Vegan Cheesy Kale Nachos

Vegan Cheesy Kale Nachos 2

Major snack announcement! Vegan Cheesy Kale Nachos are officially my new go-to party appetizer and movie night snack. Baked Kale Crisps have long been a staple in my kitchen and recently right before I was about to make a batch I decided to get a little creative and whipped up these fun nachos. The recipe… 

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Vegan Snapshot: Juice Generation, New York City

Kale Kolada

Vegan Snapshot is a restaurant review series where I share memorable (and recommendable!) vegan and gluten-free dishes from around New York City…and beyond!  Juice Generation is one of my favorite spots to get a fresh juice or smoothie in NYC. Over the past few years they’ve opened a bunch of new locations around Manhattan- I’ve been crossing my fingers for a North Brooklyn location… 

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Roasted Garlic Achaar Tofu Scramble

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Does anyone else feel like they have a love/hate relationship with tofu scramble? Often the singular vegan option on brunch menus, a well-prepared tofu scramble can be so good while the not-so-well-prepared ones can be incredibly bland, perpetuating tofu’s flavorless reputation. For brunch this past weekend I wanted to go all out with a tofu scramble, roasted potatoes and biscuits…. 

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Vegan+Gluten-Free Chickpea Cookie Cake with Coconut Frosting

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Last week was my friend Mariana’s birthday- just a couple of days before she left for a cross-country road trip (read more about her amazing trip on her blog Vegan Koala). We decided to go all out for her birthday, starting the day at her favorite brunch spot Champs Diner then making Venezuelan arepas for lunch.   It was… 

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Summer Snack: Coconut Butter Blueberries

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So you guys know I’m all about coconut butter (aka coconut manna). It’s full of the healthy kind of fat that keeps you  feeling energized so I love to add it to everything from Vegan Cashew Cream to Black and White Bites There may or not have been a few times I’ve snacked on it by the… 

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Vegan Chocolate Cashew Milk (Sugar-Free!)

cashew chocolate milk

Nut milk month continues on the blog! We’ve recently made Brazil Nut Milk, Nut Milk Pulp Macaroons and today I’m sharing a recipe that was originally posted on MindBodyGreen.com last week- Vegan Chocolate Cashew Milk. I love this recipe because it’s reminiscent of the boxed chocolate milk I used to drink as a kid (that would… 

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Nouri Bar Review & Giveaway!

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Today we’re giving away some treats! I started this blog with the intention of spreading the word about food that’s good for you and the planet. I’ve always loved to share recipes and can chat all day about organic produce, healthy food, ethically minded companies and natural home remedies (all that crunchy stuff). As The Colorful Kitchen has… 

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Vegan Snapshot: Bliss Grand Restaurant, Brooklyn

bliss breakfast burrito

Welcome to Vegan Snapshot, a new series where I’ll be sharing memorable (and recommendable!) vegan and gluten-free dishes from restaurants in New York City…and beyond!  Bliss Grand is a vegan hidden gem tucked away off Bedford Avenue, one of the busiest streets in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood. I’ve been going there for about 2 years and I’ll admit that for the… 

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Vegan Spicy Peanut Noodles (Gluten-Free)

Spicy Peanut Noodles Vegan Gluten Free

Hey there! Today I’m sharing an incredibly easy-to-make recipe that was inspired by the Spicy Organic Peanut Butter that I received in my box of goodies from Farm to People (remember last week when I made cheesecake and told you how awesome their online market is?). This peanut butter has the perfect amount of kick to it so all I… 

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Raw Vegan Nut Milk Pulp Macaroons

Nut Milk Pulp Macaroon Vegan Gluten Free

I really don’t like to be wasteful in the kitchen. When I make juice I’m always looking for creative ways to use the pulp and the same goes for nut milk. Last week I shared my recipe for Homemade Vegan Brazil Nut Milk and today I’m going to share one very delicious way to use the… 

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Homemade Vegan Brazil Nut Milk

Brazil Nut Milk

We’ve been all about brazil nuts in my house lately. It started with a store bought bag of trail mix and my boyfriend declaring his love for brazil nuts THEN we realized that our local food coop carries brazil nuts for a very reasonable price (you may know that they can be a little pricey). Naturally the next… 

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