Recipe for almost super healthy vegan frito pie.

Healthy vegan frito pie

This recipe is an almost healthy vegan Frito pie, and I say almost because the only thing not homemade is the Fritos. Everything about this dish is homemade, the chili, the poblano cashew cream, even the pickled jalapeños. Everything but the Fritos, that is why I named this dish “almost super healthy vegan Frito pie.” I know it is January and everybody, including myself, is craving …

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hummus básico, hummus clásico


 This is the recipe for basic hummus, use this recipe as a base and add and adapt as you wish. I love hummus and this recipe for the basic hummus, the simplest hummus, is one of my favorites ever. You can prepare it with canned chickpeas or home-cooked ones. With both types of chickpeas, this recipe will turn out great. This basic hummus works as a …

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Recipe for spicy candied nuts 1 tablespoon olive oil or neutral tasting oil 1 tablespoon maple syrup ½ teaspoon fine grain salt ⅛ or ¼ teaspoon chipotle powder or cayenne pepper 2 1/2 cups nuts (any combination of your choice is excellent: pistachios, cashews, pecans, walnuts, etc.) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl mix the nuts, add the oil, maple syrup, cayenne or chipotle powder and salt. Mix until all well covered, put on a baking sheet prepared with parchment paper or a silicone mat. Baked in the oven for 10 minutes, rotate the tray and bake for 8-10 more minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool before testing. If you have spare nuts store them in a tightly closed jar for five days, sprinkle over cooked oatmeal for breakfast or over try over a fresh salad.

Friends, a veggie plater with spicy candied nuts and good wines.

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Vegan artichoke and kale dip recipe. Perfect party food.

Vegan artichoke and kale dip

This recipe for vegan artichoke and kale dip is amazing. Creamy, delicious and easy to prepare. I love a good dip. The kind of dip that is healthy satisfying and easy to prepare. I made this vegan artichoke and kale dip for the first time and fell in love with it. Actually, it was the first time I tried it. I know it is not …

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Healthy sweet potato chips, vegan and homemade.

Healthy Sweet Potato homemade chips and newsletter update

I have been working on the back end of my blog lately fixing things that needed improvement.  While working on my newsletter lists, something went wrong and everybody is getting the Spanish version on the recipe. You can’t imagine how shocked and sorry I was when I found out. I have this little prayer every time someone subscribes to my list… “I’m so thankful and …

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Healthiest guacamole recipe ever

Are you in love with avocados as much as I am?  I eat them every single day, and this is one of my go-to recipes for guacamole. Especially during this time of year when the cold weather starts. This guacamole recipe is full of benefits and it is a super easy to prepare. It has raw garlic, freshly squeezed lime juice and salt Did you …

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Chia seeds crackers

This is a recipe from a friend that a friend of hers shared. It is amazing and had to share I myself here at BrownSugar&Vanilla. Imagine homemade crackers full of flavor and an amazing crunch in every bite. YUM!     I’m madly in love with these chia seeds crackers filled with other amazing ingredients, like sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and flax seeds. Filling your …

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Chilaquiles or nachos, you decide

Chilaquiles or nachos, you decide. Which one works better for you? If you want nachos use less salsa Roja and if you want chilaquiles use more. Perfect recipe for both dishes. Use firm tofu and if you find NON-GMO, I find it best. Print Chilaquiles or nachos Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total Time 30 mins   Servings: 6 -8 Author: Ingredients 4 large …

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