Aawww Yeah Au Gratin Potatoes

Comfort Food, Gluten Free, Inexpensive, Recipes, Soy Free, Vegan Cheese
February 22, 2012 Aawww Yeah, these things are so good I dare you not to eat the whole pan in one sitting. Simple to make and take to a pot luck. These could stand on their own as a meal or make a delicious side to any “comfort food” meal. You can add anything to them you’d like, {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Wild Jamaican Salad

Gluten Free, Jamacian, Recipes, Salad, Summer Menu
May 15, 2011 Me and my internal Bob Marley came up with this easy side. I hesitate to call it a “salad” since it’s oh so much more. You could easily eat this as it’s own meal. I served it with fried plantains (I think I need a plantain intervention) and a little of the extra “sauce” on {More...}

Fried Plantains Stuffed w/ Black Beans & MexiCAN (not Mexican’t) Rice & Lime Lovers Salad

Gluten Free, It's not Mexican. It's just food., Recipes, Salad, Summer Menu
April 9, 2011   This is fairly quick and easy most of it is inactive cooking. Since we eat a fair amount of Mexican (south Texas resident) it can get a bit “same ‘ol, same ‘ol. This changes things up a bit. We had this with a salad it it just screamed summer time. Of course since I {Tags: , , , , , , , } {More...}

Vegan Chorizo & Pappas Tacos

Breakfast, Inexpensive, It's not Mexican. It's just food., Quick and Easy, Recipes
March 26, 2011                 If you’re fortunate enough to live in an area that sells soyrizo by all means that’s a great product. It’s so easy to make your own chorizo so give it a shot. This recipe makes about 6 tacos Vegan Chorizo con Pappas Tacos 1 12 oz. package {Tags: , , , , , , , } {More...}

“Spring time, the ringy dingy ding time” Spring Rolls

Asian, Chinese, Gluten Free, Inexpensive, Quick and Easy, Summer Menu
March 21, 2011 You know what you notice when you start a food blog? That it’s really easy to notice how much of the same food you eat. So this weeks long awaited trip to the grocery store I thought I’d shake things up a bit and lay off the spinach for a change. So here we go {Tags: , , , , , , , , } {More...}

Vegan Sausage & Egg Breakfast Tacos w/ Hashbrowns

Breakfast, It's not Mexican. It's just food., Quick and Easy, Recipes, Vegan Cheese, Versatile
March 5, 2011                   This is one of those things that I just dare you to feed to an omnivore and don’t tell them what it is. They’ll most likely think they just ate eggs and sausage. You can start your day off with one of these anytime during the {Tags: , , , , , , } {More...}

Poblano Ranch Salad Dressing

It's not Mexican. It's just food., Quick and Easy, Recipes, Salad, Summer Menu
March 4, 2011 So we had tacos last night which was really just a way to use up all the veggies in the house. While my tacos were good they weren’t anything so exciting that I thought I’d write about however I thought the vegan ranch w/ poblano was good. In fact it made me want to channel {Tags: , , , , , } {More...}

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus & Quinoa Salad

Gluten Free, mediterranean, Recipes, Salad, Summer Menu
March 2, 2011 Roasted Red Pepper Hummus & Quinoa Salad Every year the hatch chilis are in season for about 2-3 weeks. We have an annual hatch chili roasting party. Our food appreciating friends come over we all roast chilis and make smokey hatch chili stock with the roasted chili skins. You know you wish you’d thought of {Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , } {More...}

Italian Polenta

Inexpensive, Italian, Quick and Easy, Recipes
March 1, 2011 When pasta just wont cut it – again. This dish is like a hug from your Italian grandmother. Don’t have an Italian Grandmother? Me neither, mine was Irish and according to her recipe box she made cake like all the time. Well if I imagined an Italian Grandma hug this is what it would taste {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Vegan Potato, Bacon & Cheese Tacos

Bacon, Breakfast, It's not Mexican. It's just food., Quick and Easy, Vegan Cheese
February 23, 2011 Vegan Potato, Bacon & Cheese Tacos When I moved to San Antonio and got my first job here I was given a tour of the break area at my new company. The tour guide explained that there was a man who came daily at 8:00am to sell tacos. Being from Chicago I couldn’t understand why {More...}