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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Plant Paradox-friendly Sesame Chick’n (vegan, gluten-free, & sugar-free)

Sesame chicken – a.k.a. sweet & salty tastebud nirvana. Our Chinese take-out extravaganza continues with this vegan, sugar-free, and Plant Paradox-friendly rendition of Sesame Chicken. It’s quick, taking only 40 minutes from start-to-finish, it’s crispy, featuring battered coconut oil-fried tempeh, and it’s reminiscent of your favorite childhood Chinese restaurant’s greasy, MSG-packed chicken. Ahh yes, Chinese…

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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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Grilled Portobello Lettuce Burgers (Plant Paradox friendly, vegan, gluten-free)

Do you know what I’ve missed the most from eating predominately lectin-free? Burgers. And I’m not even talking about beef burgers, I’m talking about really good veggie burgers. In fact, I’ve tried the “Impossible Burger” twice now, imagining that it’ll satisfy my deepest burger cravings, but now I realize that maybe I don’t even miss…

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Teriyaki Broccoli Stir-fry with Cauliflower Rice (vegan, lectin-free & sugar-free)

My favorite types of dishes (to make at home at least) are ones that are quickly thrown together, using only the stovetop, latent with veggies, tossed in a sweet Asian sauce, and very filling – I’ve got quite an appetite as a 20 year old boy. Okay, I’ve probably said something along the lines of…

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1-Pot Vegan Mac n Cheese (lectin-free & gluten-free)

Mmmmm, mac n cheese. The creme de la creme of a boy who grow up with southern comfort food. If you ordered barbecue and had to choose between potato salad, mac n cheese, and collard greens, I’m willing to bet that you’d swiftly decide on mac n cheese. Who can argue with tender pasta drenched…

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Vegan Spaghetti & Meatballs (lectin-free & gluten-free)

Spaghetti & Meatballs is one of those dishes that makes you wanna sit aside your favorite loved one, sip a glass of red wine, and indulge in a warm bath. Red marinara sauce lends romantic flair, as if it’s means to allude to the color of roses. Memories of mom cooking it sends nostalgic memories…

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Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Wings (vegan, gluten-free, & Plant-Paradox friendly)

Cauliflower wings are a staple in the vegan world. Not necessarily in the sense that vegans eat them every day, but in the sense that they’re a testimony that “we vegans also eat indulgent, fried bar food.” Because let’s be honest, we all have those select nights where we just want to pop into a…

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Sautéed Eggplant Stuffed Rice Balls with Teriyaki Drizzle

Rice Balls! A.k.a. the most fun you can have at a dinner table.  Never had one before? Neither had we (up until making these), but they seemed to be a bright idea – imagine a sushi roll or poke bowl, but wrapped up into an edible, handheld ball. On the outside is sushi rice, which……

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Vegan Broccoli Cheddar Soup (Plant-Paradox friendly)

I’m writing to you from the comfy headquarters of Kim & I’s bed. Truthfully, I couldn’t be writing about a soup recipe at a better/more ironic time – I’m sick.  I don’t know how it happened, but here I am with a scratchy throat, fever, and a rough cough. Whatevs, sick or not, we’ve heavily…

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Refreshing Citrus Fried Jackfruit Tacos (gluten-free, sugar-free, vegan, & Plant Paradox friendly)

Taco Tuesday! Okay, yeah, today’s Thursday but whatever – there’s enough alliteration here to satisfy me. Have you guys ever had fried cod or tilapia tacos? Okay, me neither. But I have had a vegan version of cod tacos from this bomb taco spot in Orlando, Florida by the name of Tako Cheena. They serve…

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Garlicky Fried Rice (Diabetic-Friendly/Resistant Starch Rice)

Fried rice is one of those foods that Kim & I have made at least once every two days for the past three months. “Why,” you ask? Well, it’s easy to make, leftover veggies can be tossed in willie-nillie, there’s little prep work involved, it’s filling, and it’s cheap. We always buy the same kind…

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Pho Chay (Vegan Pho)

Making Pho is as much a tradition as the culture that founded it is. In a lot of ways, Pho reflects Vietnamese culture. The process takes patience, as ample amounts of time is needed to construct its broth – this reflects Vietnamese peoples joy in taking time with everything they do. It’s made in large…

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Lemon Caper Pasta (gluten-free, vegan & lectin-free)

Hey guys! We hope you treated the holidays well and soaked up every hug, kiss, and fork-full of food you experienced. One thing’s for sure though, after the Holidays, I no longer feel like rolling out pie crusts, prepping mountains of veggies, or crafting any sort of fancy fare. No, I think a plate of…

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Chunky Portobello Soup (vegan, gluten-free, & Plant Paradox friendly)

Recently, Kim and I had the great pleasure of meeting one of our mutually favorite photographers: Eugene Kan. As luck has it, he also works with food in his partner’s company, That Food Cray. Check them out on Instagram guys, they’re exploring food like no one else and bringing local food crafts people together from…

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