Did You Know?

Did you know??
Although using avocados and bananas are all the buzz now to get soft and shiny hair, all it will get you is a messy kitchen and bathroom. These products are great to help your hair for one day, but the proteins in them are way too big for your hair to absorb. And unless you are going to use them each day (yikes!), then you should head to a beauty supply store and check out some Vegan products that use "hydrolyzed" proteins - proteins from avocados and bananas that actually are small enough to help your hair.

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Smooth Low-Fat Whipped Potatoes
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Ever have one of those days that it doesn't seem like anything will ever go the right way again? Well, for me, that was last week; while I was trying to make...


Chilled Broccoli-Citrus Salad

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It's been steamy here in Boston; so steamy, in fact, I feel like every day we're breaking new records.  When it's this hot, there's nothing that can get me to turn on the oven for more...

Mayan Corn & Black Beans

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I know, this picture looks familiar, right?  Well, this little side works great with a burrito, and even is a great thing to include inside...

Mexican Rice


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A solid Mexican rice is the base of every good burrito and taco.  My concerns with going out to eat at most Mexican places is their use of chicken broth in their rice...

Mini Tacos

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It seems like everything is getting smaller these days: pants sizes, adorable animals, and even food. For the states, this is probably a good thing, as portion sizes everywhere are...


Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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Brussels Sprouts are one of those ingredients that every time I pass them in the vegetable isle, I wonder-- "hrmm, I'd love to buy those but I never know what to make with them," and continue walking past.  A week ago...


Delicious Tofu Jerky

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The first time we made vegan tofu jerky, we were shocked at how small the pieces were after they had shrunk.  Nervously, I took the first bite, half-expecting to be frustrated that I would never find a truly authentic-tasting...


Cucumber Avocado Guacamole

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Since we've had awesome sales on avocados, we've been packing them into our diet in any way possible.  And while...


Creamy Avocado Potato Salad

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To take a page from Isa Chandra Moskowitz's book (quite literally), we've started making a healthier potato salad for...


Onion Marinated Mushrooms

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Whenever we buy mushrooms, we usually have a particular reason for buying them.  However, occasionally some mushrooms...


Baked Jamaican Jerk Tofu

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This Jamaican Jerk Tofu recipe is a great way to dress up tofu and also is a great meal when you're feeling like some reggae, margaritas, and a long afternoon...


Baked Armadillo Potatoes

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 These vegan baked potatoes add a little pizazz to the typical baked potato.  By cutting it as seen in the image, we get a more...


Sweet & Spicy Carrot Coleslaw

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This little recipe is a deviation from a vegan Mexican side-dish for hot carrots, but is delicious nonetheless.  We were planning on...


Sweet Sweet Potato French Fries

This little vegan side is a great supplement to a veggie dog or veggie burger for a kid, and also makes a healthier alternative to...


Ragin' Cajun Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Onions

These cajun styled mashed potatoes are a delicious side to faux ribs, and complete a fantastic vegetarian/vegan dinner-- especially in the winter when...


Cheezy Potato Monsters




These Vegan Cheezy Potato Monsters are a one-of-a-kind Frankenstein creation of ours-- a great comfort food and...

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