Recipes

Pomegranate Pie šŸ„§

Pomegranate Pie šŸ„§

I will make just about anything with pomegranates during the fall and winter to show appreciation for the season. But for real, my brain be trying to find ways to add this delicious fruit to a dish. I will be missing pomegranates in the summer so let's have fun while they are still in season.Ā 

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This was my first time making this twist on a key lime pie, but we love it! We love this pie so much that we are making another one tonight to bring to a get-together this week. Instead of sweetened condensed...


Jerk Jackfruit + Roasted Potato Pockets

Jerk Jackfruit + Roasted Potato Pockets

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Roasted Potatoes

  • 2 medium potatoes chopped
  • Oil spray
  • 1/8 tsp Italian-Style Soffrittos seasoning (or Italian seasoning)
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Jerk Jackfruit

  • 1 scotch bonnet OR habanero pepper deseeded & chopped
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp avocado oil OR olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp Jamaican Jerk seasoningĀ 
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 24oz can Green Jackfruit
  • ...


Black Eyed Peas & Greens w/ Chicken of the Woods

Black Eyed Peas & Greens  w/ Chicken of the Woods

Black Eyed Peas & GreensĀ 

w/ Chicken of the Woods

Check the vibes! This Black Eyed Pea recipe was a collaboration with my mom last year. Straight fire. This time I made it with Chicken of the Woods instead of chipotle vegan sausages. I am proud of how it came out. The Chicken of the Woods texture was not as chewy as the vegan sausages and had just as much flavor. I smoked the Chicken of the Woods to add that smokey chipotle flavor. If you can't find Chicken of the Woods, this...


Gallo Pinto (Costa Rica Style)

Gallo Pinto (Costa Rica Style)

Gallo Pinto (Costa Rica Style)

It feels good to be back home and in the kitchen. I know I should be working on holiday recipes, but I missed some delicious Gallo Pinto from Costa Rica. We became very familiar with this dish since there were not many vegan restaurants in our area. One thing we could count on is Gallo Pinto, a simple dish with so much flavor.Ā 

I grew up on beans and rice, but the flavors from Costa Rica are different. Gallo Pinto consists of beans, rice, onions, spices, and herbs. The ingredient that...


Lobster Mushroom Pastry Puff Flatbread

Lobster Mushroom Pastry Puff Flatbread

Lobster Mushroom Pastry Puff FlatbreadĀ 

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Straight Fire!!! šŸ”„ Vegan or not, I feel everyone could appreciate these Lobster Mushroom Pastry Puffs. They have mad flavor, and they are grab-and-go. Crispy pastry puff with a creamy cajun alfredo sauce goes perfectly with the taste of Lobster Mushrooms!Ā 

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I have been trying for about a year to get my hands on these beautiful mushrooms because I wanted to see why they called them lobster mushrooms. I get it!Ā 

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Do Lobster mushrooms taste good? Yes! Do Lobster mushrooms have a sea-like smell to them?...