Ingredient: cayenne pepper

hoppin' john black-eyed peas
Cajun Cuisine, Entrees, Gluten Free Option, Lunch & Dinner, New Year's Eve, Southern US Cuisine, Stove Top Dishes

Hoppin’ John Black-Eyed Peas

No one is sure where Hoppin’ John black-eyed peas originated. Some believe the recipe may have come from Louisiana and the French Creole name for pigeon peas, which are similar to black-eyed peas. The French Creole term for pigeon peas is “pois a pigeon,” which is pronounced “pwah peeJon.” This explanation makes great sense to me. […]

homemade taco seasoning
Mexican Cuisine, Oil Free Recipes, Spice Mixes

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Since I use organic herbs and spices, it’s not always possible to find things with the quality of homemade taco seasoning and other herb mixes. So, I started making them at home. There is a recipe for everything online, and I haven’t met a spice mix I couldn’t find yet. Some of these mixes have […]

spicy avocado chickpea sandwish
Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, Oil Free Recipes, Sandwiches

Spicy Avocado Chickpea Sandwich

This spicy avocado chickpea sandwich is a refreshing find! I discovered it on Vegan Richa and we love this recipe! It’s super simple to make, just mash the avocado and chickpeas together, add the other ingredients and mix well. You can create your own sandwich combo. Just use your favorite bread and toppings, and serve […]

my favorite guacamole
Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Game Day, Gluten Free Option, Mexican Cuisine, Oil Free Recipes, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

My Favorite Guacamole

This is, obviously, my favorite guacamole recipe! I’m not sure where the recipe originated, but it makes a delicious guac, perfect for parties or snacking. This recipe can be used as a french fry dip, sandwich filling and chip dip. Any of the ingredients can be omitted or adjusted to suit your taste. It makes […]

spicy sweet potato oven fries
Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Game Day, Gluten Free Option, Lunch & Dinner, Sides, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Spicy Sweet Potato Oven Fries & Baking Potato Fries

I’ve combined two recipes here, including the Baking Potato Fries and Spicy Sweet Potato Oven Fries. Initially, I was going to make one or the other, but I prefer the sweet potatoes, while Mr. Key Lime prefers regular potatoes. Using one potato for each recipe gave us each two large servings (one for leftovers) and […]

Entrees, Father's Day, Lunch & Dinner, One Pot Dishes, Sides, Southern US Cuisine, Stove Top Dishes

Veganized Charleston Red Rice

Veganized Charleston Red Rice is a delicious and healthier version of the old southern classic. Served up and down the coasts of South Carolina and Georgia, “red rice” originated on the West African coast and was brought to America by slaves. Red rice typically has a kielbasa or other sausage in it. To veganize the […]