Sofrito Zucchini Pasta with Beans and Lightly Fried Plantains

November 3rd, 2013 by

When I spent last Thankgiving with my boyfriend’s family in Puerto Rico, we spent some time meandering around “Old San Juan,” the historical colonnial part of San Juan. I loved the cobblestone streets, the colorful buildings, and the quaint restaurants and bars that were tucked away. On a mission to get quality mofongo (basically a […]

Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Zucchini Pasta with Spinach, Beans and Corn

September 13th, 2013 by

All vegans quickly learn that a plant-based diet requires serious creativity in the kitchen. It’s really easy to get caught in a pasta-every-night rut. I can’t tell you how many nights in a row that I made the exact same dinner: tofu and vegetable teriyaki stir fry over brown rice. Every night, people. For months! […]

Beef Taco Zucchini Spaghetti

August 6th, 2013 by

One of my favorite dinners growing up was taco night. My mom laid out all the fixin’s on the table and we would race to make our own taco creations. Mine were always fully loaded with shredded lettuce, beef and cheese. As a kid, it’s a blast to make your own taco. Now, as an […]