Jackfruit BBQ Sandwiches

Jackfruit BBQ Sandwiches

Summertime is upon us and all I'm thinking about are these saucy, shredded barbecue jackfruit sandwiches! an easy blend of spices and bbq sauce grilled with the jackfruit and then topped with a slaw on a toasted sesame bun. not sure whats better.

Jackfruit BBQ Sandwiches

Jackfruit BBQ Sandwiches

  • 2 cans jackfruit, drained, rinsed and dried

  • 1/3rd cup bbq sauce of your choice

  • 1 tablespoon Califia Farms unsweetened creamer

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1/4th teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 tablespoon paprika

  • 1 shallot, minced

  • Salt + pepper to taste

  • Buns of your choice

For the Slaw

  • 1⁄2 cup purple and green cabbage 1⁄2 cup shredded carrots

  • 1/3rd cup vegan mayo

  • juice of 1 lime

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 bundle cilantro

Directions

Begin by making your slaw by thinly slicing your cabbage and carrots. In a bowl mix with cilantro, vegan mayo, lime and olive oil. Let it sit in the fridge while you finish up with the jackfruit.

Next, shred your jackfruit and heat a skillet with a drizzle of oil.

Add in your minced shallot. and stir for 1-2 minutes. Next, add your jackfruit and let it cook down and get a little crispy. Add your onion powder, chili powder, paprika, salt and pepper and bbq sauce. Mix well for 10 minutes.

Add in your creamer and mix until all the liquid is absorbed and the jackfruit is saucy and cooked through.

Toast your buns, top with your bbq jackfruit, slaw, cilantro, cover and serve!

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Jackfruit BBQ Sandwiches
Jackfruit BBQ Sandwiches

Tofu Banh Mi with Yogurt Turmeric Dressing

Tofu Banh Mi with Yogurt Turmeric Dressing

In the moood for this sando! plant-based, vegan + yumz tofu banh mi with a creamy yogurt turmeric dressing (filled with probiotics from Califia Farms!) - no blender needed either. Few ingredients & whips up in no time.

Tofu Banh Mi with Yogurt Turmeric Dressing
Tofu Banh Mi with Yogurt Turmeric Dressing

Tofu Banh Mi with Yogurt Turmeric Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1 baguette

  • 1 box tofu (soy sauce to coat)

For the Pickled Veggies

  • 1/2 cup julienned carrots

  • 1/2 cup julienned daikon

  • 1/2 cup julienned cucumbers

  • 1/2 bundle cilantro

  • 1 cup vinegar

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 tablespoon peppercorns

  • 1 tablespoon salt

For the Dressing

  • 1/4th cup Califia Probiotic Yogurt

  • 1/4th cup vegan mayo

  • 1 teaspoon turmeric

  • 1⁄2 tablespoon garlic

  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

To marinate your tofu, slice it into longer slices and mix with soy sauce, set aside for 1-2 hours.

In the meantime, make your dressing by mixing your yogurt, vegan mayo, turmeric, garlic, apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper. Mix well and set aside.

Next, make your pickled veggies by thinly slicing carrots, daikon and cucumbers. Mix in a tall jar with vinegar, cilantro, vinegar, water, peppercorns and salt.

Begin to grill our tofu and cook through about 5 minutes on each side. Start to assemble by slicing your baguette in half, placing on your dressing, the cooked tofu and pickled veggies! Top with more dressing, close the sandwich and enjoy!

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Tofu Banh Mi with Yogurt Turmeric Dressing
Tofu Banh Mi with Yogurt Turmeric Dressing

Hot Honey Fried Chicken Sandwiches

Hot Honey Fried Chicken Sandwiches

Step aside for these HOT honey fried chicken sandwiches. Paired with a dill pickle mayo and a gochujang cabbage slaw, these chicken sandwiches are soon to become your new favorite.

