Vegan Peach Cobbler Cheesecake

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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!

Cilantro Lime Rice Special

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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!

Classic Chickpea Curry

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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!

Vegan Banana Pudding

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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!

Elegant Vegan Eggplant Lasagna

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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. Its super fire & simple to make!!

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!

Decadent Chocolate Vegan Ice Cream

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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!

Rich Vegan Rasta Pasta

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I always have been an avid pasta lover. Over the past two years this has easily become a top three favorite. Deeply embedded in my Jamaican roots, I’ll always vouch for this one.

This is an intermediate level recipe, great dinner recipe for those who want to add a new meal to their culinary bag. This one is definitely a hit!

Serving Size

Serves 4 double recipe for more servings.

Cook Time

Prep 15 mins

Cook 20 mins

Recipe

2 cups of bell peppers sliced ( I used red, yellow & green)

1 cup of plant based sausage sliced in thick pieces

1/2 cup of chopped yellow onions

1/2 tbs of minced garlic

1/2 tbs of wet jerk seasoning

1/2 cup of chopped bella mushrooms

1 jar of coconut milk

1 box of penne pasta

2 tbs of grapeseed oil

1/2 cup of nutritional yeast

1/2 tbs of curry powder

seasoning blend (parsley, himalayan salt, black pepper, paprika, old bay seasoning 1/2 tbs of each)

Instructions

1. Sauté onions & garlic until translucent.

2. Add curry powder & mushrooms, sauté until curry is cooked & fragrant (important since its a raw spice).

3. Add pasta to boiling water & cook for 10 mins until al dente (pasta should have a slight firmness but not too soft).

4. Add bell peppers, jerk seasoning & plant based sausage to pan. Saute 4-5 mins. Veggies should be soft but & sausage tender.

5. Add coconut milk to pan & let simmer on low heat for 5-7 mins.

6. Once the sauce has thickened, add nutritional yeast & seasonings at the end.

7. Stir everything thoroughly & add in pasta.

8. (Optional) Roast asparagus in oven & serve with the pasta.

9. Plate up eat & enjoy!

This is the recipe I used to make this Rich Rasta Pasta. 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 snack or appetizer? Check out our Vegan Spinach Empanadas!

Savory Vegan Spinach Empanadas

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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!

Miami Mango Sorbet

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Spring is here, its warming up outside & its one of the best times of the year its mango season! Mangoes are my favorite fruit & they are very versatile.

One of my more simpler recipes, anyone can make this. Great for beginners to learn & add a new recipe to your bag.

Serving Size

Serves 4 people double recipe for more servings.

Cook Time

Prep 15 mins

Cook 2 hrs

Recipe

4 cups of frozen mangoes

1 tablespoon of agave nectar

1/4 cup of lemon juice

1/4 cup of spring water

fresh mint leaves

sprinkle of tajin (optional)

Instructions

1. Add frozen mangoes to blender.

2. Add in agave, water, lemon juice.

3. Blend for 2-3 mins until smooth but slightly thick.

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

5. Remove sorbet from freezer & serve in a bowl. Top with fresh mint for the presentation & tajin for an extra kick!

6. Eat & enjoy!

This is the recipe I used to make this immaculate Miami Mango Sorbet. Refreshing & healthy. 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 Vegan Crab Cakes!

Vegan Crab Cakes

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Before I started eating more plant based I did enjoy some seafood like crab, lobster, salmon. However through my experimenting in the lab I’ve learned some ways to recreate some of my old favs.

These crab cakes are an intermediate level recipe. So great for those who have some experience & want to whip up something new. I’m always amazed at how well they come out!

Serving Size

Serves 4 people double recipe for more servings.

Cook Time

Prep 30 mins

Cook 15 mins

Recipe

CRAB CAKES

2-14 OZ CANS WHOLE HEARTS OF PALM DRAINED

1/4 CUP OF GREEN ONION MINCED

1/2 CUP RED BELL PEPPER DICED

1 SHALLOT DICED

2-3 GARLIC CLOVES MINCED

1 TBS OLD BAY SEASONING

1 1/2 CUPS PANKO BREAD CRUMBS

1 CUP ALL PURPOSE FLOUR

REMOULADE SAUCE

3/4 CUP VEGAN MAYONNAISE

1/4 CUP KETCHUP

1/2 TBS DILL SEASONING

1/2 TBS OLD BAY SEASONING

BLACK PEPPER

HIMALAYAN PINK SALT

Instructions

Crab Cakes

1. Chop all veggies: shallots, peppers, garlic set aside.

2. Rough chop palm of hearts into small pieces. Set aside in a bowl.

3. In oil sauté shallots & then add hearts of palm.

4. Add veggies & sauté for 5 mins. Add old bay seasoning, dill, cumin, salt & pepper.

5. Once everything is well mixed take the mixture off the fire & let chill in a bowl until cool. ( I put mine in freezer for 15-20 mins until set.)

6. Take out crab cakes & sprinkle a bit of flour & mix well.

7. Pour the panko breadcrumbs & flour into bowls.

8. Form the palm of hearts into crab cakes & coat in flour & breadcrumbs.

9. Fry crab cakes until crispy brown on each side about 4-6 minutes in a hot sauté pan.

10. Drain on a paper towel & serve with remoulade sauce & veggies (I choose roasted asparagus).

Remoulade Sauce

1. In a small bowl whisk together mayo, ketchup, old bay seasoning, dill weed, black pepper, himalayan salt.

2. Serve with crab cakes on plate or have it on sauce.