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Roasted Garlic Parmesan Green Beans

I’m always an advocate for eating your veggies & this combination I created is so fire! I usually like asparagus as my consistent side dish but green beans just as valid. This dish is one you definitely want to have in your rotation!

Serving Size

Serves 4 double for more servings.

Cooking Time

Prep 10 mins

Cook 30 mins

Recipe

2 bags of green beans (washed)

1/2 cup of vegan parmesan

1/4 cup of vegan butter

2 tablespoons of minced garlic

1 tablespoon of italian seasoning

1 tablespoon of chopped parsley

1/2 tablespoon of black pepper

1 tablespoon of garlic salt

(optional):

1 pack of plant based steak of choice

1/2 cup of bbq sauce of choice

1 cup of quinoa

1/2 tablespoon of italian seasoning, parsley, garlic salt, black pepper

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

2. In a medium sized bowl add the green beans, minced garlic, seasonings, vegan butter & vegan parmesan.

3. Thoroughly mix all the ingredients together so the green beans are well coated.

4. On a sheet tray or baking pan add the green beans to it. Space them out well enough so they cook evenly.

5. Bake for 20 mins.

6. Once done set aside & add a sprinkle of fresh parsley & more parmesan on top.

7. (Optional) for the Korean BBQ Steak, pour the sauce in a sauté pan on medium heat, then add the steak to it.

8. Cook steak in the sauce until it thickens & is hot. Remove from the heat

9. For the herbed quinoa, boil 2 1/2 cups of water & add quinoa & let it cook 10-12 mins until fluffy but not mushy.

10. Plate up a dish with the quinoa, Korean bbq steak, & herbed quinoa. Sprinkle a bit of parsley on top for presentation.

11. Eat & enjoy!

This is the recipe I used to make these Garlic Parmesan Green Beans. Add this to your dinner 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 Jerk Chickpeas!

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Miami Mango Smoothie

Great for breakfast & even after a workout!

This is a simple recipe one anyone can make. I love starting the day with a refreshing smoothie. Having more fruit in your diet always will be a W. No better feeling then being energized & charged up to start the day.

Serving Size

Serves 1, double or triple recipe for more servings

Cooking Time

Prep 10 mins

Cook 5 mins

Recipe

1 mason jar

2 cups total of frozen mango, peaches, & pineapple

1/2 fresh mango diced in pieces

a few fresh sliced strawberries for topping

1/2 cup of maca powder

1/4 cup of chia seeds

1 cup of orange juice

Instructions

1. Add all the ingredients to the blender.

2. Blend until smooth consistency. (If its too thick for your liking add a bit more OJ to thin it out).

3. Pour smoothie into a mason jar.

4. Add the diced mangoes & sliced strawberries to the top. Sprinkle chia seeds on top.

5. Serve & drink up!

This is the recipe I used to make this Miami Mango Smoothie. Add this to your breakfast 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 breakfast recipe? Check out our apple pie overnight oats!

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Apple Pie Overnight Oats

Great for breakfast & even after a workout!

Its a new year 2023! In 2022 I created a lot of great recipes & really expanded on my creativity! This year we gonna turn it up even more. I love a good breakfast to start the day. You can never go wrong with oats & fruit! This is a simple recipe that anyone can make.

Serving Size

Serves 2 people

Double recipe for more servings

Cooking Time

Prep 15 mins

Cook 10 mins

Recipe

1 mason jar

1/2 cup of old fashioned oats

1 whole apple diced in small pieces

3/4 cup of almond milk or (plant based milk of choice)

1/4 cup of chia seeds

1/4 cup of dairy free yogurt (I used coconut milk)

2 tablespoons of agave nectar (maple syrup works well too)

1 graham cracker for topping (optional)

1 cinnamon stick for topping

1 tablespoon of cinnamon

1/2 tablespoon of vegan butter

Instructions

1. In a hot pan sauté the apples in a lil vegan butter.

2. Add the cinnamon & agave to the apples. Stir consistently until thoroughly combined & apples are caramelized.

3. Take off heat & set aside.

4. In a mason jar add the oats, almond milk, yogurt, half of the caramelized apples (the other half will be used for the topping) & chia seeds.

5. Set in fridge to chill over night. (If eating sooner 1-2 hrs is fine.)

6. Take oats out of fridge & top with remaining apples, one cinnamon stick, a sprinkle of cinnamon.

7. Eat & enjoy!

This is the recipe I used to make this fire Apple Pie Overnight Oats very 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? Checkout our Veggie Lo Mein Noodles!

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Veggie Lo Mein

Asian cuisine has always been one of my favorites.

Outside of the classics like fried rice & spring rolls the lo mein noodles always hit. So you know I had to put my own sauce on it. The Chef Lonnie.G way.

This is a simple recipe that anyone can make.

