Vegan Sonoran Hot Dog

This has been called the 'star' food of my hometown, Tucson, Arizona. Some say the Sonoran Hot Dog or 'the Mexican Hot Dog' was born in Hermosillo, Mexico, some say it really started here, in Tucson. One thing is for sure, it is the work of Mexicans who transformed an American classic (the rather boring... Continue Reading →

Mexican Vegan Shrimp Cocktail

This was one of my favorite foods growing up. My mom would always make shrimp cocktail during the summer and it was always so refreshing with the loads of pepino (cucumber) she would put in it. But, as much as I loved eating it, I did not love helping her clean the shrimp while she... Continue Reading →

Tofu Scramble Breakfast Tacos

I wish I was a morning person, but I'm not. I wake up around 10am on the weekends, sometimes even later. The weekend mornings are my favorite though because Zack and I get to make coffee, make breakfast, and read what new disastrous things are in the news ('cause it's important to stay informed even... Continue Reading →

Vegan Pozole, Two Different Ways

Everybody knows that the best part of the holidays is.. the FOOD! Ok, just kidding, it's really about family. Food and family, family and food, food with family? Whatever. The holidays mean tamales and pozole, two Mexican traditional favorites. I always crave tamales during this time of the year, but I couldn't find the energy to... Continue Reading →

Easy Summertime Tostadas

  The first day I went vegetarian, I was 9 years old. That day, my classmate gave a presentation on factory farms and how those animals, just before morphing into lunch meat, packed in little lunch boxes, are treated. There were images. Disturbing images. And there was also video footage with bone-chilling sounds. You can... Continue Reading →

Gosh-Damn Good Gazpacho

Gazpacho, Gazpacho, Gazpacho, Gazpacho The first time I heard about this mysterious dish was from my boyfriend after he tried my homemade salsa for the very first time. At that moment I was thinking exactly what you're probably thinking right now; "What the hell is Gazpacho?"  The Spaniards created a miracle when they dished up this recipe. It... Continue Reading →

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