You’ve Never Had a Shrimp Chow Mein With This Much Umami! (vegan)

I know what you’re thinking. Actually, maybe I don’t… even though I insist on starting half our articles with this phrase. Regardless of whether or not I can read your mind, a noodle dish like this admittedly doesn’t have much visual wow factor. After all, what separates one heaping pile of noodz from the next?…

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Vegan Vietnamese Roast Chicken with Sweet & Sticky Basting Sauce (Ga Roti)

Ga Roti is essentially the Vietnamese equivalent of the classic American comfort food, roast chicken. The only difference being that this one is better. #Biased. Sorry America. Need we bombard you with an entourage of details? This dish is hearty, savory, rich with umami, sticky sweet with brown sugar, and balanced out by fresh sides…

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Vanilla Bourbon Ice Cream with Grilled Ripe Peach and Caramelized Brown Sugar Soy Sauce (vegan & gf)

These peaches are ripe for the pickin’… ehem, sorry for my southern tongue, it’s just so hard not to let it out when I’m talking about good ‘ole peaches! This recipe couldn’t come out at a more perfect time, as August is peak peach season all across the states, especially in California where they’re harvested…

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Grilled King Oyster Mushrooms Braised in Red Wine and Cocoa Tomato Sauce, Served Over Sesame Garlic Toast (vegan)

You like photos?Me too.  

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eBook Highlight: Classic Light & Fluffy Pancakes with Umami Shiitake Bacon (vegan, gluten-free, and lectin-free)

Don’t tell us you guys forgot we released a lectin-free, vegan eBook appropriately titled “Lectin-Free, Meet Vegan,” this April did ya? Okay good! Even if you never purchased the ebook (which is a mere $5), you may recognize these photogenic pancakes from the front cover, and if you were ever indecisive about whether the eBook’s…

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“Are You Cereal, Cheesecake?” – Fruity Pebble Cheesecake with Strawberry Krispy Treat Crust (vegan, no-bake, gluten-free)

As you can tell, the vegan junk food saga continues with our most nostalgic creation to date: Cereal Cheesecake. The idea was sparked by a treat we saw while passing through popular LA joint, The Pie Hole, who had an epic cheesecake made with a cornflake crust and Fruity Pebble-infused custard. We. Were. Hooked.  We sat…

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Our 300th Post! Cookies & Cream Filled Strawberry Milk Crepes (vegan)

It may not seem like it, but this recipe is also inspired by Japan (peep our last post for more Japanese related tings). I know, the last one actually made sense, being that it was teriyaki and what not, but as it turns out… crepes are quite the popular street food in Tokyo. Those sweet…

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Japanese Cuisine Knowledge Bombs + Fast & Hot Teriyaki Chicken Stir-Fry (vegan)

While visiting Japan, Kim and I not only learned what classifies authentic Japanese food, we also learned what Japanese food isn’t. At this point, most people know that you’re not going to go to China and eat “the best orange chicken you’ve ever had,” because it’s clear that chow mien, pork fried rice, and all…

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Bright Morning Toast with Oregano-Truffle Cream Cheese and Olive Oil Tossed Tomatoes (vegan)

This is 100% one of our easiest recipes ever. And no, that doesn’t make it any less delicious. This dish is reminiscent of breakfast in Barcelona, where perfectly toasted bread is topped with olive oil and whatever else that particular restaurant is feeling that day. It’s pure simplicity, but it packs a variety of flavors…

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Complex & Chewy Red Miso Blondies (vegan)

I’ve had an extremely challenging time trying to perfect a blondie recipe. In fact, I’ve been at it for over a year now, and although we’ve released one recipe that was gluten-free and lectin-free, none of them quite nailed what I desired. That was until I hit the web to do more digging once again.…

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Asian-Inspired Black Pepper Chicken Rice Bowl with Soy Sauce Tossed Veggies (vegan & gf)

Last week, we posted a recipe for an easy, go-to breakfast. Today, we’re covering a recipe for a minimalistic lunch or dinner. Sense a theme coming about? Well, don’t worry kitchen-heads, we’ve got more complex stuff in the works, but look, sometimes people just wanna eat without hours of labor involved, and sometimes we fall…

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Easy One Pan Tofu Scramble

Normally, we like to be extravagant. If we don’t go out of our way to make each recipe “wow” you in a different way than the last one did, we feel like we did something wrong. Albeit, that does lend our website a more complex and adventurous vibe, which is great, because we wanna challenge…

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