Red Bean Pineapple Buns

Your favorite Asian bakery pastry can finally be made in the comfort of your own kitchen! These pineapple buns are pillowy, soft, and airy, with an extra crispy, buttery, and sugary crust that cracks perfectly into a pineapple pattern. In Flushing, NY, there's this bakery called Tai Pan Bakery that serves the best red bean…

Salted Caramel Swirl Oat Pancakes

Breakfast meets dessert in these HEALTHY salted caramel swirl pancakes made from oat flour and delicious nut butter from Jem Organics. As a morning person, I can't survive without having breakfast. Usually for me, it's a post-workout meal, so I tend to boost the protein content for muscle recovery purposes. But even if you don't…

Lychee Raspberry Cheesecake Choux Puffs

Here's a wonderful dessert, with an Asian twist, to satisfy your every sweet craving! I absolutely love the combination of lychee and raspberry. When combined with my favorite baking vessel, the choux puff, they make for a deliciously creamy and light dessert. Taste: ★★★★★Difficulty: ★★★Ingredients: ★★★Time: 45 min (assembly) + 30 minutes (baking) = ~1.5…

HEALTHY Maple Pecan Apple Bread

New Year's Resolution to be healthier? Well, I've got you covered. If your goal for 2021 is to become more healthy (or even if it isn't), then this is the perfect recipe for you! This moist maple pecan apple quick bread is extremely simple to make, so moist, and definitely packs a nutritious punch. The…

HEALTHY Cinnamon Maca Almond Butter Rolls

Can cinnamon rolls really be healthy? The infamous Cinnabon regular roll clocks in at 880 calories per roll (wow!). I personally think that the calories are worth it at times, but some days I do feel like making healthier decisions. This week I had the pleasure of partnering up with JEM Organics to experiment with…

Boba Milk Tea Cheesecake

Get ready for possibly the best boba dessert you'll ever eat - boba milk tea-infused cheesecake! This recipe came about when I had the wonderful opportunity to partner with Boba Cult, an up-and-coming startup catering to boba-lovers. Boba Cult offers an at-home DIY boba tea kit to enjoy no matter where you are and to…

Raspberry Matcha Macarons

Merry Christmas everyone! Today's the most wonderful day of the year and I fortunately had the wonderful opportunity to collaborate with Aiya Matcha by using their wonderful culinary grade matcha powder. These matcha and raspberry macarons will not disappoint and are the perfect flavor combination. Feel free to substitute raspberries with strawberries, or just omit…

Cornflake Cereal Cheesecake Squares

Momofuku Milk Bar cornflake cereal craze meets cheesecake? Is there anything better? Earlier in the week, I made some caramel cornflake brownies with some friends and was left with half a box of cornflakes in my cupboard. As someone who doesn't eat cereal that often, I didn't even have milk in my fridge to consume…