Cajun Tofu & Grits

Oh, I know how you love shrimp and grits so much! But as I’ve moved away from the Pescatarian life and into the simple stated, “plant based” life I’ve decided to try some new things. This is one of them. This was quick and easy. It has to be on Sundays because I made it…

Caramalized Sweet Plantain & Toasted Cinnamon Sugar Walnut Breakfast Quinoa

Breakfast is served! This happened this morning. Oatmeal has definitely got some competition. I love how certain foods can be for both breakfast and dinner. I literally just said this about plantains, which are in this dish as too (surprised? Betta not be!). Quinoa has so many health benefits. I love the tricolor Organic Quinoa…

Sweet Plantain & Black Bean Stew

If you have been following me you know I love sweet plantains. I add plantains to both breakfast and dinner meals all the time. Plantains are nutrient-filled fruit that provide many vitamins and minerals, and are always a great substitute for rice or potatoes. If I am not feeling like potatoes or rice I definitely use…

Breakfast Stuffed Sweet Plantain

This happened this morning. I’m sorry Vegans, but eggs have been tough to part with. I don’t eat them in access so I feel I’ll survive, lol. On another note, I grew up eating fried, sweet plantains. I love them. As a kid I’d eat a whole order of plantains from a Dominican or Jamaican…

Sweet Potato Taco Bowls

I’m a taco lover! Wrapped or naked, I love a taco. I’ve been loving Buddha bowls and decided why not make a taco Buddha bowl. Not familiar? Buddha bowls are pretty much colorful bowls usually composed of vegetables, healthy grains, and protein — they’ve become one of this year’s or I should said last year’s…

Thai Green Chickpea Curry

This is a vegan dish that is not only tasty, but nutritious! This dish is filled with fiber, protein, and iron. I love making curry dishes, but this is actually my first time making green curry. I typically make Thai red curry or Caribbean curry dishes. I did a little research to find out what…

Quinoa with Tomato and Zucchini

Qunioa is bad ass. This is one of those healthy grains that you should always use to replace rice or noodles. It is easy to cook and can be paired with pretty much anything. Read the 27 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Quinoa. Here’s to the recipe… Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 tbs olive oil  3 gloves,…

Pesto Lasagna Rolls

The first time I ever had lasagna rolls was at Olive Garden. I absolutely loved them. I honestly thought it would be something hard to make, but it wasn’t at all. I really enjoyed preparing this recipe. I am proud of myself for being able to craft together lasagna rolls which in the end meant…

Lentil Rice Curry

Let’s talk about Lentils. If you are a vegan or vegetarian you are probably familiar with your legumes, beans, and the like. Lentils are also referred to as an “edible pulse.” They are packed with nutrition as they are high in protein and high in fiber. Lentils are also quick and easy to cook compared…

Spring Vegetable Ragout

This dish is so awesome. It is light and refreshing- perfect for spring finally arriving! What I love most about this dish is it is colorful. Eating a variety of colorful food provides vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to nourish your body that can’t be replicated in a supplement. Different colored foods play different roles in the…

Eggplant Rolls

This a delicious, but I wish I had a grill as it suggest and that my eggplant had been bigger. In the future for this recipe it will be better to have a large size eggplant so you can roll it without fear of breaking the eggplant slices. Nonetheless, this was delicious. I am a huge…

Four-Pepper Black Bean Fajitas

I love tacos and if you have been following my blog you know I love cooking with peppers. This Four-Pepper Black Bean Fajitas recipe is simple and not time-consuming. It only required cooking peppers and onions and blending the ingredients for the black bean. I have actually made this before a long time ago, but…