Easy Vegan Potato Leek Soup

Potato and Leek Soup

Potato Leek Soup

It’s beginning to actually feel like fall here in Dallas so I’m going full steam ahead with the soup recipes! I have so many veggie-filled soups I want to try this year and I can’t wait to share them all with you.  Continue reading

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Easy Homemade White Bread

Homemade Bread Recipe The Urben Life

Easy Homemade White Bread

As a food blogger, I’m always trying to learn new ways to cook something or how to tweak a recipe to make it allergy-friendly. My first ever blog post was homemade bagels, and I think back to it often. I have always been obsessed with bagels, I have the time to learn how to cook what I want, so why not give it a try? When I successfully made homemade bagels, I think that’s when I got hooked. Because I realized being in the kitchen doesn’t have to mean slaving away for hours, it can be fun and experimental! When it dawned on me that I could probably figure out a way to make homemade white bread, I had to at least try it out.  Continue reading

Oh Mommy Umami Lettuce Wraps from Fuss Free Vegan

Umami Lettuce Wraps Image

Oh Mommy Umami Lettuce Wraps from Fuss Free Vegan

Who hasn’t gone through the lettuce wrap loving phase of their life? The first time I tried lettuce wraps, I was hooked! The fresh lettuce with the crunchy filling, and don’t even think about forgetting the sauce. Sam Turnbull, blogger of It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken, just released Fuss-Free Vegan: 101 Everyday Comfort Food Favorites, Veganized. I’ve already tried a couple of her recipes, and it’s safe to say this is my new favorite cookbook!  Continue reading

Smashed Chickpea & Avocado Toast

Chickpea Avocado Toast

Smashed Chickpea Avocado Toast

With cold and flu season approaching, I believe your best defense starts in the kitchen. Foodie favorite, turmeric is a rich yellow powder that is high in antioxidants and considered a natural anti-inflammatory. If you’re looking for a quick immunity boost or want to ready yourself for the impending sniffles, it’s time to stock up on superfoods!  Continue reading

Cilantro Lime Rice (Chipotle Copycat Recipe)

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice

By now everybody has or at least heard of the famous cilantro lime rice! Chipotle made it popular but now you can make it at home. Continue reading

How To Roast Pumpkin & Squash Seeds

How To Roast Pumpkin Squash Seeds

How To Roast Pumpkin Squash Seeds

It’s that time of year again when the pumpkin spice lovers make their obsession known and bakers experiment with everything pumpkin and large squash! I’m guilty of both of these, are you too? If you are then you know in addition to cooking and baking with pumpkin and squash, you can roast up the seeds for another little snack as well!  Continue reading

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte

Vegan PSL

vegan psl

It’s PSL season!!! Since becoming lactose intolerant, I haven’t trusted ordering fancy coffee drinks out. I actually have recently switched to drinking black tea in the morning instead of a cup of coffee. It’s not that I don’t enjoy coffee anymore, I just needed the change. As the cold front has been moving through north Texas, I have been indulging in a pumpkin spice latte to perk me up during that 2pm slump. It’s not just dairy-free, it’s vegan! So everybody can enjoy it!  Continue reading