Cauliflower Rice with Collard Greens and Shitake Noodles

Cauliflower rice is a popular staple in my house. First, I'm not a huge fan of regular rice. I grew up eating it almost every day and I just don't care for it. When I discovered quinoa, I was overjoyed that there was a rice alternative. Then when cauliflower rice came around, that was even better. … Continue reading Cauliflower Rice with Collard Greens and Shitake Noodles


Quinoa Salad with Arugula and Persian Cucumbers

Yes, another quinoa recipe. I just can't get enough of this delicious food! It's gluten-free, a complete protein, and contains fiber, magnesium, folate, zinc... the list goes on and on! I especially like quinoa for its versatility. You can make it into a sweet or savory dish, depending on your preference. It tastes great as … Continue reading Quinoa Salad with Arugula and Persian Cucumbers

Roasted Cauliflower and Tahini Toast

I have to thank my recent Israel trip as an inspiration for this recipe. In Tel Aviv for lunch one day, I was served an appetizer of toast with tahini, cauliflower and roasted red pepper. I thought it was amazing, and such a creative idea. Never once had I seen this combo in any restaurant … Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower and Tahini Toast

Creamy, “Cheezy” Mushroom Pasta

This meal was created by complete accident. By complete accident, I initially attempted making a cauliflower soup but didn't like it the outcome. Of course, I wasn't going to throw it away, so I kept the mixture in the fridge overnight to see if I could come up with a better use for it the … Continue reading Creamy, “Cheezy” Mushroom Pasta

Arepas with Refried Beans and Guacamole

Ever since creating my vegan version of Venezuelan Pabellon, I've really been enjoying the simple taste of arepas. Made simply with corn flour and water, these toasted breads are so versatile, with the ability to be in both sweet and savory dishes. These arepas and refried beans were inspired by my vegetarian recipe of Nicaraguan … Continue reading Arepas with Refried Beans and Guacamole

Kidney Bean Tacos

Kidney beans are one of the healthiest beans you can eat. Eating just one serving of kidney beans will provide you with 20% of the nutrients your body requires for iron, folate, fiber, protein, magnesium and vitamin B1. Unlike other versatile beans like garbanzo and white beans, kideny beans are not the tastiest or creamiest … Continue reading Kidney Bean Tacos

Tri Color Quinoa and Arugula Avocado Salad

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

Quinoa Bowl with Sweet Potato and Kale

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