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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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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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Elegant Vegan Eggplant Lasagna

Super fire & simple to make!!

Today is my born day & I wanted to give y’all one of my favorite go to dishes I mastered at 24 & my clients have been loving it.

Great recipe for beginner culinarians & one that you & your friends & relatives will love this summer.

Serving Size

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

Cook Time

Prep 30 mins

Cook 30 mins

Recipe

1 eggplant sliced in 1 inch 10-12 slices

3 cups of tomato pasta sauce

2 cups of vegan cheese (I used a blend of smoked gouda, cheddar, & mozzarella)

1 cup of vegan ricotta cheese

6 pieces of asparagus (optional side item)

grapeseed oil

black pepper

old bay seasoning

garlic powder

salt

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees

2. In a hot pan with grapeseed oil sauté eggplant slices until cooked on each side.

3. In a baking pan spread 1/2 cup of sauce on the bottom of the pan.

4. Add the sautéed eggplant to the bottom ( 9-10 pieces is good).

5. In a small bowl mix the ricotta cheese with 1/4 cup of cheese blend with: black pepper, garlic powder, salt & old bay seasoning.

6. Add ricotta mix on top of the eggplant & smooth it out well.

7. Sprinkle more cheese on top.

8. Add another layer of the eggplant on top of the cheese layer.

9. Spoon more tomato sauce on top of the last eggplant layer.

10. Sprinkle the remaining amount of cheese on top.

11. Sprinkle a bit of black pepper, parsley, garlic powder on top.

12. Bake in the oven for 25 mins.

13. Sauté asparagus in a hot pan & add seasonings.

14. Plate the eggplant lasagna & pair with roasted asparagus.

15. Eat & enjoy!

This is the recipe I used to make this Elegant Eggplant Lasagna. 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 Vegan dinner recipe? Check out our Vegan Lobster Mac & Cheese!

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Decadent Chocolate Vegan Ice Cream

Classic Summer Dessert Turned Vegan

I’m back again with another classic. Summer is right around corner its getting hot. I wanted to share a new recipe that I’ve been working on. My dessert bag is getting deeper & yours will too.

This is a simple recipe, great for beginners. Super tasty & one that you’ll want to make over & over.

Serving Size

Serves 6 people double recipe for more servings.

Cook Time

Prep 10 mins

Blend 2-3 mins

Freeze 3-6hrs to serve immediately (or overnight)

Recipe

5 frozen bananas

1/4 cup coconut milk

1/4 cup of cocoa powder

1/2 tablespoon of agave nectar

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Instructions

1. Place frozen bananas, cocoa powder, coconut milk, & agave into a food processor or high-speed blender.

2. Blend on high until it reaches a smooth consistency, 1-2 mins.

3. Pour into a loaf pan & let freeze until firm. 1-2 hours is best for quick serving. (Freeze overnight for a more solid ice cream.)

4. Serve with vegan chocolate wafer crisps & sprinkle of cocoa powder for extra presentation, eat & enjoy.

This is the recipe I used to make this Decadent Chocolate Ice Cream. 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 Vegan dinner recipe? Check out our Rich Vegan Rasta Pasta!

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Savory Vegan Spinach Empanadas

One of my favorite hand held foods.

Empanadas are a staple in many cultures across the world. You can fill them & serve them so many ways. Miami really exposed me to the different varieties of these. Many small Mom & Pop shops have these & they taste immaculate. I wanted to recreate my own version!

This a simple recipe that most people with cooking experience can make. You won’t be able to get enough of these, a must have in your recipe bag!

Serving Size

Serves 6 double recipe for more servings.

Cook Time

Prep 30 mins

Cook 20 mins

Recipe

6 empanada doughs

4 cups of spinach

1 cup of mushroom

3 cloves of garlic minced

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1/2 teaspoon salt

sprinkle of parsley for presentation

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1 tablespoon vegan butter (melted)

1 cup of vegan cheese (mozzarella is what I used)

1/3 cup of all purpose flour

1 tablespoon of grapeseed oil

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

3. Sauté garlic & mushrooms in grape seed oil until fragrant & soft.

4. Add in spinach & cook until spinach is thoroughly sautéed.

5. Add spinach to a bowl & mix in the vegan cheese. Add seasonings in to the spinach & set aside.

6. Flour a cutting board or smooth surface & lightly flour empanadas on each side.

7. Scoop 1 1/2 tablespoons of spinach mixture into the empanada.

8. Fold empanada in half & press the edges with a fork to seal it.

9. Place the empanadas on a sheet tray with parchment & lightly brush with vegan butter.

10. Bake for 15 mins on 375. Let cool for 10 mins.

11. Plate up eat & enjoy!

This is the recipe I used to make these tasty Savory Spinach Empanadas. 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 dessert? Check out our Miami Mango Sorbet!

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VEGAN JAMAICAN JERK BBQ WINGS

Growing up I always loved wings, you can’t go wrong with any flavor like buffalo, lemon pepper, or teriyaki. But something about the jerk ones that always stood out. Maybe its my Jamaican roots but all I know is they fire!

