Too Schooled For Cool

Redbull, Monster, Rockstar, 5-hour Energy, Full Throttle, SK Energy, the list for energy drinks has expanded overwhelmingly over the last past decade. With America’s busy, fast-paced lifestyle, energy drinks are seen as an essential to keep our bodies going. I personally plead guilty to consuming more energy drinks than the label stated to help me […]

Genetically Modified Banana Split

GMO or otherwise known as genetically modified organisms is defined as “an organism or microorganism whose genetic material has been altered by means of genetic engineering” by and well, that tells you a lot about what they are. The debate over GMO’s has been outrageous recently especially with the introduction of Prop 37 in California. Prop 37 means: Required labeling on raw or processed food offered for […]

King Corn vs. Food Machine

Breakfast: Bacon, eggs, sausauge, whole-wheat bread with strawberry jam, cereal with milk, and a glass of orange juice Snack 1: Fruit cup Lunch: Cheeseburger with barbeque sauce, a side of fries, ketchup, and a glass of Dr. Pepper Snack 2: Power bar Dinner: Stouffer’s lasagna, nice juicy cut of steak, side salad with ranch dressing Dessert: Chocolate […]

Got Rice?

A grain of rice is approximately the size of a rain drop. It’s small, tasteless and almost seemingly insignificant. However, when 3500 grains of rice comes together and fill my bowl, they become relevant because anything that fills my tummy is important. My whole life has been revolved around rice and it is still now. […]

Gratitude for…. Spam?

Thanksgiving is a perfect day to give thanks and appreciate everything we have and a day to be grateful. It’s arguably my favorite holiday because Thanksgiving signifies the beginning of the holiday season and that means lots and lots of delicious food. Most importantly, it’s a day to feast without feeling guilty about eating that […]

What’s in your rice?

What’s the first real food you ate as a baby? Rice was probably mine. I have been eating rice the day my teeth grew out of my mouth because I was born in a traditional Chinese family. Of course, that’s a hyperbole and my memory doesn’t take me that far but I wouldn’t be surprised if that assumption was […]