Sofrito

I am from Puerto Rico. I grew up opening the freezer and seeing many small containers full of sofrito.  Every time we ran out, there was still more in the freezer.  My mother added sofrito to stews, soups, rice, and many other dishes.  Sofrito adds so much flavor to the food that, now as aContinue reading “Sofrito”

Mushroom Burgers

These mushroom burgers are delicious and full of flavor! INGREDIENTS 8 oz. whole Baby Bella mushrooms 2 eggs 2-3 slices sourdough bread 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 tablespoon Nutritional Yeast   https://amzn.to/2ZTZNDW 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 2 tablespoons avocado oil, and more for frying the burgers 1/4 teaspoon groundContinue reading “Mushroom Burgers”

Lentil Meatballs

Every time I make these meatballs I cannot stop eating them. I usually eat them with my Cilantro Aioli (https://aixaskitchen.com/?p=383) or with pasta. Absolutely delicious and with so much flavor. You should definitely give this recipe a try! INGREDIENTS 2 cups cooked lentils 1 carrot (chopped in small pieces) 1 teaspoon ground flax seeds 1Continue reading “Lentil Meatballs”

Cilantro Aioli

Aioli is a sauce that contains mayonnaise and other flavors such as herbs and vegetables.  It can be used as a dip, dressing, over burgers or meatballs, crackers, it can be spread on bread, even on tostones or maduros.  The possibilities are endless. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups Mayo (I like Vegenaise) 1 tablespoon lime juiceContinue reading “Cilantro Aioli”

Vegan Banana Ice Cream

This is a very simple and easy to adjust recipe. INGREDIENTS 4 large frozen bananas A splash of plant based milk (add more if needed) Chocolate Chips INSTRUCTIONS In a blender add bananas and milk. Serve and top with chocolate chips. *I have done this recipe using both my high speed blender (VitamIx) and foodContinue reading “Vegan Banana Ice Cream”

Avocado Sourdough English Muffin

INGREDIENTS half avocado salt to taste a pinch of garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon lime juice vegan mayo (or you preference) English muffin paprika INSTRUCTIONS Mash avocado Add salt, garlic powder and lime juice Apply mayo to English Muffin Add avocado and sprinkle paprika on top

Vegetable Sourdough Skillet

INGREDIENTS 1 pound of fresh green beans (or a bag of around 35-40 green beans) 1 zucchini 1/2 cup red onion 1 shallot 1 carrot fresh garlic 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 4 tablespoons of avocado oil 1/2 teaspoon salt (for vegetables) 1/4 teaspoon salt (for sourdough mixture)  1/2 teaspoon dried basil 2 tablespoons of butter (melted) 1Continue reading “Vegetable Sourdough Skillet”

Beefless Sourdough Skillet

If you’re finding that you have too much sourdough starter, this is a great way to use some of it. But if you are wondering what a sourdough starter is, go to my post Sourdough Starter to learn about it. INGREDIENTS 3 cups beefless meat  1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoonContinue reading “Beefless Sourdough Skillet”

Strawberry Lemonade

  INGREDIENTS 7 Lemons 30 Strawberries 3/4 cup Honey  5 cups Water INSTRUCTIONS Pour the juice of the lemons in the blender.  Add strawberries, water and honey.  Blend and taste.  Add more water or honey if needed.  Optional: Add ice and decorate with a sliced lemon.  PRODUCTS I RECOMMEND: Blender https://amzn.to/37Qq6PK 

How to Make a Sourdough Starter

I first heard about sourdough starters when the pandemic began.  I was intimidated by the process but after many months, I decided to give it a try. I went in with the philosophy that if it didn’t work, at least I tried.  And it worked!  After two weeks my starter was active and bubbly.  WhatContinue reading “How to Make a Sourdough Starter”

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