Portobello Mushroom Tacos with Garlic Roasted Cauliflower

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…

Avocado Mint Bars with Chocolate Sauce

A Saint Patrick’s Day dessert special! Avocado, lime and fresh mint, topped with a homemade chocolate sauce! Also known as green on green on green, and…some brown, of course. I’ve been VERY attached to my Coconut Almond Milk, I think it’s my new favorite! These bars were made with the almond and coconut pulp from…

Tostones with Nicaraguan Guacamole

You may have heard of tostones (twice friend plantains), and you’ve definitely heard of guacamole. But have you heard of Nicaraguan guacamole? Well, I hadn’t, until a couple weeks ago, when I found out the in Nicaragua, they put boiled eggs in their guacamole. Yes, in Nicaragua they boil eggs, then mash them up and…

Raw Vegan Lemon Tarts

Remember my delicious Coconut Almond Milk recipe and how you have the option to strain the almond and coconut pulp from the milk? Once you do that you are left with a delicious pulp, and nothing to do with it. Well, I decided that I would create a raw vegan lemon tart with that extra…

Coconut Almond Milk

Yup, you read that right. It’s time to make coconut almond milk! Much like my very favorite Coconut Walnut Milk, this milk is also made with coconut water, but with the addition of actual coconut meat as well. The result is a creamy, delicious milk that is PERFECT for coffee creamer or delicious smoothies. You…

Vegan Breakfast Tacos – Can also be Vegetarian

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…

Raw Vegan Kale Basil Pesto

This AMAZING kale pesto recipe initially appeared in my Gluten Free Pesto Pasta post. But it is too good to miss, so I’m creating it’s own post. This pesto can be used as a dip for vegetables or chips, a creamy sauce for pasta, or just to eat plain on its own! The addition of…

Basil Lime Coconut Protein Smoothie

Basil, lime and coconut are 3 of my favorite things. If you combine them into a smoothie, well then you just made yourself the perfect breakfast! This smoothie contains plant-protein powder as well as almond milk. You can of course substitute the almond milk for any nut milk you desire, and use any plant based…

Pasta and Veggies with Tomato Sauce – Gluten and oil-free!

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…

Weekend Breakfast Bowl

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…

New Year’s Peach Mango Ginger Champagne

Another very tasty New Year’s Celebration drink! This can also be made with or without champagne, and a slight twist on the classic bellini drink! This is also a frozen beverage, so make sure you have a blender on hand! You will need: 1 bottle champagne or sparkling apple juice (I used R.W. Knudsen’s Organic…

New Year’s Blackberry Rosemary Champagne

If you’re looking for ideas for some original yet healthy New Year’s drinks, well look no further! This drink can be made with sparkling apple juice or champagne, it’s up to you! The taste is original and fresh, it will make you keep wanting more! There are two options for this drink, so I am…