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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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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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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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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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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Homemade Coconut Yogurt Parfait (grain-free, vegan, & Plant Paradox Friendly)

Little sings a cute breakfast for two like yogurt parfait. Bbuuttt, with the dairy, grains, and sugar, it’s not quite the healthiest Valentine’s breakfast, which is why we’ve made some fitting altercations to make this parfait a breakfast of champions. The first dilemma to deal with is yogurt, which is best solved by using coconut…

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Coconut Chocolate Breakfast Muffins (grain-free, vegan, sugar-free, & Plant-Paradox friendly)

“If you don’t know, now ya know…” that… that banana flour is the bee’s knees. I know, not the way you expected that phrase to end, but this newly found flour has got me fucked up. Let me just outright say that it’s the closest in similarity to all-purpose flour I’ve found thus far. In…

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Maple Tempeh Sausage Sliders (vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, and Plant Paradox friendly)

I remember those late mornings at a random chain restaurant, dining on a breakfast plate full of eggs, toast, grits, and sausage – I always preferred sausage to bacon. Get outta here Bacon McGriddle! The sausage that reigns supreme in my eyes has always been maple sausage. It’s sweet like Autumn, smoky like a campfire,…

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Salted Caramel Cornless Cake (lectin-free, sugar-free, & vegan)

After our Cornless Bread recipe, I started to realize that maybe the world of baking isn’t impossible to dance around in, even with a strict sugar-free, vegan, and lectin-limited diet. It took a while, but through the month of November we discovered that the mixture of cassava & sorghum flour – in different ratios –…

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Sweet & Savory Cornless Bread (sugar-free, Plant Paradox friendly, gluten-free, & vegan)

I’m aware that it seems silly to make a food item based around something that I choose not to eat – i.e. cornbread – but, if I crave something, I make it work. Simple as ‘dat. A couple of weeks ago, Kim and I were testing out sugar cookies made from sorghum flour, through which…

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Cabernet Cranberry Jam (lectin & sugar-free)

Unlike many children, I loved cranberry jelly growing up. You know, the jiggly one from the can? Clearly, there’s always been a few screws loose in my head. Nevertheless, I grew up to realize that not many people like cranberry jelly, which is a real shame, because cranberries are an overlooked fruit packed with antioxidants,…

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Fluffy Lectin-Free Biscuits with Mushroom Thyme Gravy (vegan, gluten-free, and Plant Paradox friendly)

I’m SO happy that November is here – it’s probably the best month for an American food blogger, given the entire country’s hype around food. November also happens to be our first magazine feature (did I spill the beans too soon?). That’s right, No Eggs or Ham will have a couple of recipes inside the…

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Fluffy Sesame Muffins (sugar-free, grain-free, lectin-free, & vegan)

Hello October! It’s nice to feel your gentle, chilly breeze again. Along with the change of seasons comes my incessant desire to eat anything & everything sweet potato related: sweet potato pie, sweet potato soup, roasted sweet potato, mashed sweet potato – Autumn’s got me wantin’ it all. One of sweet potato’s most unique application…

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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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Asian Barbecue Sweet Potato Boats

I have a thing for sweet potatoes. Can you tell? How can I resist? Sweet potatoes form the perfect basis for my diet, as they’re tasty, easy to cook, cheap, and really good for the body. Like, really good! Tubers like sweet potatoes have been part of the human diet since the Paleolithic age, i.e.…

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Coconut Ginger Sweet Potato Mash

BEHOLD, THE PURPLE SWEET POTATO Purple sweet potatoes may sound fancy, but simply sweet potatoes that contain more of the antioxidant anthocyanin – the agent responsible for this tuber’s purple shine – than others. While food bloggers may appear to champion the fanciest of fare, we love our lazy meals. I’m talking ‘bout meals we always have ingredients on hand…

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Seared Tofu Spring Rolls w/ Sweet & Spicy Almond Butter Dip

If you’re a fan of Vietnamese food, like Kim and I are, you will have noticed something by now: Vietnamese cuisine is super simple. Most dishes contain few ingredients, basic cooking techniques, and pull from one core of flavors. Yet, despite the simplicity, the food manages to be complex on the tastebuds, exciting, and full…

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Tempeh Bacon

  Being the first type of “vegan bacon” I ever tried, tempeh bacon holds a place in my heart- a place that’s more satisfied by tempeh bacon than actual bacon. Growing up I always thought bacon was great on hamburgers, but if I were to order a plate of breakfast, sausage was my protein of…

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Avocado French Toast (Vegan & GF)

  I’ve been making variations of this recipe for a year now and I am so excited to finally share it with you! I promise you, you’ve never had french toast like this before. This french toast starts with a base of quality gluten free/vegan bread, which takes a dunk into sweet vanilla spice avocado…

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Cinnamon Toasted Coconut Cereal

Cereal has accompanied me throughout most of my life – as a kid, I sat with it in laughter as I watched morning cartoons, in middle school, I hurriedly poured countless bowls for myself before zooming out the door to catch my bus to school, and as an old teenager, I reached for boxes of…

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Portobello Summer Tacos

These tacos are a fresh & vibrant invitation into a warm Summer. I understand that some of y’all may have been experiencing warm weather for a couple months now (#jealous), but I live in the Pacific Northwest, where the sun just made his first guest appearance a few days ago. Needless to say, we are…

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Asian Tempeh Reuben

If a vegan person in love with Asian food moved to New York, this is exactly what that person would make. And while I have no desire to ever move to NYC, I am a guy with a big jar of kimchi and no idea what to do with it. Thus, the ideas of how to…

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Sweet Potato Pie Overnight Oats (Vegan + Gluten Free)

Imagine if you could eat pie for breakfast with no feelings of guilt afterwards. That is what this breakfast is for. With flavors straight from a sweet potato pie but with no sugar, lots of vitamin A, complex carbs, and no gluten or dairy, this is a breakfast meant for champions. I gave up eating…

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Tofu Rancheros (V + GF)

This recipe don’t need much explaining, so I’ll just let the photos do most of the talking. A’right? A little char on them veggies is part of the fun. Add in some celery and onion slices. Ooo yas. Warm yourself up a tortilla and plop it down on a plate. Lay down some re-fried beans on…

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Chili Cheese Veggie Roast

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…

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Smoky Pasta Salad (Vegan & GF)

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…

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Crispy Mushroom Bacon

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…

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French Press Latté

Introducing: the french press latte. The perfect way to get your latte fix without an espresso maker. This coffee is: creamy, frothy, lightly sweetened, and easy/inexpensive to make. The coolest part? When quality coffee is blended with fats, such as coconut oil, our brains can make better use of the caffeine, leading to a longer,…

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