Fried rice is one of my favorite dishes of all time, but it’s normally full of hidden (or not so hidden) fats and oils. This healthy version of Pineapple Fried Brown Rice comes together in no time at all, using leftover brown rice and pantry staples. The cashews add a bit of healthy fats to the dish, but since this recipe only calls for a minimal amount of sesame oil for flavor, you won’t feel guiltily for indulging in this sweet and spicy Thai inspired fried rice.Read More
On a chilly morning, nothing is more satisfying that a warm, comforting breakfast. Classic porridges with oats or grits can get old, so why not spice things up a bit with this delicious and hearty Breakfast Brown Rice Pudding. Using leftover brown rice, and a few pantry staples, makes this dish super easy to throw together before school or work, or save it as a weekend treat for a cozy breakfast in bed.Read More
Sometimes the craving for sushi hits, but the thought of going through all the hassle of cutting up vegetables, and rolling up multiple rolls isn’t quite as appetizing. These Sushi “Tacos” are a great way to satisfy your desire for that sushi flavor without all of the work. Just grate, mix, and toss, and you’re on your way to a healthy and satisfying Japanese inspired meal.Read More
Biscuits and gravy don’t have to be hard. In fact, you can easily make both the biscuits and gravy, vegan, and from scratch, in under 30 minutes. Both recipes use very common ingredients that you probably already have on hand. The biscuits are fluffy, and dare I say it, “buttery”; the gravy tastes like it’s full of sausage without having any sausage, vegan or otherwise, anywhere near it.
I love the simplicity of this pasta. It feels like a traditional Italian dish, where meat is browned, and the fond in the pan is used to season the cream sauce. There is a simplicity to this dish, and a quickness with which it comes together that just makes you feel like you’re instinctively composing in the moment; like you’re a Nona at home in her Tuscan kitchen.Read More
I wanted to find a unique way to dress up “The Cream Sauce” so that y’all could see how truly versatile this sauce is. This “Creamy Vegan ‘Elote’ Pasta with Fuego Dust” is just the dish. Perfectly cooked fettuccine is tossed with a spicy red pepper cream sauce and sweet corn, and then topped with a generous sprinkling of ground Fuego Takis.Read More
I wanted my first recipe of 2019 to be something that was super easy to make; that would be super satisfying, and that would be a good entry point for people who are wanting to learn how to prepare delicious vegan food. This recipe for Vegan Breakfast Burritos is more about techniques than it is about the final product. I wanted to show you how to perfectly roast potatoes, and how to prepare the best tofu scramble, and then to give you some ideas of what you can do with them.
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