Habanero Jackfruit Fajitas

Looking for something to do with jackfruit that doesn’t involve BBQ? Behold, these spicy habanero fajitas, perfect for whipping up for family, friends, or date night. Habanero Jackfruit Fajitas Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 30 minutes | Serves 2 to 4 | GF JACKFRUIT 2 tablespoons grapeseed or safflower oil 1 (20-ounce) canned…

Cauliflower Steak with Miso-Rooster Sauce

With this vegan recipe, I wanted to combine textures and flavors: the soft, almost creamy texture of cooked cauliflower, the deep, pungent flavor of the fermented miso, and the spicy kick of sriracha, or as I call it, rooster sauce. I created this dish for one of my private clients, and it quickly became a…

Fillet de Soy with Blood Orange Napa Cabbage Slaw

This vegan recipe is inspired by Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa. While touring with India Arie, some friends and I took a night off to have dinner at Nobu. Everyone was enjoying their sashimi and sushi, and I was pleasantly surprised that my tofu steak was perfection! I have always loved tofu steak, but never expected it…

Tofu Ricotta Crostini

  Tofu Ricotta Crostini Prep time: 5 minutes | Serves 2 to 4 This makes a great protein-filled snack and allows you to use up that half-block of tofu lying in your fridge. Use gluten-free bread if needed. (From The Lusty Vegan © 2014 by Ayinde Howell and Zoe Eisenberg. Used by permission, Vegan Heritage…

Sriracha Tempeh Sliders with Vegan Ranch Dressing

Tempeh is one of my favorite proteins to work with, it makes the best little sliders. These Sriracha Tempeh Sliders are great are because you get about 4 sliders per standard package of tempeh. Here is a hint: you can replace the sriracha with BBQ sauce if it’s too hot you! Sriracha Tempeh Sliders Prep…

Polenta Cakes with Chili-Garlic Sauce

A delicious appetizer or snack to serve on date night, I originally came up with this idea using quinoa while creating a restaurant menu. Later I swapped in polenta, because the grain is heartier and holds together better. Polenta Cakes with Chili-Garlic Sauce Prep time: 8 minutes | Cook time: 10 minutes | Serves 2 Ingredients: 2…

Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Medjool Dates

Prep time: 8 minutes | Cook time: 25 minutes | Serves 4 to 6 This recipe is a total game-changer for brussels sprout fans. Savory and sweet with a bit of crunch and all of that slow roasted brussels-y flavor you know and love. Ingredients 1 (10-ounce) package shaved Brussels sprouts (see Pro-tip) 2 cups…