Hot Honey Fried Chicken Sandwiches
Hot Honey Fried Chicken Sandwiches
Hot Honey Fried Chicken Sandwiches

Hot Honey Fried Chicken Sandwiches

For the Fried Chicken

  • 1 lb chicken thighs

  • 2 tsp Paprika

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp pepper

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp chili flakes

  • 1/2 tsp chili powder

  • 1 cup flour

  • 2 eggs beaten

  • 2 cups vegetable oil (for frying)

  • 4 buns of your choice

Hot Honey

Dill Pickle Mayo

  • About 2 tablespoons sliced dill pickles finely chopped

  • 3 tablespoons mayo

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 lemon juice

  • 1⁄2 tsp pickle juice

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Gochujang Cabbage Slaw

  • 1⁄2 head red cabbage thinly sliced

  • 1⁄2 head green cabbage thinly sliced

  • 1⁄2 cup kale

  • juice of 1 lemon

  • 1 tablespoon oil

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/4th cup mayo

  • 1 tablespoon gochujang

  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

There are 4 steps to this recipe: the fried chicken, the mayo, the slaw and the hot honey. To begin, start to prep everything. Mix your chicken with the marinade, slice and mix your dill pickle mayo, heat up your hot honey and mix together all the ingredients for the slaw, set aside.

To make your hot honey, heat a small pan with your honey and chiles. Let come to a simmer and turn off heat, set aside.

Next, heat a deep pan with vegetable oil and let it get hot. Take your chicken thighs and dredge them in your beaten eggs and then flour. Shake off the excess and fry in your hot oil until the chicken is cooked through and the outside is crispy, about 10-15 minutes.

Let cool and top with salt and drizzle on your hot honey.

Assemble your fried chicken sandwiches by placing on your mayo sauce, slice of tomato (optional), your slaw, fried chicken and cover with the top bun.

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Hot Honey Fried Chicken Sandwiches
Hot Honey Fried Chicken Sandwiches

Stacked Spicy Italian Sandwich with Calabrian Chili Mayo

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STACKED spicy Italian sandwiches with a homemade calabrian chili mayo! All the feels with this perfect lunch filled with Applegate Oven Roasted Turkey, Applegate Oven Roasted Chicken and American Style Colby Cheese, smacked in between thinly sliced tomatoes and shredded cabbage! This may be the simplest and quickest meal i've ever made.

What I love about Applegate is that they really focus on the quality of the meat they use for their deli cuts, which means all the good stuff, with none of the fillers you’d find in other deli style meats.  

This sandwich was created in partnership with Applegate & The Feedfeed - be sure to check out the contest they are running now through September 3!

Stacked Spicy Italian Sandwich with Calabrian Chili Mayo

Stacked Spicy Italian Sandwich with Calabrian Chili Mayo

Makes 2 Sandwiches

Ingredients

  • 6 slices Applegate Natural Oven Roasted Chicken Breast Slices
  • 5-6 slices Applegate Natural American Style Colby Cheese
  • 6 slices Applegate Organic Oven Roasted Turkey Breast
  • 10-12 slices of Applegate Salami
  • 5 slices Applegate Soppressata
  • 1⁄2 thinly sliced iceberg lettuce
  • 2 red roma or beefsteak tomatoes
  • 4 slices of rye bread (or bread of your choice)

Calabrian Chili Mayo

  • 1 tablespoon minced Calabrian chiles
  • 3 tablespoons mayo
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Make your Calabrian Chili Mayo by mincing your chiles and mixing with mayo, garlic powder and salt and pepper. Set aside.

Next get all the ingredients out for your sandwich. Thinly slice your red tomatoes and shred the Cabbage.

Time to assemble! Lather on your mayo on both sides of the rye bread, then add your cheese, all the meats (chicken, turkey, salami, sopressata) then add your tomatoes and top with the shredded lettuce. Close tightly and wrap around parchment or foil to seal well - yes, as easy asthat! Take a sharp knife and cut through the center and enjoy!

Stacked Spicy Italian Sandwich with Calabrian Chili Mayo
Stacked Spicy Italian Sandwich with Calabrian Chili Mayo

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Stacked Spicy Italian Sandwich with Calabrian Chili Mayo

Hainan Chicken Sandwich with Gochujang Spicy Mayo

Hainan Chicken Sandwich with Gochujang Spicy Mayo

A twist on the classic Singaporean dish: Hainanese Chicken Rice comes this Hainan Chicken Sandwich with poached chicken, gochujang spicy mayo and sliced cucumbers and tomatoes - then can be dipped in the poached chicken broth. YUM.

This is the perfect recipe for a quick sando on the go, make ahead the night before for lunch, or you can even prep a big batch of the chicken, and make this for a weeknight dinner as well.

