Cucumber Salad (Dairy Free)

When I think of summer, I think of a nice refreshing cucumber salad in a hot humid day.  This salad has so much flavor and it is very revitalizing.  It is easy and quick to make.  Some of the ingredients are in season and easy to find. INGREDIENTS 2 cucumbers 1 cup vegan mayo (IContinue reading “Cucumber Salad (Dairy Free)”

Vegetable Pasta Bolognese

This is a rich and flavorful pasta that it’s great if you are having guests over.  You can accompany it with a green salad and a fresh baked loaf of bread. INGREDIENTS 2 cups cooked elbow pasta (I really like this gluten free brand) 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic (chopped) 16 oz. baby bellaContinue reading “Vegetable Pasta Bolognese”

Hearts of Palm, Watermelon and Avocado Salad

This delicious salad is perfect for a warm day.  It has the lightness of the hearts of palm, the sweetness of the watermelon, the creaminess of the avocado, and the rest of the ingredients make a fresh combination.  It is very simple to put together and great to bring to a potluck.  The lime juiceContinue reading “Hearts of Palm, Watermelon and Avocado Salad”

“Cheesy” Cauliflower Wings

I first made these cauliflower wings for the Super Bowl LV and they were a hit.  I have continued to make them and it is just a flavorful appetizer or complement to a meal.  They can be enjoyed by themselves or with a ranch dressing.  I have a vegan, creamy, homemade dressing recipe; Vegan Creamy DillContinue reading ““Cheesy” Cauliflower Wings”

Blue Corn Bean Tacos

Tacos are so versatile, you can add whatever you please.  Let’s taco! Beans INGREDIENTS 4 cups cooked pinto beans 1 cup water 1 tablespoon sofrito 3 tablespoons tomato sauce 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 1/8 teaspoon cumin 1 tablespoon Nutritional Yeast INSTRUCTIONSContinue reading “Blue Corn Bean Tacos”

Mofongo

WHAT IS MOFONGO? Mofongo is a Puerto Rican dish, fried green plantains filled with meat and/or vegetables. INGREDIENTS 2 green plantains, unripe Avocado oil for frying 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 garlic cloves 1/2 cup water 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon onion powder INSTRUCTIONS Peel the plantains and cut them inContinue reading “Mofongo”

Air Fried Potato Wedges

INGREDIENTS 2 medium Russet potatoes 2 tablespoons oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/8 teaspoon paprika 1 tablespoon Vegan Creamy Dill Pickle Dressing 4 cherry tomatoes 1 green onion (chopped) 1 tablespoon red onion (chopped) Cilantro for garnish INSTRUCTIONS Wash the potatoes Cut them into wedges (see picture below)Continue reading “Air Fried Potato Wedges”

Stuffed Bell Peppers

INGREDIENTS 2 red bell peppers 2 green bell peppers 1 cup Jasmin rice 1 1/2 cup water 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 5 fresh oregano leaves 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 whole baby bella mushrooms (chopped) 1/4 cup chopped red onion 1 tablespoon butter (for sautéing the onions and mushrooms)Continue reading “Stuffed Bell Peppers”

Teriyaki Grilled Tofu With Vegetables and Rice

INGREDIENTS 16 oz extra firm tofu block 2 tablespoons oil and more for sautéing 1/3 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper 1/3 cup chopped red onion 1/3 cup chopped yellow onion 4 cloves garlic (finely chopped) 1 head fresh broccoli 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Salt to taste Pepper to tasteContinue reading “Teriyaki Grilled Tofu With Vegetables and Rice”

The Best Vegan Creamed Spinach

If you happen to have a lot of fresh spinach sitting in your fridge and you know it will go bad in the next few days, this is the recipe for it.  Because that is exactly what happened to me.  And I am glad that spinach was there.  There is so much flavor in thisContinue reading “The Best Vegan Creamed Spinach”

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