Vegan Jalapeño Mac and Cheese with Shiitake Bacon and Breadcrumbs

Vegan Jalapeño Mac and Cheese with Shiitake Bacon and Breadcrumbs

                            Hello & Happy Tuesday!!               If there is one thing I’m all about, it’s a quick and easy vegan cheese! When the boom of the cashew cheesecakes came about I was in love with the many ways we can utilize cashews. However, I got so burn out on cashews and found that balance is everything with...

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Vegan Greek Cauliflower Rice

Vegan Greek Cauliflower Rice

                    Hello & Happy Monday             If there is one concept I’ve become completely enamored with over time, it’s cauliflower rice! Just like any vegan recipe, cauliflower rice can be a complete dud if not done right. You have to pack on the flavor and texture or it will disappoint.    this vegan Greek Cauliflower Rice does not!!    In...

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Vegan Truffle Cauliflower Mash with Shiitake Bacon

Vegan Truffle Cauliflower Mash with Shiitake Bacon

                          Hello & Happy Monday!!               If you know me, you know I’m all about the carbs. While I love a good plate of classic mash, it’s wonderful to mix it up and opt for cauliflower. It comes already riced and frozen, is cheap, takes  minutes to throw together, and packs more fiber and nutrient leaving...

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Vegan Cauliflower Fried Rice

Vegan Cauliflower Fried Rice

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!                 In recent years cauliflower has finally made a name for itself. Initially everyone was all about the cauliflower rice, but we’ve come to realize that there are countless other concepts that you can make with this miracle veggie.  While I love a cutting edge recipe, I...

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Vegan Arugula Pesto Mashed Potatoes

Vegan Arugula Pesto Mashed Potatoes

                          Hello & Happy Thursday!!             Lately I’ve been exploring new approaches to classic dishes. I find that we can still enjoy the staples such as mac and cheese or mashed potatoes, by putting a fun veggie spin on them! Recently I did a vegan Caramelized Onion Cauliflower Mash that I loved, so this vegan Pesto...

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Vegan Roasted Bbq Brussels

Vegan Roasted Bbq Brussels

                            Hello & Happy Monday!!             I wish I could say that I always loved brussels, but when I was growing up they were never in my home. I don’t think I really had the chance to get into the whole Brussels world until 2009 and I dined out a lot lol. When I finally got the chance, I  I was hooked!   Whether it was...

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Vegan Tomato Basil Hummus

Vegan Tomato Basil Hummus

                            Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               Long before 2019, there was literally 2 companies that featured ready made hummus. While hummus is quick and easy, that arena exploded and you can find countless flavor from savory to even sweet.   However, hummus is so easy, you can skip all the preservatives and...

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Vegan Spinach and Kale Stuffed Mushrooms

Vegan Spinach and Kale Stuffed Mushrooms

                            Hello & Happy Sunday!!               Truth: I made this recipe on a complete whim back in 2014 and it was so good!! Stuffed mushrooms are a staple for entertaining as they are so easy and pack so much flavor!!   Another reason why I love this concept, my husband doesn’t like mushrooms, so I...

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Vegan Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Vegan Broccoli Cheddar Soup

                    When it comes to soups, there was a few years while plant based where I never had them. I thought they had to be too involved to make at home from scratch and if enjoyed while dining out they were laden with sodium and animal products. That being said, I always overlooked soups until about 2017. (all the soups I could have been enjoying lol)   Today I love soups and...

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Vegan Greek Fritters with Cucumber Dill Sauce & Homemade Tofu Feta

Vegan Greek Fritters with Cucumber Dill Sauce & Homemade Tofu Feta

                                Hello & Happy Tuesday!!               If there is one flavor combo I love, it’s Greek! If there is one concept I can’t get enough of, it’s fritters! Fritters are one of those recipes that gives you endless options, perf for any season, and can be a meal or the perfect small...

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Vegan Beet Naan Bread

Vegan Beet Naan Bread

                                    I feel as though it was back in 2007 while living in Miami that I discovered naan bread. There was something about it that I was just drawn to. The look, the texture, the various flavors you could find, I was sold. However, when it comes to baking breads ..I’m not crazy about it. (truth) It can be involed, time...

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Vegan Oven Fried Artichokes with Lemon Garlic Aioli

Vegan Oven Fried Artichokes with Lemon Garlic Aioli

                            Hello & Happy Friday!!           If you know anything about me, I love all things artichokes! On any given day, you’ll find them in my pantry as they can seamlessly elevate any recipe in terms of nutrients and flavor. One of my favorite concepts is Fried Artichokes. While I gravitate away from anything fried on...

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Vegan Crispy Baked Broccoli Bites with Romesco Sauce

Vegan Crispy Baked Broccoli Bites with Romesco Sauce

                      Hello & Happy Thursday!!             Lately I’ve been focusing on keep recipes simple in terms of ingredients and instructions, while also going down my foodie bucket list! I currently have about 30 recipes or more that I’m always trying to put together, but based on what’s in my kitchen, the season, and what...

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Vegan Panzanella

Vegan Panzanella

                          With the Fourth of July tomorrow I wanted to whip up some effortless concepts that are just hands down crowd pleasers. When we think of 4th of July eats our minds are filled with hamburgers and hotdogs and all things fried. While I love an excuse to indulge, I’m all about a healthy seamless concept that packs flavor and nutrients.    Prior to...

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Vegan Thai Cauliflower Rice

Vegan Thai Cauliflower Rice

                                Hello & Happy Thursday!!             In recent years I’ve come to the conclusion that cauliflower is truly that magical vegetable. Although it may make you gasp, its more incredible than even..    Avocados lol   You can make everything from soups to smoothies, bread, pizza crust, rice...

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Oven Roasted Salsa Verde

Oven Roasted Salsa Verde

                        Hello & Happy Thursday!!       Long ago, if you asked me what salsa verde was comprised of, I wouldn’t be able to tell you. Fast forward to NYU, I knew this amazing dish like the back of my hand!   In a food science course we had to recreate a salsa recipe that was mass produced by a company. We replicated it nearly 10x before we...

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Korean Bbq Jackfruit “Pork” Buns

Korean Bbq Jackfruit “Pork” Buns

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!         Truth, I think I had some pork bun variation ages ago. The filling, obviously not memorable, but the buns…    YUM.   If you’ve never tried steamed buns, they are soft, warm, and can be packed with whatever you like. Typically they are filled with various...

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Vegan Scallion Pancake Recipe

Vegan Scallion Pancake Recipe

      Hello & Happy Friday   I don’t know about you, but it took countless years to finally try a scallion pancake. They were always on a menu, but something about the sound of it, I was just never drawn to it.    Now breakfast pancakes, that’s a different story lol   When I finally have the chance to get my tastebuds on a scallion pancake I was of course enamored with the concept just like all...

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Vegan Fried Artichokes

Vegan Fried Artichokes

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!   All I can say is that, I’m glad I finally explored one of my favorite recipes again, but this time sans animal products!     While I don’t advocate for fried foods on a regular basis, there are some fried eats that I just can’t live without. One of them of course is fried artichokes! (other faves, homemade...

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