Smoky Carrot Bacon (Vegan)

 Yay, Spring is upon us, and with that, lots of time will be spent outside grilling. I was finally able to come up with a delicious vegan version of bacon. It is absolutely delicious on burgers or in anything that you have bacon in. In the picture, I paired it […]

Vegan Burgers (Done 5 Ways)

 It has taken me a long time to figure out a good vegan burger recipe that has great texture to it. I finally gound it by combining tempeh and black beans; welcome to my world tempeh!¬†Tempeh is a traditional soy product originating from Indonesia. It is made by a natural […]

Cilantro Lime Quinoa with Cashews

 Cilantro is one of those things that you either love or you hate. Obviously I am on the loving it side as I use it in so many of my recipes. Cilantro and lime is a great pairing, and one of my many favorites. This is a very simple dish […]

Mongolian Jackfruit with Sambal Green Beans

 I had the opportunity to try out Cha’s Organics Jackfruit in Brine and it’s so good. I have had jackfruit¬†only once before, and it was very ripe and fresh! The young jackfruit that I used for this recipe is best for savory dishes. It has a great texture to it […]

Chili Lime Tofu Kabobs

 There are some things that just go well together, and chili and lime is such a pairing! It has a refreshing, delicious, flavorful and citrusy taste. The intense flavor profile works well with tofu and makes a great meal. Grilling it reminds me that Spring is coming, and I look […]

Vietnamese Banh Mi (Vegan)

 There are times when eating food that is bursting with an assortment flavors and textures is needed. Today was one of those days, lol. I decided to make a vegan version of a bahn mi and it turned out great! Banh mi is a Vietnamese sandwich which got its origins […]

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

 Today was a cloudy, chilly, snowy day and all I want to do is stay inside and stay warm. I wanted to eat something that reminded me of summer and I was craving a satisfying yet healthy lunch. I decided to make stuffed peppers but I didn’t want a warm […]

Scalloped Mushrooms

 What’s life without trying new things? On my adventure of trying new foods, I have now tried oyster mushrooms. The texture is very different than any other mushroom that I’ve tried but I really like it. They do somewhat resemble the texture of sea scallops but these mushrooms honestly taste […]


 I decided I wanted to try something new and that I’ve never made. So after looking online, I decided to try Tostones. They are made from mashed plantains and are usually deep-fried. I wanted something a bit lighter, so I used only a bit of coconut oil to fry them […]

Buffalo Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

 Sometimes you just need to have hot sauce and tonight was one of those nights. There’s just something about it that satisfies cravings. I decided to make lettuce wraps and just add things to the chickpeas and it tasted wonderful. I love it when just throwing ingredients together make such […]