Recipe: Mommy Mei’s Mapo Tofu

Growing up, my mom (Mei) would cook mapo tofu for dinner and it was one of my absolute favorite dishes that she made. I know some people hate tofu and can’t stand the taste or texture of it, but I love it. Maybe it’s because I grew up eating it and it was something familiar…

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: Crispy Coffee Cookies

Happy New Year, friends! With the new year, comes a renewed vow of healthy eating. And I’m here to share a cookie recipe. I don’t think you should deprive yourself of the things you want to eat, just enjoy the treats in moderation. Besides, I’m of the firm belief that desserts should be shared. This…

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: Corn and Cheese Muffins.

Muffins are normally thought of as something sweet, more than likely with fruit and is great for breakfast or as a quick snack. Well, for those of you who want a savory muffin, I have a recipe for you! What inspired me for this recipe is the fact that when you search for a corn…

Recipe: Pixie’s Easy Hummus

I am a hummus fanatic. I like to eat it as a snack with veggies or crackers. If I’m out of salad dressing, I like to put a few dollops of hummus into my salad. I also like to use it as a sandwich spread since I do not like mayonnaise. Hummus is also part…

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…