Simple Pasta Dinner

Sometimes I don't realize what time it is until the girls start asking, "What's for dinner?" Well, when this happens the answer is… Pasta! Making this pasta dish is so fast and simple. I usually have bags of frozen vegetables that I use when I'm in a hurry but I still want to add healthy ingredients to the food. … Continue reading Simple Pasta Dinner

Avocado Salad

When I was a little girl my maternal grandmother used to make Gazpacho. In Puerto Rico gazpacho is an avocado salad with cod fish, tomatoes, white onion, an olive oil. I remember she would eat it inside bread, just like a sandwich. Well, this morning 2 of my avocados were ready and I decided to make … Continue reading Avocado Salad

Simple Warm Quinoa

Quinoa can be made in a variety of ways. You can use is in soups, salads, breads, and even cookies. I want to share with you the way I make it the most because it's pretty easy and quick. Ingredients: 2 cups of Quinoa 1/3 cup of chopped red onion 1/3 cup of chopped kale … Continue reading Simple Warm Quinoa

Mashed Green Plantains

I really like eating mashed green plantains. It is one of those foods that you can eat at anytime during the day. Ingredients: 3 green plantains 1 tbsp vegan buttery spread salt to taste Directions: Peel the plantains. Cut them in slices of about 1/2″. Boil them in a pot with water and a dash of salt … Continue reading Mashed Green Plantains

Scrambled Tofu

Here's another simple recipe that I love. Even though I do not eat a lot of tofu sometimes I make this on Sunday mornings. Ingredients: 1/2 small green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 small red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 small yellow or red onion, chopped 1 medium tomato, chopped 1 tbsp of a vegan buttery spread … Continue reading Scrambled Tofu

7 Animal Quotes that Inspire Me

These are seven quotes about being compassionate to animals, that have inspired me on my journey. "There slowly grew up in me an unshakable conviction that we have no right to inflict suffering and death on another living creature, unless there is some unavoidable necessity for it." ~Albert Schweitzer  "You can judge a man's character by … Continue reading 7 Animal Quotes that Inspire Me

Rich Guacamole

The first time I liked avocado was as guacamole. It was a homemade guacamole that I was forced to try, yes forced. I didn't want to try it because I have tried avocado before and I didn't really like it. Maybe because I was a picky little eater that really wasn't into trying new foods. I like … Continue reading Rich Guacamole

Simple Sandwiches

Simple sandwiches make me happy. It is not hard to enjoy sandwiches when eating vegan. There are tons of meat substitutes if you choose to add them but not necessary. I love putting hummus in my sandwiches. Sometimes I feel like adding some vegan spread (like Vegenaise). When you put plenty of lettuce, tomatoes, spinach, … Continue reading Simple Sandwiches

5 Things I Like About Being Vegetarian

I have been a vegetarian for quite a while now... even though I pretty much like everything about it, I have to say that these five things have really changed my life. Trying new foods: As a child my menu mostly consisted of frosted cereal, eggs and bacon on the weekends, white rice, fried chicken, … Continue reading 5 Things I Like About Being Vegetarian

Green Plantain Salad

Well, this is my first post with a recipe so I should make a small disclosure: I am not a chef and I don't know how to write recipes. Anyway, here I go... Green Plantain Salad is one of my favorites things to eat. I can have it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. My family … Continue reading Green Plantain Salad