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,…

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…

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…

31 Day Detox: Week 3 Reflections 

Week 3 has been awesome. I have really enjoyed trying new recipes each day. This is helping me build even more on my vegetarian dishes for my family. I have loved having a plan for each day that not only outlines what I am eating, but sprititual practices and workout regimens. Remember this detox was…

#PrettyGirlsCanCook2

My friends and I love to cook and we all cook daily. We all are on Instagram and decided that when we post pics of our meals we would use the hashtag, #prettygirlscancook2. You are probably wondering why we chose this label as our hashtag on meals, but come on folks we all know there…