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”

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”

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”

Sourdough Stuffed Bell Peppers

INGREDIENTS    To make the veggie meat layer: 2 tablespoons olive oil (or any oil you prefer) 1 1/2 cups Gardein Beefless Ground 1/4 cup Nutritional Yeast Salt to taste 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 cup water 6 whole white mushrooms (chopped) 1/4 cup red onion (chopped) 1 carrot (chopped) 2Continue reading “Sourdough Stuffed Bell Peppers”

Beefless Zucchini Boats

Oh these zucchini boats are so tasty!  Especially because of the vegan ricotta in the bottom layer, a creaminess you were not expecting! But let’s get into the details below. INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 cups beefless ground meat (I used Gardein) 3 tablespoons olive oil for cooking the meat (and more for drizzling the zucchini halves)Continue reading “Beefless Zucchini Boats”

Vegetable Fried Rice with Seitan Steak Strips

INGREDIENTS 2 cups white rice (cooked) 1 cup frozen mixed veggies 1 cup frozen cauliflower 1 cup frozen edamame 3 tablespoons Tamari or Soy sauce (or more to taste) 1 1/2 veggie meat/seitan 2 tablespoons avocado oil for sautéing INSTRUCTIONS Add the oil to a wok or medium/large skillet and heat to medium-high. Add the vegetablesContinue reading “Vegetable Fried Rice with Seitan Steak Strips”

Mini Spinach And White Bean Sourdough Pot Pies

I wanted to use my sourdough discard on these mini pot pies and it turned out absolutely delicious.  Having a sourdough starter is such a treat, it is literally the gift that keeps on giving.  There are so many recipes that can be made with a sourdough starter.  You can check out my post HowContinue reading “Mini Spinach And White Bean Sourdough Pot Pies”

BBQ Tempeh Rice Bowl

Tempeh is essentially fermented soybeans. It is a great source of protein, iron, magnesium, calcium and other nutrients. Tempeh is better if you marinate it the night before or even a couple of hours before cooking it. INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup Jasmin rice 1 1/2 cups water 1 teaspoon salt (for theContinue reading “BBQ Tempeh Rice Bowl”

Marinara Sauce

This is my husband’s recipe.  We truly love this sauce and add it to pizza, lasagna and other pastas, even to my Puerto Rican beans and arroz guisado. INGREDIENTS 1 (28 oz) can Pastene Organic Tomatoes https://amzn.to/3r5RTTT 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon marjoram  https://amzn.to/3q33fqu 1 teaspoon driedContinue reading “Marinara Sauce”

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