Maruya (Banana Jackfruit Fritter) | 4 ingredients, vegan, gluten-free, and no sugar added!

Ingredients: 7 ripe Thai bananas (or Saba bananas) 1/3 cup of canned sliced jackfruit 1/4 cup of rice flour (or gluten-free flour) Oil Directions: Peel the bananas, and mash in a bowl. Add the jackfruit and rice flour. Mix until evenly incorporated. The consistency should be sticky but moldable. The amount of flour added dependsContinue reading “Maruya (Banana Jackfruit Fritter) | 4 ingredients, vegan, gluten-free, and no sugar added!”


Ingredients: 1/2 cup of (gluten-free) rolled oats 1 tbsp chia seeds 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp brown sugar 1 tbsp dark chocolate chips Your choice of hot coffee Directions:

8-ingredient Apple Pie (pie dough from scratch!)

PIE DOUGH INGREDIENTS: 2 1/4 cups of chilled all-purpose flour 8 oz cold unsalted butter 4 oz of ice cold water 1 tsp of sea salt APPLE PIE COMPOTE INGREDIENTS: 3 apples (I used the Autumn Glory apples from Trader Joe’s for a caramel-like flavor) 1/2 cup of raw turbinado sugar (available at Trader Joe’s)Continue reading “8-ingredient Apple Pie (pie dough from scratch!)”

Goat Milk Pumpkin Ice Cream | @rovikapaprika x @brandonhxn Collaboration

Featuring — Goat Milk Pumpkin Quenelle Ice Cream with Sablé Crumble An ice cream machine is needed! We used Cuisinart stainless steel ice cream maker. INGREDIENTS: 3/8 cup of pumpkin purée 1/2 cup of goat milk 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup of white sugar 3 egg yolks 2 tbsp of brown sugarContinue reading “Goat Milk Pumpkin Ice Cream | @rovikapaprika x @brandonhxn Collaboration”

3-Ingredient Vegan Crepe Batter — Savory Chicken Lemon Artichoke Pesto Crepes and Sweet Mango Vanilla Crepe Cake (w/ vegan options!)

Ingredients Vegan Crepe Batter: 2 1/2 cups of all purpose flour 4 cups of plain plant-based milk 4 flax “eggs” (3 tbsp flaxseed meal + 9 tbsp water), or use regular eggs Side Note: This amount made 8 large crepes for the savory filling AND 16 small crepes to stack for the crepe cake. MangoContinue reading “3-Ingredient Vegan Crepe Batter — Savory Chicken Lemon Artichoke Pesto Crepes and Sweet Mango Vanilla Crepe Cake (w/ vegan options!)”

Project 2019 – “December: Peppermint Milk Tea with Boba”

Happy New Year’s Eve! I just want to thank everyone who has been subscribed to @rovikapaprika // since the beginning of 2019. I originally started this project for my Lola in hopes of sharing easy and healthy recipes to promote cheap, quick, and nutritional eating. This quick winter-inspired milk tea recipe concludes this project,Continue reading “Project 2019 – “December: Peppermint Milk Tea with Boba””

Project 2019 – “November: Seasonal Cooking ft. Mini Sweet Potato Pies (Vegan!)”

HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE! For November, I wanted to create a quick recipe that is also Thanksgiving-themed (I actually made this for a “Friendsgiving” I went to last weekend, and people said it was really good so… ;~)), and so I thought, “Sweet potatoes are in season; pies are great. Let’s make mini sweet potato pies.”Continue reading “Project 2019 – “November: Seasonal Cooking ft. Mini Sweet Potato Pies (Vegan!)””

Project 2019 – “April/May: Cooking a Full-course Japanese dinner for my Lola in the Philippines”

(Camera: Canon Rebel T3i) I would like to apologize for being MIA the last two months! I went to the Philippines to see my Lola! The theme I went for the full-course dinner I prepared is Japanese food. It’s my favorite cuisine along with Filipino food, but she would also cook that better than meContinue reading “Project 2019 – “April/May: Cooking a Full-course Japanese dinner for my Lola in the Philippines””

7-Ingredient Dark Chocolate Peppermint Chunk Oatmeal Bars

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!! Y’all already know how festive I am, so even though I’ve been MIA for a month, ROVIKAPAPRIKA IS BACK FOR CHRISTMAS!! I hope you guys enjoy this recipe! Ingredients 1 3/4 cup of steel-cut oats 3/8 cup of white chocolate peppermint chunks 3/8 cup of semisweet dark chocolate chips 2 tbsp vanilla extractContinue reading “7-Ingredient Dark Chocolate Peppermint Chunk Oatmeal Bars”

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars

Benefits Pumpkins are packed with vitamin A and are a good source of fiber! Plus it’s a tasty way to celebrate fall heh #FALLISLIFE Ingredients Pumpkin Pie Filling 1 can of pumpkin 1/2 cup of agave syrup 1 tbsp pumpkin spice 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp salt Oat Pecan Crust 1 cup of oatsContinue reading “Vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars”