Fluffy Vegan Pancakes

I have been on a quest to create fluffy vegan pancakes. I even settled for a few less than stellar mixes and then just decided I do not ever need pancakes again. …but then I had overripe bananas leftover and recalled my nonvegan banana pancakes which were perfectly fluffy so I began my quest again.Continue reading “Fluffy Vegan Pancakes”

Quick & Simple Vegan Veggie Stir Fry with Rice

Happy Lunar New Year! Stir Fry nights are cause for celebration in themselves, especially since it is a quick one-pot meal! Ingredients Avocado Oil Sesame Oil Garlic Ginger Mushrooms Bell Peppers Cashews Broccoli Soy Sauce or Liquid Aminos Sweet Chili Sauce Chili Garlic Sauce Crushed Red Pepper Salt Pepper Umami Powder Brown Rice Steps PrepareContinue reading “Quick & Simple Vegan Veggie Stir Fry with Rice”

Savory Oatmeal

I have made various versions of savory oatmeal. There are no rules. Just add what tastes best to you. The oatmeal can be treated like any grain such as rice and will taste like the spices you add to it. It is a conditioned and learned habit to eat oatmeal sweet and as a breakfastContinue reading “Savory Oatmeal”

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”

Tofu Scramble

Ingredients Tofu Sweet Peppers Red Onion Cilantro Serrano Peppers Turmeric Nutritional Yeast Salt Pepper Cumin Red Chili Powder Coriander Powder Garlic Oil Steps Heat oil (I used avocado) on medium heat Add 2 tsp chopped garlic and 2 tsp chopped green chilis or green chili paste to the oil (this infuses it with flavor). MixContinue reading “Tofu Scramble”

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”

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”