30-Minute Mediterranean Chickpea Stew (Plant Paradox-friendly, vegan, and gluten-free)

On today’s episode of “What The Hell To Do With All These Chickpeas?” we ponder an easy, 30 minute dinner that soothes the soul as much as it does your wallet. Seriously though, we use a lot of aqauafaba around here, and after that magical liquid is gone, we’re always wondering what we can do…

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How to Make Blanched Almond Butter and “Do Almonds Have Lectins?”

Maneuvering your way through what nuts you can eat and what nuts you can’t is a tricky talent on a lectin-limited diet. For one, nuts that are actually legumes – peanuts & cashews – are definitely “restricted.” Most tree nuts –  walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, and more – are accepted, but you gotta be careful, because…

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Ingredient Insights: Tempeh, Tamari, Tofu, & Miso

Here’s a topic to talk about at brunch: Do you think soy milk is heart-healthy, eco-friendly, and overall better for your body? Is the entire anti-soy propaganda simply funded by the dairy industry to scare us away from consuming soy milk or is it actually bad for you? Welcome to Ingredient Insights. As you can guess…

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1-Pan Shirataki Pesto Bowl w/ Sautéed Portobello Mushrooms (Vegan, Keto & Plant Paradox-friendly)

You guys said you wanted easy, Plant Paradox-approved meals – we got you fam. We too have been enjoying simple, veggie-based dishes, and this one is no exception: it only requires the use of one pan, it takes 30 minutes to make, and it’s packed with prebiotic fiber, antioxidants from extra virgin olive oil &…

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Vegan Strawberry Shortcakes (lectin-free, gluten-free & mostly sugar-free)

You guys, Summer is quickly approaching. You know what that means, right? Berries, peaches, sunshine, extra smog, and did I mention berries? Berries are probably my favorite fruit to keep around (aside from avocados) as they’re loaded with antioxidants, not loaded with sugar, they’re darn versatile, and they taste friggin’ delicious with chocolate. As you…

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Ingredient Insights: Green Banana Flour, Aquafaba, Erythritol, & Xanthan Gum

Is it just me or did the week go by super duper fast? I mean, wow, it’s already Sunday… Again. Anywho, to those of you who are new to the blog, welcome, this is “Ingredient Insights,” where we explain four ingredients that may seem foreign to some. We do our best to explain where these…

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Jamaican Curry Chickpea Burgers w/ Mango Yogurt Sauce (vegan with Plant Paradox & gluten-free options)

Ever since falling in love with aquafaba’s magical abilities, I’ve been left with one question: “what the fuck do I do with all these chickpeas?” If I’m being honest, I don’t really like chickpeas. They’re not particularly bad, it’s just that they’re not particularly good either. They’re dry, wonky to eat (do I choose a…

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Easy, 40-Minute Feel Good Bowl (Plant Paradox-friendly, grain-free & vegan)

Sweet miso glaze. Cinnamon roasted sweet potato spears. Garlic olive oil sautéed broccolini. Tender cauliflower rice. And crisp radish slices. Happy May! We’re excited to enter another month of No Eggs or Hamming with you guys as we’ve recently come into big news, decided to embark on more videos, and have started our biggest project…

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Ingredient Insights: Agar, Shiratake Noodles, White Rice Flour, & Pine Nuts

Happy Sunday and welcome to the conclusion of April! Long story short, we use quite a lot of ingredients that may or may not be foreign to some of you guys, and fully explaining the ingredients in each recipe post can be overwhelming. Therefore, Ryan and I have decided to start doing something a lil’…

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Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies 2.0 (vegan, lectin-free & gluten-free)

Do you guys like chocolate chip cookies? Pfft, what am I saying, I know you like chocolate chip cookies. They’re the epitome of a sweet snack that’s you can grab & run with. Come to think of it, they’re perfect for the American lifestyle: full of sugar & butter and perfect when in a rush!…

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American-Style Cheese Pizza (lectin-free, vegan & gluten-free)

Surprise surprise! Our newest post is on pizza! … Not surprised? You say the pizza pictured in the last post gave it away? You do have a point there… Well, there’s only so many ways to showcase balls of cheese so we thought pizza to be the most appetizing of our immediate options. Any who, we’re…

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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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