Middle Eastern Lettuce Wraps

Have you ever been to an Asian restaurant (PF Changs) where the menu showcases a lettuce wrap?  This usually has a crisp pile of bib lettuce leafs along with chicken and what I believe to be fried rice noodles.  Served with a variety of sauces. I have been wanting to do something along those lines […]

Super Fast Vegan Burger Recipe

A Vegan burger recipe can be found everywhere but I love to cook.  Spending hours in the kitchen is not a problem for me.  Dicing, chopping, sauteeing…..these are all words that make music in my mind but I also know that not everybody is like me.  People want to get into the kitchen and get […]

Sweet Potato To The Rescue

Recently MattyO of Stay Strong and Positive was having a twitter conversation regarding Sweet Potatoes and I had to chime in with my recipe for sweet potato-amole or sweet potatamole. What is that you are asking yourself aren’t you?  It is essentially a smashed sweet potato that has avocado mixed into it.  In my attempt to […]

Vegetarian Paella

When I lived in New York one of my buddies would call me approximately every 2 months and without saying hello would say:  Paella Time.  This was code for I’m making it this weekend so stop eating and be sure to bring your hunger.  He made one of the best paella’s I ever ate, and […]

Vegetarian Tex-Mex

Appears courtesy of Aimee of I Tri To Be Me Vegetarian Tex-Mex (Fajitas and Edamole) Fajitas: Although these require some marinating time, once that’s done, these cook up super fast and are super yummy!  Another great thing about this recipe, is you can basically use whatever veggies you have on hand.  It’s the spices that […]

Peanut Butter Jelly Time

Peanut Butter Jelly is not just for kids.  If you have followed me on my blog, Twitter or Facebook account for even one day you will know that I am a lover of all things Nut Butter and Jelly/Jam.  You will also know that I don’t just like status quo (that’s boring.)  So for me […]

Buffalo Tempeh and Tacos

Since football season here in the United States is about to kick off I wanted to get back in the habit of making chicken wings for Sunday afternoons.  Well, since I am now a vegetarian that would seem almost impossible.  That is until I looked at my recipe books and found Buffalo Tempeh in Appetite […]

Tempeh Meatball Parmigiana

In my days as a carnivore and living in New York there was nothing like that hole in the wall Italian joint that could make a meatball parmigiana hero that was just perfection.  If done right you could eat the meatball parm with a glass of wine even though it was just a sandwich.  The […]

Teriyaki Chickpeas

Oftentimes, simple is best. I am learning that the best recipes – and most successful Test Kitchen Tuesdays – are those that revolve around very simple ideas and flavor combinations. So, when I stumbled upon this idea for Teriyaki Chickpeas over at The Happy Herbivore, I had a good feeling it would go over well with 2Chili. […]