Spot-On Homemade Hoisin Sauce (sugar-free)

We conducted several experiments before reaching a homemade hoisin sauce that looks, tastes, and feels like real hoisin sauce. Heck, we even had a recipe for date hoisin sauce way back in the day, but uh… sorry dates, there’s bigger players in the league now. Hoisin is a thick, extremely salty, and relatively sweet sauce…

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Sugar-Free Pickled Daikon & Carrots (Do Chua)

Anyone that’s ever ate Banh Mi has probably had pickled carrots & daikon. They probably also know how amazing these fermented veggies are. Just like pickles that you may be more familiar with, Do Chua is tangy and contains the perfect balance of salty & sweet. Unlike some fermented veggies, Do Chua only takes a…

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Smoky Maple Barbecue Sauce (sugar-free, Plant Paradox-friendly, vegan & gluten-free)

For many, barbecue sauce is the cause of debate. There’s team no sauce, team vinegary sauce, team sweet tomato sauce, blah, blah, blah. Personally, I don’t care – if you make your food taste good, that’s all that matters. Albeit, I grew up with the sweet, smoky, tomato-based variety of barbecue sauce, so that’s what…

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Vegan Avocado Oil Mayonnaise (Plant Paradox-friendly)

Guys, we finally did it. Inform the press! Call up the newscasters! I can’t believe we finally… I mean, wow… we finally made healthy mayonnaise.  Mayo with no eggs or any inflammatory oils – the revolution starts today. Welcome to “Mayo 101″ Class 1: Check a Local Oriental Market for the Best Deals Okay, maybe…

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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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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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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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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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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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Lectin-Free Chili Garlic Paste (Plant-Paradox friendly)

Hopping into the world of lectin-limited eating can be intimidating, especially if your like me and have a fiery passion for spicy foods that’s hotter than habaneros themselves.  Fortunately, there’s an easy way around this dilemma: remove the seeds & skins of chilis. Pretty simple, huh? Those are the only two components of chilis that contain…

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