Cilantro & Spicy Mayo (Raw & Nut-free Versions)

Oh, that good ol’ mayo! I feel like I am the only person on the planet who does not like mayonnaise! People are shocked when “I say I don’t like mayo”. Yes, even vegan versions. Some actually smell like actual mayo and to me that is the worse part! People make comments about sandwiches being…

[Twisted] Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki is a sauce traditionally served with grilled meats or as a dip. Tzatziki is made of yogurt, cucumbers, garlic, olive oil and herbs. I love tzatziki! It’s cool, it’s fresh and tastes so good on everything it marries with. This no-cook, pass-the-bowl-and-spoon recipe is perfect for, and just in time for, summer! My recipe…

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…

Roll-Up Cilantro Cream Sammie

Cooking is therapeutic for me and allows me to be creative. I really enjoy cooking for myself and some people that are close to me. I say some because I am intimidated when I have to make a dish for certain people like my mom, who eats like a traditional Puerto Rican, or a house/family party. As soon…

Oil-Free Walnut Pesto

Traditional basil pesto is made with basil, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese and olive oil. In my recipe I eliminate the oil for a fat-free version. I replace the pine nuts with walnuts simply because I like walnuts better and usually have these on hand. I replace the Parmesan cheese with nutritional yeast to make this recipe vegan and…