Cheesy Jalapeno Rice

Derived from Mexico, Jalapeno’s are loaded with Vitamin C- yes more than an orange! When the seeds of the pepper are used, they make food spicier. So if you are not crazy about spicy food, just don’t use the seeds! The cheesy flavor comes from every vegan’s favorite addition- nutritional yeast! This rice so good…

Spicy Zucchini

This spicy dish is sure to please any spicy food lover. I’ve read that spicy foods increase serotonin in your brain, which makes you feel happier. Serotonin also helps you relax and feel less stressed. Zucchini has many benefits on its own, such as potassium, vitamins C and B6. When adding heat , you get even…

Jalapeno, Cashew Queso

Taco Tuesday inspired this recipe! The truth is, it is rare that I have tacos, or some form of tacos, on Tuesday. Am I alone?! No matter what day of the week, this Jalapeno, Cashew Queso is ready for you next taco night! It’s creamy, spicy and tastes like traditional queso. Personally, foods that are…

Chorizo-Fajita Pasta

A fajita is a Mexican dish, traditionally, served grilled meat, peppers and onions & usually served as a taco on a flour or corn tortilla on the side. In this case there are no tacos and no meat, of course. I did use Soy chorizo, sold at Trader Joe’, which is a vegan meat that…

Coconut BLT

As a previous meat eater, my go-to sandwich was a BLT. I’ve always craved savory, crunchy food. So a BLT was an easy choice. When I adopted a plant based diet, I was elated to know there was vegan bacon! When I discovered I could make my own, I was excited but thought I couldn’t…

Spicy Ketchup

I think most people would agree that Ketchup is good on its own. I used to put it on everything-especially as a kid! Fries, eggs, rice, etc. As I got older, and started experimenting with food, I thought to make a more “adult” version. And here it is! This sauce is so versatile and so…