Vegan Chakchouka

Moroccan Chakchouka with Vegan Fried Egg

In the summer, when tomatoes are abundant in our garden and whenever we are tired of tofu scramble, potato hash, or quiche for brunch, we like to make a vegan Chakchouka. I first tasted this dish in a Moroccan restaurant in France when I was a teenager. It came served bubbling hot in a cast-iron […]

Vegetable samosas

Air-Fried Vegetable Samosas

This week, we are making one of our favorite Indian appetizers:  vegetable samosas. I can remember the first time I sank my teeth in one of these crispy spicy little pillows. I thought I had died and went to heaven! And don’t get me started with the mint and tamarind sauces! This is my definition […]

fresh zucchini pasta

Mediteranean Zoodles Pasta

Now that Summer has arrived we all naturally crave more fresh food. So what do you do when you want some pasta and you don’t want to heat up your house? You make zucchini pasta! Also known as zoodles, this is a great way to satisfy that pasta craving and while upping your fiber intake. […]

Vegan Banh Mi

Best Meatless Banh Mi

Summer is fast approaching so we are switching from soups and stews to fun lunches, sandwiches, and the like. Banh Mi is a very popular Vietnamese sandwich served on French bread. Now if you think about it, you may wonder how did a French baguette end up on a Vietnamese menu!  In case you don’t […]

Corn Curry Soup

20-Minute Coconut Curry Corn Soup

This week, we found some really cool fresh corn. It was multi-colored, not something you see very often. It was almost too beautiful to eat but got around to it eventually! While most of the corn produced is yellow, there are many more varieties like red, scarlet, pink, yellow, orange, magenta, bright blue, dark blue, […]

Vegan Lox bagel

Vegan Lox Bagel

Who doesn’t like bagels and who said you can’t have lox on a bagel when you don’t eat fish? Turns out there are a few ways to recreate a plant-based version of smoked salmon. If you have seen the documentary “Seaspiracy”, you will appreciate doing your part in protecting the ocean by eating lower on […]

Vegan Mongolian beef broccoli

Vegan Mongolian Beef Broccoli

Every now and then I crave something a little spicy, salty, and yummy! Often the kind of food you order at a Chinese restaurant but this time without any msg and not too much oil. I happen to have a bag of soy chunks that I had forgotten about… So it is time to make […]

Vegan cream of parsnip soup

Vegan Cream of Parsnip Soup

Growing up in France, I remember my grandmother cooking parsnip in soups, and sometimes as a replacement for mashed potatoes. It was naturally sweet and delicate and loaded with cream! It was only years after I came to the states that I rediscovered them. So this recipe is our go-to dish that can be made […]

Yuba noodle bowl

15-minute Yuba Noodle Bowl

It is really great to discover new vegan products in our local grocery stores. This week, we found Yuba noodles that were already rehydrated, seasoned, and cooked. Talk about a time saver! In the previous article, I introduced yuba in the form of fresh or frozen sheets that can be stir-fried or added to soups. […]

Many faces of tofu

The Many Faces of Tofu – My Top 10 List

Back in the late eighties after becoming vegetarian, we quickly discovered many wonderful uses for tofu. We were mostly using plain firm and extra firm tofu that had to be seasoned and transformed into delicious dishes. Some of our favorites were and still are scrambled tofu for a high protein breakfast, marinated, pan-fried, cubed into […]

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