Crispy Hemp Tofu w/ Sweet Chili Sauce (sugar-free, vegan, & lectin-limited)

I applaud you for being brave enough to click on a recipe that starts with “hemp tofu.” If you’ve ever had hemp tofu, then I tip my hat to you two times because you probably know how bleh it can be. But stick with us friends – we’ll show you that hemp tofu can actually…

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Lemongrass Cauli-Rice Bowl w/ Sweet Ginger Mushrooms (vegan, lectin-free, & sugar-free)

We love traditional dishes as much as the next person, but sometimes it’s cool to take those flavors and use them in different ways. Take this bowl, for example. We took many of the flavors commonly found in Banh Mi (a Vietnamese sandwich, incase ya didn’t know) and applied them to the low-carb Jesus: cauliflower…

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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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Vegan Fish Sauce & Honey Glazed Jackfruit Wings (on a stick)

In June, we gave you guys a BIG taste of the foods that I grew up with – a.k.a. barbecue barbecue barbecue. This month we’re diving into the foods that infatuated Kim’s heart as a kid – namely, all the Vietnamese dishes her Grandma made. You might be thinking, “her grandma made vegan jackfruit wings??”…

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Creamy Dill Sweet Potato Salad (Plant Paradox-friendly & Vegan)

Sweet potato salad is the best thing since potato salad. Wait, scratch that, sweet potato salad is the best thing since itself, because this is way better than regular potato salad. Because it tastes just like Southern potato salad, only there’s no harmful lectins, the mayonnaise is made from avocado oil, and no one would…

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BBQ Tempeh Ribs (Vegan & Plant Paradox-friendly)

Today we’re bringing in the game changer. The type of food that makes you say “fuck meat, I got this shit!” This tempeh is smoky, full of deep savory flavor, crusty on the outside, tender on the outside, and – get this – there’s no pesky bone to deal with! Isn’t it so relieving knowing…

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Barbecue’s Slave History & Its Effect on Culture + Vegan Baked Beans

A couple weeks ago on our coleslaw post, I mentioned that barbecue has its roots embedded in slavery. You didn’t actually think I’d leave you hanging without more to the story, did ya? Because I’m here to go a ‘lil deeper into that history – as well as share this sweet, smoky, and tender baked beans…

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Good Ol’ Southern Raspberry Sweet Tea (sweetened with Swerve!)

Did you guys have a go-to diner spot growing up? You know, the one that was a little sketchy, had the cheapest food with the largest servings, was open 24/7, and had really nice, older waitresses who probably smoked a lot in their youth and went to church every Sunday? I know we did, and…

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Easy Vegan & Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins (lectin-limited & mostly sugar-free)

‘Hol up, let’s pause our barbecue train for an early Summer sweet, ya fig? Oh wait, that’s a late summer treat. I berry even caught my mistake! We thought you might like something to do with all those in-season, antioxidant powerhouses, other than popping them in your mouth by the handful (guilty).   These blueberry…

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Chewy BBQ Jackfruit + THE BEST SANDWICH EVER? (vegan, Plant Paradox-friendly & sugar-free)

All Hail the Queen of Vegan Barbecue: Jackfruit. This massive, spikey bomb lookin’ fruit is so good in barbecue form that my Dad uttered “you could fool a redneck with this stuff” after eating a few bites. That’s coming from a guy who’s maybe tried three vegan restaurants in his lifetime – trust me, its…

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Sweet & Tangy Southern Coleslaw (Vegan & Plant Paradox-friendly)

Ahh, BBQ month is coming into full swing. And what would any tri-sectioned, styrofoam plate be without a side of coleslaw? I know barbecue is supposedly “all about the meat,” but I think that pulled pork or brisket would be nothin’ without its trusty sidekicks. Barbecue culture is near and dear to my heart because…

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Vegan Jap Chae / Korean Glass Noodle Stir-Fry (Plant Paradox-friendly, gluten-free, sugar-free)

Hey guys, let’s talk about noodles. If you’ve been following the Plant Paradox Program for a while, you may have just given up the search for gut-friendly noodles. Of course, there’s shirtaki noodles – and ya’ll know that we love our white rice noodles – but what else is there? Turns out that Asian cultures…

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Creamy Chocolate Super Smoothie (Paleo, Vegan, Plant Paradox-friendly, & sugar-free)

I know what you’re thinking, “Super smoothie? Really? Such vague & cliche marketing won’t work on me.” But seriously guys, we don’t throw such terms around lightly – this smoothie is next level healthy. If you’re like me, you may often find yourself wondering on how to incorporate more healthy fats into your diet, because…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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