Vegan Roasted Bbq Brussels

Vegan Roasted Bbq Brussels

                            Hello & Happy Monday!!             I wish I could say that I always loved brussels, but when I was growing up they were never in my home. I don’t think I really had the chance to get into the whole Brussels world until 2009 and I dined out a lot lol. When I finally got the chance, I  I was hooked!   Whether it was...

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Vegan Shiitake Wonton Soup

Vegan Shiitake Wonton Soup

                Hello & Happy Wednesday!!     For a long time I never pursued wonton type concepts. However, once I found a market that offered vegan wontons, I was off creating a variety of recipes. One of the few concepts I never did was a vegan wonton soup!   The texture becomes like that of pasta and they pack tons of flavor that permeate the soup. There is just something fun about...

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Vegan Oven Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Vegan Oven Baked Eggplant Parmesan

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!               For many of us plant based enthusiasts, we are drawn to eggplant parm while dining out. However, when dining out you never know what goes into your food and the eggplant is typically fried. While it’s fine to indulge and eat a fried food every now and again (no judgment), you can make a...

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Vegan Lemon Rosemary Pasta with Mushrooms and Kale

Vegan Lemon Rosemary Pasta with Mushrooms and Kale

                    Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             For many years, I steered clear of pasta. We all know that pasta carries the stigma of being laden with carbs, which it is, but at the end of the day it’s the perfect medium to pack on the veggies and for myself, I find it very filling!   What’s fab about today, is that there are many...

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Vegan Romesco Pasta with Broccoli

Vegan Romesco Pasta with Broccoli

                        Hello & Happy Monday!!               If there is one thing I realized with vegan cuisine, is that you can make anything taste fab, if you have a good sauce! Vegan food naturally is like a blank canvas that is waiting to be seasoned and flavored. If you don’t go the flavor route, you’ll be left with a bunch of...

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Cold Thai Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce

Cold Thai Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce

                        Hello & Happy Friday!!             In keeping with the theme to create flavor and nutrient packed dishes this 2019, I’ve been stepping up my salad game! I personally can throw together some arugula or a cabbage mix, a lil onion, avocado, and my favorite dressing and be good to go. However, for many of us we hit a plateau...

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Kale Caesar Salad with Garlic Bread Crumbs

Kale Caesar Salad with Garlic Bread Crumbs

                            Hello & Happy Thursday!!             I don’t know about you, but I’ve been enamored with caesar salads since a child. I loved all the flavors and various components. However, down the road we all realized that caesar dressing is mayonnaise based and romaine lettuce doesn’t pack much nutrients and...

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Vegan “Chicken” Noodle Soup

Vegan “Chicken” Noodle Soup

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!               Due to the temperatures dropping lately I’ve been all about creating effortless soups. There are so many staples to cover and this one has been on my bucket list for a long time! Chicken noodle soup was timeless and everyone views it as a staple comfort food....

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Vegan Grilled Zucchini Lasagna with Spinach Basil Cashew Cheese

Vegan Grilled Zucchini Lasagna with Spinach Basil Cashew Cheese

                              Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               Out of hundreds of recipes, there are some that just never get old, like this vegan Zucchini Lasagna! Back in undergrad at NYU I started to get my feet wet with cooking, and this was actually one of the very first concepts I produced. At the time I wasn’t a...

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Vegan Tomato Basil Soup with Cashew Cream

Vegan Tomato Basil Soup with Cashew Cream

                                  Hello & Happy Monday!!           With the temperatures dropping, I’m all about the soup! Believe it or not, I once never craved soup. After years of never ordering it while dining out, I just lost my infatuation with soup altogether. They typically are made with chicken or beef brother, heavy...

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