Recipe Request: Mom’s Classic Tofu Salad

Alright, I confess !!  My Mom's never made Tofu Salad.  But, if you are from the Midwest, you are going to love today's salad recipe! Often called the "Eggless" Egg Salad, minced tofu is dressed in a classic salad dressing that will bring you right back to your childhood .... Years ago, Cooking Light magazine [...]

By | December 12th, 2014|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Appetizers, Sandwich, Tofu|0 Comments

Repurposing Thanksgiving Leftovers: Mandrin Cranberry Chick’n Lettuce Wraps

My favorite part about Thanksgiving?  Leftovers!  Using Gardein's Mandrin Crispy Chick'n, I was able to quickly re-purpose my leftovers into something fresh, flavorful & low in calories! A bowl of Grandmother's White Beans made a perfect side dish.   As I sit here thinking about Spencer's Grandmother, and the delicious feast she so lovingly prepared when [...]

By | November 30th, 2014|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Appetizers, Asian, Gardein, Quick Fix Mondays|0 Comments

Perfect Game Day Treat – Hearts of Palm “Mozzarella” Sticks! Plus my Tried & True Coating

If you've been craving one of my favorite appetizer of old, mozzarella sticks, it's time to break out the Fry Daddy!   I've been dying to try this recipe, using hearts of palm as the filling, ever since I saw it on Facebook this summer.  And last night, I finally gave them a whirl ... For [...]

By | November 24th, 2014|Appetizers|1 Comment

A Wintertime Pizza w/ Homemade Quinoa Pizza Crust

Friday nights are "Finger Food" night here at the TTV household.   Easy entrees which can be easily doubled in the event friends drop by for cocktails.   I'm usually experimenting with pizzas,  nachos of some type, tapas or small plates of things like tempeh wings, cauliflower pizza bites, mini corn dogs, etc.    Good "pub" sort [...]

By | February 1st, 2014|Appetizers, Pizza|2 Comments

Wonderful Web Resource: DAMY’s Cauliflower Pizza Bites

  "Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts." ~ Paramahansa Yogananda Good morning and happy Thursday !!  I was surprised to find an overcast sky this morning.  It feels like the clouds will burn off rather quickly, but I [...]

By | November 14th, 2013|Appetizers, Italian, Tofu, Wonderful Web Resources|0 Comments

Gratitude and 3 “Before-You-Know-It” Bean Dips

    "Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow."   ~ Unknown Hello friends! After an adventurous 2 month hiatus, I'm happy to report that I'm back in the saddle.  For readers of this blog, you might not be aware, but since the beginning of the [...]

By | November 5th, 2013|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Appetizers, Terrific Tips|0 Comments