Hainan Chicken Sandwich with Gochujang Spicy Mayo

Hainan Chicken Sandwich with Gochujang Spicy Mayo

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Durst tomatoes
  • 4-5 cucumbers
  • Green onions + cilantro for garnish

Poaching Broth/Serve with Sandwich

  • 1 1/2 lb chicken breast
  • 1⁄2 sliced daikon
  • 1/4th cup cilantro
  • 1/4th cup green onions
  • 1 T pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Handful of salt

Gochujang Spicy Mayo

  • 2 tsp gochujang
  • 2 1⁄2 T mayo
  • 3 T sriracha
  • 1⁄2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1⁄2 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Boil water in a big pot with a handful of salt. Once that comes to a boil, add in your chicken breasts and include sliced daikon, cilantro, green onions, freshly ground black pepper, and garlic cloves. Let simmer and come to a boil until the chicken is fully cooked. Reserve chicken broth for serving.

While your chicken is poaching, get all your other ingredients ready. Make your gochujang spicy mayo. In a bowl mix your gochujang, mayo, sriracha, sugar, sesame oil, lemon and salt and pepper. Set aside.

Thinly slice your cucumbers and your durst tomatoes and mix with salt, pepper and a drizzle of olive oil. At this point, you can also slice your baguette.

Once the chicken is done, take out and let rest for 2-3 minutes. Slice and assemble your sandwich! Add your spicy mayo on first, then the chicken, then your cucumber and tomato salad. Top with cilantro and green onions. Wrap and enjoy!

Hainan Chicken Sandwich with Gochujang Spicy Mayo

*All ingredients were purchased at the new Whole Foods Market 365 in Long Beach, CA! I love shopping at Whole Foods 365 markets because their products and produce are super affordable, the produce is SO fresh (I especially love their roma tomatoes) + I love it's convenience. 

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Hainan Chicken Sandwich with Gochujang Spicy Mayo

Steak BLT with Spicy Sesame Sauce

Steak BLT with Spicy Sesame Sauce

There is nothing I love more than the unison of ingredients and flavor of a BLT. Amp up your next sandwich by adding steak and a spicy sesame sauce with the recipe below. Crispy bacon from Jones Dairy Farm and a simple salt and pepper steak paired with a country loaf and a spicy sauce - score.

What I love about BLT’s is that they are simple but are so easy to make and equally delicious. The bacon kills it in a BLT because of the major crunch. See below for the full recipe!

Steak BLT with Spicy Sesame Sauce

Ingredients - For the BLT

  • 5-7 slices Jones Dairy Farm Bacon
  • 1 head Butter Lettuce
  • 3-4 beefsteak tomatoes, sliced
  • 2, 6oz flank steaks
  • Bread of your choice (we used a country French loaf), sliced

Spicy Sesame Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons Sriracha
  • 1⁄2 tablespoons sesame oil 3 tablespoons mayo
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt

Directions

Heat large skillet on medium heat. Add in your bacon slices, flipping 5-6 minutes until the bacon is crispy and cooked through. Once the bacon is done, take it out of the pan and place on paper towels to drain.

Make your spicy sesame sauce by thoroughly mixing Sriracha, sesame oil, mayo, sugar and salt in a small bowl.

In the same pan as bacon, season flank steak with salt and pepper and grill 3-4 minutes on each side, depending on thickness and desired doneness, I prefer medium rare. Let rest for 15 minutes before thinly slicing.

Time to assemble the BLT! Slather spicy sauce on bread, add lettuce, tomatoes, steak and bacon, top with more spicy sesame sauce and dig in!

Steak BLT with Spicy Sesame Sauce

This post is sponsored by Jones Dairy Farm. 

A Life With Peace Gets Invited to a Thrillist Culinary Road Trip

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^Mortadella Sandwich from Lardo, click Read More to see more pictures! 

People often travel around the country to try some of the most famous and well-known restaurants and dives. With this event, we are able to have the most famous restaurants in one place, without having to travel anywhere! From places in the East Coast like New York and Philadelphia, this event brought all the goods from around the country. This extremely well-organized, trendy and wonderful event left me feeling full, satisfied and happy!

Taking place a whole weekend in Hollywood, California at the Siren Studios at Orange, this venue was spacious and awesome! The walls were white and were able to be written on!

When you walk in, you get a punch card with all the different foods and as you make your way down, it gets checked off! The first stop I took was Sweetgreen. Originally famous in Washington D.C, Sweetgreen just opened recently in Los Angeles on 3rd street, and now I know why. The salad served was a Rad Thai Salad with fresh greens, cucumbers, carrots and other fresh ingredients! This was an amazing appetizer to start off the adventure of the night. It was crisp, light and exactly what a salad should be. It really kicked off the rest of the event.

