Nut-Free Vegan Mozzarella (lectin-free & gluten-free)

You guys, I didn’t think we could do it either. I didn’t think we could make a vegan mozzarella that stretches, browns, and melts just like real mozzarella without the use of cashews, but I’m here to report that we’ve done just that. Please hold your applause for the end, thank you. If you’ve tasted…

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Rosemary & Ginger Infused Lemonade (sugar-free)

Shit’s getting hot out in LA. I know it’s probably not appropriate to start off an article about food with the word “shit,” but if you live in Southern California and have stepped outside for more than 10 minutes, you feel me. And when shit gets hot, I’m out here fiending for cold beverages. You…

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Savory Grilled Marinated Tofu Sandwich w/ Garlic Aioli, Creamy Avocado & Grilled Onions (vegan)

I know. I already KNOW what you’re thinking. “Tofu, mayonnaise, BREAD… BREAD?! NONE of those are lectin-free!” Truth is Kim & I don’t always eat lectin-free. Do we embrace it as one of the healthiest lifestyles? Most definitely. But we’re also hhhuuugggeeeee foodies, which means we love to cook, eat, and try out new foods.…

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Moist Coffee Infused Cake w/ Spiced Chai Frosting & Dark Chocolate Drizzle (Plant Paradox-friendly, vegan, lectin-free, sugar-free, grain-free, gluten-free)

When I think of grand desserts, I think of cake. Something about those layers of creamy frosting sandwiched between layers of fluffy cake, decorated with other edible delights like chocolate, more frosting, whipped cream, more frosting, and… well, you get where I’m going. To add to my infatuation, cakes/cupcakes are one of the few pastries…

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Cinnamon Roasted Brussels Sprouts w/ Sweet Balsamic Reduction & Smoky Mushroom Bacon

People who claim to not like brussels sprouts must be traumatized from childhood memories of grandma’s boiled greens turned mush, but if given the chance, brussels sprouts would finally have the chance to prove themselves as one of the world’s most versatile culinary vessels.   Turning brussels into fine cuisine starts with cooking them via…

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Roasted Sweet Potato & Tempeh Bacon Breakfast Burritos with Chipotle Crema (Plant Paradox-friendly, grain-free, lectin-free & vegan)

Y’all, I have missed burritos. Since seriously limiting my wheat intake, a good burrito is few and far between. And with every “alternative” tortilla out there on the market being sized for a taco, not burrito, what’s a boy to do? Finally, I stopped being lazy and decided to experiment with tortillas that are able…

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Large Cassava Tortillas (grain-free, vegan, & lectin-free)

My goal when making these tortillas was simple: make a tortilla that’s large enough to make a burrito out of that doesn’t fall apart when stretched out thinly. I’m happy to say: mission complete! These tortillas are easy to make, only take about 20 minutes, require 6 ingredients, and are perfect for making grain-free burritos…

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Fermented Vegan Coconut Sour Cream (lectin-free)

Recently, I let y’all know that I was working on a cream cheese… “But the title says sour cream?” “Okay yeah! I wanted cream cheese but I ended up with sour cream instead. Jeez, leave me alone – you know how hard it is to make everything vegan, lectin-free, & sugar-free?” Ehem, my apologies… but…

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Plant Paradox-Friendly Coconut Cream Pie (sugar-free, lectin-free, vegan, keto & paleo)

Classic coconut cream pie, made for everyone. A few weeks ago I put up a poll on Instagram asking what kind of pies you guys would like to see us make. There was a plethora of options, but it turns out what you guys want to shovel into your mouth is: coconut cream pie, chocolate…

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Layered Cheesy Macaroni Bake (lectin-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, vegan)

Two days ago we posted a recipe for lectin-free, vegan ricotta cheese – have you checked that ish out yet? If not, I suggest you do so, because that cheese is what makes this baked pasta dish a 10/10! In its raw state, the ricotta is crumbly and mildly wet, but when it’s baked it…

