Glazed Lentil Walnut Apple Loaf

                      I will be making this tasty recipe my Thanksgiving contribution this year. You should try it too! Thanks “Oh She Glows!”   Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked green lentils 1 cup walnuts, finely chopped and toasted 3 tbsp ground flax + 1/2 cup water 3…

Cilantro Lime Chickpea Salad

I want to thank “Oh She Glows” for this delicious recipe! ngredients: One 15-oz can chickpeas (2 cups cooked), drained and rinsed 2 cups spinach 1/4 cup sweet onion, chopped finely Juice from 1.5 limes 3/4 cup fresh Cilantro 1/2 tsp sugar (or to taste) 2 tsp Dijon mustard 1 garlic clove 1 tsp extra…

Blueberry Ginger Juice

                     I happened to have all of the ingredients sitting in my refrigerator, so I randomly decided to make a juice! Hope you enjoy 🙂   Ingredients 1 Ginger Root 6 cups of water 2 cups of bluberries 2 grapefruits 1 container of agave nectar Directions…

Halloween Black Bean Hummus

This will be one of my contributions to my upcoming international potluck on Halloween! Ingredients 2 Cloves of garlic 2 cans of black beans 2 tbsp of tahini 3 tbsp of lime juice 1 teaspoon of cumin 1/4 teaspoon of chipotle pepper 1 teaspoon of salt or to taste Optional: 3 tbsp of unsweetened soy…

Plantain Chips

    Ingredients 2 pounds plantains or green bananas, scored, peeled, and thinly sliced on the diagonal 1/4 cup vegetable oil Coarse salt and ground pepper   Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees, with racks in upper and lower thirds. Divide plantains between two rimmed baking sheets. Toss with oil, then arrange in a single…

Vegan Coffee Cake

                    Coffee cake is one of my favorite desserts. I was 12 when I first had coffee cake, and I have been obsessed ever since.  You can probably understand why I was elated when I discovered this vegan coffee cake recipe from The Happy Pear!  

Vegan Chilli

Ingredients 7  tomatoes 1 jar of tomato sauce 1 avocado one 15 1/2-ounce can cannellini beans one 16-ounce can light red kidney beans one 16-ounce can dark red kidney beans 4 chili peppers 2 tablespoons onion flakes 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 tablespoon sugar one 15-ounce can water Steps Place all ingredients in soup pot…

Frose Wine Slushies

Perfect for a summer day. Sit, Sip, drink, and laugh away! Ingredients 2 cups frozen mixed berries 3 cups Rosé wine 3/4 cup raspberry lemonade 1 cup raspberry blush sherbet Fresh mint, for garnish Directions: Place ingredients in blender (except garnish). Blend until smooth (add more wine, if needed, for a thinner consistency). Pour into…

Lemon Pepper Cauliflower

Ingredients 1 Whole cauliflower 3 tbsp olive oil 4 tsp lemon pepper seasoning   Directions Preheat the oven to 385 degrees Rinse the cauliflower and then break the cauliflower with your hands. Place the crumbles on your oven tray Add some olive oil and sprinkle lemon pepper seasoning over the cauliflower Bake the Cauliflower for…

How to Stay Vegetarian or Vegan

Posted below are some tips that have helped me to stay on track with my vegetarian and aspiring vegan diet. Hopefully this helps you all! Do it for yourself As I previously mentioned in one of my earlier posts, I wanted to make a change in my diet after watching the documentary “What the Health,”…

Veggie Paella

INGREDIENTS 500g Short grain brown rice 1.2 ltr vegetable stock 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp of mixed herbs 1 tsp salt & pepper each 1 tsp turmeric 5 cloves of garlic 2 red onions 1 carrot (to sweeten) 1 red, yellow, green pepper 1 courgette 2 x 400ml tins of chopped tomatoes 4 tsp…

Vegetarian and an Aspiring Vegan: Ingredients and other things to look out for and where to Find them

Here are some ingredients that should put Vegans on alert! • Additives – see E-Numbers • Albumen – found in egg whites, used as a food binder. May come from caged/barn eggs, see Laying Hens • Alcohol – some drinks are fined/clarified using animal ingredients, see Alcohol • Alpaca – animal derived clothing material, see Clothing • Ambergris – obtained from the intestine of…