Shrimp Spring Rolls

This week I made spring rolls for some friends and family. I love the crunch you get from the  veggies and the fresh herbs in these rolls make this so delicious! Serve with a peanut sauce, teriyaki, or a sweet chili sauce. This makes a great appetizer before the main course. I also love to … Continue reading Shrimp Spring Rolls

Simple Refried Bean and Rice Burritos

On the weekends, I love to prep cook and plan some meals for the week. I was looking through my pantry and had some rice, a can of refried beans, and some green enchilada sauce, so I decided to make burritos. It's an easy meal when your short on time, or tired from a busy … Continue reading Simple Refried Bean and Rice Burritos

Chicken Teriyaki Pizza

I loved making this pizza! Grilled chicken, sweet teriyaki, with bites of fresh ginger.....so good! My diet is mainly dairy-free so I didn't add cheese to my pizza, so feel free to add any kind you like for your own! Ingredients: 1 ready-made pizza crust dough 1 chicken breast, sliced thin (I used pre cooked grilled … Continue reading Chicken Teriyaki Pizza

Pan Fried Tofu with Sesame Hoisin Sauce

Tofu is a great alternative to meat. It marinates well, and takes on any flavor you cook it in. Tofu wonderful lightly pan fried and can be adapted in any cuisine. I love to add this with steamed broccoli and rice. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients:  1 (12 ounce) block of pressed firm or extra firm … Continue reading Pan Fried Tofu with Sesame Hoisin Sauce

Crab Cakes with Quinoa, Corn, and Yellow Peppers

Crab cakes, yes please! These are a special treat I love to make for dinner, or even a sandwich for lunch. The succulent crab meat mixed with sweet corn and yellow bell peppers is a delight. The quinoa adds a little crunch and its packed with flavor. Note: To make this vegan, replace the crab … Continue reading Crab Cakes with Quinoa, Corn, and Yellow Peppers

Roasted Red Pepper Chickpea Salad Wraps

I love making wraps for lunch. There simple, easy to make, ready in minutes, and perfect for picnics! This chickpea salad is wonderful with the roasted red peppers. Adding the cashews make it rich and full of flavor. Vegan note: use an egg-less mayonnaise found in most supermarkets. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 4 tortillas (tomato, … Continue reading Roasted Red Pepper Chickpea Salad Wraps

Naan Pizza with Garlic Hummus, Cucumber, Artichoke Hearts, and Green Olives

I'm a big fan of hummus, and this pizza is so delightful. It's light, full of vegetables, and healthy creamy hummus. Its vegan, and vegetarian so use any toppings you wish. Make it your own. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 naan flat breads 1/2 cup hummus (any flavor you like) 2 tbsp. artichoke hearts 2 … Continue reading Naan Pizza with Garlic Hummus, Cucumber, Artichoke Hearts, and Green Olives