Curry Fajitas

So, you’ve made or have a bunch of tortillas, and there is nothing to fill them.  Fear not.  I am here for you.  Within 10 minutes, your problems will be no more. Ingredients ½ medium onion, sliced3-5 cloves garlic, minced½ red bell pepper, sliced½ green bell pepper, sliced2 cups mushrooms (shitake or portobello), sliced2 vine-ripened… Continue reading Curry Fajitas

Hummus

As a vegan, I learned how to make hummus early on.  I consider it a health food staple.  This recipe is oil-free, but feel free to add olive oil if you so desire.  You do you. Ingredients 2 cups chickpeas, cooked (save cooking water)2-4 cloves garlic, chopped¼ cup tahini½ lemon, juiced1 Tbsp. turmeric1 tsp. coriander1… Continue reading Hummus

Almond Cookies

I love cookies, but sometimes I can’t be bothered to turn the oven on.  For this reason, this recipe is ideal for me and all the other lazy cooks out there.  Plus, almonds are delicious, so there you go. Ingredients ½ cup oats, rolled2 cups dates, chopped3 Tbsp. almond butter½ cup oats, rolled¼ cup almonds,… Continue reading Almond Cookies

Black Bean Fajita Balls

I don’t know what it is about October, but I am wanting fajitas all the time.  If you’re looking for a different way to do fajitas, try blending up the ingredients into a dough and baking it.  It’s actually quite tasty. Ingredients ¼ red bell pepper, chopped¼ green bell pepper, chopped½ medium onion, chopped4-6 cloves… Continue reading Black Bean Fajita Balls

Pea Soup Balls

Do y’all remember when I posted that split pea soup recipe?  Yeah, me neither.  It was a while ago.  Anyway, with fall comes soup weather, so here is something to do with those leftovers! Ingredients ½ onion, cubed¼ yellow bell pepper, cubed2-3 cups leftover split pea stew, found here1-2 cups rolled oats to reach desired… Continue reading Pea Soup Balls

Hominy Tortillas

Like nori rolls, tortillas are surprisingly easy to make.  Take the time; spend it with your family preparing this simple food.  I hope y’all have fun with this one! Ingredients 1 32oz. can hominySalt to taste Method Strain hominy and pour kernels into food processorUse food processor to grind hominy into dough consistencyIt should easily… Continue reading Hominy Tortillas

Chocolate Banana Oat Cookies

Sometimes, you just need some chocolate.  Also, these cookies can be a portable breakfast because it’s basically bananas and oats.  In summary, you’re welcome.  Ingredients 2 cups rolled oats2 ripe bananas, mashed2 Tbsp. flax seeds, ground2 Tbsp. cacao powder½ cup raisins (optional)½ cup chopped nuts (optional)¼ cup cacao nibs (optional)Dash of cinnamon Method Preheat the… Continue reading Chocolate Banana Oat Cookies

Cannellini Bean Balls

Cannellini beans are a white bean developed first in Argentina, but it is popular in central and southern Italy, hence the Italian name.  They are most similar to the kidney bean, and they are popularly used in minestrone soup.  I felt they needed nothing but fresh herbs and a bit of salt to bring out… Continue reading Cannellini Bean Balls