Author: basilandbooze

The Easiest Summer Orzo Salad

The Easiest Summer Orzo Salad

This is literally the easiest orzo salad ever because it is so customizable. I like to make this orzo with any and all veggies and herbs that I have on hand in my fridge. I love these types of “clean out the fridge” meals and…

Lemon Garlic Butter Salmon

Lemon Garlic Butter Salmon

This is a fool proof salmon recipe, it is so easy to make and it literally tastes restaurant quality. Like all my recipes, if you are not dairy free you can use regular butter for my recipes, but the light yet vibrant flavors of the…

Homemade Healthier Japchae

Homemade Healthier Japchae

I am very experimental when it comes to cooking in the kitchen, I love trying out new foods and I am fascinated by Asian dishes. Growing up, my mom never really made Asian food for us but somehow I absolutely love making it myself (and…

Mom’s Homemade Vegan Pesto

Mom’s Homemade Vegan Pesto

This is my mom’s homemade vegan pesto recipe that I absolutely love! My mom makes a few different variations of homemade pesto to accommodate for mine and my brothers health needs. I am lactose intolerant, so she made up this vegan recipe that I have…

Vegan Marsala Pasta

Vegan Marsala Pasta

I am not kidding when I say this is probably one of my top 3 recipes on my blog, and this is probably the recipe that I have made the most. Every time I make this for someone they always request it again. I made…

Vegan Apple Pie Wantons

Vegan Apple Pie Wantons

Ok these vegan apple pie wantons are one of my favorite recipes I have made in a while. They are very easy to make and the perfect dessert. I initially made this recipe for a plant-based Thanksgiving dessert idea, and they came out so well…

Garlic and Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Garlic and Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Okay, I personally think that potatoes are one of the most superior foods that exist. Yes, I am Irish but that is not why I think this lol. Potatoes are so versatile and make up some of the best things- chips, fries, pasta (gnocchi), etc.…

Homemade Toasted Pine Nut Hummus

Homemade Toasted Pine Nut Hummus

I absolutely love making homemade hummus for a few reasons, for starters you can customize the flavoring however you want to and come up with new flavor combinations. Another reason I love making my own hummus is because you do not need to include the…

Vegan Linzer Tart Cookies

Vegan Linzer Tart Cookies

Linzer Tarts were one of my favorite childhood cookies. I remember my dad would take me to the local bakery and let me pick out a cookie or a dessert and it was always a toss up between a linzer tart or a black and…

Vegan Christmas Crack

Vegan Christmas Crack

When I was younger, my mom and I were always in the kitchen baking around the holidays. That is when I really fell in love with baking and cooking. My mom is a great baker, and got me in the kitchen at a very young…