DDD #72 – Vegan New Year’s Day Hoppin’ John & Collard Greens for Instant Pot or Not

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All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2017 Follow @celisemccarthy Hoppin’ John is a traditional southern dish, typically served on New Years Day to bring a prosperous new year.  Here is WIKIPEDIA’S explanation.  I didn’t add peas to mine but you certainly can & I love the idea of serving each bowl with a coin beneath […]

Collard Green Burrito Wrap with Hoppin’ John Leftovers

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  All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2013 Follow @celisemccarthy Tweet To see images of my past posts & get links to the recipes – look on my Pinterest board – HERE. These guys are awesome!!!  Sure – I filled mine with even MORE leftover Hoppin’ John – but these could be made with any filling […]

Leftover Hoppin’ John Fritters with Heirloom Tomato & Avocado Salsa

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All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2013 Follow @celisemccarthy To see images of my past posts & get links to the recipes – look on my Pinterest board – HERE. I made enough Hoppin’ John to cater a friggin’ party.  I’ve been eating it since a few days before New Year’s & I froze some […]

Hoppin’ John – Revisited ~ SoCal-Style

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All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2012 Follow @celisemccarthy The last day of the year.  A grim year for me in many ways – a very happy year for me in others.  Lost my beautiful 4 year old son, Grisbi, in August. No explanation for his passing.  He died in his sleep – exactly where […]

Slow Cooker New Years Day Spicy Hoppin’ John (vegetarian – vegan) with Red Cargo Rice

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All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2012 Follow @celisemccarthy I had a kinda tough year & an even harder holiday season.  Not as bad as some – but certainly bad enough for me to want things to take a turn for the better.  Hoppin’ John is a traditional southern dish, typically served on New Years […]

DDD #35 – Vegan Butter Chicken & Chickpeas

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All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2015 Follow @celisemccarthy Tweet To see images of my past posts & get links to the recipes – look on my Pinterest board – HERE. ~ All my posts now have a VERY customizable PRINT & PDF option.  Create a PDF & save the recipe to your computer or […]

DDD #26 – Spicy Vegan Sriracha Miso Cole Slaw

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All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2017 Follow @celisemccarthy Tweet To see images of my past posts & get links to the recipes – look on my Pinterest board – HERE. I am reposting this 2015 recipe because I now have a http://www.VideoVegan.com video to accompany it!  Click the image below to watch & please […]

Clean Cooking & a 21-day Arbonne Healthy Eating Detox – Vegan or Vegetarian Style

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All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2016 Follow @celisemccarthy Tweet To see images of my past posts & get links to the recipes – look on my Pinterest board – HERE. All my posts now have a VERY customizable PRINT & PDF option.  Create a PDF & save the recipe to your computer or print […]

Vegan Thai Pad Gra Prow – Spicy Beef & Basil – with Wide Rice Noodles & Bok Choy

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All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2016 Follow @celisemccarthy Tweet To see images of my past posts & get links to the recipes – look on my Pinterest board – HERE. All my posts now have a VERY customizable PRINT & PDF option.  Create a PDF & save the recipe to your computer or print […]

Burnt Eggplant with Pomegranate Seeds & Cucumber – or Really Fancy Baba Ganoush

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All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2015 Follow @celisemccarthy Tweet To see images of my past posts & get links to the recipes – look on my Pinterest board – HERE. 31 years ago today – I moved to Los Angeles intending to establish residency & go to a state school (UCLA) for film – […]

Spicy Vegan Sriracha Miso Cole Slaw

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All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2015 Follow @celisemccarthy Tweet To see images of my past posts & get links to the recipes – look on my Pinterest board – HERE. This is super easy – especially if you buy some of that pre-chopped slaw mix.  And why not?  Why buy two heads of cabbage […]

Spicy Tomatillo & Mango Salsa

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All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2015 Follow @celisemccarthy Tweet To see images of my past posts & get links to the recipes – look on my Pinterest board – HERE. Not much to say about this stuff except that it is easy & delicious.  It is the result of my local produce delivery sending […]

Blue Apron Vegetarian Dinners – Night One – Spring Pea Gnocchi

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All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2015 Follow @celisemccarthy Tweet To see images of my past posts & get links to the recipes – look on my Pinterest board – HERE. First of all- CONGRATULATIONS to the LGBT community!  The Supreme Court upheld gay marriage so – now – we can finally just say MARRIAGE, […]

Vegan Fingerling Potato, Avocado, Fennel and Watercress Salad

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All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2015 Follow @celisemccarthy Tweet To see images of my past posts & get links to the recipes – look on my Pinterest board – HERE. Full disclosure – I saw this recipe on Foodness Gracious & had to try it.  I made it for my Memorial Day BBQ & was […]

Vegan Butter Chicken and Chickpeas for the Slow Cooker

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All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2015 Follow @celisemccarthy Tweet To see images of my past posts & get links to the recipes – look on my Pinterest board – HERE. ~ All my posts now have a VERY customizable PRINT & PDF option.  Create a PDF & save the recipe to your computer or […]

Spicy Indonesian Vegan Beef Rendang

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All Photos © Christine Elise McCarthy 2015 Follow @celisemccarthy Tweet To see images of my past posts & get links to the recipes – look on my Pinterest board – HERE. ~ All my posts now have a VERY customizable PRINT & PDF option.  Create a PDF & save the recipe to your computer or […]