Vegan Turmeric Flatbread

Vegan Turmeric Flatbread

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               I’ve been falling in love with quick and easy concepts, and one of my personal favorites, is quick breads! Your typical bread recipes feature yeast, kneading, proofing and the list goes on. Flatbreads are different in that they feature minimal ingredients, can be just thrown...

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Vegan Butternut Squash Fritters

Vegan Butternut Squash Fritters

    Hello & Happy Wednesday!!!   If you know me, you know I’m enamored with all things fritters. There is something that I’m just drawn to whether it be the name or the fact that you can have endless options with them. My favorite dishes are those that serve as a blank canvas, fritters are one of them and they are just SO EASY!!   I’ve done Cauliflower Fritters, Brussles Fritters, Beet & Carrot...

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Roasted Italian Brussels with Arugula Pistachio Pesto

Roasted Italian Brussels with Arugula Pistachio Pesto

                Hello & Happy Tuesday!!               Since the moment I experienced brussel sprouts, I’ve been hooked! There is something about the flavor and texture that like countless other people, we’re just instantly drawn to.   While you can easily just roast and enjoy, my favorite thing to do with brussels, is to pair them with flavor!  ...

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Vegan Beet and Carrot Fritters

Vegan Beet and Carrot Fritters

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           I don’t know about you, but I love all things beets and fritters! Beets pack nutrients, a natural sweetness, and of course a gorgeous hue. Fritters on the other hand are this magical concept that has never ending combinations to keep your tastebuds on their toes.    One of my first...

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45 Vegan Fourth of July Recipes

45 Vegan Fourth of July Recipes

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!               For many of us, the Fourth of July is an excuse to travel, attend a party, but leave the cooking to someone else. Since I cook full time and it’s just a party of two for right now (4 more weeks!), we are not cooking this year!.   For those that are, I’ve compiled...

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Vegan Grilled Corn Salad with Jalapeno and Avocado

Vegan Grilled Corn Salad with Jalapeno and Avocado

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!               If you’ve never tried Cuban corn, than you’ll have no idea why this combination is so fab! Back in 2007 I had my first experience with street corn at one of my now favorite spots in NYC. It’s flavorful, affordable, coated in cojita cheese and...

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Vegan Creamy Dill Potato Salad

Vegan Creamy Dill Potato Salad

                          Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             If there is one food I love, it’s potatoes! While potatoes get a bad wrap, they actually contain more potassium than a banana and it’s all about portions. During my first trimester I experienced nausea every day and struggled to eat. Potatoes were definitely my go to as...

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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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Kale and Quinoa Salad with Homemade Tofu Feta

Kale and Quinoa Salad with Homemade Tofu Feta

                            Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             While I’m all about fresh modern vegan eats, I love bringing you guys back to the staples as it’s easy to get overwhelmed with trying new concepts. There are some recipes that are just timeless, perfect for any season, and will always find a place at my table....

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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

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!                 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...

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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

                                  Hello & Happy Monday!!               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...

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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

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           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...

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Vegan Italian Cauliflower Rice

Vegan Italian Cauliflower Rice

                              Hello & Happy Monday!!           I don’t know about you, but I go on a kick with different food concepts and my mind wanders  to create countless variations. At this time I’m all about cauliflower rice! a few years ago I had dabbled in cauli rice, but didn’t see what all the fuss was about and...

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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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Vegan Avocado Fries

Vegan Avocado Fries

                   Hello & Happy Friday     Truth, I had made a baked version of this recipe over a year 1/2 ago and thought that I had struck gold.      After I finally got around to making the fried version.. I realized I was way, way, way off..      One thing that always made me less open to making vegan fried recipes is that the batter never sticks, but slides off and looks aesthetically...

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