Paula Jerez Torres

Paula is a freelance writer for Utopia. She received a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Bethany Lutheran College in Minnesota and has been living, studying, and working in the Midwest of the United States for the past five years. Through her writing, she hopes to make an impact on each of her readers and therefore contribute to make this world a better – and more sustainable – place for us to live in. She enjoys going on nature walks and swimming in the ocean, as well as reading good books, growing indoor plants, and discovering new plant-based recipes.

Vegan dan dan noodles

Simple Vegan Dan Dan Noodles

Vegan dan dan noodles are the perfect combination of smoky flavor and spicy kick. Learn how to make the vegan version of this all-time favorite Chinese recipe. read more

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Reduce Anxiety With the 54321 Method

The 54321 method is a coping technique for anxiety that can help you calm down. Learn how to do this grounding technique next time you're feeling anxious. read more

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Easy Vegan Deviled Eggs Recipe

Craving deviled eggs but currently on a vegan diet? Look no further! Here’s the vegan deviled eggs recipe you need for the upcoming summer months. read more

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Can You Freeze Pasta Salad? Freezing Tips

Can you freeze pasta salad? Freezing pasta allows you to prepare food ahead of time and to keep it good for longer. Read on to learn how to properly freeze and thaw pasta salad. read more