Baked Tofu Chop Suey

Baked Tofu Chop Suey Last year Heather and I moved to a small, sunny beach town in Costa Rica. There is an abundance of great fresh produce available here but there is not a lot of variety when it comes to restaurants. There are very few Asian food restaurants here. That came as a bit…

Spicy Vegan Chili

Spicy Vegan Chili Chili is a classic American food and some would argue that it absolutely must be made out of beef. But we disagree. This spicy vegan chili uses a lot of the same ingredients as traditional chili but with textured soy instead of ground beef. It has just as much savory and spicy…

Curried Cauliflower and Potatoes

Curried Cauliflower and Potatoes These curried cauliflower and potatoes are insanely delicious. We don’t eat a lot of Indian food, especially since moving to Costa Rica, but we do love the flavors. This recipe is quick, easy, filling, and delicious. And it’s quickly becoming one of our favorite vegan dinners. This dish is loaded with…

Greek Quinoa Salad

Greek Quinoa Salad This quinoa salad is unbelievably delicious. It’s one of my favorite dishes that I’ve ever created. It has the perfect combination of flavors and textures. The combination of classic Mediterranean ingredients like feta, cucumber, tomato, and olives is incredible. It was even delicious the next day. The recipe is based on a…

Vegan Enchiladas

Vegan Enchiladas Enchiladas are one of my favorite dishes. They are a staple in Mexican restaurants and a common household dinner in the US. Unfortunately, most enchiladas are far from healthy. For this recipe, we set out to change that. We wanted to create a totally vegan enchilada recipe that is healthy, delicious, easy to…

Veggie Burgers w/ Garlic Sweet Potato Fries

Veggie Burgers w/ Garlic Sweet Potato Fries Burgers and fries have long been one of our favorite meals. But traditional burgers and fries are really unhealthy and not something we want to eat all the time. As part of our effort to eat healthier, including eating less meat, we have been creating plant-based versions of…

Zucchini Lasagna

Zucchini Lasagna We love quick, easy, healthy dinners and this is one of our favorites! This zucchini lasagna takes only a few minutes to throw together and a half-hour to cook and it makes enough for the two of us to have two filling meals. Oh, and it’s also crazy delicious, affordable, and vegetarian! There’s…

Spicy Shredded Chicken Sandwich

Spicy Shredded Chicken Sandwiches I have been making big batches of this spicy shredded chicken almost weekly since we moved to Costa Rica. It’s fairly easy to make, packed with flavor and can be used in a number of ways. This recipe came about when we had some of that leftover chicken. At the time,…

Tapado – Central American Seafood Stew

Tapado A Central American Seafood Stew The local varieties of tapado are usually made with whole freshly caught seafood like crab, lobster, shrimp, and fish. The dish normally requires quite a bit of work to eat, like cracking open crabs and digging out fish bones. Something very foreign to a lot of Americans. Our recipe…

Easy Pesto Meatball Subs

Easy Pesto Meatball Subs These easy pesto meatball sandwiches were created out of a desire to keep it simple. Believe it or not, I don’t ALWAYS like slaving away in the kitchen all day, so sometimes I cut a few corners. This recipe uses a few store-bought ingredients so that you can throw it together…