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Vegan Jamaican Beef Patties

One of the most iconic Jamaican foods you can eat. As a kid I ate these all the time with a refreshing champagne cola. Very nostalgic for me but y’all know I had to put my vegan twist on it!

This is an intermediate recipe that is a bit of a challenge but still one anyone can learn.

Serving Size

Serves 5 people

Double Recipe for more servings

Cooking Time

Prep 30 minutes

Cook 15 mins

Recipe

1/2 cup of diced yellow onions

1/4 cup of chopped garlic

8 cups of walnuts finely chopped

4 tablespoons of jerk seasoning/paste

sprinkle of black pepper, paprika, sea salt

1 pack of empanada doughs

1.5 liters of grape seed oil (about a bottle & half)

1 cup of ap flour

Instructions

1. Soak walnuts in hot water for 30 minutes.

2. Drain off water from walnuts & rough chop into fine pieces or blend them.

3. Sauté onions & garlic in a hot sauté pan with oil. Cook until veggies are soft.

4. Add the walnut meat & the jerk paste,

5. Cook on medium heat & mix everything well.

6. Add seasonings at the end once walnut meat is cooked.

7. Pour the grapeseed oil into a pot & turn on fire to high.

8. Spread some flour on a flat surface.

9. Lightly dip the empanada doughs in the flour.

10. Add the walnut meat to the doughs, fold over in half press with a fork on the edges to seal it.

11. Brush with melted butter.

12. Fry until golden brown about 2-3 mins.

13. Drain on paper towel & let cool.

14. Eat & enjoy!

This is the recipe I used to make these fire Jamaican Beef Patties. Super tasty definitely add this to your rotation!

Chef Lonnie.G

I am Chef Lonnie.G I have been Vegan for 5 years & been building my chef brand since 2019. I have always had a love for cooking & baking ever since I was a young teenager. I have Carribean roots & alot of meals are inspired by what I ate growing up & the different places I have traveled through out my life. I’m always looking to expand, experiment, & teach new ways on how to expand our palates & still eat healthy meals. I have a variety services I offer such as Meal Prep, Private Chef, Virtual Cooking Classes.

Want a new dinner recipe? Check out our Paprika Roasted Cauliflower!

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Paprika Roasted Cauliflower

Great for the fall time & a way to use leftover veggies.

Recently crafted this recipe at work & it was super fire. Loved the simplicity & how tasty it is.

Super simple recipe one you definitely want to add to your culinary bag. You gonna love it.

Serving Size

Serves 2 People

Double or Triple recipe for more servings

Cooking Time

Prep 10 minutes

Cook 20 Minutes

Recipe

1 head of cauliflower

1/2 cup of grape tomatoes

5-6 sweet peppers

3 tablespoons of paprika

2 tablespoons of olive oil

1/2 tablespoon of sea salt

1/2 tablespoon onion powder

1/4 cup sliced onions

sprinkle of parsley

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

2. Cut cauliflower in to thick pieces.

3. Take the grape tomatoes, sweet peppers & cauliflower & add them to a baking pan.

4. Drizzle olive oil, paprika, sea salt, & onion powder.

5. Mix everything well so the veggies are well coated.

6. Bake for 20 minutes until veggies are soft but slightly firm.

7. Plate up & sprinkle chopped parsley on top.

8. Eat & enjoy.

This is the recipe I used to make these fire paprika roasted cauliflower. Super tasty definitely add this to your rotation!

Chef Lonnie.G

I am Chef Lonnie.G I have been Vegan for 5 years & been building my chef brand since 2019. I have always had a love for cooking & baking ever since I was a young teenager. I have Carribean roots & alot of meals are inspired by what I ate growing up & the different places I have traveled through out my life. I’m always looking to expand, experiment, & teach new ways on how to expand our palates & still eat healthy meals. I have a variety services I offer such as Meal Prep, Private Chef, Virtual Cooking Classes.

Want a new dinner recipe? Check out our curry lentil soup!

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Cozy Curry Lentil Soup

Its getting chilly out & this dish will definitely keep you cozy!!

Lentil soup is one of my all time favorite soups. I grew up on it heavy I remember my grandma use to make it alot when I was a kid. I love Curry so I remixed & did this updated version.

