I make a huge bowl of pasta once a week, whether it be spaghetti with vegan meatballs, Asian wheat noodles with tofu and mushroom-soy-ginger seasoning, pesto pasta, or a simple vegetable pasta. These dishes come together pretty quickly, and last a couple meals between the three of us (and with all the food my Ironman-to-be hubby eats, a pasta dish is always a sure bet!). What’s usually in your quick meal plan? A pasta with all the goodies Print Recipe… Read more »

A staple in my fridge these days is cooked lentils. I buy them pre-packaged, and even though I do have dried lentils to put in soups and chilis, this saves me about 20 minutes, which I so desperately need sometimes. Cooked lentils are so versatile that you can use them in the same way you’d use ground meat in a recipe. Lentil tacos, lentils with rice in burritos, lentil sloppy joes (I make this recipe over and over again, and… Read more »

This has been my most-requested recipe to put up on the blog, so it’s time for this soup to make an appearance! I always delay posting this because it is so quick to make and I never write the recipe down. But I hear ya and here it is! Last week, I was a guest speaker at a Whole Foods plant-based meet up, and my topic was how to stock the Asian vegan pantry. I spoke about some ingredients that… Read more »

Let’s just get this out of the way – I will not comment on the shape of these mushrooms. However, I do have to say that these mushrooms are incredibly versatile – I’ve put them in soups, stir-fries, noodles, and the list goes on and on. So when my mother-in-law suggested I make KING MUSHROOM SCALLOPS, I was so excited, because I had not thought of that before! This recipe is for you, Ma! King oyster mushroom scallops Print Recipe… Read more »

I never could eat a full baked potato, until now. It always seemed so, well, boring to douse each starchy bite with sour cream and cheese (both of which I do not eat anymore). Until this past winter, which, here on the East Coast, was a LONG winter, with lots of snow days (it got old after the third snow day). We’d venture out to the nearest open restaurant that had hot, baked potatoes, which were really good, and topped… Read more »

Hello, game-changer! I made these last week, when we had a tent space and served all plant-based snacks and appetizers at the United States Naval Academy vs. St Johns College croquet match. It’s a fun rivalry between the two schools, and people usually host little get-togethers while the croquet match is on. We had a lot of fun with friends and midshipmen stopping by our tent, and I was wracking my brain for the longest time, figuring out what to… Read more »