Vegan Chili Mac

Ingredients Pinto Beans Red Kidney Beans Fire Roasted Tomatoes Baby Bella Mushrooms Red Onion Bell Peppers or Sweet Peppers Chili Peppers (Jalepeños or Serrano Peppers) Cilantro Vegetable Broth Garlic Seasoning (cumin powder, red chili powder, turmeric, salt pepper, taco seasoning, coriander powder, garlic powder) Avocado Oil Small or Medium Macaroni Pasta Shells Steps Cook pastaContinue reading “Vegan Chili Mac”

Spicy Curry Ramen Bowl

A filling vegan ramen filled with veggies, tofu, and spices! Ingredients Veggies (snap peas, carrots, broccoli, edamame, sweet corn, shiitake mushrooms) Garlic Ginger Tofu (extra firm is best) Broth Soy Sauce Sweet Chili Sauce Chili Garlic Sauce Umami Powder Ramen Avocado Oil Sesame Oil Red Curry Paste Steps Make broth (or use premade) or youContinue reading “Spicy Curry Ramen Bowl”

Vegan Broccoli Potato Soup

This was very reminiscent of the broccoli cheese soups I have loved previously as a vegetarian and I actually prefer it this way. None of the fatty cheese, all of the veggies! Ingredients Potatoes (Yukon Gold or Russet, I used a mix of both) Yellow Onion Broccoli Serrano Peppers Garlic Unsalted Cashews Vegetable Broth NutritionalContinue reading “Vegan Broccoli Potato Soup”

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Romaine Salad

Vegan take on a Caesar salad which is so much better than a Caesar salad! Ingredients Romaine Lettuce Brussels Sprouts Bread Tahini Dijon Mustard Olive Oil Optional: asparagus, cucumbers, vegan parmesan Steps Slice 2 cups of Brussels sprouts in half Roast Brussels sprouts: I have a roasting oven so I roasted the brussels sprouts forContinue reading “Roasted Brussels Sprouts Romaine Salad”

Vegan Gnocchi Stew

Ingredients olive oil onion celery garlic all-purpose flour broth or water coconut milk or other nondairy milk mushrooms white beans gnocchi vegan cheeze shreds spinach parsley other optional items: broccoli, cauliflower, okra, vegan sausage salt pepper cumin oregano cayenne garlic powder turmeric Steps Heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in a pot or dutch oven onContinue reading “Vegan Gnocchi Stew”

Vegan Gumbo

October 12th was apparently National Gumbo Day so I delved into the ingredients that made a good gumbo and then created a vegan version which is so tasty with so many elements that I could eat it daily all week without getting bored of it. I also created a recipe that creates just enough forContinue reading “Vegan Gumbo”

Chickpea Noodle Soup

Ingredients Carrots Fennel Onion Garlic Cumin Seeds Thyme Rosemary Olive oil Salt Pepper Veggie Broth Chickpeas Rotini Pasta Cilantro Steps Heat 2Tbsp olive oil in a pan at medium heat. Add 1 Tbsp cumin seeds and cook about 1 minute (will turn golden and fragrant but should not burn) Add three chopped carrots, chopped fennelContinue reading “Chickpea Noodle Soup”

Fennel Veggie Roast

I have never eaten or cooked fennel prior to making this dish and it was delicious and adds great flavor to the other vegetables so I kept the seasonings simple. Ingredients Fennel Garlic Mushrooms Small Red Potatoes Cherry or Grape Tomatoes White Beans salt pepper crushed red pepper Steps Preheat oven to 425ºF Heat 2Continue reading “Fennel Veggie Roast”

Veggie Fajitas

Fajitas can essentially be any mix of vegetables that are available on hand. I pile as many vegetables as possible and try to include a variety of colors to ensure a variety of nutrients. Ingredients Zucchini Cauliflower Sweet peppers Red onion Seasoning (cumin, salt, peppers, cinnamon, taco seasoning, chili powder) Cilantro Tortillas Salsa Steps ChopContinue reading “Veggie Fajitas”

Basil Fried Rice with Roasted Zucchini

Remember, there are no rules to cooking. Substitute the zucchini for other vegetables if preferred or use a mix of vegetables (zucchini, yellow squash, mushrooms, or broccoli would all work although cook the mushrooms and broccoli in a pan rather than in the oven to avoid overcooking/burning). Cut vegetables however you like to eat themContinue reading “Basil Fried Rice with Roasted Zucchini”