Category: Vegan on the Cheap

My Top 10 Vegan Cookbooks

November 18, 2010

There are so many amazing vegan cookbooks out there.  Your shelves are probably already so jammed with unturned pages of recipes that every time you read about a new one your mind just wanders back to that unloved shelf.  I wish I could say I felt the same way, or maybe I don’t, but I…

Vegan Corned Seitan With Cabbage And Chili With Dumplings On The Cheap

November 6, 2010

The past few weeks, I’ve been sharing a few budget-friendly meals from Vegan on the Cheap I’ve relied on to soften the grocery bill shock, so I figured why not keep it up?  This week I made two from the cookbook’s slow cooker section, the perfect type of recipe for morning people.  If you’re one…

Vegan Enchilada Bake, Baked Ziti, And Pesto Linguine On The Cheap

October 29, 2010

I’ve been really leaning on Vegan on the Cheap lately to fill in some of my weeknight meals with more affordable dishes.  I was slow to get started, but now that I’ve cracked this cookbook I just can’t stay out of it!  As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a hardcore enchilada fan, and I wasn’t sure…

Vegan On The Cheap Peanut Penne And Three Bean Loaf

October 22, 2010
Vegan On The Cheap Peanut Penne And Three Bean Loaf

After my first meal planning shopping trip, I mentioned the grocery bills hadn’t been so pretty.  Hoping to live and learn, I decided to lighten up the meal expenses by pulling out my trusty Vegan on the Cheap.  I love how this cookbook’s dishes are priced out to be under $2 per serving, and many…

Moroccan-Inspired Lentil Soup And Three-Grain Bread On The Cheap

August 24, 2010
Moroccan-Inspired Lentil Soup And Three-Grain Bread On The Cheap

I should call this post my ode to the slow-cooker, because how wonderful is it to prepare dinner in the morning and have no more to prepare in the evening than getting out bowls and spoons?!  We had a lot planned tonight, so knowing we were guaranteed a meal without a mad-dash through the kitchen,…

Vegan Comfort Loaf With Mushroom Gravy On The Cheap

August 23, 2010

Tonight’s post will be short because I’ve got my mind on curling up with a book, but I just had to share my cozy dinner.  I can’t remember the last time food actually made me feel warm and fuzzy, but Vegan on the Cheap‘s Comfort Loaf (page 154) did just that.  And as if the…

Vegan Pasta, Southwestern Shepherd’s Pie, And No-Bake Cookies On The Cheap

August 22, 2010
Vegan Pasta, Southwestern Shepherd’s Pie, And No-Bake Cookies On The Cheap

As you may remember, I was very excited to get started when I purchased Vegan on the Cheap.  But after coming up short on ingredients a few times, it got pushed aside and spent a few weeks buried in my cookbook collection.  When I pulled it from the pile last night, I decided I was…