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Easy-to-Make “No Huevos” Rancheros

Tonight’s dinner: “No Huevos” Rancheros — a vegan version of huevos rancheros, made with tofu (and sometimes called “tofu rancheros”). We usually get this dish at the 101 Coffee Shop, which is a 70s-looking diner joint underneath the Best Western hotel in Hollywood. Surprisingly…

Stopping in Italy for Baked Pasta with Tomatoes

This week is Italian! Yum! Most pasta dishes are very easy to make and vegan friendly. Tomato sauce is really yummy and also good for you. Tomatoes have tons of Vitamin A and C and are excellent to use for home-made skincare remedies to…

A Simple French Salad with Lentils and Tomatoes

Tonight’s recipe was simple and delicious — a French style salad with lentils and tomatoes. What made this dish really yummy was the red-wine vinegar, it really made the flavors pop.

DIY Panini Press and the Most Awesome Eggplant Sandwich Ever!

The grilled eggplant panini from our favorite cute French Cafe Nicole’s is absolutely amazing. Every time we get this sandwich we say “I wish we could make this at home because it is SO GOOD.” Finally I bought some frozen grilled eggplant from Trader…

Make Your Own Vegan Poulet à l’orange

Tonight we decided to make Poulet à l’orange. English translation: Orange Chicken. For some reason, it doesn’t sound as exotic and sophisticated when you say it that way. C’est la vie. We came across the Orange Chicken recipe, well, actually Mike did, because we…

Do It Yourself Vegan Mini Quiche Lorraines

I never thought I would be making homemade quiche, let alone cute mini size ones – I even made the crust! This was the perfect week to make quiche, seeing that we are exploring France. After the dish was made, I was pondered on…

A New Vegan Twist to the French Sandwich Croque Monsieur

Bonjour everyone! Guess “where” we are this week…no it’s not Montreal, it’s France. We decided to cook meals from this country while strolling by our cute little French cafe, Nicole’s, just around the corner from our place. Every time you’re there, you’re surrounded by…

If You Can’t Decide What To Order: Salmon Teriyaki Bento Box

Getting close to the end of Japanese week. For lunch we went to a local Japanese place called Maki Yaki where we often eat. It’s quick and easy, it’s sort of like a fast-food Japanese joint. Not the best place to get high-quality sushi…

BBQ Tofu Sandwich — Tastes Just Like the Real Thing

Moving along with “southern” food, with tonight’s meal: the BBQ sandwich.

Super Easy Grilled Miso Salmon

It’s still Japanese week at my home – we’ve been having fun exploring the region and finding cool, interesting recipes. I googled “How do you say tonight’s dinner in Japanese” and this came up: “tonight’s dinner” – 今夜のディナー (Kon’ya no dinā). Amazing. I didn’t…