This recipe came from a night when I wanted dinner to be quick and yummy. I never imagined it turning out so freaking amazing. This wasn't something planned and I didn't take any photos because I didn't know how it was going to turn out! But this is absolutely the best soup I have ever made so … Continue reading Tortilla Soup
Cookies are a magical thing. They are delicious, smell like heaven, and make any boyfriend/husband happy after a long day at work 🙂 I love baking because it makes the whole house/apartment smell delicious! These cookies are a basic recipe that can be made within 30 minutes with little to no mess. No weird ingredients that … Continue reading Simple Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
It's snack time! I found plantains at the supermarket this week for .39 cents each! I instantly had a flashback to Minimalist Baker's plantain chips and knew I had to make them. Plantains are part of the banana family but are larger and have less sugar and more starch. They are mainly used like a potato would be used … Continue reading Plantain Chips with Spicy Peach Hummus
Sometimes you get tired and don't have the energy or patients to go through making a large multi-step meal. Wouldn't it be awesome to have a few recipes that you know are quick and easy and, of course, delicious?! Well here it is. Quick and easy chickpea burgers that take no more than 5 minutes … Continue reading Easy Vegan Chickpea Burgers
I looooove essential oils. But it can get really expensive for the good stuff. This year I grew peppermint in my rooftop garden for the first time, and I had no idea how big it would get! It took over the herb garden. So I thought "what the heck am I going to do with … Continue reading DIY Peppermint Essential Oil
I don't know why more people don't make their own homemade pasta. If anyone wants to tell you that it takes too long, show them this recipe. 2 ingredients, 2 minutes of cook time.. So simple and quick you're going to want pasta every night! I filled my ravioli with a sweet corn and tofu … Continue reading Vegan Sweet Corn Ravioli
Ever since hearing about vegan ricotta cheese I've been craving lasagna! Growing up with an Italian mother, lasagna was something she would make often.. and there is absolutely nothing better than mama's lasagna. Nothing. I began this recipe by making the vegan ricotta cheese which is made with tofu, some cashews, nutritional yeast, and lots … Continue reading Vegan Lasagna!
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Mexican street corn has been showing up on menus for quite a while, and it's really worth the hype. The sweet corn is juicy and sweet under the spicy and tangy cashew aioli and a dusting of chili powder! This recipe can also be made using fresh grilled corn on the cob for some smokiness! Recipe … Continue reading Mexican Street Corn Salad
This is a quick and easy weekday dinner recipe that will really surprise you! The first time I made these lentil meatballs I was blown away by the flavor. This is a perfect dish if you get home late from work, the spaghetti squash keeps the meal light and low carb. Sprinkle on some vegan parmesan and … Continue reading Spaghetti (squash) and Lentilballs
This is a classic recipe for the popular anti-inflammatory turmeric drink! Whenever I'm feeling sluggish and full, this drink lightens up my energy and I feel refreshed! Delicious and perfect hot or cold, this turmeric tea works miracles 🙂 Recipe (1 cup of tea) Ingredients 2 cups hot water 1/4 - 1/2 tsp fresh or ground turmeric … Continue reading Lemon Turmeric Tea
Fast and easy sugar cookies!