chip-ish Cookies

My fixation with chocolate reached new heights this week when I finished – not one but two – bars of Hershey’s chocolate: Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme and Almonds & Toffee. I succumbed to chocolate pangs that had been plaguing me throughout the course of shark week in a major way: Mother nature really did a…

On Natural Hair

A foreword: This is not a piece where I get all preachy in order to persuade black women everywhere to start whipping their natural curls back and forth on their head. Not at all. I’m only interested in making you understand why I have chosen to wear my hair naturally, and why I take care…