My Mom’s Vegan Potato Gratin

This healthy vegan potato gratin with tomates, capers, olives, and herbs is an old family recipe that you will love.

This crowd-pleasing Potato Gratin is one of my mother’s secret healthy recipes Las month I launched my first #VeganChallenge and was desperately looking for recipes to include in my weekly menus. Thank God(ess) my mom’s a chef and came to the rescue, sharing many forgotten jewels from vast repertoire. This potato gratin was one of the… 

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Creamy kale & carrot soup with avocado

Kale, carrot, and avocado soup

This creamy soup is dairy-free and thickened with some healthy ripe avocado. A few years ago I found the recipe for a creamy avocado pasta sauce with herbs in a recipe collection that the local newspaper was giving away for free. I tried it and loved it, because, who doesn’t love avocado? But what I… 

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Peruvian Seasonal Stew

zucchini and sweet potato stew

Locro is a traditional stew from the Peruvian Andes, made with squash, chili peppers, cheese, and herbs. I absolutely love this dish, not only because it’s incredibly delicious, but because that intense-colored squash is so nutritious too. In Peru people eat this accompanied by white rice (they eat everything accompanied by white rice, for that matter);… 

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Easy Quinoa Fried Rice

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Who doesn’t love fried rice? It’s one of those super tasty dishes that you can enjoy freshly made and steaming hot at a restaurant or at home, and that gets even better once it’s cold and the ingredients have meshed for a day or two in the fridge. The one problem with fried rice though, is… 

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