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Mashed Purple Sweet Potatoes with Maple Pecans

Purple Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Maple Pecans is a gorgeous side dish to add to any dinner! I first discovered purple sweet potatoes when I lived in Mexico City. I just couldn’t get over their color! The first recipe that I created with the beautiful sweet potatoes was Mashed Purple Sweet Potatoes with Maple Pecans.

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Quick and Crispy Zucchini Fritters with Avocado Crema

I’m so excited to be sharing a recipe from Vegan Comfort Food: 5 Plant-Based Recipes to Satisfy Cravings and Warm Your Soul by Melanie McDonald—the creator from the very popular blog— A Virtual Vegan! In Vegan Comfort Food, you will find 75 recipes that will satisfy any comfort food craving! From breakfast recipes, dinner recipes, …

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Roasted Breakfast Potatoes

Roasted Breakfast Potatoes are the perfect accompaniment on your breakfast plate! I adore potatoes. Potatoes are so versatile. You can have potatoes for breakfast, lunch or dinner! I especially love making a batch of roasted potatoes for breakfast. There is just something so comforting about them. These Roasted Breakfast Potatoes are so easy to make. …

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Vegan Creamy Rajas

Inspired by traditional Mexican Rajas con Crema, these Vegan Creamy Rajas are dairy-free! I have been making these Vegan Creamy Rajas for awhile now and I couldn’t believe that I haven’t shared the recipe on the blog! These Vegan Creamy Rajas are a dairy-free version of traditional Mexican rajas con crema. Rajas just means pepper strips. Poblano …

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Mexican Cauliflower Ceviche

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This content is intended for readers who are 21 and over. #MiCervezaPremium #CollectiveBias  This Mexican Cauliflower Ceviche has me dreaming of warmer weather. The sun is starting to shine more and I can feel that spring is almost …

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Spinach Orange and Avocado Salad with Guava Dressing

Spinach Orange and Avocado Salad with Guava Dressing is a light, refreshing salad.  Start the new year off on a healthy note with this Spinach Orange and Avocado Salad with Guava Dressing! This salad is  light, refreshing and a perfect balance of flavors. During the winter months, I love incorporating citrus fruits into my diet as much as …

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Braised Red Cabbage

Add this festive Braised Red Cabbage with cranberries to your holiday table! Braised Red Cabbage is the perfect side dish for your holiday table. This Braised Red Cabbage is an inexpensive side dish that your family will love. Plus, it is full of antioxidants, nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Red cabbage is also high in Vitamin C and Vitamin K. Yay for plants! …

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Cranberry Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Cranberry Stuffed Sweet Potatoes combine two holiday side dishes in one!  Since visiting the cranberry harvest a few weeks ago, I have been cranberry obsessed. I have been looking for new creative ways to use cranberries. Two of my favorite dishes on Thanksgiving are sweet potatoes and cranberry sauce. I thought way not combine to …

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Piloncillo Syrup {Miel de Piloncillo}

A versatile Piloncillo Syrup that can be used in a variety of ways and it’ll last for weeks stored in the fridge.  Piloncillo is one of my pantry staples. I always have some on hand for whenever I want to make Mexican or Latin inspired recipes. Some of my favorite recipes using piloncillo are Mexican Candied Sweet Potatoes, Tofu in Tomatillo and …

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Homemade Unsweetened Applesauce with Apple Cider

Take advantage of apple season and make a batch of this easy and simple Homemade Unsweetened Applesauce with Apple Cider . It’s almost officially fall! To say I’m a little excited is definitely an understatement. Fall is my favorite season and I think it is such a beautiful time of year here in Michigan. I’m …

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Slow Cooker Venezuelan Black Beans

Since becoming vegan, beans have become a staple in my daily diet. Except for the occasional navy bean soup my grandma made, we really didn’t eat beans. They just weren’t the norm for my family. Beans are a great source of protein and nutrition for plant-based diets. I have grown to love beans over the past …

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Spinach Artichoke Pasta Salad

Spring is finally here and I couldn’t be more excited! Besides warmer weather, I am ready for lighter meals filled with lots of veggies like this Spinach Artichoke Pasta Salad! I grew up eating a lot of pasta salad at my family events. Usually the pasta salads are filled with cheese, cold meats, and bottled dressing. I wanted …

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