Category: Hawaiian Treats

Papaya Glazed Tempeh Sandwich w/ Breadfruit Hummus.

Did you know that June is National Papaya Month or something? Not that it matters. Papaya is always delicious, regardless of month, but in honor of June, let’s talk about papaya. Papaya are rich in nutrition loaded with fiber, Vitamin C, folate and more….

All Natural Li-Hing Almonds w/ Dried Gold Pineapple.

Ling hing mui is a powder made of dried, salty plums. It is used, in Hawaii, to flavor preserved or dehydrated fruits and treats known as crack seed. 100% of the crack seed treats I have found for sale in Hawaiian shops contain aspartame…

Vegan Guava Cake.

I love strawberry guava. Such a beautiful and aromatic fruit with it’s light yellow skin and bright pink flesh. Finding them while hiking is like finding treasure. My lovely friend Ashley is a great tour guide and hiker. She took me through a breathtaking…

Mango Galette w/ Hawaiian Lavender & Vanilla.

I woke up today in California and couldn’t help but feel a little sad. I just returned from the Aloha State and no matter how long I am there, it never feels like enough time. Don’t get me wrong; I love California, but every…

Breadfruit Nachos.

The first time I laid eyes on breadfruit was when my friend and I were driving the road to Hana. After we grubbed on some Coconut Glen‘s vegan ice cream, we continued to drive until I saw a sign that said: lava tubes. I…

Vegan Lilikoi Baked Beans.

It seems like monthly subscription boxes are really popular right now. They come in all kinds of shapes and sizes and include treats for everyone it seems. From make-up, to organic goodies for you (or your pup) to boxes that are filled with strictly…

Papaya Pancakes + Apple Banana Pancakes.

  Pink pillows of tropical heaven.   Apple bananas. Tart little bananas that taste like a Granny Smith and a regular banana got together. No apples involved.