Vegan Thai Grapao

Oh Thai grapao where shall we begin... In order to tell you more about my love for Thai food and especially a Grapao aka Pad Grapao or in English Chicken stir fry with Holy basil. I have to tell you a bit about me and why I needed a vegan Thai grapao in my life. My Thailand days I lived in Thailand for 2.5 years back in 2011-2013. For the first year, I wasn't vegan. My health journey and lifestyle transformation began in the second year by trying not to eat rice and fried pork for breakfast. Yes, I wasn't…

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Smoky Sweet Potato Soup

Let it be known, I love sweet potatoes. Sweet potatoes are so versatile and can be used in sweet and savoury dishes. I roast sweet potatoes every week, literally every week! I was so happy when I got a few in my Misfit box this past week. While prepping this weeks meals I decided a smoky sweet potato soup would go down well. Before I tell you about this deliciously easy sweet potato soup let me tell you about Misfit. A bit about Misfit box When I lived in Thailand, all those years back, I would get a weekly box…

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Maca nana ice cream

Hot and humid West Virginian summer days are here and this has meant that I crave cooler foods. This is where nana ice cream becomes my food savior.  What is nana ice cream? For those of you who are vegan newbies, nana ice cream is blended frozen bananas.  I think nana ice cream was the reason I wanted a high powered blender from the start as making this in a normal blender can result in less desirable results.  On the plus side, if you don't have a high powered blender but have a food processor, you can make this recipe in that…

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Vegan Sancocho (*Puerto Rican Stew*)

I would never have considered ever making Puerto Rican food. However my husband is Puerto Rican and this peaked my curiosity about the culture and the food. Upon doing some research I stumbled upon many delicious recipes Sadly none were vegetarian or remotely vegan friendly. It was then that I accepted the challenge to create a vegan Puerto Rican dish. And so the vegan Sancocho was born. What is Sancocho? Sancocho is a meat stew with many starches. Sancocho can easily consist of up to 5 different kinds of meat! There are many different versions of this stew as each…

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