Chocolate Chia Mousse

This is a variation of my Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding recipe. Instead of leaving the chia seeds whole, I blended all of the ingredients together to attain a smooth and creamy consistency. The texture is very much like mousse. The customers really enjoyed it! Ingredients: 1 (13–14-ounce) can coconut milk ¼ cup chia seeds ¼ cup…

Mocha Pudding

This is a variation of my vegan chocolate pudding recipe. Coconut milk is so rich and creamy that it makes a great base for vegan pudding. Though I dilute it with water, it is still quite rich and delectable. For the mocha flavor I use coffee in place of the water. It’s quite delicious! Ingredients ¼ cup…

Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

I like to  prepare this soup during the cooler seasons. One of the ingredients (garam masala) is a warming spice blend, as in the internal warmth generated by the body when it imbibes certain spices. Garam masala is a popular blend prepared all around the northern, eastern, and western regions of India. Ingredients 3 tbs….

Creamed Spinach

Creamed  Spinach is a childhood favorite. I wanted to create a healthier version without the use of milk or cream. I prepared this is at work recently and the customers loved it! Ingredients 1 (10-oz.) package frozen cut spinach, thawed or 1½ -2 lbs. fresh spinach—washed, stemmed and roughly chopped 2 tbs. olive oil 3 tbs….

Thai Coconut Curry Soup

This is a simple, yet tasty soup.  I love the addition of coconut milk in soups, so I created this recipe to highlight this rich and nutritious ingredient. Ingredients: 2 tbs. coconut oil 1 tbs. garlic, minced 1cup onions, chopped 2 cups sweet potatoes, parsnips (or other root vegetable), cut into small cubes 2 cups…

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Soup

It’s autumn time! With the change of seasons, I am once again inspired to bring out my fall-inspired recipes. The combination of sweet potatoes, quinoa, and black beans creates a nice, filling soup. Ingredients: 6 cups water 1 (13-14 ounce) can coconut milk ½ cup quinoa 3 vegetable bouillon cubes (or to taste) 1 tsp….