Romanian Foods You Need to Try

I was recently on a trip to Romania for four days, and was obviously excited to try traditional Romanian cuisine. I have a huge sweet tooth, so most of the traditional foods I ate through on my four day trip to Romania were desserts. Here were some of the highlights of my trip, including foods…

Hummus with Roasted Eggplant

Combining two of my favorites, roasted eggplant and homemade hummus for this Hummus with Roasted Eggplant recipe. This dip is very versatile and can be served as a dip with veggie sticks and pita chips, or in a sandwich. This recipe makes two small bowls of hummus. Check it out below: Ingredients: 1 sliced eggplant…

Tempeh Eggplant Stir Fry

I love tempeh! It’s affordable, versatile, quick to make, full of probiotics, plant-based, protein packed, and most importantly, delicious. I get mine from Be Cultured Tempeh, a local South Florida startup that “provides non-soy, organic, unpasteurized, fresh high quality tempeh”. The Be Cultured gang also mentions other nutritional benefits of tempeh. “Besides being high in…

Red Curry (vegan)

First time cooking thai food was a hit! This vegan recipe from the Minimalist Baker was unintentionally revised based on the limited ingredients I had. Ingredients: 1 Tbsp coconut oil 2 Tbsp minced ginger 6 cloves garlic, minced  2 medium shallot, minced 8 Tbsp red (or green) curry paste (I used way more than 3 tbsp -what the website recommended- because I found my batch needed…

Healthy Oven Roasted Eggplant

Roasted eggplant is one of my favorite foods since childhood. Here is how to make delicious roasted eggplant (I included it in this pizza, but it was so good I ate most of the roasted eggplant on its own 😛 ) Ingredients: 1 large eggplant Olive oil spray (or 3 tablespoons of regular olive oil)…

Eggplant Shakshouka

Shakshuka Stuffed Eggplant 🍆 made by yours truly! The eggplant was oven roasted and cooked to perfection without any oil, and I only used a bit of olive oil spray to cook the shakshuka inside!  Ingredients:  1 large eggplant Olive oil spray 1 large diced onion 1 diced green pepper 1 chopped scallion Seasoning (paprika,…