Hummus 2 Ways: Avocado, Pine Nut (Tahini-Free, Oil-free, Vegan)

Tahini-free, Low-Fat, Nutritious Hummus in just minutes! Creamy, Decadent Avocado Hummus. Copycat Sabra Hummus Pine Nut Hummus. April 2017 Recipe Redux Challenge: Easy Ways to Reduce Food Waste In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we’re challenging ReDux members to show how they reduce food waste. Whatever you would normally toss, use it up. Share tips…

EASY Vegan French Patisserie Fruit Tarts (Paleo, GF, DF)

The EASIEST, QUICKEST, MOST FORGIVING French Pastry Crust with Creamy Egg-Free Custard. Thick, Nutty & Sweet. Better than store-brought Fruit Tart. 134 Calories.  Alongside roads, tall lilac trees and the green buds of spring are seen to appear ever so gradually, dotting the pavements with specks of white, green and even pink to welcome in the…

Grilled Italian Chicken Pita w/ the BEST Vegan Ricotta (DF, Nut-Free)

“I received free samples of Toufayan Pita mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Toufayan Bakeries and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.” Guys get ready for this. Today we have an amazing recipe to share…

Creamy Soy Milk Ramen (GF, Vegan, Vegetarian)

Not Your Ordinary Ramen under 30 minutes. Vegan, Gluten Free, Low Fat. Creamy, rich winter comfort food in a bowl. Slurping down the last strands of wheat noodles, I lifted the porcelain bowl to my lips to finish off the last mouthfuls of warm broth. It probably wasn’t “lady-like” of me at all, but it…

BEST Chicken Tikka Masala + Turmeric Cauli-Rice (GF, Paleo, DF, Oil-Free)

Deciding what to make for Christmas dinner was definitely not an easy task. Turkey? Ham? Lamb Chops? Ribs? Nothing really sounded right. “What about Salmon? Isn’t that an Irish Christmas Tradition?” That sounded pretty good too. Sighing, I turned my attention back to my laptop screen hoping to somehow…magically…feel inspired. I moved my index finger…

Ferrero Rocher Biscotti (Paleo, GF, Vegan, Oil-Free)

A winter memory from 2 years ago… The snow had piled up like a thick blanket over the pavements. Everything around me, touched by winter, had all completely turned white. The clear, bold skyscrapers that once stood in the center of the city of Rochester now was a misty blur of white and grey. The…

Japanese Roasted Ratatouille Spaghetti (GF, Vegan, Vegetarian, Oil Free)

White linen curtains dressed the tall French windows. I watched as the early morning breeze lifted the ends of the opaque sheets, as if leading them in a slow dance welcoming the beautiful morning. Inevitably it brought with it the smell of fresh grass and buttery croissants. Each morning, my dad would hurry down the narrow…

Macau “Serradura Pudding” 木糠布丁(GF, Paleo, DF, Vegan Options)

A dollop of whipped cream, a sprinkle of cookies crumbles, another layer of cream, then cookies again. The fragrant smell of coconut and ginger penetrated through the entire kitchen…it was heavenly. I sneaked a glance at Zoe before dipping my finger into the mixing bowl. She laughed and shook her head. Yum..Creamy, smooth and crumbly. If I could…

Fall-Inspired Graham Crackers (GF, Paleo, DF, Refined Sugar Free)

Bright orange pumpkins; the scent of cinnamon in the air; a beautiful carpet of faded leaves on the driveway. Fall is officially here. From the blazing hot, humid summers, autumn transforms Hong Kong into a city of fallen leaves, cool breezes (perfect for hikes) and “sweater” land for students and for the businessmen. Right by our home, there…