• 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. …

  • 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. …

  • 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.…

  • Vegan Butter Chicken Recipe

    Creamy. Thicc. Authentically delicious. Grab your napkin – it’s gonna be a feast. As per usual, I was craving Indian food. But I wanted to be in control over what went into it and I wanted it to be veganized – which is a challenge to get when just wandering into any usual Indian restaurant (they often use ghee, butter, and milk – which aren’t vegan). …

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