I don’t remember where I found this recipe but I have been using it for years. It is my favorite way to make soft, chewy chocolate chip cookies. I made them today and wanted to be a little fancy, so I added chopped macadamia nuts. They took the deliciousness up a notch! Ingredients 1… Read More Chocolate Chip Cookies
The Spousal Unit likes pickled jalapenos with his eggs, so every other Sunday I make a batch while I am meal prepping. This is the easiest way to make them and they last in the fridge for a couple of weeks. They are NOT canned jalapenos. I repeat – this is NOT a canning recipe.… Read More Pickled Jalapenos – jalapeno, jalapeno, who’s got a carrot!?
My friend Mayra gave met this banana muffin recipe and after I tried it for the first time, I immediately threw away any other trace of banana muffin recipes that were in my kitchen. Just kidding. But seriously, these are the best and easiest vegan banana muffins in the world. Here’s a photo of them… Read More Easy Banana Muffins – make them or you’ll regret it forever
We were never really big hot dog eaters before we went vegan, so I don’t buy vegan hotdogs very often. But when I started seeing “carrot dog” recipes floating around, I was intrigued because I really do love carrots. And bread. So carrot dogs sound pretty good. I followed Tabitha Brown‘s carrot dog recipe (see… Read More Carrot Dogs – The Tabitha Brown Method
May 12th – a shit ton of spinach, baby greens, and kale (I had about half of this for lunch this day and stored the rest for later in the week) May 14th – 2 zucchini and 1 squash (this was the first harvest of zucchini and squash, yay! I gave it to my… Read More May Harvests!
Sprout’s finally had a jackfruit waiting for me and yes, I brought it home where it belongs. If you are unaware of my love affair with jackfruit, you can read about it here. It may help you understand why it is so exciting for us to have one in our home! The first time I… Read More Jackfruit – my love has come home
On our weekend trip to Universal Studios, we stopped in Redlands for dinner at Plant Power, a vegan fast food restaurant that serves classics like chik’n nuggets, burgers, french fries, and milk shakes. I was starving by the time we got there and didn’t get any pictures of our food before we scarfed it down,… Read More Vegan Food Adventures – Plant Power, Vegan Fast Food
I fell in love with jack fruit in 2017. Pinterest aided in the start of the love affair by suggesting pins about BBQ jack fruit and buffalo jack fruit dishes that were just mouth watering. I was intrigued. I had questions. I didn’t want to get involved in something that would just later break my… Read More Jackfruit – A Love Affair
Our love of junk food is strong in the Valdez household, but in moderation of course. Here are a few favorites that we veganized for ourselves at home. Most of the time, I fly by the seat of my pants when I’m creating something in the kitchen, so if you would like a recipe for… Read More Snacksssss…snacksssss… A few of our favorite homemade junk food concoctions
On today’s episode of Vegan Food Adventures… How does that sound? Fun? Corny? It’s a work in progress. After Christmas tree shopping with the fam bam today, we drove to Glendale to visit “Mi Vegana Madre”, a vegan take on some favorite Mexican dishes. The owners used to serve their fare out of a food… Read More Vegan Food Adventures – Mi Vegana Madre