Asparagus Mushrooms and Cheese Galette

Asparagus Mushrooms and Cheese Galette

This Asparagus Mushrooms and Cheese Galette is packed with delicious flavors that everyone will love. This is a great but simple recipe for your spring and summer get-togethers. Also, a great idea for a quick meal or appetizer. 

This Asparagus, Mushrooms, and Cheese Galette is easy to make and it’s loaded with seasonal veggies and flavorful cheeses. Can we all agree that puff pastry is so delicious and versatile? You can use any kind of cheese for this recipe. If you are vegan, simply replace the cheeses with your favorite vegan cheese alternatives. With all the vegan cheese alternatives that we have nowadays, you can easily make it vegan. 

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Hummus de Gandules – Pigeon Peas Hummus

Hummus de Gandules – Pigeon Peas Hummus

This Hummus de Gandules – Pigeon Peas Hummus recipe is quick and easy to make, super-smooth and creamy with a traditional Puerto Rican flavor!

Hummus is one of my favorite foods. I tried “Hummus de Gandules” (Pigeon Peas hummus) a few years ago and since then I’ve been meaning to create my own. I used my Classic Garlic Hummus recipe but replace the chickpeas with pigeon peas. The results were amazing. This hummus de gandules tastes like the tropics. Of course, I added some of my Puerto Rican seasonings as well.

Even though I listed my ingredients in the recipe, feel free to adjust the seasonings. This recipe is great as an appetizer, spread, and even for your salads. I love making hummus wraps.

Let’s talk about how to make this hummus

Classic hummus calls for chickpeas, but you can experiment with other types of beans. For this recipe, I used pigeon peas.

Tahini Sauce, in my opinion, the best tahini is Trader Joe’s organic brand. Is creamy and easy to stir.

Taste and season. Give the hummus a taste and add in extra ingredients depending on your taste.

Instead of water, save the water of one of the pigeon peas can and use it for the recipe.

Mix and blend all the ingredients until smooth. For a creamier consistency add more tahini sauce and water.

Ways you can use this hummus:

  • Spread over your toast, sandwiches, and burgers.
  • As a dressing for your salads.
  • Mixed with pasta. It can be used as a sauce for hot noodles or cold pasta salads.
  • Mashed potatoes.
  • Wraps! Hummus wraps with kale and other veggies are so good!
  • Of course, you can always use it as a dip for your pita bread or veggies.

If you give this recipe a try, let me know what you think! Leave a comment below. Also, don’t forget to take a picture and share it on my Facebook page or tag it #thehungrydragonfly on Instagram! I love seeing your creations!

Other Puerto Rican Recipes using Pigeon Peas:


Asopao de Gandules con Bolitas de Platanos Vegano

hummus de gandules

Hummus de Gandules - Pigeon Peas Hummus

This Hummus de Gandules - Pigeon Peas Hummus recipe is quick and easy to make, super-smooth and creamy, and with a traditional Puerto Rican flavor!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, healthy snack, Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 1 bowl


  • Food Processor


  • 2 cans pigeon peas
  • 1/2 cup pigeon peas water save the water from 1 pigeon peas can
  • 1/2 cup tahini organic
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 lemon, squeezed
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Open pigeon peas cans. Save the water of one can and set it aside.
  • Wash and rinse pigeon peas. Set aside.
  • Add tahini, garlic, cumin, lemon, and olive oil. Puree until smooth.
  • Add pigeon peas and puree until creamy and smooth. For about 3-4 minutes.
  • Adjust the ingredients depending on your taste and desire consistency.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve and enjoy!
Keywords hummus, hummus de gandules, pigeon peas hummus, Puerto Rican Food




Vegan Coconut Ice Cream

Vegan Coconut Ice Cream

A creamy, dairy-free, ketogenic, delicious coconut ice cream recipe. The perfect dessert for you and your children.

If you don’t have an ice cream maker, don’t worry about it. My ice cream recipes can be made with or without it.

If you have dairy intolerances or are vegan, or if you just want to try something new and tasty, coconut milk is the perfect ingredient to make rich and creamy ice cream without any actual cream. I find that dairy-free ice creams taste much better. Coconut ice cream is one of my favorite flavors. It reminds me of my childhood, when the ice cream truck used to go around my house.

This recipe is:

  • Ketogenic – I used stevia but as always you can use any sweetener.
  • Vegan – Coconut milk is great and makes the ice cream creamy and delicious.
  • Easy to make
  • Healthy
  • It has that tropical flavor that we all need right now.

I hope you try this recipe and like it as much as much as I do! If you give this recipe a try, let me know what you think! Leave a comment and don’t forget to take a picture and share it on my Facebook page or tag it #thehungrydragonfly on Instagram! I love seeing your creations!

For a delicious chocolate ice cream check out my Vegan Rocky Road

Here’s the Recipe:

Vegan Coconut Ice Cream


  • 2 cans full fat coconut milk
  • 1 can coconut cream
  • 1/4 cup Stevia or your choice of sweetner
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp coconut extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Mix all the ingredients and whisk together.
  2. Pour mixture into a freezer safe container and chill for 1-2 hours.
  3. If using an ice cream maker, make sure you put the ice cream maker bowl inside the freezer the night before.
  4. Pour mixture into a freezer safe container and chill inside the freezer for a few hours until cold. For about 3 hours.
  5. If you are using the ice cream maker, this is the time to churn the ice cream following the manufacturers’ instructions.
  6. If you’re not using one, leave your ice cream inside the freezer for about 6 hours or overnight.
  7. Before serving your ice cream leave it for 20 minutes outside the freezer to soften enough that you can scoop.
  8. Serve with your favorite toppings and enjoy!


Chocolate-Filled Banana Muffins

Chocolate-Filled Banana Muffins

These Chocolate Chips Banana Muffins are fluffy, moist and taste delicious. The perfect portion for a quick treat or dessert. The chocolate ganache filling makes them melt in your mouth, making them a decadent dessert for this quarantine.

Can’t wait for you to try this recipe! These muffins are so easy to make, and everyone will love them, including your children. It requires every day simple pantry ingredients that you probably already have.

The batter takes less than 10 minutes to put together. They keep well and can be frozen for treats later in the month.

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