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Month: May 2017

Carrot “Hot Dogs”

Carrot “Hot Dogs”

I know it might be hard to believe but these are actually really good. I have not craved a meat hot dog since becoming vegetarian but I decided to try these anyway and I was pleasantly surprised. Even eating them I don’t think of my […]

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad

There is nothing better than enjoying a fresh green salad on a warm day. Throw in some delicious ripe strawberries with a tangy yet sweet dressing for a irresistible combination.  I vividly remember asking my mother to make this on hot summer evenings while growing […]

Spicy Korean BBQ Sauce

Spicy Korean BBQ Sauce

Looking for a fast sauce or glaze to satisfy your spicy craving? Check this out. We use this over tofu and seitan and even toss steamed vegetables with it. It gives a nice zip to any dish and the best part is that you can […]

Vegetable Pot Pies

Vegetable Pot Pies

Sometimes on a cold winter night, you just need a pot pie. Traditionally, these are made with chicken but this flavorful vegetarian variety will be sure to please, we promise.  We usually have some of my Grandmother’s pie crust on hand in the freezer, and […]

Classic Eggplant Parmesan

Classic Eggplant Parmesan

The crunchy eggplant, the tangy sauce and the melty cheese. This dish has the makings of a superstar. Yes, this dish requires a lot of preparation but it always is a favorite. I find myself making this dish quite often. Especially when using a slow […]

Mircoplane Ultimate Citrus Tool (34608)

Mircoplane Ultimate Citrus Tool (34608)

To be honest we bought this tool awhile ago for its twist function. We were going through a martini with a twist phase and Steve’s knife skills weren’t yet up to the task. Buying this got the job of martini making done, but we soon […]

Chinese BBQ ‘Pork’ Buns

Chinese BBQ ‘Pork’ Buns

    Ingredients: 8 oz. store bought or homemade seitan ¾ bbq sauce Spicy Korean BBQ sauce recipe Dough homemade version 1 spring onion 1 egg (optional) ½ T. olive oil   Directions: Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F. Finely chop the onion and cube […]

Homemade Seitan

Homemade Seitan

Okay I am just going to come out and say it. Seitan is expensive. Period. When we found out that we can just make it at home for a fraction of the price we were jumping for joy. The possibilities ran like a movie in […]

Sweet Potato Pulled “Pork” Sandwich

Sweet Potato Pulled “Pork” Sandwich

This a a very easy sandwich to make and it is a crowd pleaser. Simple fresh ingredients combine for a satisfying and delicious meal. Use your favorite BBQ sauce for a customized tang. This isn’t a sandwich that is going to fool your friends that […]

Cheeseless Veggie Pizza

Cheeseless Veggie Pizza

Since going vegan this recipe has become a staple in our household.  The caramelized onion adds a rich and oddly creamy layer to this pizza and the roasted peppers and artichokes backs it up with a great tang. It doesn’t matter which crust/dough you use. […]