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Second stop was Black Seed Bagels from New York City. I've only had a New York bagel one time in my life and this would count as the second and it was DELICIOUS! There is just SOMETHING about New York bagels… The bagel was a sesame seed bagel with cucumbers, dill, cream cheese, capers and red onion. The bagels were soft and the toppings paired perfectly. The taste from the fresh dill paired with the sourness and tartness of the caper was a great combination. The crunch of the cucumbers with the creamy cream cheese hit the spot! I could have had a ton of these! But, there was A LOT more to go and I did NOT want to get full just yet!

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So far, I loved the ambience, the colors, the music, as well as the grass designs all over the venue. Each stop had it's own unique style and lighting. After the bagels and salad, I wanted to get right in there and try Lardo’s grilled Mortadella Sandwich from Portland. This sandwich was my favorite of the night. It had so many components to it, the first bite, I fell in love! The Mortadella sandwich was crispy, crunchy and spicy! The bread was soft and all the component of this sandwich worked so well together. The Mortadella was grilled and crusted to perfection that gave it a nice smoky flavor and a bit of crunch! The greens didn’t get soggy and also provided a crunch. The sauce and grilled vegetables completed the sandwich and left me oh so satisfied! Definitely looking forward to trying this again if I am ever in Portland. Really good and delicious sandwich.

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After this, we grabbed some complimentary boxed water and headed to New England for Luke’s Lobsters. I am a sucker for a good lobster roll and I was surprised and satisfied with the taste of this one. I’ve always got hot and steamy lobster rolls but this one was cold and really provided a new flavor. It was peppery, buttery and lemony, really the 3 best things if you ask me! Who doesn’t love butter and pepper? And lemon just adds all the components of a dish together. You can tell the lobster was fresh and creamy and crunchy. It was paired with a soft roll and the sauces and mayo with the pepper, lemon and butter on the lobster was really amazing. My favorites of the whole night would have to be this lobster roll, in addition with Lardo’s sandwich.

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After the lobster roll, we went to try some deep-dish pizza from Chicago, something I’ve never tried before! The sauces on the pizzas were delicious and the sausages paired great with the sauces, the crust was crunchy and doughy at the same time. It was heavy and delicious! I liked this pizza, but it was not one of my favorites stops of the night. They had three pizzas to try from so it was cool they gave a variety!

After all this heavy, greasy, fresh and DELICIOUS food, we decided to slow it down a little. In the middle of the second room there is a “Rest Stop” where they were handing out root beer and chips! The route beer and chips were from “Route Beer 66” and I got Dill Pickle chips and the Lightly Salted chips. Regular lightly salted chips are always good but what I enjoyed the most was the Dill Pickle chips. These were delicious! They were vinegar tasting and really tasted like a dill pickle. The chips were crunchy and flavorful, I wish I could have picked up more bags of these! The root beer was also delicious, it is made from real sugar cane and is caffeine free! I really enjoyed this refreshing beverage before heading to the next main food stop before dessert.

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Next, we went to Philly to try some Philly cheesesteaks. There were two types to pick from, a simple rib eye Philly cheesesteak with American cheese or slow roasted pork with sautéed broccoli rabe, sharp provolone and Italian bread. I tried the cheesesteak because I know that is what they are known for! And mmm it was delicious! At this point, I was so crazy full! The rib eye was delicious and paired with the melted cheese and the soft bread. A very simple sandwich, yet it contains a lot of juicy, amazing elements that were delicious.

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After this, we went to Washington D.C to start our dessert. Georgetown Cupcakes, also opened in Los Angeles, was an amazing end to our foodie adventure. We got the vanilla birthday and lava fudge with a fudge center! Both were so tasty, delicious and super rich! I have tried Georgetown Cupcakes in LA before but I never tried those flavors and they were delicious! Looking forward to picking up more cupcakes from them and happy 2 places from this night are in LA!

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Lastly, we got some cookies from Philly, called Insomnia Cookies. These cookies were moist, thin and melted in my mouth. I got double chocolate chunk and snicker doodle. They were also handing out samples of spritzers and seltzer that came in a lot of different flavors, I tried cucumber and grapefruit and it was extremely fresh and light.

This night was unforgettable and cannot be thankful enough that I was able to be apart of this event! Thank you so much Thrillist and Honda for inviting me to this awesome event. The food, the setting and everything was delicious and spectacular!

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