Grocery Shopping And Vegan Cheezy Mac
There are few things in life I enjoy as much as grocery shopping. Yes, seriously! Tonight we went to Whole Foods to do the weekly shopping. I really only needed to pick up produce, but I did have a few must-trys in mind. First, my store finally put out the Daiya, so I had to grab a package of the mozzarella. Everyone has found theirs mixed in with the regular shredded cheeses, however it was with the vegan cheeses at mine. Next, I had to try the new Amy’s vegan macaroni and cheese! I guess I didn’t realize it was made with Daiya until I read the ingredients label, but hearing how fabulous it was I had to check it out. Lastly, I’ve been meaning to try coconut water so a couple of those made it into my cart as well.
I’ve had Daiya before, so I’m just excited to have it so easy to get a hold of now, but with half of a 5 lb. bag of cheddar shreds in the freezer, I just grabbed the one mozzarella. I thought I’d never had this flavor, but I think I did when it was sold as “Italian” shreds. I’m thinking there is a cheezy eggplant dish in my near future! When I got home the first thing to fly from my bag and into the oven was the Amy’s mac and cheese.
Well, before I even got to taste it, it was half gone. At over 500 calories, it was probably a good idea to share! The husband said it was especially delicious and the toddler didn’t need to use words because we could tell he was a big fan by his lack of chewing. Finally, I got to taste it and all I can say is wow! This macaroni is so rich, yummy and definitely a comfort food success. I could eat a mixing bowl full of this stuff, no problem.
After dinner I was still pretty hungry so I made us all strawberry shakes with coconut milk and frozen strawberries. Actually, I’m still a little hungry, but I’ve got some work to get done so a snack will have to wait. I bought plenty of fresh greens I can’t wait to break into! I hope you had a great Monday. I have lots of great recipes coming with today’s produce haul; I can feel it!