Hearty Plant-based Chili

Last weekend I felt like splurging. So, contrary to the usual habit I keep of cooking cheap meals, this one turned out a bit pricier. But not by much. With that being said, some ingredients are going to last you a long time after this meal. Plus you will likely have delicious leftovers. It’s worth…

Curry Vegetables and Brown Rice Dinner

Autumn is here. So many leaves from the beautiful red oak trees here in Michigan are already floating off branches and into my yard. They’re so vibrant, large, and fun to run through and crunch under your feet. And then comes the time to rake them all up.

From the entire yard. By yourself. Sounds great right?

Blueberry Breakfast Smoothie Bowl

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. We’ve all heard it. My conscience rolls her eyes every single Wednesday morning after waking up again, with barely enough time to throw a toothbrush in my mouth, let alone even think of eating something. Le sigh. But the mantra is still there staring you in…

About Me

My name is Cierra Peterson. I’m a twenty-something English and writing student at the University of Michigan in Flint. I also love to cook and have adopted a plant-based diet for almost four months now. When I’m not studying, you can find me out for a run on some beautiful wooded trail or lifting weights…