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…

Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip Bean dip is a common snack in the US. It is often found among spreads set out for football games or other gatherings. And it’s usually purchased pre-made and loaded with sugar, salt, and preservatives like all other processed food. But it doesn’t have to be that way. This black bean dip…

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…

Picadillo de Chayote

Picadillo de Chayote Picadillo is a very common Latin dish and is made a seemingly infinite number of ways. It’s basically the Latin food equivalent of hash. Picadillo is made with a mixture of diced vegetables and often meat, such as ground or shredded beef. But, it can also be a vegetarian/vegan dish when made…

Garlic Mushroom Pasta

Garlic Mushroom Pasta We don’t eat pasta very often here but when we do, we make sure that it’s extra delicious. No cheap pasta tossed with bottled marinara sauce here. This garlic mushroom pasta is one of our absolute favorite ways to eat pasta and it’s simple and easy to make but full of awesome…

Roasted Beet Salad

Roasted Beet Salad Roasted beets are one of our newest FAVORITE things. They are sweet and soft, and so delicious! We’ve been making a lot of roasted beet salads, which are super fresh and packed with nutrition. We’ve even topped burrito bowls and tacos with them. This roasted beet salad recipe was developed from various…

Eggplant Pizza

Eggplant Pizza Once again, this dish was inspired by another blog post in the distant past and it has developed into one of our favorite things and a favorite of our friends. Eggplant pizza is amazing! It can be a dinner or appetizer and the leftovers are great for lunch. You can make it a…

Turkey and Sweet Potato Skillet Dinner

Turkey and Sweet Potato Skillet   This dish was inspired by a recipe that we found online quite awhile ago. We ended up deviating from and subsequently forgetting the original inspiration. We now have our own version that has become a favorite. But that is the nature of Chefing Around and part of our cooking…

Meatless Stuffed Peppers

Meatless Stuffed Peppers Stuffed bell peppers is a very traditional American dish. It’s a classic and, like a lot of other people, we grew up eating it regularly and enjoying it greatly. Typically, it is filled with a mixture of ground beef and vegetables similar to a meatloaf and paired with mashed potatoes, another favorite…