Dr J’s Vibrant Cafe

By Tsz on July 16, 2013

Dr. J's Vibrant Cafe

Gastrophoria is an organic, veggie-ful meal from Dr. J's Vibrant Cafe. A project of love from a mother-son duo, Dr. J's is a rare find in that it serves macrobiotic, gluten-free, organic and vegan (that's a mouthful) fare that is also delicious. Or as I like to say, food that you can stuff yourself silly and ...

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Bacon Wrapped Figs Recipe & Giveaway

By Tsz on June 24, 2013

Bacon Wrapped Figs

Gastrophoria is bacon wrapped figs on top of fresh greens for a quick summer lunch. As much as I enjoy cooking, I tend to stay away from the kitchen on hot summer days because anything that requires more than a quick saute turns my home into a food-scented sauna. Instead, I defer to my oven ...

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Recipe : Ginger Carrot Soup

By Tsz on June 6, 2013

Ginger Carrot Soup by Padre Hotel

Gastrophoria is a big bowl of homemade ginger carrot soup. A few months back, I had the most amazing bowl of ginger carrot soup at the Padre Hotel for a carrot themed weekend hosted by Grimmway Farms. It was one of the dishes that just lingers in your mind. So velvety, so rich and with ...

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Wonka Inventing Room

By Tsz on June 1, 2013

Wonka Inventing Room Chocolate

Gastrophoria is a chocolate truffle from Wonka Inventing Room. When I watched Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (the one with Gene Wilder) back in elementary school, I was transfixed. The thought of a chocolate river? Or lickable wall paper? Or fizzy sodas that has the ability to make you float? Stuff sweet dreams are ...

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Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream & Gladiator Rock’n Run Giveaway!

By Tsz on May 1, 2013

Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

Gastrophoria is homemade banana peanut butter ice cream. For the past month, I've been making several life changes—such as the sabbatical, healthier eating and the newly acquired three-times-a-week gym habit. As someone who is not a fan of sweating, this is a BIG deal! What was the catalyst? I'd like to say it was due to ...

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