Breakfast Totchos (i.e. Black Bean Tofu Scramble Totchos)

I do not follow any type of breakfast/lunch/dinner rules in that I will eat enchiladas early in the morning and a tofu scramble in the evening.. but if you like traditional ‘breakfast’ meals, this fits the bill. It also slides into brunch with its nachoness. Ingredients Tots Black Beans Tofu Sweet Peppers Onion Green chilisContinue reading “Breakfast Totchos (i.e. Black Bean Tofu Scramble Totchos)”

Plants-ARE-Protein Pasta

I have heard lots of people highly concerned about protein and nutritional content of vegan meals while a second thought is not given to the nutritional value or health impacts of non-vegan meals. The best advice I heard for following a plant-based diet is “just eat as many plants as you can or desire”. IContinue reading “Plants-ARE-Protein Pasta”

Vegan Totchos

If you have not already caught on to this, I love meals with layers topped upon layers that I can eat together with a fork from a bowl 🙂 Here’s another one of those. Totchos are bascially nachos on Tots. Ingredients Tots Vegan Cheeze Pinto Beans Beyond Meat Crumbles Salsa Romaine Lettuce Tomatoes Avocado CuminContinue reading “Vegan Totchos”

Mediterranean Wrap

Ingredients Large Tortilla Romaine Lettuce Hummus Vegan Tzatziki (see image below) Vegan Pesto (see image below) Tomatoes Red Bell Pepper Red Onion Chickpeas (I used the leftover mix from this recipe) Salt and Pepper Cumin Powder Red Chili Powder Fresh Cilantro or Parsley (or dried versions if fresh not available) Other optional seasonings, all ofContinue reading “Mediterranean Wrap”

Loaded Sweet Potato Fries

Usually I load toppings onto a baked sweet potato but ready made fries work too and it is much faster and easier to devour! Ingredients Sweet Potato Fries (I use Alexa Chipotle Sweet Potato Fries) Chickpeas Tomatoes Red Onions Garlic Apple Cider Vinegar Romaine Lettuce Vegan Tzatziki Salt Pepper Cumin Powder Red Chili Powder FreshContinue reading “Loaded Sweet Potato Fries”

Healthy Vegan Granola

I had actually stopped eating cereals and granola when I went plant-based to avoid processed foods and added sugars. With homemade granola, I can combine all the things I already eat and can control the sweetness. All ingredients are from Costco so super cost-efficient over time! Ingredients 2 c old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 c sliveredContinue reading “Healthy Vegan Granola”

10-minute Falafel Burger Wrap

Very quick to put together in the morning to prep for work or later in the afternoon once I am already hangry after work. All ingredients can be found at Trader Joe’s Ingredients Falafel Burger Vegan Taziki Sauce Sriracha Baby Zucchini Hummus Tortilla Onion Tomato Romaine lettuce Steps Heat falafel burger. Cut into 4-6 slicesContinue reading “10-minute Falafel Burger Wrap”

Vegan Grilled Caprese Sandwich

This is a toasty, crispy, creamy, Italian-style grilled “cheese” sandwich with tomatoes and greens. Ingredients Tofu Garlic Nutritional Yeast Parsley Oregano Salt Lemon Oat Milk Olive Oil Mixed Greens Steps Make cheesy spread by adding ingredients to a food processor: ~10oz extra firm tofu (about 2/3 of a typical block of tofu) + 2 TbspContinue reading “Vegan Grilled Caprese Sandwich”

Avocado Toast

Ingredients Avocado Spinach or other greens Cilantro Red Onion Salt Pepper Cumin Powder Red Chili Powder Cinnamon Other optional seasonings: Everything Bagel Seasoning, crushed red pepper flakes, oregano Bread Steps Toast a slice of bread Slice 1/8 medium red onion and set aside Slice 1/2 medium tomato and set aside Cut avocado in half, removeContinue reading “Avocado Toast”

Vegan “Alfredo” Pasta

Ingredients Tofu Garlic Nutritional Yeast Parsley Oregano Salt Lemon Oat Milk Olive Oil Crushed Red Pepper Spinach Penne Pasta Water Steps Cook penne in salted boiling water In a food processor add sauce ingredients: ~10oz extra firm tofu (about 2/3 of a typical block of tofu) + 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast + 2-3 cloves garlicContinue reading “Vegan “Alfredo” Pasta”