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

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

Green Olive and Mushroom Hummus

This hummus has a lovely distinct flavor. The mix of the olives and mushrooms together give it a distinctly salty taste. You can serve this hummus with vegetables, chips, or eat it plain like I do! Follow the steps below for a delicious hummus recipe! You will need: 1 1/2 cups chickpeas, soaked, boiled and … Continue reading Green Olive and Mushroom Hummus

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

Spaghetti and Meatballs – Vegan and Gluten Free

Is this really a recipe? I don't know, but I'm going to say it is. The reason why I say this is because this is the simplest vegan spaghetti dish you can make, as you are basically preparing the noodles. The rest of the ingredients you can buy from the store and put together already … Continue reading Spaghetti and Meatballs – Vegan and Gluten Free

Kale Pesto with Gluten Free Macaroni

Pesto is just a great tasting dish. I've made various versions of pesto before, but I thought to try my hand at a better version that I could make and eat with noodles, but that can also stand on its own. Enter vegan kale pesto, making this dish perfect for a noodle side, dip or … Continue reading Kale Pesto with Gluten Free Macaroni

Quinoa, Sauteed Veggies and Walnuts

Yes, it's me with another quinoa dish, I just can't stop! Once I find a mixture or base dish that I really love, e.g. quinoa and sauteed mushrooms/onions, then building from that makes it so much easier. Of course, if you don't like mushrooms (or onions), you can always substitute for something else. The addition … Continue reading Quinoa, Sauteed Veggies and Walnuts