Welcome to Kacie's Kitchen

Welcome to Kacie's Kitchen

By Kacie Ray // Los Angeles-based Dietitian

Recent Posts

Banana “Ice Cream” + Chia Seed Pudding Parfait

Banana “Ice Cream” + Chia Seed Pudding Parfait

If you’ve never made banana “ice cream” or tried chia seed pudding, now is the time! We’re putting them together in this delicious and super filling parfait. I had this for lunch the other day and was full for hours. It’s also good for breakfast, […]

One-Pot Tortilla Soup (Vegan/Vegetarian)

One-Pot Tortilla Soup (Vegan/Vegetarian)

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope all is well. I spent the first week of the new year being sick! 😩 I was so excited for the start of 2018, and then BAM—January 1st—sore throat, body aches, the works. All I wanted to do was sleep! […]

How to Make Your Own Homemade Mayo

How to Make Your Own Homemade Mayo

I have been on a mission to find the best homemade mayo recipe. I’ve been playing around with different ingredients… For instance, olive oil vs. avocado oil apple cider vinegar vs. lemon juice …and I think I’ve found the perfect combo! Why would you want […]

Two-Step Cauliflower Hummus

Two-Step Cauliflower Hummus

Typically we think of colorful foods (i.e., fruits & veggies) as being the most beneficial for our health – this is because each hue represents a unique class of nutrients that particular food contains. The greater variety of colors you get, the better, because nutrients work in […]

Homemade Tomato Sauce

Homemade Tomato Sauce

Italy is at the top of my list of places I want to visit. I can only imagine, the food… the wine… the beauty! Come to think of it, Los Angeles has our very own Italy-inspired canals that I have yet to see as well. But […]

Sweet Potato & Kale Hash

Sweet Potato & Kale Hash

This colorful recipe is quick, easy and nutrient dense! It can make a great breakfast, lunch or dinner. To be honest with you, the first day that I made this, I actually did have it for both lunch and dinner. This dish is really filling […]

Buffalo Cauliflower ‘Wings’

Buffalo Cauliflower ‘Wings’

Cauliflower is officially one of the most versatile veggies! From cauliflower mashed potatoes to pizza crust to… you guessed it — WINGS! My sister made these for NYE awhile back and I’m pretty sure I ate the majority. 🙂 Compared to your traditional buffalo wings, […]

Amazing Ahi Tuna Salad with Asian Vinaigrette

Amazing Ahi Tuna Salad with Asian Vinaigrette

Usually on Friday nights, Chris & I make pizza. It’s become a Friday-night ritual. Eventually, I’ll make a post about that because we have made so many awesome variations. However, all of the bread and cheese tends to send me straight into a food coma. […]

The Best Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Best Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

And you’ll never guess what they’re made with… …Chickpeas!!! I promise that you would think these cookies are divine, even if you didn’t know that they are vegan or that they’re made with chickpeas. My friend who makes a lot of vegan/vegetarian recipes made these […]

Two New Tries for Me: Maca + Dates!

Two New Tries for Me: Maca + Dates!

A couple months ago, I was on the hunt for a really good plant-based protein powder and noticed that “maca root” was used in one of the powders I was interested in. Maca, also known as “Peruvian Ginseng,” is an adaptogen, said to balance the […]