Fashion Trends, Food

Wearing a shawl, to the Scarfes bar!

Sometimes when I’m on the town and have achieved a little bit of buying, there's nothing I need greater than an extended, enjoyable lunch in a wonderful restaurant. Occasionally you discover a bit hidden gem and it’s simply one of the best feeling ever! Today I popped into city to take a look at a number of the A/W14 items that are beginning to make their means on to the…

Strawberry Yogurt Hemp Protein Smoothie. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

Phew. The final P weeks has been a bit loopy. We try to maneuver the weblog to wordpress from blogger and the problems simply hold piling up. Thankfully I am not doing the switch, or I would have had a head of grey hair already :) with all the problems of sustaining the urls, photographs, posts, feed. It is troublesome to let another person do it. For me, its both…
Fashion Trends, Food

Anges de Sucre Macaroons!

Earlier this week I headed to West London on a bit if a Anges de Sucre macaroons mission! Not a lot entices me over to west London, however the promise of the best macaroons in London is all the time going to lure me over to the west aspect, even whether it is only for a few hours!  There’s been […] The submit Anges de Sucre Macaroons! appeared first on…

Hot Cocoa Snickerdoodles from Decadent Gluten-free Vegan Baking Book. Review + Giveaway

It has been a tremendous yr with unbelievable cookbooks popping out and every one is particular and fantastic. The guide I am reviewing as we speak, Decadent Gluten-Free Vegan Baking: Delicious, Gluten-, Egg- and Dairy-Free Treats and Sweets, brings you what Cara's philosophy has all the time been about. Dietary restrictions, meals allergic reactions, different causes or not, you must have the ability to take pleasure in no matter you…

Triple Layer Chocolate Mousse Cake. Glutenfree Vegan Recipe. No Bake, No Palm oil

I advised you. This yr goes to be chocolatey. Be prepared for a Chocolate Coma. 
This insanely scrumptious and decadent chocolate mousse layer Cake or Pie has a chocolate oat almond crust, a darkish chocolate mousse layer and a lighter chocolate mousse layer. Top it with vanilla ice cream for one of the best each dessert.

The complete cake has S ouncesof cocoa/cacao butter which is what retains the mousse…

Chickpea Chorizo, Quinoa Shells in Tomato sauce. Vegan Glutenfree Pasta Recipe

This pasta, all loaded up with spicy chorizo crumbles of chickpeas and tomato sauce. Makes for a Super straightforward weeknight meal! No retailer purchased sausage, no very important wheat gluten! Chickpeas are roasted up with spices and herbs, added to pasta and sauce and completed off with dietary yeast and recent basil. yum! You also can make this with different beans, crumbled steamed Tempeh or Pressed tremendous agency tofu. Change…

Banana Nut Snack Bars. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

One of my favourite snack meals bars, Banana nut bars from odwalla all of a sudden have been out of inventory all over the place for two months or so. And I began snacking on nuts on the street or on a regular basis snack time. Too many nuts and me don't go nicely collectively. Breakouts and jiggly arms. nuff stated. 

So I determined I wanted to make some snack…
Fashion Trends, Food

Summer Snowflake!

There’s nonetheless a reasonably fierce heatwave in London, which is an ideal excuse to eat ice cream daily! Today my man and I headed into London for a spot of Shopping; Selfridges, Mulberry and Chanel (the Holy Trinity!) after which to Zedel for lunch adopted by Snowflake Gelato for desert.
Snowflake Gelato on Wardour Street in Soho is my favorite place for frozen enjoyable! They have probably the most scrumptious…

Smoky Lentil and Sweet Potato Tacos. Vegan Recipe

Look what I discovered within the drafts. I was transferring the images from the machine. They eat up a lot area :). And discovered these. 

I love lentils in and on something, and Tacos are an ideal approach to eat extra. Change up the beans out of your common Tacos with these smoky lentils. Easier on the stomach, faster to prep. Top with salsa, guacamole or sliced avocado. 

Serve the…

Kashmiri Dal – Split Pea & Yellow Lentil Soup with Ginger and Spices. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

Look who's received a scrumptious Indian Dal on the weblog in the present day! This easy Dahl is impressed by Dals from the Northern State of Kashmir in India. The pulses are cooked and the tempering is made with entire spices and ginger, roasted up nicely and added whereas scorching to the dal. 