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Vegan Blanched Almond Ricotta (lectin-free)

It’s been dawning on me for a while now that I’ll have to start experimenting with homemade vegan cheeses. *sigh* It’s not that vegan cheeses are tedious, even though they are, it’s not that they’re time consuming, even though they are, and it’s definitely not that the results are often iffy, even though they are.…

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Sweet Strawberry Green Tea Spritzer (Plant Paradox-friendly)

Technically, Spring starts in March. But according to the calendar in my head that makes its own rules, Spring starts in April. So yay, happy Spring! To celebrate, we’re here with a green tea strawberry spritzer. It’s refreshing, it’s cold, it’s bright – it’s spring as fuck. Kim’s been wanting to make a fruity drink…

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Sea Salt & White Chocolate Glazed Cookies (vegan, lectin-free & sugar-free)

Baking is really fun… when it goes right. And when you’re making recipes from scratch without basing them off other existing recipes, things don’t always go right. That’s 10 times the case with cookies. You guys, I don’t know what it is. Why are vegan, gluten-free & sugar-free cookies such a hassle to make? All…

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Keto-Vegan White Chocolate (sugar-free, gluten-free, & Plant Paradox-friendly)

White Chocolate is kind of that one food that’s forbidden by every single diet ever. It’s high in fat, it’s full of dairy, it’s mostly sugar, blah blah blah. You know how it goes. Well I say: fuck that. We can make anything fit our lifestyle – white chocolate is no exception. Thus, it’s my…

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Lemon Avocado Pasta with Sautéed Cilantro Jackfruit (lectin-free, gluten-free, & vegan)

Raise your hand if you love pasta? Just kidding, that was a rhetorical question – I know you love pasta. With the discovery of white rice pastas, of which their are almost as many varieties as there are for wheat pastas, quick & easy pasta dinners have re-entered my life. White rice pastas are essentially…

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Fluffy Vanilla Funfetti Cupcakes (mostly sugar-free, vegan & gluten-free)

What birthday cake did you beg your mom to make you for your birthday? For me, it was carrot cake, so this post obviously isn’t about me. Nope, this is about Kim. Well, indirectly, I’m not going to talk about Kim the whole time, I’m going to talk about cupcakes. If you can’t tell already…

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Chicken Fried Cauliflower with Caramelized Onion Gravy (vegan, lectin-free & gluten-free)

On a recent trip to Oakland, California, my infatuation for soul food was magnificently re-sparked. Little did I know, one of the predominate cuisine’s in Oakland is Southern and Creole inspired; mixed with San Fran’s perseverance for progressive thinking, much of that soul food is also vegan. We particularly fell in love with one particular…

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10-Minute Avocado Smoothie Bowl (sugar-free, lectin-free & vegan)

For the past two years, avocado smoothies have been one of my go-to breakfast & post-workout foods, as they’re creamy like a milkshake, nutritionally packed (depending on what you add, of course), and loaded with healthy fats, which fulfills every part of my body – not just my stomach. Having gone through changes in dietary…

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Matcha Scones with White Chocolate Frosting & Pistachios (vegan, gluten-free, & sugar-free)

It’s time to get green y’all – and I ain’t talkin’ bout bud. I’m talkin’ bout matcha and pistachios, because it’s St. Paddy’s Day, and heck, we can all use a little bit more green in our lives (and diets). Honestly, I thought making scones would be hard. I guess because I see them so…

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30-Minute Sweet & Sour Chick’n (Vegan, Plant Paradox-friendly, Sugar-Free & Grain-Free)

Hello friends! What was your favorite thing to scoop up onto a plate at a Chinese buffet as a kid? Sesame Chicken? Egg Rolls? Crab Ragoons? Yeah, those are cool and all buuuttt… DO THEY STAND A CHANCE AGAINST THE ALL MIGHTY SWEET & SOUR CHICKEN? NO. NO THEY DON’T. Oh, woah, sorry. I don’t…

