Pan-Seared Spicy Tofu  (Chipotle Sofritas-Inspired) 

One of the best jobs I’ve had to this day was working as a Brand Manager for Chipotle Mexican Grill. Although I never actually worked behind the counter, I got to eat there almost every day for two years…for free. I remember the day that my boss sent me an e-mail informing me that Chipotle…

Greek Salad Dressing

This Greek salad dressing is the perfect way to top off any salad.  Ingredients  1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. black pepper 2 tsp. oregano 1 tsp. crushed basil leaves 2 tsp. salt 1 1/2 cup of canola oil 3/4 cup olive oil 3/4 cup of red wine vinegar Directions Step 1: Pour the garlic…

Vegan Pesto Basil Flatbread

In the midst of catering my brother’s non-vegan Italian-themed graduation party I realized that I had nothing to eat for myself so I decided to put a vegan twist on fresh pesto basil flatbread.  Ingredients 1 tsp. of minced garlic 1/2 cup of pine nuts 1 cup of olive oil 3 containers of fresh basil…

Cashew Cheese Spinach Fettuccine Alfredo

Ingredients 3 bags of spinach 2 boxes of fettuccine noodles 2 cups of cashews 4 tbsp. of nutritional yeast 3 1/2 cups of almond milk 1 tsp. of salt 1 tsp. of black pepper 1 1/2 tsp. of Italian seasoning 1/2 tsp. of cayenne pepper 1/4 cup of olive oil Directions Step 1: Boil 2…

Vegan Cauliflower Mushroom Soup 

Ingredients 2 heads of cauliflower 16 oz. of mushrooms 1/2 cup of chopped onion 5 cloves of chopped garlic 2 fresh chopped jalapenos 3/4 cup of chopped onions 3 vegetable bouillon cubes  32 ounces of water 1 cup of almond milk 2 tbsp. of olive oil Fresh cilantro (optional)  Step 1: Pour 32 ounces of…

Spicy Lemon Zucchini Pasta 

Some think the best combination is sweet and salty, but I believe the best combination is tart with a spicy surprise. Check out my simple Spicy Lemon Zucchini Pasta!  Ingredients 1 large jar of plain tomato sauce 1 tsp. of basil 1 tsp. of oregano 1 tsp. of cayenne pepper The juice of one lemon…

Quick Vegan Deluxe Nachos

One day I was ordering Uber Eats for lunch and I found this amazing restaurant named “Sunshine’s Health Food Store and Vegetarian Deli” in Houston, Texas and became enamored with their vegan nachos so much that I decided to recreate my own quick version of vegan deluxe nachos. Ingredients (makes 6 servings) 3 blocks of…

Quick Vegan Thanksgiving: Vegan Stuffing

Stuffing is a Thanksgiving tradition and here’s a quick recipe to make vegan stuffing in under 10 minutes!  Ingredients 365 Organic Multigrain Stuffing Mix (Purchase at Whole Foods)  1 3/4 cups of water 3 tbsp. of olive oil Step 1: Boil 1 3/4 cup of water and 6 tbsp. of olive oil in a pan….

Quick Vegan Thanksgiving: Pumpkin & Cinnamon Rolls 

Thanksgiving is less than a week away and with little time left, I decided to start a series of quick vegan recipes for a turkey-less turkey day! The first thing up is pumpkin cinnamon rolls with homemade pumpkin icing. If you don’t like pumpkin then scroll down to view the regular cinnamon rolls. Pumpkin Cinnamon…

Vegan Fettuccine Alfredo 

​​Vegans and pesce-vegans sometimes want the taste of something cheesy and there are enough products on the market to ensure that we are never denied that right. So, I utilized vegan cheese and made the creamiest vegan fettuccine alfredo that will make your taste buds dance.  Ingredients 2 boxes of fettuccini pasta (16 oz.) 7…

Vegetable Medley Tomato Pasta

It is a well known fact that the more colorful your vegetable and fruit intake is, the more nutrients you are providing your body with. Red, purple, and blue fruits and veggies contain high levels of antioxidants. Orange and yellow contain vitamin C, potassium, and folic acid. Green contains vitamin A, vitamin K, and calcium. So…