If you're questioning why I haven't been posting Indian recipes on the weblog these days, nicely there's…

Potato Cauliflower Chickpea Salad with Sour Cream & Onion Dressing.

Potato Salads it looks like are a should for Summer BBQs and picnics. Instead of all of the mayo that spoils up simply, here's a vegan bitter cream model with tons of taste. It additionally has cauliflower, chickpeas and zucchini and actually could be the primary if there's nothing else to eat :).

Another cauliflower recipe you say. Well you understand roasted cauliflower is fabulous any time of the yr.…

Cauliflower Cheddar, Pesto Zucchini Grilled Cheese Sandwich. Vegan Nut-free Recipe

You heard that proper. The Cheddar "Cheese" on this sandwich is manufactured from Cauliflower! No nuts! It is sliced, and has restricted oil. Loads of taste within the cheese. Paired on this sandwich with some recent pesto, grilled zucchini and juicy tomatoes. Summer in a panini. The approach I use cauliflower lately, I ought to plant half my yard with cauliflower. No?

The superior half concerning the recipe, no wait…

Blueberry Hazelnut Chocolate Hemp Smoothie bowl with Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Snack bars. Vega Review and Giveaway

Smoothies, protein or not, are one of many issues we've got only recently began so as to add to our days. Its simply occurs to be one thing that we might by no means make a time slot for within the day. Breakfasts at our ouse are often substantial and scorching. Be it Indian breakfasts of Chilla/Pudla, Savory Oats, Upma and so on or scrambles, pancakes, french toasts, hummus sandwiches,…

Lentil Split Pea Falafel Bowl with Tahini dressing. Baked Vegan Gluten-free Soy-free Recipe

When driving out anyplace, we frequently find yourself at a falafel place and decide up a wrap crammed with recent heat falafels, pickles, lettuce and a great deal of tahini sauce. Tangy freshness and a really filling meal for the street. The falafel wraps and platters are often vegan. 

Sometimes the falafels find yourself smelling a bit stale and typically odor meaty(shared oil?). The stale oil bothers me greater than…

Vegan Indian Chai Tea. Masala Chai. Gluten-free Recipe

A fast how-to publish at the moment.

Masala Chai was the final of the non-vegan meals to be eradicated from our food plan. Hubbs and me each grew up guzzling cups of chai each morning with breakfast. It can be principally milk and frivolously flavored with tea until we hit the teenagers, then it was small cups each now then with pals, each time we visited anybody, at night hold…

Atakilt Wat – Ethiopian Cabbage Potato Carrots. Vegan Gluten-free Recipe

Seattle has an abundance of Ethiopian meals. After Indian, Ethiopian is all the time the subsequent selection once we need some spice and deep flavors within the meal. The veggie platter crammed with P to A totally different simmered lentil dishes, greens, simmered okra, cabbage pcarrot wat, all served up over the large Injera. There are a number of Ethiopian eating places in Seattle. A lot of them nevertheless are…
Food, Photography

Fabulous Examples of Delectable Food Photography

Food images can typically be simply as delectable as the actual factor, particularly when it's shot by an fanatic nearly as good as Vanessa Rees. Rees combines the meals with fascinating backgrounds that improve the edible goodies much more. Brooklyn-based mostly Rees is a self-proclaimed meals, nonetheless life, and way of life photographer, and based mostly on her portfolio is sort of distinctive at it. One will discover that Rees…

Blueberry Cheesecake, Choosing Raw Book Review and Giveaway. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

Gena Hamshaw, who blogs at Choosing Raw, has a stunning e-book out to introduce you gently to including uncooked meals to on a regular basis choices. Choosing Raw: Making Raw Foods Part of the Way You Eat
What I like about this guide is that it regularly introduces you to uncooked choices. The e-book is just not about consuming solely uncooked on a regular basis. It makes it straightforward so…

Orange Cream Floats & 22 Vegan July 4th Recipes. Gluten-free Soy-free choices

Long weekend arising and a few scorching scorching climate. It is time to host picnics, events, potlucks, give chewie is tremendous brief haircut, mud up the skirts and clothes and what not. Though more than likely Hubbs will head to coach for his upcoming Rainier Hike on the snow coated mountains :/. I may simply find yourself bugging everybody round by calling them at random occasions within the day.  


