This recipe for apricot amaranth granola is completely oil free. It is delicious, satisfying and perfect for breakfast.
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Apricot Amaranth Granola (oil-free)

School has started and I now have several hours to myself, and I have to tell you it is great. I will be enjoying this as much as I can since it will only last until I can find a job that fits our schedule. I do miss my little guy though. There…
These creamy southern vegan grits are topped with a spicy charred okra, tomato, onion, garlic, and corn sauté. No dairy needed!
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Southern Vegan Grits

The first day of school is only eleven days away. It will mark the end of what seems to be an endless summer. The munchkin and I really need to meet some people. We are starting to get bored and that can only lead to trouble. We have…
This spicy red pepper hummus is creamy, packed with protein, and super easy to make. I always have hummus on hand in the refrigerator.
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Spicy Red Pepper Hummus

This spicy red pepper hummus is creamy, packed with protein, and super easy to make. I always have hummus on hand in the refrigerator. It is one of my favorite snacks. I promise once you make your own hummus you will never go back to buying…
The Lowcountry is beautiful, with it's moss covered trees, twinkling lights, rocking chairs in every porch, and southern architecture.
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The Lowcountry

We have arrived in Bluffton, SC (also known as the Lowcountry). It is beautiful here, in a swampy-I'm getting eaten alive by mosquitoes- kind of way. No really, it is beautiful, yet so different from Cali. I have to say It's kind of strange…
This recipe for mango chile paletas or paletas de mango con chile, combines mango, lime juice and chile powder for a sweet and spicy treat.
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Mango Chile Paletas

After packing all our belongings in less than two weeks we drove across the country and finally reached South Carolina. Well, I didn't, my husband did! I'm spending some time at my parents' house in Mexico, where the munchkin and I are being…
This recipe for Carlota de Limon is a no-bake key lime icebox cake made with Maria cookies. It's the perfect combination of sour and sweet.

Carlota de Limon

Carlota de Limon is a key lime icebox cake made with Maria cookies, condensed milk, and lime juice. It is the perfect combination of sour and sweet. Think key lime pie meets cheesecake. It as an easy Mexican dessert that will surely impress. We're…
This vegan recipe for roasted beet orange and quinoa salad is full of protein, flavor, and texture. It´s dressed in a balsamic vinaigrette.
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Roasted Beet Orange and Quinoa Salad

A reader asked me for a recipe for roasted beet orange and quinoa salad months ago, and finally here it is. Better late than never! Lately, it seems that every time I try to set time aside to work on the blog I fail miserably at actually working…
This recipe for creamy vegan chipotle sauce is the perfect combination of spicy chipotle, almonds, and a hint of lemon.
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Creamy Vegan Chipotle Sauce

I've been trying to find a way to make a delicious plant-based baked potato, one that has the creaminess of one slathered in butter and sour cream, or stuffed with broccoli and that fake yellow nacho cheese. Remember when Wendy's used to sell…