• Holiday Frugal Gift Guide For Home Cooks 2019

    The holiday season is here and that means it’s time to think about gifts for our loved ones (or ourselves), but we all could save a coin or two. As much as I love cooking, I just can’t bring myself to slap down a thousand bucks on shiny, new cooking equipment – no matter how much mushroom bacon I am bringing home.  However, there are a few kitchen bolts and nails in my toolbox that are reasonably priced and useful to have in the kitchen.…

  • Vegan Picadillo Recipe

    Picadillo, also known as “carne molida” was a staple growing up. It’s a simple dish, using affordable, popular ingredients including potatoes, ground beef, tomato sauce, seasonings, olives, and oil. There are different variations of the dish, across countries and even from household to household.  For the Puerto Rican version, it’s typically paired with white rice and any other side you like.…

  • How To Make Vegan Cheese Sauce

    Just because you’re eating plant-based doesn’t mean you have to give up fun foods. That includes a decadent, creamy vegan cheese sauce that can be topped on just about anything: nachos, french fries, mashed potatoes, or pasta.  Better yet, just add it to whatever you want.…

  • 13 Cooking No-Nos To Avoid

    Are you the type of home chef that uses a non-stick pan with a metal spatula and cannot understand for the life of you why that pan looks like it has been clawed by an angry cat? (Clue: there’s a reason for it and this is one cooking no-no to avoid) Or, how hot oil magically splatters and spits when coming into contact with something as cool and collected as water? …

  • No-Frills Roasted Cauliflower

    Who likes easy, no-fuss recipes that tastes delicious? *raises hand* Cool, me too.  So I bring to you a dead-easy roasted cauliflower recipe that can be eaten as a snack, as a side, or for that late-night, before bed, side-eye-from-your-partner meal.  Live your best life.…

  • Vegan Mushroom Chili Sin Carne

    Slightly sweet, smoky, and bold – just exactly how I love my chili. This chili will give you the textures and flavors of your traditional chili con carne, but without the meat. We’re going sin carne here.  Besides, a little challenge never hurt anyone at Plant Based And Broke.…

  • Pumpkin Pie Spice Oat Bran Pancakes

    Fall is here and pumpkin pie spice is in the air – whether that’s in coffee, tea, or smoothie. I am totally excited to get pumpkin pie spice oat bran pancakes onto the kitchen table every cool weekend this season.  As the autumn leaves sweep and roll onto the ground in scarlets, royal gold, honey, and plum, it’s our cue to whip out our fall pantry items.…

  • 10 Soup Recipes For Fall

    We’re moving into fall, so that means switching out the summer snacks for warm bowls of comfort food. Although I prefer the summer weather, I am totally into fall soup recipes that’ll keep me warm and cozy. But not just soup – stews, chilis, and broths that are shoving their way in for fall.…

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