A Vegan and Balance Puerto Rican Dish: Arroz con gandules

Arroz con gandules is a traditional Puerto Rican dish specially cooked during the Christmas season. Being away from home after 5 months, already made me homesick. Since food is something very attached to our roots, I wanted to cook this traditional dish wish I couldn't enjoy during the Christmas season because I couldn't go to … Continue reading A Vegan and Balance Puerto Rican Dish: Arroz con gandules

Gluten Free + Vegan Quinoa Bread

Bread?! Who has time for that? I don't know if you think the same but when I thought of making bread, a difficult and long procedure with a big mass of dough in my hands come to my mind. Besides, many of the bread recipes include active dry yeast which can be difficult to work … Continue reading Gluten Free + Vegan Quinoa Bread

Lentil and Potato ‘Meat’ Balls Enjoyed with Fettucinis and Tomato Sauce

Even though I am vegan, I am not a lentil eater, but two weeks ago I experienced the "craving" of eating lentils. I bought green and yellow lentils and had enjoy them differently. One of them is as a meatball. I found a recipe and wanted to give it a try becuase I already have … Continue reading Lentil and Potato ‘Meat’ Balls Enjoyed with Fettucinis and Tomato Sauce

A complete course on tapioca rolls

Tapioca roll or also rice rolls were one of those foods that I discovered on Instragram and had been a while attempting to do them. Since one of my roomamates is from Japan she is very familiar with rice rolls so I have seen her a couple of times preparing them. This weekend I was … Continue reading A complete course on tapioca rolls


Who is a fan of falafels?!  I like falafels specially because they have very macro in them. They have plenty protein, complex carbs and fats. So I can enjoy falafels in a salad or anything in the side. Thesr falafels recipe was taken from a healthy living magazine amd I adapted it. They contain pistachios … Continue reading Falafels

Vegan Mac & Cheese

Wow, I remembered that as a child I went regularly to a rest and my sister and I wnet crazy with their mac and cheese! It was like an addiction.  I think that what I most liked about them was the texture and of course flavor. But when I grew up, learned about nutrition and … Continue reading Vegan Mac & Cheese

Crispy Baked Tofu

I am so in love with Fit Vegan Chef Crispy Baked Tofu that I am considering to include this recipe in my day-to-day cooks. This crispy baked tofu is high in protein, delicious in flavor and rich in texture. Fit Vegan Chef is a nutrition and exercise coach plus she is a champion of some bikini … Continue reading Crispy Baked Tofu

Pepper Steak Style Tofu with Quinoa and Tomato

This dish was full of flavors!  After a leg workout with weights, abs and then a 20mins hatha yoga, I needed to nurture my body correctly. When lifting, carbs are the best source of energy for those muscles to recover so I choose ttoeat quinoa because it has a good amount of carbohydrates but also fiber, … Continue reading Pepper Steak Style Tofu with Quinoa and Tomato

Baked Tofu, More Delicious

More savory tofu recipes? Yes! Even for me, tofu can be difficult to enjoy sometimes. Most of the time I use the same spices and same method to eat my tofu. It is basically, turmeric with nutritional yeast or garlic with coconut liquid aminos. At Instagram I had seen many pictures of baked tofu so … Continue reading Baked Tofu, More Delicious

Savory Toasted Chickpeas

Chickpeas are one of the first foods that anyone will recommend you to eat if you are going vegetarian or vegan. Chickpeas are high in fiber and protein with B complex. Chickpeas also help fight anemia. These beans can be eaten in a myriad of ways: boiled, with soups, mashed, as hummus, with salads, with … Continue reading Savory Toasted Chickpeas