• crispy baked potato wedges fries

    Crispy Baked Potato Wedges

    Now that we have our cheap food essentials, it’s time crank up the oven and cook up crispy baked potato wedges.  Potatoes are one of the more affordable and long-lasting vegetables you can keep around in your kitchen. Besides, they are great candidates for snack time.  …

  • vegan avocado chicken salad

    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. …

  • Bowl of vegan mushroom chili with vegan sour cream and cornbread

    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.…

  • Crispy roasted potatoes seasoned with salt and black pepper

    5 Tricks For Crispy Roasted Potatoes

    Do you hear that? It’s that satisfying potato chip-crunch from a perfectly roasted starch nugget. Yeah, I said nugget.  When it comes to the right flavor, texture, and shimmering gold color of roasted potatoes, there are 5 easy tricks. There is a bonus trick, though: make more than what you think you might need because I promise you’ll want to go back for seconds and thirds. …