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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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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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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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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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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!

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Supreme Plant Based Salad

I personally loved salads growing up but I got tired of them afterwhile, especially when I went vegan. Those kale salads always were my go to & I decided to recreate it with some of my fav ingredients.

Salads don’t have to be just boring greens with dressing. You can elevate it & add ingredients to spice it up & give it some flavor. This recipe is great for beginner culinarians & those who need more transitional meals.

Serving Size

Serves 4 people, double recipe for more servings.

Cook Time

Prep 20 minutes

Cook 15 minutes

Recipe

3 cups of freshly washed kale

1 can of chickpeas drained

1/2 tbs of olive oil

1 tbs of grape seed oil

1 ripe plantain

1 roma tomato (any tomato will do)

1/2 tbs of jerk seasoning

1/4 tbs of curry powder

1/3 cup of italian dressing

1 ripe avocado

1/2 tbs black pepper

1/2 tbs sea salt

1/2 tbs old bay seasoning

Instructions

1. Wash & drain your kale, set aside in a bowl.

2. Pour the olive oil into kale & massage thoroughly until well mixed. Add a pinch of salt. Set aside.

3. Slice your plantains into 1 inch pieces & fry until golden brown in grape seed oil. Set aside.

4. In a hot pan with oil add the jerk seasoning, curry powder & chickpeas. Sauté until the chickpeas are soft. Then remove from fire & add black pepper & a bit of old bay seasoning. Set aside.

5. Dice tomatoes in small pieces set aside in a bowl.

6. Add the italian dressing to the kale & mix until thoroughly combined.

7. Chop dates up into small pieces. Slice avocado into medium pieces & set aside.

8. Build the salad, starting with the kale in the bowl, add tomatoes, plantains, avocado, dates. Sprinkle a bit of old bay on top & drizzle more dressing for presentation. Eat & enjoy!

This is the recipe to make this fire supreme salad. Super simple & versatile with a variety of flavors. Great for after a workout or appetizer before dinner. Add this to your culinary bag! 10/10

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 idea? Check out our Healthful Hummus!

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Homemade Healthful Hummus

Mediterranean food always been one of my favorite cuisines. Especially hummus since its so versatile & super tasty. Definitely top tier eats.

Hummus is made with chickpeas, which are high in plant based protein & a great source of fiber. I recommend this recipe for new beginner culinarians. Not many ingredients & you can pair this & use it as a base for other dishes.

Serving Size

Serves 4 people, double recipe for more servings.

Cook Time

Prep 10 minutes

Cook 10 minutes

Recipe

2 cans of chickpeas rinsed

1 1/2 tbs of lemon juice

1 clove of fresh garlic

2 tbs of olive oil

1/4 tsp of pink himalayan salt

1/4 tsp of black pepper

1/2 tsp of old bay seasoning

1/4 tsp of paprika

1/4 tsp of parsley flakes

2 slices of pita bread

Instructions

1. Pour chickpeas with a bit of the liquid into a blender.

2. Add lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, old bay seasoning.

3. Blend until its a thick but creamy consistency. 3-4 mins.

4. Pour into a bowl & refrigerate until chilled, (1-2 hrs if serving immediately) overnight.

5. Drizzle more olive oil on top with paprika & parsley.

6. Plate with pita chips, eat & serve!

This is the recipe to make this fire hummus. Amazing as a dip, great as a spread for avocado toast or to use on sandwiches. Super tasty, an easy 10/10.

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 idea? Check out our Cheeseless Queso dip!

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Vegan Fire Fettuccine Alfredo

As an avid pasta lover, Alfredo been one of my fav’s since day one. Its just a certified classic a timeless dish. One of the best pasta dishes & always will be a go to for me.

I would say Alfredo is a great starting point for beginner culinarians who’s looking to master a simple recipe. You can build on top of your knowledge of this dish & do different variations as well. A great add to your culinary rotation.

Serving Size

Serve’s 4 people. Double the recipe to make more.

Cook Time

Prep 15 mins

Cook 15 mins

Recipe

1 pack of fettuccine pasta

1 can of coconut milk

1/2 cup of chopped yellow onions

1 tbsp of garlic chopped

1/2 cup of nutritional yeast

1/2 cup of vegan mozzarella cheese

1/4 cup of shiitake mushrooms sliced

1/2 tbsp of garlic powder

1/2 tbsp himalayan pink salt

1 tsp of old bay seasoning

1/2 tbsp of parsley

1 cup of grape seed oil

Instructions

1. Boil a pot of water for the pasta, sprinkle salt & grape seed oil.

2. Chop onions & garlic & set aside. Slice shiitake mushrooms & set aside.

3. Heat a sauté pan with grape seed oil. Sauté the onions & garlic until translucent. Add pasta to boiling water & cook for 10-12 mins.

4. Add the coconut milk, nutritional yeast & vegan mozzarella. Turn fire to low heat, let the sauce thicken while stirring consistently.

5. Drain water from pasta, the pasta should be “al dente” slightly firm but not too soft or mushy.

6. Add the pasta & a bit of the pasta water to the alfredo sauce.

7. Stir the pasta & sauce well together. It should have a creamy consistency. Add seasonings, salt & pepper.

8. In small pan sauté the shiitake mushrooms with a bit of oil until cooked evenly but not crispy. Add seasonings, salt, & pepper.

9. Plate the alfredo & top the pasta with the mushrooms. (Sprinkle parsley on top for extra decoration.)

10. Eat & enjoy!

This is the recipe to make this fire fettuccine alfredo. Add this to your culinary bag! Serve with a nice glass of champagne or white wine. Great for a dinner date or chill gathering with friends.

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 tasty dinner option? Check out our walnut meat taco’s.