• Vegan Teriyaki “Chicken” Stir Fry

    Honestly, I was too tired to cook anything that would take longer than 15 minutes. So, I decided that a vegan teriyaki “chicken” stir fry might be a good idea.  This dish is incredibly delicious, with the pop of sweetness coming from the sliced red bell peppers to the tender and juicy tofu chunks that were fried over high heat.  …

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    Better Than Chipotle’s Sofritas Recipe

    I know, that title is bold. Let me explain –  I am a huge fan of Chipotle and it’s my favorite place to eat when I want something quick, plant-based, and customizable. Paired with brown rice, black beans, mild salsa, corn, perfectly made guac, and a bed of lettuce, there’s nothing better than a Chipotle veggie rice bowl.…

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    Vegan Avocado “Chicken” Salad Recipe

    If I am going to have a salad, it has to be worth eating. Meaning, there should be more than just a bed of wilted greens.  In my opinion, here are a few elements to the perfect, balanced salad:  Variety of textures A balance of fats, carbs, and proteins Fresh ingredients An assortment of vegetables  In this recipe, I am combining my infamously tender and tasty tofu “chicken” recipe with fresh, plant-based ingredients.…

  • 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. …

  • 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.…

  • Easy Vegan Lentil Meatballs

    Guess who has lots of lentils hanging out in the pantry, begging to be used? ::raises hand::  It was time to use them and get my fiber and protein back on track, so I decided to go for a delicious, not-so-much chopping, easy vegan lentil meatball recipe to serve over a huge pile of whole wheat pasta.…

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