Seaweed-Infused Cassava Tortillas (Chinese Tex-Mex)

Welcome to the start of the Tex-Mex, Chinese fusion dinner – we’re glad you’re able to make it! What good is any tex-mex meal if there are no fresh tortillas? Tortillas is the base, the rock, the foundation from which the rest of a Tex-Mex meal is constructed around; even when all else fails, tortillas…

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Cassava Pizza Crust with Roasted Garlic Sauce

Do you like pizza? That’s a rhetorical question. I know you do. I’m not saying pizza is everyones’ favorite food, but it certainly holds a unique place in the hearts of billions, with the mere mentioning of the word ushering up feelings of warmth, friendship, and a few drunken mistakes. Such is life. Let’s talk ‘zah.…

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White vs Brown Rice & How to Make Perfect White Rice

  Rice is a topic of controversy among internet bloggers, health groups, chefs, and traditional cultures. And from what I can tell, the popular rice debate revolves around a few main questions: “Should I eat white or brown rice?” “What strands of rice should I use?” “What’s the best way to cook white rice?” We’ll…

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Garlic Broccoli Stuffed Portobellos (45 minutes!)

It’s funny how our tastebuds evolve over time, and – in my case – how my palate resembles that of my mom’s more every day. Growing up, my mom loved mushrooms. Meanwhile, I was all like “You eat fungi? That’s gross!” Of course, I didn’t think twice about eating the flesh of a cow. Ugghh…

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Queso’s Vegan Cousin

We were originally going to call this “vegan queso,” but on second thought, we found that name to be misleading. Because, while that’s the inspiration for this dip, it doesn’t taste like melted, moldy cow’s milk. Big disappointment, right? I’m going to rant for one tiny second here, but if you’re not in the mood…

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Crispy Spring Roll Chips

I can’t think of one food as universally loved as crispy, handheld, chips. Seemingly every culture has their own variation of a chip: crisps in the UK, pane carasau (cracker thin flatbread) in Italy, tortilla chips in Mexico/Central America, poori (fried Indian flatbread), potato chips in the US, roasted nori in Japan, prawn crackers (chips made…

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Toasted Sesame Noodle Stir-Fry

I can’t lie, going predominately grain free – or embracing any new dietary disciplines for that matter – can be intimidating. It always seems to threaten you with the idea that you’ll never be able to eat your favorite foods again. However, I can say that after being vegan for two and a half years,…

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Tempeh Sliders

Look at these bad boys; they’re healthy, protein-packed, simple, and only 20 minutes to make from start-to-finish. Les go! It all starts with fresh romaine leaves, chopped in half – if they’re as big as these ones – with the crunchy ends removed, as seen below. I was skeptical of “lettuce wraps” for the longest time,…

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Holy Molé Tacos with Cilantro Avocado Dressing

Holy Molé! Three cheers to healthy, flavor packed dinners that feeds up to 4 people. Family meal or leftovers for 2, anyone? Let’s hop into the creation of this recipe. When carrots are shredded and cooked, they transform into an entirely different entity; our friend couldn’t even recognize the filling as carrots, which is a…

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