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Vegan Shiitake Hot & Sour Soup (Plant Paradox-friendly, grain-free & sugar-free)

I didn’t take my first sip of hot & sour soup until 2016, after Kim & I returned from Australia and were craving Chinese food. I ordered what I was used to – General Tso’s Tofu – but Kim ordered Hot & Sour Soup. What in the world? Not getting a fried protein tossed in…

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Plant Paradox-friendly Sesame Chick’n (vegan, gluten-free, & sugar-free)

Sesame chicken – a.k.a. sweet & salty tastebud nirvana. Our Chinese take-out extravaganza continues with this vegan, sugar-free, and Plant Paradox-friendly rendition of Sesame Chicken. It’s quick, taking only 40 minutes from start-to-finish, it’s crispy, featuring battered coconut oil-fried tempeh, and it’s reminiscent of your favorite childhood Chinese restaurant’s greasy, MSG-packed chicken. Ahh yes, Chinese…

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General Tso’s Eggplant (vegan, gluten-free & sugar-free)

Hello friends (and March)! A couple of days ago I put up a poll on our Instagram story inquiring about what type of recipes you guys want to see from us. The questions went something like this…. Would you prefer more Asian dishes or Southern Dishes? Would you prefer more pastries or savory dishes? Would…

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Grilled Portobello Lettuce Burgers (Plant Paradox friendly, vegan, gluten-free)

Do you know what I’ve missed the most from eating predominately lectin-free? Burgers. And I’m not even talking about beef burgers, I’m talking about really good veggie burgers. In fact, I’ve tried the “Impossible Burger” twice now, imagining that it’ll satisfy my deepest burger cravings, but now I realize that maybe I don’t even miss…

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Teriyaki Broccoli Stir-fry with Cauliflower Rice (vegan, lectin-free & sugar-free)

My favorite types of dishes (to make at home at least) are ones that are quickly thrown together, using only the stovetop, latent with veggies, tossed in a sweet Asian sauce, and very filling – I’ve got quite an appetite as a 20 year old boy. Okay, I’ve probably said something along the lines of…

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1-Pot Vegan Mac n Cheese (lectin-free & gluten-free)

Mmmmm, mac n cheese. The creme de la creme of a boy who grow up with southern comfort food. If you ordered barbecue and had to choose between potato salad, mac n cheese, and collard greens, I’m willing to bet that you’d swiftly decide on mac n cheese. Who can argue with tender pasta drenched…

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3-Step Bright Winter Salad (10 minutes!)

Does Valentine’s Day have your dietary groove all funked up from too many sweets and indulgent meals? Worry not friend! We have a bright salad for you with just enough sweetness to pull you through those impending sugar cravings. As it’s Winter, citrus is still a bloomin’, which makes it the perfect time to get…

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Sugar-Free Red Velvet Cupcakes with Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting (grain-free & Plant-Paradox friendly)

Red velvet cupcakes are the epitome of a perfect dessert. They’re decadent, pretty to look at (that’s half the point of confections, right?), and they’re personally portioned, so it’s even better if they’re jumbo sized. Sadly though, cupcakes are often disposed to boxed cake-mixes or in-store purchases, both of which can be sickeningly sweet and…

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Vegan Spaghetti & Meatballs (lectin-free & gluten-free)

Spaghetti & Meatballs is one of those dishes that makes you wanna sit aside your favorite loved one, sip a glass of red wine, and indulge in a warm bath. Red marinara sauce lends romantic flair, as if it’s means to allude to the color of roses. Memories of mom cooking it sends nostalgic memories…

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Blanched Almond Vegan Parmesan (Plant Paradox friendly)

This our go-to replacement for parmesan. It’s quick to make, cheesy, salty, free of most allergens and totally free of lectins. Enjoy on vegan broccoli cheddar soup, spaghetti & meatballs, lemon caper pasta, one-pot chili, or on anything you’d usually put parmesan on! Go Forth & Parm, Ryan & Kim

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