RIcan Vegan Crispy Vegan Bacon

This Is The Most Realistic Vegan Bacon You Will Ever See

Yum There is a commercial for a brand of dog treats that came out several years ago where a dog smells bacon and is excitedly running around the house looking for the bacon. As he looks around he continuously says the word bacon. “Bacon, bacon, bacon…” and when he finds his owner with the bag of bacon flavored treats he yells “it’s BACON! I LOVE BACON!” That commercial pretty much sums up my past relationship with bacon. I loved bacon. The smell of it frying in a pan made me instantly go to the kitchen to see who was making […Read More]

Rican Vegan baked green plantains tostones

Oven Fried Tostones with Garlic Mojito Sauce

Yum Tostones aka fried green plantains are a staple side dish in my family. Green plantains are a relative of the banana but they are used to make tostones have a hard green peel. Tostones are easy to make at any time but are traditionally fried in a lot of oil which doesn’t make them healthiest to eat when cooked this way. These tostones are baked with a minimal amount of oil so they are not only healthier but are also crispy. Plantains contain less sugar than traditional bananas and contain vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B6 and potassium. They […Read More]

Rican Vegan Chipotle French Fries

How To Make Spicy Fries That Will Satisfy Your Tastebuds

Yum If you are looking for French fries with a kick you came to the right place! I love eating spicy food and these chipotle french fries are just spicy enough that you will enjoy them and not feel like your mouth is on fire. Cut some russet potatoes into long French fry pieces. Don’t cut them too thick or else they will take longer to cook. Soak all of the cut potatoes in a bowl filled with cold water for 1-2 hours so that the fries come out crispier when you bake them in the oven. Drain and rinse […Read More]

Rican Vegan Adobo Garlic Fries

The 4 Simple Ingredients That Will Make Your Fries Delightful

Yum French fries are great to eat either with a little salt and pepper or with a seasoning mix but not healthy when they are fried in oil. For this recipe I decided to bake some fries for this recipe but not just plain old regular fries… some Latin fries! Ok so I just temporarily changed the name of French fries but for a good reason since these fries are seasoned with adobo and garlic, which are common ingredients used in Latin cooking. They are also a great side dish to eat with any entrée, not just burgers. I love […Read More]