Traditional Tacos with Tofu "Hamburger"

What could be a more perfect dinner for Cinco de Mayo than traditional tacos with folded corn tortilla shells and all the trimmings? But when this day set aside to celebrate Mexican heritage falls on Meatless Monday, these innovative Traditional Tacos with Tofu "Hamburger" from Letty's Kitchen sound even better. ...more

Know Your Herbs: Cilantro

Cilantro. There's a good chance that in the next few days you’ll probably eat a dish prepared with this flavorful citrusy herb....more

"Sprinter" Vegetarian Chili for Meatless Mondays

It is the end of April and today's weather is not Spring-like. Since this weather has been dragging, a friend of mine called it "sprinter" (spring/winter) LOL!On Mondays, I try to cook a "meatless" dinner whenever possible. After sorting through my pantry and fridge, I decided to make vegetarian chili. And for that friend SL, I'm calling it "Sprinter" Chili ;)...more

Cider Balsamic-Roasted Figs With Cheese

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Vegetarian Green Chile and Pinto Bean Mexican Casserole

It won't be long before it's too hot to turn on the oven for most of us, even if we're tempted by the idea of a cheesy casserole with Mexican flavors. ...more
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Vegan and Gluten-Free: Chocolate Buckwheat Ice Cream Sandwiches

I wish I had an awesome story to tell you about ice cream sandwiches, but I don’t really. I remember in the summers of my youth, I would go downstairs to the “big” freezer and grab one for dessert after dinner. They were meh; these ones are better. That’s it. That’s my awesome story. Sometimes, I just can’t tie in a recipe to a life event, as hard as I try (and I have a lot of stories!). I’ll probably think of one just as I post this--Murphy’s law!...more
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Dairy-Free Vanilla Pudding

Now that I'm all grown-up and whatnot, I feel that it's important to make things from scratch whenever possible. I know what goes into my food, I savor rather than inhale, and my daughter is growing up in the a good way. This responsible parent thing can be incredibly frustrating, but overall worthwhile.  ...more
BlogHerFood looks & sounds amazing! Great #dairyfree option!more