Body Positivity

Body Positivity

It’s no secret that society has a certain standard for what people should look like, but body positivity is being more accepting of one’s appearance. Body positivity doesn’t mean you can’t work on getting fit or healthy, it just means that if you...
Food Ideas for Events with Diverse Guests

Food Ideas for Events with Diverse Guests

Planning an event for a large, diverse group is both nerve-racking and exciting. Serving diverse guests comes with special diets and diverse tastes, meaning the entire experience can be overwhelming. Therefore, meeting the needs of such an audience requires an...
Family Pan Con Pavo

Family Pan Con Pavo

As Fat Girl Food Squad says goodbye and the new year approaches, my mind has been circling around traditions: making new ones and keeping others alive. While my fellow Latino friends were preparing for their annual Thanksgiving tamalada, a traditional tamale making...
DIY your own Tofu

DIY your own Tofu

When presented with the idea of making tofu from scratch, I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t a little intimidated. It seems like it would be a very intense process, but I’ll try anything once so I dove in head first with my fingers crossed. When my Make-Your-Own Tofu Kit...
Modern Filipino Cuisine

Modern Filipino Cuisine

Filipino cuisine should be more popular than it is.  It combines Southeast Asian flavours with Polynesian, Spanish, Chinese, and North American influence in a familiar and comforting way.  Sweet, sour, and salty flavours are abundant in Filipino cuisine. Lamesa...
Heaven Is a Place on Earth

Heaven Is a Place on Earth

While Los Angeles may be known to most non-Angelinos as a low-fat, no-fat, vegan, green juice paradise, the City of Angels also knows a pâte sucrée from a pâte à choux. And while we tend to keep our love of pastries on the down-low, we come together once a year to...