Ziti Cheddar Brussels Sprouts Bake. Vegan Recipe

Non Dairy cheeses are such a hit and miss. Disclaimer right here that I am no cheese connoisseur right here. I hardly have had artisan cheeses earlier than. Plus, my tastes are corrupted by a justifiable share of pizzeria cheeses from my non vegan faculty days. From the vegan cheeses available on the market, I presently like Daiya pepperjack, Kitehill Cassucio, and Teese mozzarella and thats about that. I haven't…

Almond Butter Oatmeal Cookies. Vegan Gluten-free Oil-free Recipe

This cookie was sitting in my drafts since a month. I noticed it yesterday and determined to edit the photographs to submit.  This is one very satisfying cookie. It is chewy, not too candy, full of tons of oats, scrumptious, and has no added refined oil!

You can use some other nut butter like peanut, cashew, hazelnut or use seed butters to make these as nicely. Top the cookies with…
Food, Home Decor

Leslie Grow Food Photography: Breakfast is On Us Today (Thank Us Later)

What is it about Tuesday that typically makes it much more troublesome than a Monday? We don’t find out about you, however we awakened hungry. Really, simply famished. Something about it nonetheless being the primary half of the week, together with the warmth and humidity actually simply made us need to eat our emotions. Oh, properly. At least we will distract ourselves with this yummy meals images that makes…

Salsa Scuffins from Vegan Finger Foods Cookbook Review and Giveaway.

Vegan Finger Foods: More Than 100 Crowd-Pleasing Recipes for Bite-Size Eats Everyone Will Love is strictly that. An countless artistic choices for chew measurement eats for any get together, potluck, bake sale and what not. 

What is superior concerning the guide is the choices, cuisines, flavors and number of components used. The ebook has a whole lot of choices the place veggies, beans, lentils and entire meals which might be…

Blueberry Strawberry Yogurt Freezer Bars. Vegan Gluten-free Recipe

Yeah I know. Them bars seem like they've a face :) Just some blueberries in there.

These days I make my very own yogurt and often have a very good bowl filled with almond-cashew or coconut yogurts at residence (a number of methods to make some recent yogurt at house shall be in my upcoming guide!). They work superbly within the snack smoothies on a heat day. Wait, did I…

Lasagna Grilled Cheese. Nut-free Soy-free Vegan Recipe

A sloppy and finger licking Grilled Sandwich. With layers of alfredo sauce, Spinach/greens, lentils, veggies, marinara, black pepper, pepita parm and extra alfredo!  

You know whenever you need a Lasagna or a pasta bake however not all of the work with it, and then you definitely additionally need a sandwich. Well add all the things right into a sandwich. The sauces, fillings, veggies and eat away. With the Lasagna, there's…
Fashion Trends, Food

Fashion for brunch!

This morning I received up late and headed to west London to satisfy my good friend Bianca for brunch at Harvey Nichols! I don’t know in case you have ever been to Harvey Nichols for meals, nevertheless it actually is unimaginable. Not solely have they got a wonderful roof Terrance restaurant overlooking Knightsbridge, however additionally they have an entire host of wonderful pop-up road meals fashion eateries. So whether or…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars. No Bake Vegan Glutenfree

This. Edible. Cookie Dough = Awesomeness. Please make this cookie dough asap! Oh and attempt to deal with them like a deal with and never eat all of it collectively ;) you realize all that sugar excessive :)

These delicate fudgy bars have blanched almond flour and oat flour, with coconut palm sugar, uncooked sugar, a whole lot of vanilla, simply P Tbsp coconut oil, and a great deal of…

Molded chocolate Candy

Kids and younger era love consuming chocolate probably the most. Chocolates are of varied varieties like molded chocolate, coated chocolate, layered chocolate, crammed chocolate and chocolate cluster. Today we’ll make molded candies. Ingredients for Molded chocolate Candy Dark compound – 500 grams White compound – 250 grams Cashew nuts – P-A tbsp Almonds – P-A tbsp Raisins – P tbsp Walnut- 10-12 tbsp Chocolate molds  How to make Molded chocolate…

Kalmi Vada Recipe

Crispy and scrumptious kalami vada are tasty to eat and in addition could be served very simply.  If some visitor are arriving at your home , after frying these vada’s reduce and maintain them and as soon as the visitors arrives fry them yet again and serve scorching kalmi vada to them. Ingredients to make Kalmi Vada Channa dal- M/P cup Green coriander –  P-A tbsp finely chopped Green chilies…

Sprouted Wheat Millet Sandwich Bread. Vegan Recipe

Finally getting round to posting a bread. There was a yr when eighty% of the recipes have been bread or bread associated on the weblog :). Things have modified since then and hopefully will proceed to evolve. 