This dish is very simple to make & one you’ll always want to have in your rotation for this fall & winter season.

Serving Size

Serves 2-4 people

Double recipe for more servings

Cooking Time

Prep 10 minutes

Cook 30 minutes

Recipe

2 tablespoons of olive oil

1 yellow onion diced

4 cloves garlic of garlic minced

1 tablespoon of ginger minced

1 1/2 cup of lentils of choice I used (pre-steamed green lentils, red lentils are great as well it’ll make soup more creamy)

1 can of diced/crushed tomatoes

1 tablespoon of curry powder

4-6 cups of water

1/2 cup of coconut milk

1 tablespoon of cumin

1/2 tablespoon onion powder

1/2 tablespoon of salt

Instructions

1. Heat olive oil in a pot over medium heat.

2. Saute ginger, onions, & garlic until soft.

3. Add the curry powder & cook for 2 minutes.

4. Add the lentils stir & cook for 2 minutes.

5. Pour the diced tomatoes & add the water & salt. Stir well & make sure everything is well combined.

6. Bring the soup to a simmer & cook for 20 minutes until the lentils are veggies & lentils are tender.

7. Add the coconut milk & lower heat cook for another 10 minutes.

8. Take off heat & garnish with fresh chopped parsley.

9. Eat & enjoy!

This is the recipe I used to make this fire curry lentil soup. Super tasty definitely add this to your rotation!

Chef Lonnie.G

I am Chef Lonnie.G I have been Vegan for 5 years & been building my chef brand since 2019. I have always had a love for cooking & baking ever since I was a young teenager. I have Carribean roots & alot of meals are inspired by what I ate growing up & the different places I have traveled through out my life. I’m always looking to expand, experiment, & teach new ways on how to expand our palates & still eat healthy meals. I have a variety services I offer such as Meal Prep, Private Chef, Virtual Cooking Classes.

Want a new dinner recipe check out our mushroom risotto!

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Mushroom Fried Risotto

Super filling dish & very great taste with a variety of flavors. A unique simple dish for the cooler temperature weather.

This recipe is great for beginners. One you can easily master with a couple of attempts.

Serving Size

Serves 8-10 people

Double recipe for more servings

Half recipe for less servings

Cook Time

Prep 15 mins

Cook 15 mins

Recipe

4 cups of arborio rice

1 cup of sliced bell peppers

1 cup of diced carrots

1 cup of enoki mushrooms

1 cup of maitake mushrooms

1 cup of bella mushrooms

1/4 parsley & green onions

1 cup of yellow onions

2 cups of soy sauce (liquid amino’s is a good too)

1 tablespoon of minced garlic

1 tablespoon of salt

1 tablespoon of black pepper

1/2 cup of olive oil

Instructions

1. Heat a hot pan with with oil.

2. Bring water to a boil to cook the risotto rice.

3. Add rice & cook until firm but still soft.

4. Set rice aside once done.

5. In a hot pan add olive oil & sauté garlic. yellow onions, & carrots cook until soft.

6. Add bell peppers & mushrooms & cook until soft.

7. Add the cooked rice to the pan & stir everything well. Add soy sauce, seasonings.

8. Cook until rice has a slight crisp to it. Take off the heat, let cool & garnish with green onions.

9. Serve, eat & enjoy.

This is the recipe I used to make this fire mushroom fried risotto. Super tasty definitely add this to your rotation!

Chef Lonnie.G

I am Chef Lonnie.G I have been Vegan for 5 years & been building my chef brand since 2019. I have always had a love for cooking & baking ever since I was a young teenager. I have Carribean roots & alot of meals are inspired by what I ate growing up & the different places I have traveled through out my life. I’m always looking to expand, experiment, & teach new ways on how to expand our palates & still eat healthy meals. I have a variety services I offer such as Meal Prep, Private Chef, Virtual Cooking Classes.

Want a new dessert recipe check out our Peach Cobbler Cheesecake!

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Vegan Peach Cobbler Cheesecake

One of the most popular down south classic desserts.

