Appetizer, Mexican

Tofu tacos with cabbage slaw and tartar sauce

Tuesday is always taco day. There are a million and one varieties of taco that can be prepared and enjoyed. Watching these zillion cooking shows, one thing that struck me as a very popular form of taco are “fish tacos”. They are typically served with a slaw and a tartar sauce. I have never tried… Continue reading Tofu tacos with cabbage slaw and tartar sauce

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Sweet, tangy, minty n spicy watermelon walnut salad

This watermelon salad is a perfect summertime appetizer. It has fresh fruit with mint swirls. It has ….. 👉 sweetness from honey (NOTE: To keep it VEGAN, use maple syrup)👉 tang from balsamic vinegar 👉 mint flavor from fresh mint leaves 👉 spice from cayenne pepper ….. and garnished with toasted walnut pieces. Now imagine these different taste profiles frolicking… Continue reading Sweet, tangy, minty n spicy watermelon walnut salad

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Zucchini corn fritters – baked!

Bountiful zucchini season calls for using it in a variety of ways. To remind folks of our earlier offering - Cheesy Zucchini biscuits or rolls andComing very soon - zucchini whole grain muffins Today lets explore these amazing zucchini and roasted sweet corn fritters. It's an easy peasy recipe. Just mix the ingredients together and shape them… Continue reading Zucchini corn fritters – baked!

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Oats pancakes with purple cabbage

These oats pancakes are gorgeous to the eye and even better on our taste buds 😇 the addition of purple cabbage enhances the visual appeal. The batter can be mixed in 5 minutes and let to soak for just 20 minutes before you begin frying these beauties. Rolled oats are mixed with spelt flour and runny buttermilk.… Continue reading Oats pancakes with purple cabbage

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Crispy breaded baked vegetables with pesto in Buns

VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREEImagine a thick-cut fresh vegetable, coated in breading and baked to a golden color perfection 😇 Next imagine the crunchy vegetable slice smothered on one side with fresh pesto and other side with ketchup. Then wrapping this goodness inside of a wholesome sprouted burger bun. Throw in some optional cheese for the kids and… Continue reading Crispy breaded baked vegetables with pesto in Buns

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Mushroom, baby corn and cauliflower in Lettuce cups

VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREEAs we approach warmer weather, light and crisp offerings are preferred for meals. One - it reduces the amount spent in the kitchen since these are easy to prepare in short amount of time. Two - our body wants lighter fare which is easy to digest and is not heavy but… Continue reading Mushroom, baby corn and cauliflower in Lettuce cups

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Air fryer spicy breaded French fries + bonus – almond crusted sweet potato home fries

VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE French fries are a universal treat that everyone enjoys. Actually potato has a lot of good nutrients and is truly good for you (in moderation!). Unfortunately potatoes get a lot of bad press due to the frying process …  (frying does take away the goodness….🤷🏻‍♀️).  Now comes the Air Fryer to the… Continue reading Air fryer spicy breaded French fries + bonus – almond crusted sweet potato home fries

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Colorful Tofu sliders

These little babies are colorful and so enticing that you will not be able to stop with one or two ….. scrumptious yet light. Make it a big meal with slider buns or keep it simple by just consuming the tiny tofu babies as appetizers. I served them on a thick cut french baguette roundelle… Continue reading Colorful Tofu sliders

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Pesto, Beet n broccolini flatbread with harissa dressing

Disclaimer: I do not get any compensation from any products or companies. I just like to share my experiences for friends. Flatbreads are always a quick and easy dinner option. Load it up with any choice of ingredients and you practically have a different dish each time. I particularly like the large pizza size flatizza (angelicBakery)… Continue reading Pesto, Beet n broccolini flatbread with harissa dressing

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Baked Taquitos

Taquitos are Mexican appetizers which are small taco size tortillas rolled with some sort of filling inside. It is then flash-fried to a crunchy texture. Often served with salsa, it also goes very well with more substantial guacamole. Today we will make a healthy option of the same - presenting baked taquitos - made with sprouted… Continue reading Baked Taquitos