Spicy Asian Noodle Soup

Spicy Asian dishes are my favorite! Not the sickly sweet MSG laden ones, but home made, tasty ones. You can use shrimp or chicken in this delicious recipe, but it can also be made vegan as well. This recipe is simple, but with complex flavors. Start a day or more before the day you needContinue reading “Spicy Asian Noodle Soup”

African Peanut Stew (vegan)

As you may have noticed, quite a few of my recipes are spicy. And this recipe is no exception. You can control the amount of heat you use though. You can choose what sides you want to serve with it, but I like to use rice and home made Naan bread (recipe here) Naan breadContinue reading “African Peanut Stew (vegan)”

Corned Jackfruit (Vegan Cornbeef)

Corned jack fruit is much like corned beef. It is used in Gardener’s Pie (Vegan Sheppards), sandwiches, corned beef hash, but really you can use it where ever you like. I use canned young Jackfruit. There are many varieties out there to chooses from. You can even use the Jackfruit that comes in a boxContinue reading “Corned Jackfruit (Vegan Cornbeef)”

Spicy Cilantro Lime Aioli

This Aioli Dressing is delicious and very versatile. use it on tacos, enchiladas, nachos salads and more! Get your creative juices flowing, where can you use this? Ingredients: 3/4 cup Oil of choice ( I use Avocado or sunflower) 1/2 cup rinsed and dried chopped and packed cilantro 1 jalapeno 1-2 garlic clove Juice ofContinue reading “Spicy Cilantro Lime Aioli”

Seitan Sausages (Vegan)

Who doesn’t love a good sausage? Like many of you, my husband and I do not eat pork, which is the main ingredient in most sausages. I love to cook, and eat so I had to come up with an alternative. Sietan is made from wheat gluten. Another name for it is, wheat meat. It’sContinue reading “Seitan Sausages (Vegan)”

Cheese Filled Herbed Pretzels

Making homemade pretzels are easier than you think. If you have made any yeast bread, and even if you haven’t, give this a try. I promise once you’ve tasted a home made pretzel you will be making them often. You can use any herbs and cheeses you want, but my favorite combinations are Basil/Mozzarella &Continue reading “Cheese Filled Herbed Pretzels”

Louisiana Style Cajun White Beans with Blackened Shrimp over Rice (Spicy)

Not everyone likes spicy, so if this is you, pass this one by or take a walk on the wild side and give it a try. This recipe can be made Vegan and serves 6-8 people IMPORTANT! You will want to prep your shrimp the day before you want to make this. Let’s talk aboutContinue reading “Louisiana Style Cajun White Beans with Blackened Shrimp over Rice (Spicy)”

Blackened Seasoning

Making your own not only tastes better, but saves money and waste! You can use this seasoning on fish, shrimp, lobster, chicken, beef or pork. When making your own seasoning blends, try and buy organic spices and here’s why. Ingredients: 1 Tbls paprika, 2 1/2 tsp salt, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp cayenne, 1Continue reading “Blackened Seasoning”