Puerto Rican Pastelon – Vegan Recipe

This Puerto Rican Pastelon is vegan, packed with Caribbean flavors, sweet and savory, and easy to make. This casserole dish is the perfect comfort food for your family or any gathering. It will be your favorite casserole easy recipe! 

Puerto Rican Pastelon - Vegetarian Recipe

This Puerto Rican Pastelon is my version adapted from my abuela’s recipe. Pastelon is a classic Puerto Rican casserole dish layered with sweet plantains, stuffed with ground meat, vegetables, and bound together with beaten eggs. That is why some people refer to it as the Puerto Rican Lasagna. This version is vegan, easy to make, sweet and savory, and it will be your favorite! Every family on the island has a different way to make pastelon. I adapted my recipe from my grandma to make it vegan.

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The Best Buttercream Frosting

The Best Buttercream Frosting
This is the best buttercream frosting recipe and our favorite one! It is creamy, and silky, melts in your mouth, and is easy to make. You can use this buttercream for cakes, cupcakes, cookies, or anything you want to frost. 

In this post, I explain how to make the best buttercream frosting you’ll ever try. I promise it will be your favorite! If you like baking, then you know that the basic ingredients are butter, powdered sugar, milk, and flavoring. Well, this buttercream requires butter and powdered sugar but instead of milk, we use whipping cream and other ingredients that you probably have in your pantry.

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Mango Cilantro Salad Dressing

Mango Cilantro Salad Dressing

This Mango Cilantro Salad Dressing Vegan Recipe is packed with tropical flavors, fresh and healthy. This recipe is easy to make and serves as a dip for veggies and fruits. 

This Mango Cilantro Salad Dressing will be your favorite salad dressing. Not to mention that you can serve it as a salad dressing or dip for veggies and fruits. It is the perfect dressing for your Spring and Summer salads. I also like to use it as a salsa for my tacos. This dressing will transport you to the tropics! Every time I make this salad dressing is a big hit. It’s a staple in my Puerto Rican kitchen. Living far away from my country is hard. For that reason, I like to use food purposely. Then I can connect with my roots using tropical ingredients like mango, cilantro, and Caribbean spices.

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Vegan Arroz con Dulce – Perfect for Any Occasion

Vegan Arroz con Dulce – Perfect for Any Occasion

Are you looking for a unique vegan dessert recipe? Check out this delicious, vegan-friendly Arroz con Dulce recipe that is perfect for any occasion!

Arroz con dulce is a popular dessert in Puerto Rico, especially during the holidays. This is my Vegan Arroz con Dulce recipe and is perfect for any occasion. We Puerto Ricans make Arroz con Dulce like no other.


Puerto Rican bloodiness and culture emerged through the mixing of Africans, indigenous Tainos, and Spanish races that arrived on the island. Africans and Spanish brought new food, spices, and traditions that influenced our culture. For example, they introduced rice, sugar cane, coconuts, spices, and dried fruits.

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