Another unusual week – all my boys went out of town and left me home alone, so I prepared mostly snack foods with only a few entrees. Even when I’m prepping for one, I still try to make healthy and tasty food. Enjoy these recipes, including sweet Vegan Carrot Cake, […]
I was craving creamy, cheesy pasta – but dairy allergy says no – and this recipe hit the spot! Gluten-free rice elbow pasta, a cashew creme sauce, and lots of sweet green peas complete the trifecta. The photo below in our Dutch Oven shows a double recipe – the boys […]
This cake is vegan and gluten-free. We used a mix of almond and oat flour to bake this bright and sweet cake. The creamy vegan vanilla cashew frosting is easy to make so don’t be intimidated if you’ve never made cashew creme before. Enjoy!
This one is so easy – chop and combine 2 mangoes, 3-4 green onions, 1 jalapeno pepper, tablespoon of freshly squeezed lime juice, Kosher salt, and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Simple, sweet, spicy, and delicious. I baked a batch of homemade corn tortilla chips for dipping. This recipe […]
This is a beautiful vegan dip that could just as easily be served as a sauce over a veggie and rice dish. I roasted a bunch of broccoli and used it as a dip. The ginger is refreshing and the cashew creme is super-smooth.
Coconut oil gives this rice side dish a tropical flavor, and the toasted nori crumbled in adds an umami flavor; combined this rice is pure heaven. No exaggeration. I ate it stand alone for lunch, and also paired it with two fried eggs for breakfast the next day. This recipe […]
My younger son wanted pancakes for breakfast on his birthday, but I wanted to spend the morning relaxing with him, not flipping pancakes. I made him this oven pancake instead, and let him pour the chocolate-chips into the batter. With a pie-slice serving for each of us and sliced strawberries, […]
These vegan corn grits from Bryant Terry’s “Afro-Vegan” cookbook are so creamy and smooth; the creamed cashews work as a thickener and add a sweet flavor. The savory Rainbow Chard is cooked down to a perfect consistency and roasted cherry tomatoes add a bright and sweet note.
Black Rice is nutty with a soft texture. It’s known as “Forbidden Rice” or “longevity rice;” I read that an ancient legend claimed that it was eaten exclusively by the emperors of China to increase health and ensure a long life. The fresh mango and orange offer sweet and bright […]
Unlike traditional rice pudding, in this version the arborio rice cooks in oat milk, coconut cream, vanilla beans, and fresh ginger. We served this with sliced mango and a unique mix of crunchy toppings. The original recipe is for dairy-based rice pudding; it comes from Bon Appétit, specifically Bernardo Bukantz, […]