Author Archives: Selayna

About Selayna

I'm an aspiring writer, as well as crazy and rather sarcastic. I'm currently teaching English at a school in Poland, so check out my travel blog for humorous (and occasionally insightful) commentary on my adventures!

The Vegan Experiment, Day 17: Mango Bok Choy Stir Fry and Chocolate Sea Salt Blood Oranges

It’s been a long week. This weekend, I flew to Texas to help my best friend’s boyfriend propose to her 🙂 The proposal went very well (she said yes, of course), and I got to begin my official Maid of … Continue reading

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The Vegan Experiment, Day 12: Pretzel Bites and Sea Salt Brownies

Thursdays are the best days. Well, this semester, anyway! I don’t have graduate classes or any teaching responsibilities on Thursdays, so I don’t have to leave my house at all until it’s time to depart for my weekly East Coast … Continue reading

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The Vegan Experiment, Day 8: Lemon-Garlic Alfredo with Peas, Corn, and Roasted Asparagus; and Roasted Chickpeas

I had several recipes planned to try over the past few days, but life being what it is…well, that didn’t happen. I had to sustain myself on leftovers and PB&J. Not that I’m complaining, since those leftovers were pretty dang … Continue reading

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The Vegan Experiment, Day 3: Semi-Homemade “Ramen”

I really love Ramen. And by that, I mean that I love the pre-packaged, delicious, but oh-so-bad-for-your-health kind that is a guilty pleasure for many people and a staple of living for broke college students. It’s quick, cheap, filling, and … Continue reading

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The Vegan Experiment, Day 1: Sweet Potato and Pomegranate Tacos

Now that I am back at home after a very hectic and stressful day of travelling, I am ready to begin my New Year’s resolution: a month of veganism. I’ve planned out my whole menu, including at least 5 new … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution: Vegan for a Month

It’s been a few months since I’ve been able to post, what with school and working three jobs and quite a bit of traveling shenanigans. During that time, I’ve mostly stuck with the recipes I’ve already blogged about because they’re … Continue reading

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A Very Vegan Fall Afternoon: Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Apple Crisp Treats

One of the best things about fall is that the university where I work/attend school takes a “Fall Break” in October. I get a four day weekend to relax, sleep, watch Doctor Who…and do some cooking 😀 We had a gorgeous … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Vegan Pumpkin Pie Cookies

Fall is my favorite season (well…almost. Winter will always be my favorite, but just barely). I love the colors of the leaves, the gorgeous cool weather, rainstorms, spiced apple cider, and getting to wear coats again. Seriously, coats are fantastic. … Continue reading

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Avocados are Awesome: Vegan Corn Chowder and Dark Chocolate Mousse

I discovered avocados when I started my healthier eating journey last summer. I’d always been put off by them before because of the texture, but after months of listening to people rave about the health benefits, I thought I’d give … Continue reading

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Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Who doesn’t love fudge? Seriously, that stuff is amazing. Every year at Christmas, I make a mint dark chocolate fudge for my family, and it rarely lasts for 24 hours. It’s thick, creamy, rich, and completely decadent. There’s two problems … Continue reading

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