Recipe: Bean Sprout Salad

Hands down, this salad is one of my favorite foods that my mom made. When I was younger, I used to sneak to the fridge and eat more of this after dinner because it was that good and I was that addicted to the deliciousness of it. It’s really simple ingredients and doesn’t take much…

Recipe: Vegan Lemony Avocado Pesto

I don’t know what it is about rainy weather, but it always has me craving a pile pasta with bright and fresh veggies and flavors. So with an overripe avocado found in the back of my fridge, I decided to make my lemony avocado pesto. It’s quick and easy to put together and that’s my…

Recipe: Cherry Balsamic Dressing & Cherry Salsa

Cherry season is coming to an end soon, which is why I regret not getting these recipes together sooner. Truth be told, when I get cherries, I’m too busy stuffing my face with them and eating them as quickly as I can because fresh cherry season seems to go away so quickly. The two recipes…

Recipe: Chinese Smashed Cucumber Salad

I posted a picture on Facebook of my favorite, most addictive snack…My version of a Chinese smashed cucumber salad. It’s perfect for summertime snacking! Since then, people have been asking me what it is and how to make it. Since there’s a process on how to prepare the cucumbers, I thought I would do a…

Recipe: Cheese and Asparagus or Zucchini Tart

I returned from visiting with a friend in England about two weeks ago, where I had a lot of delicious foods. I didn’t take pictures of everything consumed because it’s not really something that they do there. I didn’t want to be the weirdo photographing everything before anyone can eat. I was also distracted by conversation…

Recipe: Bacon Fried Rice

Fried rice is one of those things that I don’t really have a recipe for. I never plan to make fried rice…and whenever I do make it, the creation tends to be based on whatever ingredients I have around. It’s also my default “end of the pay period” type of meal because you can make…

Recipe: Cold Quinoa Veggie Salad

Quinoa is one of my new favorite things to make. It’s like couscous, but nuttier. It soaks up the flavor of what ever you’re cooking it with. It’s very filling. It’s delicious hot or cold. And it’s quick and easy to make! I’ve made this salad many times before. When I’ve brought it to potlucks, there…

Recipe: Fried Zucchini Cakes

I was given the gift of an abundant amount of zucchini (courgettes). So instead of making endless stir-fry with it, I decided to make some pan fried cakes using the shredded squash. They’re almost like latkes, but with chunks of garlic and onions in it. Gather your ingredients, which isn’t much. Two medium sized squashes,…

Recipe: Lemony Zucchini Fettuccine

My coworker Larry, who has the greenest thumb and can grow so many fruits and vegetables, mentioned to me that since zucchini (also called courgette) are coming in now, I should do a recipe on my blog with them. This dish is my favorite way to eat zucchini and I’ve been making it for years….

Recipe: Chicky Peas and Macaroni Salad

I like the idea of macaroni and potato salad, and sometimes I’ll even eat it. But I do not like mayonnaise – at all. There’s something about the smell and the taste of it that just doesn’t appeal to me. I was looking on The Simple Veganista at a recipe for a vegan lentil loaf that my…