Jerked Black-Eyed Peas and Greens

Jerked Black-Eyed Peas and Greens

Beans and greens!  The best way to eat on the cheap.  It is even cheaper if you buy dried black eyed peas in bulk and cook them yourself! (This could be seen as another advertisement for getting a pressure cooker.) Honestly, I take the best dumps after I eat a meal...
Quinoa Pinto Spicy Taco Filling

Quinoa Pinto Spicy Taco Filling

This is really the stuff.  The ingredients are mostly pantry staples so you can save yourself a trip to the store!  I love using quinoa and beans together because they combine really well into an amazingly flavorful and very versatile mush that you can use in tacos,...
Breakfast Burritos with Carrot Bacon

Breakfast Burritos with Carrot Bacon

Yesterday I made the BEST breakfast burritos.  I fried the hell out of some potatoes, made some flavorful black beans in the pressure cooker (fast and cheap y’all!), developed the perfect breakfasty tofu scramble, made CARROT BACON(?!?!), stuffed all of that...
Best Pad Thai (GF)

Best Pad Thai (GF)

Pad Thai has always been one of my favorite dishes to order and Thai restaurants.  Who doesn’t love hoovering rich, spicy, tangy, noodles into their face?  However, it can be tricky to get a purely vegan order as traditional Pad Thai contains eggs, fish sauce,...
Traditional Mapo Tofu

Traditional Mapo Tofu

Mapo Tofu, also known as Mapo Doufu, is a traditional Sichuan dish that usually contains soft tofu cooked in a spicy, umami sauce characterized by fermented black beans, hot bean paste, hot chili oil, Sichuan peppercorns, garlic, and ginger.  The dish typically...