Serving Size

Serves 4 people

Double recipe for more servings

Cooking Time

Prep 30 minutes

Cook 20 minutes

Recipe

1 head of broccoli chopped

1/2 cup of sliced red bell peppers

1/2 cup of sliced bella mushrooms

1/2 cup of sliced yellow onions

2 cloves of garlic minced

1 pack of lo mein noodles

1/4 cup of liquid aminos or (soy sauce)

1 cup of stir fry sauce

1 tablespoon of olive oil (sesame oil for more flavor)

1/2 tablespoon of garlic powder

1/2 tablespoon of parsley

Instructions

1. Bring water to a boil for lo mein noodles to cook.

2. Sauté onions & garlic in oil until soft.

3. Add the mushrooms, broccoli, peppers, to the pan & sauté for 3 mins until soft.

4. Drop the noodles in the water & cook for 4 mins until soft yet slightly firm.

5. Add the liquid aminos to the veggies & seasoning’s.

6. Drain the noodles & add them to veggies. Add the stir fry sauce & mix everything well.

7. Sprinkle a bit of parsley on top & take off the heat.

8. Plate up & serve with spring rolls on the side with chopsticks (if you want).

9. Eat & enjoy.

This is the recipe I used to make this fire Lo Mein Noodles very 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 snack recipe? Check out our Jamaican Beef Patties!

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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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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 Snickers Ice Cream Bars

Snickers Ice Cream but on a different level

Fun fact I used to want to be a pastry chef before I decided to be a private chef. I always had a love for creating fire desserts since high school. Snicker bars were one of my favs growing up.

This is an intermediate/advanced recipe for my true culinarians. It may take a few attempts. But I promise you its worth it. You & your family & friends gonna go crazy over it.

Serving Size

Serves 6 people at 2 bars per person. Double the recipe for more servings.

Cook Time

Prep 2 hrs

Cook 12 hrs

Recipe

For the Ice Cream Layer

1/3 cup of agave nectar

2/3 cup coconut milk

1 tsp of vanilla

2 cups of soaked raw cashews

For the Caramel Layer

3/4 cup of pitted medjool dates soaked in hot water

1/4 cup of coconut oil

1/2 tsp himalayan pink salt

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1/4 cup of water

1/4 cup of roasted cashews

1/4 cup of tahini ( peanut butter or almond butter works fine)

For the Chocolate Layer

4 cups of dark chocolate melted

1/2 cup of coconut oil

Instructions

1. Soak cashews in hot water for 1 hour. Drain cashews & add to blender. Add coconut milk, agave, vanilla.

2. Blend for 5 mins until it has a smooth creamy consistency.

3. Pour ice cream until a loaf pan lined with parchment paper. Set aside in freezer.

4. Soak dates in hot water for 30 mins. Add the dates, coconut oil, vanilla, peanut butter, himalayan salt, water into blender. This is the caramel layer.

5. Blend the caramel until it is a creamy paste for 3-5 mins.

6. Spread the caramel evenly on top of the ice cream base.

7. Top the caramel layer with the roasted cashews.

8. Freeze the ice cream over night. 12 hours minimum, until it is solid.

9. Remove the ice cream from the parchment paper. Cut into 6 bars, then cut those 6 in half. You’ll have 12 bars.

10. Melt dark chocolate in a bowl & place the snicker bars on a cooling rack. Coat the bars on all sides with the chocolate. (Dipping the bars in the chocolate 1 by 1 helps as well.)

11. Plate up & sprinkle with cocoa powder for extra presentation, eat & enjoy! (These can last up to 2 weeks frozen. Store in a air tight container.)

This is the recipe I used to make these fire Snickers Ice Cream Bars. Super decadent & tasty. 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 Jamaican Jerk BBQ Wings!

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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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Simple Superfood Smoothie

Smoothie’s have been my go to for awhile, especially for breakfast. Its a great way to start the day with something light & not heavy on the body. A great way to intake fruits & veggies.

You can do multiple variations of smoothies, mixing & using different ingredients. These are great for beginner culinarians, because they are very simple & take a short amount of time.

Serving Size

Serves 2 people, double recipe for more servings.

Cook Time

Prep 10 minutes

Cook 5 mins

Recipe

1/4 cup frozen mangoes

1 frozen banana in half

1/2 cup frozen berries

1/2 cup of orange juice

a handful of pitted dates

1/2 cup of plant-based protein powder

1 tbs of agave nectar

1/2 tbs of cinnamon

1/4 cup of chia seeds

Instructions

1. Add frozen fruit to the blender.

2. Add dates, protein powder, cinnamon, chia seeds & orange juice.

3. Blend together until smooth but slightly thick.

4. Pour into a mason jar or cup of choice, drink & enjoy!

This is the recipe to make this dope Superfood Smoothie. Packed with antioxidants, protein, fiber, everything you need to keep your immune system on point. 10/10 add this to your culinary bag.

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 fresh new salad recipe? Check out our Supreme Salad!