Lemon Poppyseed Tiramisu

I’m a huge fan of anything lemon flavored, and after making two tiramisus around Christmas/New Years, I had a brilliant idea – how about I alter the recipe and make a lemon tiramisu instead? I finally did a couple days ago after work. It’s pretty simple, as you really only need to change a few…

Post-Workout Pumpkin Smoothie

Speaking of pumpkins, aside from eating them plainly after being baked, you can obviously use them in various recipes. I’ve been¬†incorporating pumpkin into my post-workout smoothies and I’m loving it. It gives them a silky texture and brilliant color. Below is this morning’s pumpkin smoothie with banana, strawberries, oatmeal, honey, milk, and water. Boom! (Picture…

Simple Strawberry Cake

Two things: 1. I love baking because it’s an art that gives me very quick and satisfying results. 2. I LOVE STRAWBERRY SEASON. My dad bought a TON of strawberries for $2 (!!!) and I decided earlier this afternoon that I needed to make something quick, delicious, and not too fattening, so of course I…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

I know I post pictures of pancakes all the time (on Instagram too) but they’re such delicious and easy subjects. Today I made cardamom pancakes because I finally found powdered cardamom last weekend, and topped them with heart shaped strawberry slices and honey. Happy Valentine’s Day from my kitchen to yours!


My parents really like plums, so we’re pretty much always stocked with them during the summer. I noticed we had three different colored ones the other, and for whatever reason, I found them to be absolutely gorgeous.