Alfredo Spinach Macaroni

Ingredients Tinkyada Organic Brown Rice Pasta (they have all pasta varieties) Simple Truth Plant Based Alfredo Sauce Spinach JalapeƱos garlic pepper salt crushed red pepper Steps Cook pasta – I made 1/2c dry pasta. This pasta only needs to boil for 2 minutes and then turn off flame and cover pot allowing the pasta toContinue reading “Alfredo Spinach Macaroni”

Mushroom + Broccoli Farro

Ingredients Baby bella mushrooms, sliced or chopped Broccoli, chopped Farro Kale, chopped Garlic, minced Cilantro, chopped salt, pepper, cumin, oregano Steps Cook Farro: I used 1/2 cup farro which made about 2 1/2 servings. Use about 3:1 ratio of water to farro. Bring salted water to a boil (1 tsp in 2 cups water). RinseContinue reading “Mushroom + Broccoli Farro”

Food Processor Vegan Tostadas

Tostadas are very versatile and toppings can be adjusted easily based on what is readily available and how heavy or light of a meal is needed. Using a food processor to chop the ingredients offers a quick single “pot” meal. Ingredients Tortillas – I use small to medium size corn or corn+flour tortillas Beans –Continue reading “Food Processor Vegan Tostadas”

Falafel Pizza

This is a quick meal that can be ready within 30 minutes. The ingredients are premade and just need to be heated and assembled. Of course, homemade falafels are best and can be premade and then reheated when needed. Ingredients Stonefire Whole Grain Naan Rounds Marinara sauce Trader Joe’s frozen falafel Organic baby spinach SweetContinue reading “Falafel Pizza”

Bruschetta

My love of bruschetta developed during the pandemic when I ordered “3” tomatoes on my grocery delivery and received 3 POUNDS. I was reminded that units matter and bruschetta is delicious. These make great sides, appetizers, or small meals. Adding veggies such as mushrooms or zucchini makes them heartier. Ingredients Bread – choose bread wiselyContinue reading “Bruschetta”

White Beans on Toast

Ingredients White beans Bread Seasoning: salt, pepper, crushed red pepper, garlic powder, oregano, chopped onion Optional: mushroom, onions, garlic, pesto, spinach, diced green chili peppers Garnish: cilantro or parsley Steps Heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in a pan Saute 1/2 c sliced or chopped mushrooms (I use organic baby bella mushrooms). After 3 minutes, addContinue reading “White Beans on Toast”

White Bean Soup

Ingredients White beans Carrots Potatoes Broth or Water JalapeƱo Garlic Onion Olive oil Seasoning (salt, pepper, cayenne pepper) Other optional ingredients: Kale or spinach, cilantro, basil, coconut milk, cumin seeds Steps Make broth first – I usually make it a day or few hours in advance or have some already made in the fridge. IfContinue reading “White Bean Soup”