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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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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Oven Roasted Veggies

It’s getting alot colder out in most places around the world. This is one of the best recipes for this weather. A great way to utilize root vegetables & eat them in a tasty way.

This was one of the first dishes I made when I first switched to eating a more plant based diet. I needed simple easy recipes that didn’t take much time. Ever since then this one has been in my consistent rotation. It checks all boxes for flavor, texture, nutrients, & simplicity.

Serving Size

Serves 4 To increase the amount double the amount of veggies.

Cook Time

Prep 15 mins

Cook 20 mins

Recipe

1/2 eggplant diced in small pieces

1 red potato diced in small pieces

1/2 yellow squash diced in small pieces

1/2 zucchini squash diced in small pieces

1 bunch of asparagus sliced in half

1/3 cup of grapeseed oil

1/2 tablespoon of garlic powder

1/3 tablespoon of sea salt

1/2 tablespoon of old bay seasoning

1/2 tablespoon of italian seasoning

1/4 tablespoon of parsley

1/4 tablespoon black pepper

15 mins

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit

2. Dice/chop all the veggies & place them on a baking sheet.

3. Drizzle the grape seed oil on top of the veggies. Make sure its coated evenly.

4. Add all the seasonings to the veggies. Make sure its coated evenly.

5. Place veggies in oven & bake for 20 mins until the veggies are soft but slightly firm.

6. Take out the oven plate, them up, eat & enjoy!

This is the step by step tutorial on how to make these savory oven roasted veggies. Nutrients packed, & hearty, perfect for the winter. Add this to your rotation!

Chef Lonnie.G

I am Chef Lonnie.G I have been Vegan for 4 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.

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Chickpea Tuna Sandwich

A new found favorite of mine since last year. One of the best go to recipes when you need a quick lunch. Minimal ingredients, but a lot of flavor & great source of plant-based protein & nutrients.

Growing up I use to love eating tuna especially on sandwiches & in wraps, it was one of the easiest things to make. This plant-based version is just as tasty if not better. The texture is on point as well & very similar to the real thing. Great recipe for beginner culinarians.

Serving Size

Serves 4 total. To increase the amount, add more toasted bread & the other toppings for the sandwich.

Cook Time

Prep 15 mins

Cook Time 15 Mins

Recipe

1 can of chickpeas

2 slices of whole grain bread

1/4 cup of diced red onions

1 whole tomato sliced in 1 inch pieces

1/2 cup of diced celery

1/4 cup of rough chopped parsley

1/2 cup of vegan mayonnaise

1/4 cup of nutritional yeast

1/2 tablespoon of garlic powder

1/2 tablespoon of salt

1/2 tablespoon of black pepper

1/4 tablespoon of oregano

1/2 head of romain lettuce sliced

1 tablespoon of hummus

handful of plantain chips (optional)

15 minutes

Instructions

1. Toast whole grain bread & set aside.

2. Drain the liquid from canned chickpeas & place in a bowl.

3. Mash chickpeas with a fork until it has a thick creamy consistency. (You can also put them in a food processor & get the same result).

4. Rough chop parsley & add it to the bowl with chickpeas.

5. Dice the red onions & add to the bowl.

6. Dice the celery & add to the bowl.

7. Add in the vegan mayo to the bowl.

8. Mix everything until well combined.

9. Add the nutritional yeast & the seasonings to the chickpea tuna. Mix well.

10. Slice tomatoes in 1 inch slices & set aside.

11. Cut romaine lettuce & set aside.

12. Spread the hummus on to the toasted bread.

13. Build the sandwich: add the lettuce, tomato, chickpea tuna & close the sandwich.

14. Serve with plantain chips or your chips of choice. Eat & enjoy!

This is the step by step tutorial on how to make the Chickpea Tuna Sandwich. Very simple & anyone can do it! Can’t wait to see how y’all enjoy this.