There are only a few occasions that I purchase bread from the shop. I love a balanced bread with an honest quantity of entire grain, seeds and different issues, however I additionally are…
Food, Home Decor, Photography

Fictitious Dishes: Literature’s Most Memorable Meals

The Great Gatsby“On buffet tables, garnished with glistening hors-doeuvre, spiced baked hams crowded towards salads of harlequin designs and pastry pigs and turkeys bewitched to a darkish gold.”Who’s hungry now? Dinah Fried is the mastermind behind the awe-inspiring and mouth-watering meals images collection, “Fictitious Dishes”. First posted in June 2012, she has acquired a lot recognition and a nicely-deserved following for making the imaginative world of literature turn…

Roasted Asparagus Basil Soup. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

This tremendous straightforward soup made with recent asparagus at the moment. Roast Asparagus, garlic and onion within the oven, cool and mix with broth, cashews, basil and dill. 

Asparagus is a type of veggies like broccoli. I prefer it solely sure methods. Well roasted is certainly one of them. for this soup, the asparagus is roasted  within the oven, then blended and simmered to prepare dinner up any of the…
Food, Innovative

Three Ingredient Pancakes – one hundred% Natural

Ingredients -B ripe banana -P entire eggs -cinnamon Method M. Cut up your banana in to coin-sized slices and place in a bowl P. Crack each eggs into the identical bowl A. Hold a whisk vertically over the banana slices and mush them. A. Whisk all elements collectively till there are little or no or no clumps of banana left. Add desired quantity of cinnamon to your style. H. Heat…

Salted Date Caramel, Chocolate Pie with Almond Coconut Crust. Vegan Glutenfree No Bake

This is a frozen pie. This is an insanely scrumptious pie. This is what ought to be in your freezer for the weekend!
So what's in it. A thick fudgy salted caramel layer with none refined sugar! Dates and nut butter make the caramel layer candy and wealthy. A thick mousse-y chocolate layer on prime and a chocolatey almond coconut hemp crust on the backside. mmm, mmmm, mmmmmm. The pie…

Noodles Spring Rolls Recipe

Kids and younger era love consuming spring rolls. We have already made vegetable spring rolls for which we have now made wrappers by spreading maida batter on tawa evenly. Today we’ll make wrappers by rolling maida dough after which roast it. हिन्दी में पढिये – Noodles Spring Rolls Recipe Ingredients for Noodles Spring Rolls For kneading dough: Maida – B cup Salt – ¼ tsp Oil – P tsp For
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Baked Beans

Ingredients B pound dry navy or soldier beans B/A cup molasses M/A cup apple cider vinegar M teaspoon dry mustard M/P cup darkish brown sugar, firmly packed M/A teaspoon freshly floor black pepper M giant white onion, quartered B/A pound salt pork or slab bacon, minimize into B B/P-inch chunks Directions Place the beans in a big bowl. Add sufficient water to cowl by three inches. Let stand at the…

Aloo Tikki (Potato Patties)

  Aloo tikki or potato patties are widespread snack, historically when any snack is served with yogurt and chutney it is called chaat. This could be very widespread with street aspect distributors, the aroma of the recent tikkis are sufficient to make you hungry. Makes H tikki. Ingredients: O medium measurement potatoes boiled and shredded, it will make P cups of shredded potato P tablespoon bread crumbs B teaspoon salt…
Food, Health

What are the well being advantages of apples?

“An apple a day retains the physician away” is an previous Welsh proverb that the majority of us are acquainted with, however what makes this fruit so particular? What well being advantages are related to consuming apples? As one of the crucial cultivated and consumed fruits on the planet, apples are constantly being praised as a “miracle meals”. In reality, apples have been ranked first in Medical News Today’s featured…
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H Super Healthy Foods We Guarantee Your Kid will Eat

Nutritious Foods for Kids For many mother and father, shopping for and getting ready wholesome meals is fairly straightforward. It’s getting your youngster to truly eat these nutritious meals that’s the exhausting half! This makes mealtimes irritating and leaves mother and father typically questioning if their youngster is getting sufficient vitamins. If that is the case in your house, then learn on as a result of we’ve acquired eight tremendous…


Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Cabbage one hundred Grams
Parsley Chopped M Tablespoons
Pepper B Teaspoons
Butter B Teaspoons
Cheese B Tablespoons
Potatoes 200 Grams
Sour Cream B Tablespoons
Salt To Taste
All Purpose Flour one hundred fifty Grams
Olive Oil B Tablespoons
Onion ( Slices) B Numbers
Recipe DIRECTIONSRE Take a bowl provides all-function flour, salt, bitter cream, sprinkle water; make this into smooth dough, knead the dough for H…

Sour Cream & Onion Hemp Millet Crunch Snack/Granola and Hemp Giveaway. Gluten-free Vegan Recipe

You know by now that I love savory spicy issues proper. Food bars and granola are one factor that develop into bothersome when I should depend upon them on lengthy drives and issues. All are all the time candy. Though I can think about how annoyed hubbs will get on his hikes relying on dates, dried fruit and chocolate-ty choices. So I determined I needed a lick my fingers bitter…

Cauliflower Pepita Chia Crust with Beans, peppers and onions. Gluten-free Vegan Recipe

Kaboom. The Cauliflower Crust! This one has no almonds/nuts, uses pumpkin seeds and a thick chia gel to keep it together. With a few trials you will know what toppings and crust size work best for you. Make some!

I have another cauliflower crust on the blog. Cauliflower Potato crust pizza which is a de-constructed Gobi Paratha. I love that one more for obvious reasons. All the Indian spices :)…

पानी पूरी – गोलगप्पे – Pani Puri recipe – Gol Gappa Recipe

आप इसे गोलगप्पा (Gol Gappa) कहते हैं या पानीपूरी (Pani Puri )? नाम सुनते ही मुंह में पानी आ जाता है. इसको गोल गप्पा भी कहते है. कभी चांदनी चौक या सीताराम बाजार जायें तो गोलगप्पे खाने का मौका मत छोडिये. यूं तो रेस्टोरेन्ट और माल्स में भी आपको गोल गप्पे खाने को मिल जायेंगे, पर ठेले से बाजार में खड़े होकर, बाजार की छटा देखते हुये गोल गप्पे का…

26 Traditional Indian Foods That Will Change Your Life Forever

1. Biryani What It Is: An aromatic rice dish cooked with several spices, notably saffron, and a protein (typically chicken or mutton) that’s been marinated.
Perfect For: A huge family dinner.
Feels Like: Hearing the neighborhood mosque sound its azan for evening prayers. 2. Momos What It Is: A variation on the traditional dimsum, native to the North Eastern states that border Nepal (where the dish originated), eaten with…

Drink Your Way Through Grilling Season With This Summer Smash

Get Recipe: Grilled Summer Smash Photographs: Elana Lepkowski Aged spirits tend to get pushed to the back of the bar during the warmer months, making way for bright, peppery silver tequila-based margaritas and white rum mojitos. There’s a misconception that you need light spirits to help you get through a hot day. But if that were true, every Southerner sipping a mint julep in August would be wrong. Still, if…

Purely Elizabeth Ancient Grain Oatmeal and Granola Review and Giveaway.

Purely Elizabeth sent me a pack of their ancient grain oatmeal and Pumpkin fig ancient grain granola to review. The package was beautifully packed with care and smelled wonderful. All of the Purely Elizabeth products are certified gluten-free, organic, vegan, non gmo. They are also refined sugar free, use ancient grains, use nutrient dense ingredients and are simple and delicious.

The team at Purely Elizabeth is also kindly giving away…

Carrot Cake

Ingredients 1 tin (400g)-NESTLÉ MILKMAID Sweetened Condensed Milk 100g-Butter 200g-Maida (Flour) 1 tsp-Baking Powder 1 tsp-Soda Bicarbonate 1 tsp-Jaiphal (Nutmeg) Powder 1 cup (150 ml)-Aerated Soda 3 cups-Carrots Grated How to make Preheat oven to 1800 C, grease and dust a baking tin of 8” diameter with maida. Sieve together maida, baking powder, baking soda and nutmeg powder. Dust carrots with 2-3 tbsp maida to prevent them from settling at…

Carrot Cake Chia Pudding. Vegan Gluten-free Recipe

You know I love Carrot Cake right. Esp when made with roasted carrots spiced up with a lot of warm spices like in this delicious Carrot Cake pancake. I used the Same awesome stuff in this Pudding.