I wanted to give my hand at this recipe & give it the Chef Lonnie.G treatment. I love cheesecake heavy & I knew it would pair well with a rich decadent peach cobbler.

This recipe is great for intermediate & expert bakers. Even if your new with baking this is still one you can learn to sharpen your skills.

Serving Size

Serves 4-6 people. Double recipe for more servings.

Cook Time

Prep 2 hrs

Cook 40 mins

Chill 2 hrs (overnight for more firm cheesecake)

Recipe

For the crust:

• ½ cup walnuts

• ½ cup almonds

• 1 cup pitted dates

¼ cup maple syrup

(I used a pre made crust)

For the Cheesecake Filling:

2 ½ cup raw cashews soaked

1 tablespoon lemon juice

⅓ cup almond milk

1 tablespoon of vanilla extract

¼ cup agave (maple syrup) is fine too

Peach Cobbler:

3 cups of sliced peaches (canned or fresh is fine)

1/2 cup ap flour

2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tablespoon of cinnamon

1/2 tablespoon of nutmeg

1 tsp salt

1 1/2 tablespoon of vanilla

1 1/2 cup of sugar

1 cup of almondmilk

1/2 cup of melted vegan butter

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

3. Blend soaked cashews, lemon juice, almond milk, vanilla extract, & agave until smooth for 3 mins.

4. Consistency should be smooth but not too thin. Pour the cheesecake mix into crust.

5. Freeze for 2 hrs to let set. (Overnight for a more firm cheesecake).

6. In a medium bowl whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, 1 cup of sugar. Set aside.

7. In a sauté pan add water, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, & sugar.

8. Add peaches & simmer on medium heat until they begin to caramelize.

9. Take the peaches off the heat.

10. In a baking dish add the melted butter. Then pour the cobbler batter on top.

11. Scoop the peaches on top of the cobbler batter. Bake for 40 mins on 350.

12. Let cobbler cool for 15-20 mins until room temp. Then scoop the cobbler on top of the cheesecake until completely covered.

13. Slice cheesecake, plate up & enjoy!

This is the recipe I used to make this Peach Cobbler Cheesecake. Add this to your weekly rotation!

Chef Lonnie.G

I am Chef Lonnie.G I have been Vegan for 5 years & been building my chef brand since 2019. I have always had a love for cooking & baking ever since I was a young teenager. I have Carribean roots & alot of meals are inspired by what I ate growing up & the different places I have traveled through out my life. I’m always looking to expand, experiment, & teach new ways on how to expand our palates & still eat healthy meals. I have a variety services I offer such as Meal Prep, Private Chef, Virtual Cooking Classes.

Want a new dinner recipe? Check out our Cilantro Lime Rice Special!

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Cilantro Lime Rice Special

Easy, quick, and delicious

I sauced up this new dish for a private chef client & I knew it was gonna be a hit. They loved it so much they literally were asking for more before they ate the other courses of their dinner !

This one is simple & great for intermediate culinarians. The immaculate taste will keep you coming back to make this every week!

Serving Size

Serves 2-4 people. Double recipe for more servings.

Cook Time

Prep 10 mins

Cook 30 mins

Recipe

3 cups of rice of choice (I used jasmine)

1 cup of diced red potatoes

1/4 cup of organic capers

1/4 cup of lime juice

2 tablespoons of cilantro (dried or freshly chopped is fine)

1/2 tablespoons of parsley

1/2 tablespoon of pink himalayan salt

1/2 tablespoons of old bay seasoning

2 tablespoons of garlic powder

sprinkle of black pepper

Instructions

1. Add rice to a pot of boiling water & cook on low heat for 15 mins until rice is firm yet fluffy.

2. Heat a pan/ skillet on medium heat.

3. Add grapeseed oil & potatoes.

4. Once potatoes start to brown a bit add the capers.

5. Sauté on medium heat until potatoes are slightly crispy. Add seasonings to the potatoes & take off the heat.

6. (Optional) whisk together vegan mayo, hot sauce, old bay seasoning, parsley, sprinkle of salt.

7. Plate up. Add the rice to plate, add sauce on plate, add the potatoes & capers on top of rice.

8. Eat & enjoy!

This is the recipe I used to make this Cilantro Lime Rice Special. Add this to your weekly rotation!


