Rich & Savory Oats with Orange Bourbon Shrimp (plant-based & gluten-free)

Are you scratching your head over the idea of shrimp and oats together in one bowl? Like “those are two things that should never go together?” I would say “let us explain,” so… let us explain. The combination of subtly bouncy *vegan* shrimp and creamy porridge makes for a killer breakfast. If the oats are…

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Buttery Sage-Infused Biscuits w/ Pecan-Crusted Fried Chicken and Maple Butternut Squash Puree (plant-based)

Super last-minute Thanksgiving marketing? You bet! This recipe is 80% butter. Everything you want from Thanksgiving in one sandwich! Definitely didn’t plan this post out ahead of time? 100%. “Is he ever gonna talk about the food?” Nah. “Does he always think in bullet points?” “Wait, am I already at the recipe?”

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Toasted Mushroom Rice with Coffee Roasted Asparagus (plant-based & gluten-free)

How about a quick recipe to kick off November? Because as we barge straight into the holidays—when family members suddenly feel entitled to our attention—we’re going to need that extra time. Plus, this dish’s simplicity, wholesome ingredients, and surprisingly deep flavors makes it a perfect addition for potlucks, Friendsgivings, or light weekday dinners. Before you…

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Black Truffle Fettuccini with Silky White Wine Sauce (vegan)

Tomato and cream-based pasta sauces may get all the glory, but when it comes to personal preferences, Kim and I prefer light, butter and oil based sauces. Gasps! Just don’t tell the marketing gurus at Chili’s or Olive Garden, okay? Over anything, butter and oil based sauces are simply easier than alfredo or bolognese. They…

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Perfect Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies!

We’re often torn between posting “classics” VS posting some extravagant shit that has more in common with fine dining restaurants than vegan food blog fare. Our creative turn happened over time because we got tired of eating the same shit over and over again. You might be thinking “but you live in LA—the most diverse…

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Asian-Fusion Breakfast Sandwich with Garlic Studded Sausage, Ginger Pepper Vegan Egg, and Sriracha Scallion Mayo (vegan)

This recipe is inspired by our good friend Skyler Tanksley, who’s effortlessly incorporated his Asian background into American soul food at his SoCal pop-up My Vegan Panda. As you can tell, Asian-American comfort food is what this blog’s all about, making Chef Tanksley our real-world counterpart. The biggest difference between us being you can go…

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“Are You Cereal, Cheesecake?” – Fruity Pebble Cheesecake with Strawberry Krispy Treat Crust (vegan, no-bake, gluten-free)

As you can tell, the vegan junk food saga continues with our most nostalgic creation to date: Cereal Cheesecake. The idea was sparked by a treat we saw while passing through popular LA joint, The Pie Hole, who had an epic cheesecake made with a cornflake crust and Fruity Pebble-infused custard. We. Were. Hooked.  We sat…

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Classic Buttery Vegan Pound Cake with a Simple Lemon Glaze

Vegan pound cake. The idea is simple, but the concept’s more difficult than it appears to be at a surface level. This isn’t chocolate cake with strong flavors to cover up missing elements or brownies that can have applesauce in place of eggs, this is a pound of sugar, a pound of eggs, a pound…

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Red Wine Marinated Beyond Burgers Seared in Crushed Black Pepper, Served with Balsamic Beet Puree, Smoked Provolone Cheese, and Caramelized Onions (vegan)

Would you just look at that title? I mean, if you’re not drooling by the end of it then you may need to see a doctor. Sure, it’s long, but shortening it would be a disservice to this recipe. I almost feel bad for calling it a burger, because it’s so much more than that—it…

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Sweet & Buttery Vegan Cinnamon Breadsticks (Domino’s Cinna Stix Copycat)

  From one copycat recipe to another—we’re fulfilling our long lost childhood favorites one post at a time. A few days ago we released a recipe for Delivery Style Vegan Pizza, which mimics the soft, airy, and flavored-crust pizza of Hungry Howie’s. This week we’re tackling pizza’s sweet counterpart: cinnamon breadsticks. Because who doesn’t want…

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Delivery Style Vegan Pizza with Soft Garlic-Herb Crust (Hungry Howie’s Copycat)

Now that Valentine’s Day is over we can continue to make American junk food right? Oh, what were we thinking, pizza’s appropriate for any occasion. We’ll be real honest with you guys, we have two pizza recipes on the blog, but uh… they’re both gluten-free, meaning they don’t contain the same pazazz as wheat dough pizzas.…

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Three Layered Vegan Red Velvet Cake with Tangy Cream Cheese Frosting

For Valentine’s Day last year we released a recipe for Red Velvet Cupcakes, but we have leveled up since then. This cake is moist, laced with bright natural cocoa, and inspired by the tangy buttermilk batter of the South. The frosting is made with Miyoko’s cream cheese and Melt vegan butter, which form a rich, high…

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