Veggie Protein – Meat Substitutes

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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

Curried Coconut Chick’n & Rice Casserole

Savory, sweet & spicy this exotic comfort food will have your taste buds singing and your belly happy!   With crispy basmati rice as a topper, it's the opposite of how most curry dishes are made, with soupy curry plopped on top of rice, making it soggy.    I absolutely loved it upside-down !!! I've had this [...]

By | December 8th, 2014|Asian, Casseroles, Curry, Gardein|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

Penzey’s Squash & Sausage Bundle

After a very long day of Thanksgiving grocery shopping & provisioning yesterday, this seasonal quick-fix meal was just what the doctor ordered! The recipe was featured in Penzey's Spices September Back to School Issue of their monthly magazine, and the recipe's author shares:  "This is my most favorite dish in the world.   If you are [...]

Low-Carb 5-Minute Toastless TLT Lite w/ Mock Hollandaise

It's bikini season. And if one more person mentions Atkins to me, I think I'm going on a hunger strike !! Yet, everyone these days seems to be into "low carb" dieting. So in some ways, I should be grateful, because weight loss or health issues do often open the door for people to ask me about my vegan lifestyle. Whatever it takes to get people talking plant based, I'm all for it :)

Making Homemade Tofu for the 1st Time!

Today, I feel like I've just earned my stars and stripes, for I've finally made my first batch of homemade tofu after all these years as a vegetarian!  Check it out!!   With Spencer leading the way as captain,  this afternoon we took an adventure together, and set sail on tofu exploration.  And it couldn't have [...]

By | April 11th, 2014|Terrific Tips, Tofu|0 Comments