Arugula is a green with a very strong taste, both initial and after. Because of this, it's best used in salads, bowls and wraps rather than smoothies, mainly because of it's overpowering flavor. This quinoa salad makes the perfect combination for the arugula salad. The quinoa has it's own flavor combination with the onion and … Continue reading Tri Color Quinoa and Arugula Avocado Salad
I've been on a big crepe binge recently. I don't know how it started, but suddenly I decided I would like to make crepes more. Of course, I wanted them to be vegan. I also try to eat gluten free as much as I can, so this was another requirement. Well, turns out crepes are … Continue reading Vegan Savory Crepes
I cooked artichokes once or twice before, and I was never impressed with them. However, I realized that I had always boiled or steamed them, never roasted them or added any herbs, just salt and pepper. So I decided to change it up a bit and see if I could get that delicious artichoke flavor … Continue reading Delicious Roasted Artichokes
Vegan sushi is really quite easy to make. There is barely any cooking involved (just cooking the rice and the vinegar sauce), but a lot of chopping and preparation goes into this. Recently I had a craving for sushi, so decided I would make my own. I already had the sushi rice from a previous … Continue reading Vegan Sushi Rolls
Another delicious quinoa dish, that you can make on the weekends and save in batches for your lunches during the week! This dish is very versatile and saves really well. You can add additional vegetables or sauces to it if you like, and it gets even better. This is the base recipe option, so feel … Continue reading Quinoa Bowl with Sweet Potato and Kale
In case you haven't noticed yet, I love mushrooms. Pretty much any type. In fact, if you search the word "mushroom" on my website, you will find over 55 recipes containing mushrooms! Some of my favorite mushroom recipes are my Weekend Breakfast Bowl, Oyster Mushroom Pasta, Oyster Mushroom Burrito, and Roasted Portobello with Chickpea Basil … Continue reading Portobello Mushroom Tacos with Garlic Roasted Cauliflower
I find it hardest to be vegan during the winter months, ESPECIALLY when it comes to breakfast. You know, when the idea of drinking an ice cold smoothies on a freezing morning is no longer appealing. Well, I'm always in search of other options for my breakfasts, and this vegan breakfast taco (that can also … Continue reading Vegan Breakfast Tacos – Vegetarian option
I was traveling recently and on a plane coming back to Austin from Ukraine. The plane served a pasta meal with veggies, tomato sauce, ground beef and cheese on top. While this looked like a great meal (as far as airplane food goes, anyway), I thought to myself, "I can make a much better vegan … Continue reading Pasta and Veggies with Tomato Sauce – Gluten and oil-free!
There are few things I like doing more on the weekend than cooking. It's my time to create recipes, put a little extra into what I'm making, as well as prepping my food for the week! Since it's been extremely cold in Texas, I've been craving more hot breakfasts and less cold smoothies. Enter my … Continue reading Weekend Breakfast Bowl
As a kid I used to LOVE making Lebkuchen cookies, which are basically a German version of gingerbread cookies. I hadn't made them for years, but my recent travels in Europe inspired me to try coming up with a vegan version. Lebkuchen is traditionally a honey based cookie with lots of spices, so substituting the … Continue reading German Holiday Lebkuchen Cookies – Gluten Free!