You can change up this pudding to preference, add more chia or less, omit the Oats or add more Oats or other grains. Change up the spices. andmake some today!

I have been…
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Donut Doubles : The Breakfast of Champions

Brandon Voges of Bruton Stroube Studios has partnered up  with The Marlin Network  (yet again) to put together a fun invite and campaign for the National Restaurant Association‘s annual food show. These were the obviously hilarious results. In the past, Voges has worked on other series for the show including: Breakfast Interrupted and Breakfast Burlesque - all complete with surreal, almost quirky imagery that is undoubtedly eye-catching.This time around, put…
Food, Home Decor

Chipotle Cups and Bags Now Feature Stories by Top Literary Figures

Have you seen the new Chipotle cups? Chipotle’s cups and bags are now featuring original stories by Toni Morrison, George Saunders, Malcolm Gladwell, Michael Lewis, and Jonathan Safran Foer. Foer, author of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and Eating Animals, recently told Vanity Fair he came up with the idea while eating a burrito after he’d forgotten to bring a book or magazine to read, and didn’t yet own…

Massaman Curry Vegetables. Gluten-free Vegan Soy-free Recipe

Sometimes I never get around to making certain dishes at home because of the ease of availability from restaurants. Thai curries are one of those. The coconut milk based curries are easily made vegan and the sweet, spice, fresh lemon grass ginger notes are always a hit with everyone. Some of the Thai or Malay restaurants might add fish sauce into the curry sauces, so definitely check with each of…

The 2013 Best Food Blog Awards: The Winners!

In SAVEUR‘s ongoing mission to chronicle a world of authentic cuisine, we find what we’re looking for more and more in one place: online. Of the tens of thousands of nominations that came in this year—blogs great and small, visual and textual, humorous and profound, technical and amateur, exuberant and austere—we found not just great writing, great photography, and a great commitment to the importance of food to storytelling and…

20 Vegan Memorial Day Recipes. Gluten-free Soy-free options.

Above. Amaranth Black Bean sliders with roasted red pepper sauce. SF GF option. 

Memorial Day round up! Burgers, burgers, salads, sides, dessert and more. 

Make This BBQ Veggie Burger with Mango Carrot Cabbage slaw. gf option Make a larger helping of the slaw as a side. Pre-bake the patties. The patties are very sturdy when already baked. Put them on the grill for grill marks and to warm them…

Artichoke Spinach Cauliflower Bean Burgers. Grill-able Vegan Veggie Burger Recipe.

Continuing with the Spinach Artichoke and Cauliflower combinations. From Lasagna to Burger!

This burger has Great Northern Beans, artichokes, spinach, oats, cauliflower, carrots, spices. and the Awesome part of all is that these patties are Grillable! To make them sustain the grilling, either freeze them a bit or par-bake. Put some beautiful grill marks, add your favorite toppings and serve! 

Most of the burgers on the blog can be…

Cauliflower Alfredo Spinach Artichoke Lasagna. Vegan Nut-free Recipe

I thought I would not be baking this past week because the predicted temps were in the 80s. But you know this is the pacific northwest. So there were a few cool days (low 60s) at the end of the week and I cranked up the oven to cook up this delightful Lasagna. 

With Layers of Cauliflower alfredo sauce, pasta sauce, spinach, artichokes, veggies, and a parmesan topping, this one…

Spicy Blackened Chickpea Scramble Sandwich. Vegan Recipe

An Easy Scramble today. If you have been reading this blog for long, you know how hubbs and I both love a savory breakfast. to change things up, this scramble is made with chickpeas, scrambled up with blackening spice on high heat. with some red pepper to balance things out and in a sandwich with greens and hummus,

You can use regular tofu or tempeh or hemp tofu and scramble…

Chickpea Lentil Quinoa Spinach Stew. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

OMG! Did you guys see the number on my Facebook Page! We just crossed 100,000 on Vegan Richa Facebook Page! Feeling all blessed and loved today! Thank you everyone who follows me anywhere :) Hugs!

Lets start up today with this One pot meal. Chickpeas, quinoa, lentils, everything cooked together in a spinach puree, so you know you cannot take those green leaves out even if you wanted to. Serve…

22 Vegan Mother’s Day Recipes. Gluten-free Soy-free Options

My mom loves savory stuff for breakfast/brunch, chat-pata (sweet and sour, tangy or spicy) for snacks or meals, Ice creams or a good Kulfi for dessert. Like This Saffron Kulfi Indian popsicle. pictured above.

