Vegan Falafel Gyro

Happy Meatless Monday! We love mediterranean style restaurants and a good gyro is hard to beat for lunch.  So my vegan falafel gyro has easily become a staple in our house.  It’s not super hand on so it’s perfect for a weekend lunch or easy dinner. Just be aware that the falafel mixture usually has to rest a bit before […]

Elote Slaw

Looking for the perfect veggie side dish to make for your next bbq or grill out?  Try my crowd pleasing recipe for elote slaw!  Since moving to Arizona I have thoroughly enjoyed exploring all aspects of southwest cuisine.  I now know what a cheese crisp is, that a burro and burrito are the same thing, and know the joy of […]

Perfect Summer Spring Rolls

Now that the weather has turned to lava here in the Sonoran desert I like light lunches that don’t require me to stand over a hot stove for more than 10 minutes.  A steaming cup of soup would make me feel like I was melting like the chapstick I left in my car earlier.  Instead I opt for sandwiches, salads, […]

Savory Potato Pancakes

I bought a huge bag of potatoes right when quarantine started.  As such we have used them in so many recipes.  These potato pancakes have been one of our favorites and are an amazing comfort food.  I love the original recipe I found on pinterest from Phal’s market but I made a few changes to add a little more flavor […]

Comforting Kimchi Udon

My dear friend, blogging guru, and besti, Mandy, sent me her favorite kimchi udon noodle recipe and challenged me to make a veggie version to test against my husband’s taste buds.  She runs two blogs My Sassy Starfish, a lifestyle blog focused on mindful living from a southern perspective; and Milk Tea with Mandy where she spills the tea (pun […]

Quick and Easy Vegetarian Curry

So I have a little confession to make.  This Vegetarian curry recipe calls for a little cheating!  I buy a jar of curry from my local grocery store and dress it up with a few more spices, and add some veggies to complete the meal.  While I have made several different curry dishes from scratch most call for some specific […]