What’s in Your Coffee Cup? (Fair Trade and Brewing Justice)

A cortado please, my order rolls off my tongue before I even get a chance to look at the menu. While waiting for my coffee, I find a table to settle down in and take out my coffee house necessities: journal, pen, headphones, and a book. My order is called and I picked it up,…

In Defense of Eating, Thoughts on Whole 30 (Part 2)

Just over a month ago, I started a program called Whole30. This program is meant to reset your system, reset your “health, habits, and relationship with food”. It’s been a week since the program ended for me, and it left much to be desired but I can’t say that it was a disaster*.

In Defense of Eating, Thoughts on Whole 30 (Part 1)

Just over a month ago, I started a program called Whole30. This program is meant to reset your system, reset your “health, habits, and relationship with food”. It’s been a week since the program ended for me, and it left much to be desired but I can’t say that it was a disaster*.

Thanks mom! 

My parents always had a garden at every house that I can remember growing up in, the gardens were full of tomato plants, various herbs, bitter melon, and different squashes (that I only know the name of in Vietnamese). My brother and I would be running around playing while my parents tended to their herbs…