Chef Lonnie.G

I am Chef Lonnie.G I have been Vegan for 5 years & been building my chef brand since 2019. I have always had a love for cooking & baking ever since I was a young teenager. I have Carribean roots & alot of meals are inspired by what I ate growing up & the different places I have traveled through out my life. I’m always looking to expand, experiment, & teach new ways on how to expand our palates & still eat healthy meals. I have a variety services I offer such as Meal Prep, Private Chef, Virtual Cooking Classes.

Want a new dinner recipe? Check our classic chickpea curry!

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Classic Chickpea Curry

One of my favorite all time dishes.

This was like the first recipe I really mastered when I first went vegan. Since then I haven’t looked back.

Great recipe for beginner culinarians. Its very simple & super tasty. One that will be a go to recipe for you.

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Chef Lonnie.G

I am Chef Lonnie.G I have been Vegan for 5 years & been building my chef brand since 2019. I have always had a love for cooking & baking ever since I was a young teenager. I have Carribean roots & alot of meals are inspired by what I ate growing up & the different places I have traveled through out my life. I’m always looking to expand, experiment, & teach new ways on how to expand our palates & still eat healthy meals. I have a variety services I offer such as Meal Prep, Private Chef, Virtual Cooking Classes.

Want a new dinner recipe for the summer? Check out our BBQ Oyster Mushroom Sliders!

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BBQ Oyster Mushroom Sliders

Its the summer time & its always key to have vegan options for the bbq, cookout, kickback.

This recipe is the one.

This recipe is great for beginners. One your gonna keep making all summer.

Serving Size

Serves 4-6 people. Double recipe for more servings.

Cook Time

Prep 10 mins

Cook 15 mins

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Chef Lonnie.G

I am Chef Lonnie.G I have been Vegan for 5 years & been building my chef brand since 2019. I have always had a love for cooking & baking ever since I was a young teenager. I have Carribean roots & alot of meals are inspired by what I ate growing up & the different places I have traveled through out my life. I’m always looking to expand, experiment, & teach new ways on how to expand our palates & still eat healthy meals. I have a variety services I offer such as Meal Prep, Private Chef, Virtual Cooking Classes.

Want a new dessert? Check out our Vegan Banana Pudding!

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Vegan Banana Pudding

This is a down south classic.

A dessert I grew up on in my youth. So I had to create a vegan version. It came out so fire, y’all gonna love it.

This is a great recipe for intermediate culinarians & those wanting to master a simple recipe. One your family & friends will love this summer.

Serving Size

Serves up to 6-8 portions

Cook Time

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Refrigerate: 2-3 hours

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Chef Lonnie.G

I am Chef Lonnie.G I have been Vegan for 5 years & been building my chef brand since 2019. I have always had a love for cooking & baking ever since I was a young teenager. I have Carribean roots & alot of meals are inspired by what I ate growing up & the different places I have traveled through out my life. I’m always looking to expand, experiment, & teach new ways on how to expand our palates & still eat healthy meals. I have a variety services I offer such as Meal Prep, Private Chef, Virtual Cooking Classes.

Want a new lunch/ dinner recipe? Check out our curry chickpea lettuce wrap!

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Curry Chickpea Tuna Lettuce Wraps

Light, Flavorful, & Packed with Nutrients

We are in the heat of summer. Its the best time for more lighter meals that won’t weigh us down but still filling & packed with all the essentials. I took my fire chickpea tuna recipe & transformed it into a new masterpiece for this season.

This is a great recipe for beginner culinarians & those wanting to master a simple recipe. One your family & friends will love this summer.

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Chef Lonnie.G

I am Chef Lonnie.G I have been Vegan for 5 years & been building my chef brand since 2019. I have always had a love for cooking & baking ever since I was a young teenager. I have Carribean roots & alot of meals are inspired by what I ate growing up & the different places I have traveled through out my life. I’m always looking to expand, experiment, & teach new ways on how to expand our palates & still eat healthy meals. I have a variety services I offer such as Meal Prep, Private Chef, Virtual Cooking Classes.

Looking for a new savory dinner recipe check out our eggplant lasagna!