Puerto Rican Tostones – Fried Plantains

Puerto Rican Tostones – Fried Plantains

Crispy fried plantains or Tostones are twice-fried plantain slices commonly found in Latin American cuisine and Caribbean cuisine. They are a staple in our Puerto Rican Cuisine.  They can be served as a side dish or appetizer. Fried Plantains with Garlic Pesto You can find these in Puerto Rico almost everywhere; at any restaurant, cafeteria, [...]

ARROZ CON GANDULES VEGANO (VEGAN RICE AND PIGEON PEAS)

ARROZ CON GANDULES VEGANO (VEGAN RICE AND PIGEON PEAS)

A Puerto Rican fiesta without arroz con gandules is not a fiesta. This is a staple dish in our island, especially during the holidays. This is a meatless version of my abuela's recipe. It requires simple ingredients that are easy to find at your local supermarket. This recipe is great as a side dish or [...]

Vegan Gluten-Free Red Lentil Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Vegan Gluten-Free Red Lentil Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Delicious Red Lentil Pasta, tossed with rich sun-dried tomato pesto and veggies, and topped with vegan mozzarella — it makes a nutritious, comforting and healthy dinner. Because sometime we need something hearty and comforting , especially during winter. This lentil pasta is a flavorful dish perfect for meal prepping, a dinner date with your loved [...]

Vegan Chickpea Rotini Carbonara

Vegan Chickpea Rotini Carbonara

Vegan creamy chickpea rotini carbonara that it’s naturally gluten-free, healthy, comforting, easy to make and so delicious. Skillet pasta is my favorite way to make my pasta recipes. Using cast iron skillets has so many benefits, you can read about it on a previous post. I made a vegan cashew cheese sauce that turned out [...]