Mom lives in India and visits every few years. Whenever she visits, she adds salt and red chili powder(cayenne) to everything I make, or anything that we pick up from a restaurant. Our salt and pepper…

Dark Chocolate Silk Pie with Chocolate Almond Crust for Ella’s Baby Shower. Vegan Glutenfree Soyfree Recipe

I should call this Death by Chocolate Pie or Heaven in a Chocolate Pie :). There is chocolate, all smooth and delicious in the filling and chocolate in the crust. I added some cashew cream on top but really you can drizzle some melted chocolate and basically be in chocolate coma for the rest of the day. A very good coma I must say.

The filling is coconut milk and…

Mojito Energy Balls. Vegan Glutenfree Raw Recipe

Happy Cinco De Mayo!

No Mojitos today, but these balls will help fill those shoes. Zesty Lime, fresh mint, nuts and seeds and alcohol if you like. Snack on these every day! No Bake, raw, and delicious.

These zesty fresh snack balls are very addictive, especially when fresh as the mint is fresh for the first 2 days. Add less or more mint to taste. These bites are just mildly…

Spicy Corn and 12 Vegan Cinco De Mayo Recipes. Gluten-free Soy-free Options

This Mexican-ish Spicy corn on the cob. Grilled to a blackened perfection and rubbed with cayenne, lime and nutritional yeast! The Indian corn on the cob, is grilled to blackened kernels, then served with a good rub of lemon juice, salt, cayenne/chili powder, kala namak or chaat masala. Cayenne is used liberally and with the lemon juice, heat from the freshly grilled corn, the corn is darn delicious. But after…

Easy Spiced Peas with Tomato sauce. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

Why you say would I put up this super simple recipe. There is a story behind it. Hubbs was working hard in grad school, eating all kinds of fast food, and still losing weight (go figure, if I ate that much fast/junk food, I would have an extra 30 lbs on me). He looked as if he had not eaten in a month. So I gave him some ideas to…

Pulled Butternut Squash Tacos. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

Ack.. Cinco De mayo is coming up too soon. so lets make some Tacos!

These super easy Shredded Butternut Squash Tacos. Shred the squash or use a spiralizer to make noodles. Cook it up with Chipotle sauce or roasted pasilla chile or guajillo chile sauce. Serve it up on soft tacos with greens, red cabbage, jalapenos, salsa, cilantro and all the fix ins. The squash does not get all mushy…

Super Seed Chocolate Protein Bars. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

Happy Monday you all!

Hubbs is training to summit Mt Rainier this Summer(3 day round trip). He goes for long Hikes every weekend. The past few weeks, he has been bored the protein bars. He picks up varieties from here and there, but a lot of them are similar. Some of them also don't work out well with the odd additives in them. He isn't too fond of protein powders…

Banana Walnut Breakfast Loaf. Gluten-free Vegan Gum-free Recipe

This Breakfast Loaf has been sitting in my drafts since March. Quick to put together, with warm spices, Oat, rice, amaranth and almond flours, and a great snack as well. Add more nuts, other nuts and seeds, add cooked quinoa to the batter. Slice these up and carry everywhere. This loaf is gluten-free and refined sugar free. It can be easily made with gluten as well with any whole grain…

Hemp-Tofu in Rich Creamy Gravy. Vegan ‘Paneer’ Pasanda and Hemp-Tofu Coupon Giveaway. Gluten-free Soy-free Recipe

In the earlier months of our transition to plant based diet, I felt a bit confused, like many other new vegans, about the good number of options and recipes that were basically vegan versions of meat and cheese. I was brought up mostly vegetarian. Our everyday meals were beans, grains, vegetables. So fortunately, what we would eat for lunch or dinner never became a stressful question during the early transition…

Empowered Noodle Bowl with Thai Peanut Sauce & Oh She Glows Book Review and Giveaway. Vegan Glutenfree

Once in a long while, there comes a book that is about what vegan food should be, wholesome, full of vegetables, beans, grains, fruits, nuts, seeds and such. That is what Angela's beautiful book brings to the table. The Oh she Glows Book - Over 100 Recipes to glow from the Inside Out. A Book to introduce you to a delicious, healthy and whole plant based diet.

