Category: Mains

Mains

20 Minute Teriyaki Tofu

This Teriyaki Tofu is hands down my favorite way to eat tofu, even after two years of it being in my rotation. Teriyaki sauce has such a deep and rich umami flavor that pairs perfectly with tofu. And Tofu, with it’s soft texture and neutral flavor, soaks up all of the teriyaki sauce, just like […]

Snacks, Mains, Side Dishes

My Favorite Falafel

(Makes about 4 servings) Falafel is a popular type of street food in the Middle East. In simple terms, it’s a type of fritter made up of ground chickpeas, onion, herbs, and spices. If made in the traditional way, it’s also a naturally vegan dish. Golden brown and crunchy on the outside, soft, garlicky, and […]

Mains

10 Minute Tempeh Bacon BLT

Tempeh boasts of extensive health benefits. It’s nutrient dense, full of protein, reduces cholesterol and inflammation, improves gut health, improves bone health, the list goes on. However, I’ll be the first to admit that I wasn’t always a fan of the taste or texture of tempeh. I didn’t really like to eat it. That is, […]

Snacks, Mains, Side Dishes

Fresh Spring Rolls

To me, fresh spring rolls are one of the most delicious and refreshing appetizers ever. Every time I see them on a restaurant’s menu, I HAVE TO order them. Something about the crunchy vegetables, the fresh herbs, and the creamy & savory peanut dipping sauce – altogether it’s pure magic! Most times, I enjoy them […]

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Vegan Italian Stuffed Shells

Stuffed shells – indulgent, rich, and cheesy, are one of the best comfort foods ever. Certainly never something that you have to give up in order to eat vegan. This version is classic and exceptionally delicious. It is simple and straightforward enough to be a weeknight dish. Additionally, it would make a great crowd-pleasing option […]

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Vegan Gyro Meat

This is hands down the best seitan i’ve ever had. In the past, I was never a huge fan of seitan’s flavor or texture. From store bought, to homemade, to having it in restaurants, I’ve had countless and countless versions. This is my absolute favorite. I could eat it every day of the week. It […]

Mains

The Best Vegan “Tuna Salad” Sandwich

Anyone who knew the childhood version of me, knows I used to LOVE tuna sandwhiches. It might have been my most common choice for lunch, especially as a teenager. This Vegan “Tuna Salad Sandwich” encompasses everything I used to love about tuna sandwhiches. It is super simple to make, and keeps well in the fridge. […]

Mains

The Best Orange Tofu

Before my vegan days, we used to frequent this little family-owned restaurant called Golden Bowl. They had THE BEST Orange Chicken. It is one dish whose flavors I have been missing majorly for a long time, and hadn’t figured out a successful vegan version that really hit the nail on the head for me…UNTIL NOW! […]