Archive: January 2010

Mom’s Biscuits And Sausage Gravy (But Vegan)

January 30, 2010

I grew up on biscuits and gravy.  It’s probably my mom’s most-made dish, even to this day, especially on special occasions or when there is company.  So whenever I make biscuits and sausage gravy for my family’s vegan breakfast (lunch or dinner), I use my mom’s recipe; I just vegafy it.  Talk about smelling amazing,…

Vegan Whole Wheat Breakfast Biscuits

January 30, 2010

Vegan whole wheat biscuits are probably one of my favorite foods, whether it’s with jam or gravy, or just plain without any fixings.  They’re really quick and easy to make and look so welcoming in a basket on the breakfast (or any meal) table.  And they also do a pretty good job of cleaning the…

Quick Vegan Veggie Miso Soup

January 30, 2010

I haven’t been feeling very well for the past few days, and a pot of vegan soup usually seems to do the trick.  It’s really easy to whip up using whatever veggies I happen to have at any given time, and everyone gobbles it up (even if I did make it as get well soup…

Vegan “Chicken” Rotini With Mushroom Marinara

January 28, 2010

Okay, I think Gardein’s products have officially convinced me to reconsider my dislike of faux meat.  Tonight I used their Chick’n Marinara.  Oh my gosh!  Faux chicken stuffed with marina and vegan cheese and it was absolutely delicious.  So this post isn’t so much a recipe (because there isn’t any work to it) as me…

Vegan Sauerkraut Tempeh Panini

January 28, 2010

Back in college, for some reason or another, I ended up buying a panini press (probably celebrating student loans).  I have to say though, this baby has gotten a lot of use over the years.  It’s just more fun to throw your basic lunchtime sandwich on it and have a toasty, melty panini.  And who…

Toddler-Approved Vegan Veggie Macaroni & Cheese

January 27, 2010

Tonight, I decided to make vegan macaroni and cheese with some Daiya shreds that I needed to use up, and of course, I decided to go at it without any prior experience or recipe research because that’s just more fun! (If I was a chemist I’d be dangerous, but luckily its just food so the…

A Vegan With A Bread Machine: Mild Oat Bread

January 27, 2010

This light oat bread has a nice, mild flavor that makes it perfect for absolutely anything from sandwiches to a side with soups and is a favorite for the kid classic, peanut butter and jelly.  The best part about this vegan bread is that it is super simple and has ingredients that I always have…

Kind Vegan Candied Ginger Pears

January 27, 2010

These candied ginger pears are the second vegan dessert recipe that I’ve tried from Alicia Silverstone’s The Kind Diet (page 279) and they are quite tasty.  They aren’t extremely sweet or rich, which makes them a nice finishing touch to a meal, rather than the belt-unbuckling chocolate cake.  The candied pears have a nice spice…

Kind Vegan Bok Choy With Ume Vinaigrette

January 26, 2010

This is the second recipe I’ve tried from Alicia Silverstone’s The Kind Diet, and I’m really loving the new ingredients I picked up after reading the book (umeboshi vinegar for one thing).  Alicia’s superhero recipes definitely have a fresh and simple take on meals that I absolutely love.  The bok choy recipe I tried tonight…

Vegan Gomashio

January 26, 2010

When I read about gomashio in Alicia Silverstone’s The Kind Diet, I sort of passed it over. But when I went to make her Bok Choy recipe, I realized it called for the stuff.  Since it looked simple enough to make I decided to give it a shot, and it turns out gomashio is one…