There are several…

Cucumber Hummus Sesame Seed Mint Appetizer Bites. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

Who needs Deviled Eggs, when these bites come together in an instant, are healthier and funner. :)

Slice the cucumbers on a diagonal plane to get an egg shape. Mix up the hummus with turmeric, nutritional yeast and kala namak. Pipe on the cukes, sprinkle seeds and mint and other small and pretty things like sprouts or what not. Serve!

Make these for Easter, or any other party! Add other…

Herbed White Bean Rainbow Chard Thyme Pepita Parmesan Bowl. Vegan Recipe

This easy springy bowl today to balance out the decadence from the Carrot Cake Pancakes:)  Beans tossed in herbs and lightly roasted, Rainbow Chard wilted with garlic and chili, fresh juicy tomato and a generous sprinkling of the Pepita thyme rosemary nutritional yeast crumble. A dash of lemon juice and optional evoo. Less ingredients, more flavor!. mmm mmm

I am slow on the bowl trend. I think its because a- …

Carrot Cake Pancakes with Yogurt Coconut Cream frosting. Vegan Recipe

I was thinking of what to make for the Easter weekend. With many Carrot Cakes, and Pancakes and other carrot desserts on the Interwebz, Carrot Cake Pancakes were stuck in my head. And from earlier trials (Carrot Cake Ice cream), I know I like the carrots roasted to bring out a more intense carrot and spice flavor profile.

These pancakes have a good load of roasted grated carrots.…

25 Vegan Easter Recipes. Gluten-free Soy-free Options

Some Easter And Spring Recipes! Plan up brunches and a whole day spread. More like 30 Recipes now :) 
Gluten-free are marked with GF and soy-free marked as SF. Almost everything is Soy-free. 

Above Carrot Cake Ice cream with roasted carrots, candied walnuts and loads of spices. GF SF

This Gluten-free Carrot Cake  below GF SF

Carrot Cake Pancakes with roasted carrots and walnuts. with Yogurt Coconut Cream frosting.…

Smoky Asparagus Tofu Scramble. Spring Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

Spring in the air and everywhere.. ah chooo, cough cough, ahh congested. and so are spring Veggies like fresh juicy Asparagus. This Spring Breakfast or Brunch Scramble will get you up and ready to do some work in the backyard. Or so I think it will do to me. You know clear up the sinuses with the heat and smokyness. Our yard needs some attention after being neglected past 2…

Sprouted Mung Bean Soup. Sabut Hari Moong Dal. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

Its been a while since I posted any Dahls. Here is another delicious one to add to the repertoire! Green Mung Beans / Moong Beans / Sabut Moong is a favorite bean in any shape for form. I like to Sprout the beans and use them. 

This Dal curry had Sprouted Mung Beans, a few spices, onions, garlic, ginger. Well cooked Mung Beans, lentils and split peas thicken as they…

Almond Joys and Rawsome Vegan Baking Book Review and Giveaway.

Rawsome Vegan Baking by Emily Von Euw easily is one of the most gorgeous books I have in my book case. Almost all of the recipes are accompanied by beautiful photographs. The desserts, the colors are deep, rich and striking. The recipes simplify raw baking or unbaking. The paper and binding is of amazing quality. The print, which is usually my pet peeve, is large, clear and uses the space…

Chickpea Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Smoky Tomato Sauce. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

Ready for another Chickpea recipe? I am. :)

These simple stuffed Poblanos. The peppers are stuffed with mashed chickpeas that are spiced with a bit of the tomato sauce and garam masala. The Sauce is a blender sauce. Blend, cook to thicken and use. 

Stuff them peppers. Bake, make the sauce. done. Serve with a light sprinkle of sweet paprika, cilantro and lemon juice. Add other spice blends, or top…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Date Caramel Brownie Bars. Vegan Recipe

You heard that right. Them layers of deliciousness. These Bars are insanely delicious and you will not want to share them with anyone!

A Layer of Soft Oat Brownies. topped with Date Almond butter Caramel and then with my Ultimate Chocolate chip cookie dough with almond butter. Bake, cool, slice and eat up! The Brownie layer is gluten-free with gluten-free oats and coconut flour. The chocolate chip cookie is spelt+white…

Curried Butternut Squash Soup. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

I was bummed at not getting a nom at Saveur, but then I don't fit their criteria I think. Blogs with long posts, huge photos, lots of photographs, and long ramblings. Sure, I might have things to say some days. Like I need to work on the blog more, and move to Wordpress or find someone to design me a more use friendly, SEO design and update everything. The only…