Chef Lonnie.G

I am Chef Lonnie.G I have been Vegan for 4 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.

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Ital Caribbean Bowl Recipe

Jerk Black Bean Stew with Sticky Quinoa, Garlic Roasted Cabbage, Massaged kale with Mango Raspberry dressing, with Cinnamon Baked Plantain

Ingredients

Serving Size: 2

Cooktime: 30 min

Multiply ingredients by 2 or 3, depending on how many servings you are cooking

Stew

2 cups cooked black beans, or 1 can
Half cup onion, chopped
Half of one yellow bell pepper, chopped
Quarter cup carrot, finely chopped
Quarter cup celery, finely chopped
Thumb of ginger, minced
Tablespoon garlic, minced
Quarter cup green onions, chopped
Half of a scotch bonnet, finely chopped
2 tablespoons avocado oil
2 tablespoons coconut aminos
Tablespoon maple syrup
1-2 tablespoons seamoss gel (optional)
Quarter cup water
2 tsp cumin powder
2 tsp allspice
2 tsp ground coriander
2 tsp thyme

Roasted Cabbage

Quarter head cabbage
2-3 tablespoons of avocado oil
or preferred cooking oil
2-3 tablespoons garlic, minced
Teaspoon paprika powder
Teaspoon salt
Half teaspoon pepper

Sticky Quinoa

1 cup dry quinoa
2 cups veggie broth
3 bay leaves

Mango Berry Kale

1 mango
Quarter cup water
Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
Tablespoon maple syrup
Pinch of salt
Quarter cup chopped fresh berries or berry compote
Half bunch of kale

Platano

3 super ripe plantain
3 tablespoons avocado oil
1-2 teaspoon cinnamon powder


Recipe

  1. Toast quinoa in a pot on medium-low for 3-6 minutes till they start popping consistently. This adds fluffiness and another depth of flavor to the end result. Move the kernels around while toasting, to prevent burning. Add broth and
    bay leaves, then turn the heat all the way up. Wait til it reaches a boil. Turn heat to low and cover. Don’t peak at it. After about 20 minutes, season with salt and pepper.
  2. Turn the oven to 420 degrees with the convection option on, if applicable.
  3. Peel and slice plantain evenly, bout a half inch in thickness. Add to small bowl with the oil and cinnamon. Toss then place on to roasting tray. Roasting food on an elevated tray helps the air circulate, giving them a crispy crust while using less oil than deep frying them. Place plantain in the oven while we prepare the cabbage.
  4. Chop cabbage in to half inch wide strips. Toss in a bowl with the oil and seasonings. Place on baking tray and in to the oven, below the plantain. Set a timer for 18 minutes
  5. Place carrot, celery, ginger, garlic, onion, green onions, scotch bonnet, and the spices in to a pot with the oil. Cook till onions are soft and slightly translucent, about 5 minutes or so, on medium high heat. If herbs start to stick to the pan, lift with a lil bit of water or white cooking wine. Add in coconut aminos, maple, and seamoss. Incorporate thoroughly. Next add yellow bell pepper and black beans. Add water and mix everything thoroughly. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Bring to a medium-low simmer for 5 – 10 minutes.
  7. While the stew is simmering, we will prepare the salad. Start by rinsing your kale off under cool water. Drain well, then separate the leaf from the stems and toss in a bowl with a little lime or lemon juice. Save kale stems and other stems from greens for a green juice later. Rip the kale while massaging to achieve your desired size. Let rest while we make the dressing. Place all ingredients but the berries in to a blender. Blend till smooth, then fold in your berries in a small bowl together. Toss greens with 1 tablespoon of the dressing at a time, till it’s your desired juicyness . This is a perfect time to add any other chopped vegetables or nuts & seeds you would like.

Divinely timed, at this point everything should be ready to plate. Top your Caribbean bowl with some avo! Slice up half an avocado, sprinkle of red chili flakes y limon. Buen Provecho!


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