Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower and Fresh Spinach Leaves

Roasted cauliflower and creamy bechamel, there are several steps to this pasta, but it all comes together in beautiful harmony at the end.  Fancy enough to serve your guests and so good you will want to put it on your weekly recipe rotation. Ingredients 1 pound box of pasta ( any medium pasta shape will… Continue reading Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower and Fresh Spinach Leaves

Tapatio Tofu Steaks

This recipe is a love letter to my teenage years.  Tapatio hot sauce has a cult following and I was a proud member.  I later graduated to salsa like a proper mexican, but being from East Los Angeles, Tapatio holds a place in my spicy heart.  I still always have a bottle in my pantry,… Continue reading Tapatio Tofu Steaks

Calamanza – Vegan Fall Pumpkin and Apple Spice Dessert Pots

This recipe had me using up that can of pumpkin puree from my pantry and then going out to get more.  It is a quick and healthier dessert that will satisfy your craving for pumpkin pie and apple pie this season. Served warm or at room temp, these are just what you’ve been craving this… Continue reading Calamanza – Vegan Fall Pumpkin and Apple Spice Dessert Pots

Chile con Leche / Chile and Milk Stew

One of my favorite food memories revolves around this rustic dish made with everyday staple ingredients.  I remember first trying this stew at a friend’s house, I was not vegan then so I was not worried about turning her food down.  She brought a pot with a stew of green chiles and potatoes cooked in… Continue reading Chile con Leche / Chile and Milk Stew

Enfrijoladas

A very simple sauce that coats corn tortillas and transforms them into something delectable. Enfrijoladas is essentially an enchilada with bean sauce instead of pure chile sauce. Simple recipes require the best ingredients and a home cooked pot of beans is almost essential to this recipe. Garlic and onion are added to the beans as… Continue reading Enfrijoladas

My Favorite Socca Recipe

When I first went vegan, breakfast was one of the meals that I found myself bored with.  Enter chickpea flour, not only was it high enough in protein to replace eggs, but it was delicious!  I learned to make socca/chickpea flour pancake, and it transformed my vegan breakfasts. I began mixing in different veggies, spices,… Continue reading My Favorite Socca Recipe