This is a great recipe for intermediate level culinarians. Not too advanced but simple enough to master with a few attempts. Highly recommend this one, your friends & fam gonna love it.

This is a great recipe for intermediate level culinarians. Not too advanced but simple enough to master with a few attempts. Highly recommend this one, your friends & fam gonna love it.

Serving Size

Serves 2 people, double recipe for more servings.

Cook Time

Prep 15 mins

Cook 15 mins

Recipe

1 pack of oyster mushrooms

1 cup of jerk bbq sauce

1 1/2 cup of flour

1 cup of grape seed oil

1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar

1/4 cup of agave nectar

1 tbs of garlic salt

1/2 tbs of cumin

1 tbs of old bay seasoning

1 tbs of jerk seasoning

2 tsp of black pepper

Instructions

1. Mix the flour & seasonings all together in small bowl.

2. Whisk almond milk & apple cider vinegar together & set aside.

3. Slice the oyster mushroom into thick pieces & set aside in a bowl.

4. Heat a pan & add grape seed oil till temperature is 375 degrees, (the hotter the oil the more crispier the texture).

5. Dip the mushrooms in the wet batter than the dry flour mix, then repeat it again.

6. Fry mushrooms on both sides until they are brown & crispy on each side.

7. Mix jerk bbq sauce, agave, seasonings, into a large bowl.

8. Toss mushrooms in the sauce until well coated.

9. Plate up the wings & top with fresh green onions & sprinkle of old bay seasoning. Eat & enjoy!

This is the recipe I used to make these fire Jerk BBQ Wings. Super tasty & simple to make. 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 an easy filling lunch or dinner? Check out out plant based buddha bowl!

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Blessed Buddha Bowl

I believe when transitioning to a more plant based diet, its best to have easy recipes on deck that you can cook up & not have to be stressed on what to eat. This bowl is super clutch for that.

Bowls are versatile & you can mix/match to your liking. Great source of plantbased protein, fiber & will have your energy levels high. A great recipe for beginner culinarians.

Serving Size

Serves 2 people, double recipe for more servings

Cook Time

Prep 15 minutes

Cook 20 minutes

Recipe

3 cups of pre-cooked brown rice

1 ripe avocado

1 ripe plantain

1 yellow squash

1 zucchini squash

1/2 cup of cooked black beans

1/2 cup olive oil

1 tsp of black sesame seeds (regular works as well)

1/4 cup of buffalo sauce

1 tbs of garlic salt

1/2 tbs black pepper

1/2 tbs of cumin

sprinkle of parsley

1/2 tbs of old bay seasoning

Instructions

1. Cook brown rice until done & set aside in a bowl.

2. Slice & fry plantains until soft but slightly crisp. Season with garlic salt.

3. Diced the zucchini & squash into small pieces & place on a sheet tray. Drizzle with olive oil. Season with garlic salt, black pepper, cumin, old bay seasoning.

4. Roast the veggies in oven on 400 degrees for 15 mins, or until soft but firm.

5. Add the cooked black beans to a small bowl & add garlic salt, black pepper, old bay seasoning, parsley mix well, set aside.

6. Add brown rice to a bowl, then add the roasted veggies, next add black beans, then the fried plantains.

7. Slice fresh avocado & add to the bowl. Drizzle the buffalo sauce on top, then sprinkle black sesame seeds & add a touch of parsley & old bay seasoning for color. Eat & enjoy!

This is the recipe I used to make this fire Buddha Bowl. Super tasty & simple to make. 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 an easy breakfast recipe? Check out our Simple Super Food Smoothie!

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Cheeseless Queso Dip

It’s Super Bowl Sunday coming up & I wanted to create a simple recipe that anyone could make for game day. I always loved a good chips & dip recipe, you can’t go wrong with this one.

The best part about this recipe is it takes minimal ingredients & it takes less 30 minutes total. Great for beginner culinarians & those looking to master something easy.

Serving Size

Serve’s 4 people double or triple the recipe for bigger servings.

Cook Time

Prep 10 minutes

Cook 10 minutes

Recipe

3/4 cup of cashews

1/2 cup of nutritional yeast

1 cup of chunky salsa

1 clove of garlic

1/4 tsp of garlic powder

1/4 tsp of pink himalayan salt

1/4 tsp of turmeric

1 1/2 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1 1/4 cup of almond milk (any plant based milk will do)

1 bag of tortilla chips of choice ( I used blue corn)

Instructions

1. Pour cashews, nutritional yeast, garlic, garlic powder, turmeric, salt, apple cider vinegar, almond milk in a blender.

2. Blend until in a thick liquid consistency 3-5 mins.

3. Add queso to a pot & heat on medium heat. Add salsa & mix thoroughly.

4. Once queso is hot, take off the fire & add to a bowl.

5. Serve with tortilla chips of choice, eat & enjoy!