If you follow a vegetarian/vegan diet, you probably know how to make black beans from scratch. And if you don’t, you should. There’s an entire populations that live off the stuff (it’s the breakfast staple in Guatemala) and if you ever run out of money or fancy vegan foods, then what are you gonna do? […]Read more "Pressure-Cooked Black Beans"
Who likes simple meals that don’t compromise flavor?! *quickly raises hand* To me, all a meal needs to be satisfactory are these crucial elements: crunch and/or chewiness, tenderness/softness, and a complementary sauce. Coming in for the crunch/chewy category, we have roasted brussels sprouts, giving us something to sink our teeth into. For the soft […]Read more "Chili Cheese Veggie Roast"
Everyone is scared of pasta salad. Fact. For good reason too – who in their right mind boils pasta just to stash it in the chill chest afterwards?? Kim, nor myself, have ever been fans of pasta salad – i.e. we would NEVER purposely buy some in a restaurant or grocery store, which begs the […]Read more "Smoky Pasta Salad (Vegan & GF)"
3 ingredients. 30 minutes. No oink. Let’s get it. These baked shiitake mushroom slices are reminiscent of the thin, crispy, bacon my Dad made as a kid. Each slice is subtly chewy, golden brown, and laden with salty juices. Use mushroom bacon like you would nutritional yeast – on top of everything. Perfect on top […]Read more "Crispy Mushroom Bacon"
BBQ Sloppy Joe’s was the first dish I ever publicly shared a recipe for. This is a rendition of that recipe updated to fit the times: simpler, quicker, cheaper, tastier, not to mention perfect for family dinner or meal prep (lots of leftovers). I first fell in love with vegan sloppy joe’s after sinking my teeth […]Read more "BBQ Sloppy Joe’s (V + GF)"