Apple Reuben sandwich

This delicious Apple Reuben sandwich is my version of the original Reuben sandwich. It is vegan, and I’m sure you’ll love it. I wrote this post in collaboration with Super Fresh Apple Growers and Autumn Glory, the recipe, photos, and opinions are all my own. My father’s family is of German ancestry and I clearly…

Carrot and ginger soup

  Print Carrot and ginger soup Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 30 mins Total Time 45 mins   Author: piloncilloyvainilla.com Ingredients 1-2 tablespoons of oil of neutral taste 3/4 cup chopped onion 2 cloves of garlic 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder optional 4 cups carrots cut in in large chunks washed and peeled 5 cups of water or …

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Plum, chia and olive oil bread

I bought my first Bon Appetite magazine and going through it I decided to make a plum bread with olive oil, not easy, it was rather complicated. I remember it called my attention that instead of cream and butter it was made with olive oil. Of course it was thousands of years ago and had no experience cooking. But everything about that recipe sounded mysterious, …

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Basil dressing

  Print Aderezo de albahaca A dressing that will make you eat salad always. Calories: 31 kcal Ingredients 1 cup basil 1/4 cup champagne vinegar Olive oil 3/4 1 clove garlic 1/4 teaspoon salt pepper mixed greens avocado mixed dried berries or pomegranate seeds Instructions To make the dressing, place all ingredients in blender. In a bowl put lettuce and a little vinaigrette. Mix well, …

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Zucchini carpaccio

I love having guests at home. I love everything about having people over, I kind of feel it is like a grown-up sleep over. We have family all over the world, for real, from totally different cities and countries. So, we have grown-up sleep overs pretty often.  Some of our visits, mostly all of them, always bring presents. And it is so fun to receive …

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Mexican vegetable soup

This soup is one of my favorites. I love everything about it. The smell, the combination of textures and how easy and healthy it is. It screams Mexico all over it,  even just looking at it. All those tortilla chips on top, the Mexican zucchini and zucchini blossom. It is a soup I grew up with, it is the kind of recipe that was passed …

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