Kidney Bean Burgers

I’ve got a picky eater at home, and he even loves this burger and asks for seconds. This burger has the protein and fiber of the beans, it is gluten free, and it has vitamin B12 from the nutritional yeast flakes, among many other nutrients. INGREDIENTS 1 (15oz.) can of red kidney beans (drained) 2-3Continue reading “Kidney Bean Burgers”

Chickpea Curry

Curry is a combination of dried spices blended together, originally from India. INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 garlic cloves 1 carrot 1 zucchini 1 potato 1 can of unsweetened coconut milk (full fat) 1/2 cup vegetable broth 4 Baby Bella mushrooms 1/2 teaspoon onion powder a pinch of cumin 1 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 teaspoonContinue reading “Chickpea Curry”

Vegan Pesto

This pesto sauce is great for pastas, sandwiches, potatoes and more. If you add unsweetened coconut milk, you can make a creamy pesto sauce and add pasta with mushrooms and spinach. INGREDIENTS 2 (0.75 oz) organic packed fresh basil (or 2 bunches) 1/4 cup raw cashews (or any nut of your liking) 1-2 large garlicContinue reading “Vegan Pesto”

Vegan Ricotta

This vegan ricotta cheese can be used in a lasagna, as a dip, with veggies, crackers, etc. INGREDIENTS 1 (14 oz.) organic extra firm tofu 3 tablespoons Nutritional Yeast 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon  dried basil 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon lime juice INSTRUCTIONS Drain theContinue reading “Vegan Ricotta”

Dill Chickpea Salad

This recipe is great for a lunch or meal on the go.  It is simple, nutritious, packed with fiber and has so much flavor. If you are not the kind to add sweets to your savory foods, you definitely don’t have to include the cranberries. INGREDIENTS 1 15oz can chickpeas (drained) 1/2 cup shredded carrotContinue reading “Dill Chickpea Salad”

Arroz Con Gandules

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup Jasmin rice 1/4 cup gandules (I use the brand Goya) (canned) 1 3/4 cups water 2 tablespoons tomato sauce 1 tablespoon sofrito (see my recipe here https://wp.me/scOthW-sofrito) 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon adobo (Goya) Of course, if you want to feed a larger crowd, go ahead and doubleContinue reading “Arroz Con Gandules”

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”

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