Using Lightlife Smart Ground Crumbles, I made this! I sauteed some onions and mushrooms in water and then added in the crumbles and sauteed for a few minutes. Then I just added some BBQ sauce — we use Weber’s because it has just a few ingredients and they sound like real stuff instead of chemicals and sugar; let that simmer for about 10 or 15 minutes. I steamed the fresh green beans separately.
I don’t use the crumbles often due to the processed nature of the stuff, but for an occasional treat — I like it!
I cut up a half of a banana, sliced in some mango, plopped on a quarter cup or so of Daiya Black Cherry Yogurt…quick and tasty! It barely qualifies as a recipe, more like an idea and an excuse for me to take a picture of something I like liking at. (At which I like looking?)
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First photo is:
Cucumber with Follow Your Heart Gouda cheese (non-dairy);
Next one: add a few sauteed mushrooms & some green pepper(sauteed in water with garlic-pepper seasoning);
Third photo is a version with kinda’ fake bacon;
…and then a kidney and pinto bean salad with chopped onion, celery, carrot and a Vegenaise & mustard dressing and a hard-cooked egg (so that one is not vegan — but I have made it without the egg and it is still so good).
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AIMING FOR A HEALTHY START TO THE DAY (strawberries, banana and mango)
I’m thinking maybe eating a preponderance of real, whole foods, may have shortened the duration and intensity of whatever this cold/flu thing is that I had.
I have to say, I am not a purist (my husband calls us “flexitarians”), but I do aim to include mainly healthy stuff: vegetables, starches, greens, legumes, fruit, nuts — with most days excluding meat or eggs or dairy. Less animal-related products has to have good effects for me and the animals – I feel better and they feel better. Some say if you don’t adhere to strictly vegan standards, you aren’t helping animals at all; I disagree. Less mass slaughter has to be better than more of the same; I think it will lead to more humane conditions.
So I made some creamed corn by mixing some coconut cream (about 2/3 of a cup or so) with a tablespoon of Earth Balance spread, a couple of teaspoons of sugar, thickened with a tablespoon or so of cornstarch. I sauteed that for a bit and then I added in a can of white corn . I threw in some celery, onion, peas, and a clove of garlic and seasoned it with basil, salt, pepper and a tablespoon of Braggs Aminos. I cooked some rice and then mixed it all up with the sauce…. and it was good.
Ending the year with a lunch of mushrooms sautéed in water with garlic pepper seasoning on Schar gluten-free bread with tomato, onion, lettuce, red pepper, green olives, Vegenaise and spicy mustard
Oatmeal cookies for dessert.
……and wondering why photos aren’t showing up as images when I edit them. And they aren’t formatting as tiled mosaic.
What is up with that?!
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- Avocado, roasted red pepper, tomato, onion with a little vegenaise and mustard — simple. On a blue plate. Good.
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Roasted vegetables – made without oil — just some seasoning. I used basil, salt, pepper and a little garlic powder. Turned out to be a delicious meal!
Pasta next to mushrooms
makes me happy
Here are some ideas for vegan dishes. Sort of a visual recipe card.
Sometimes I just need a reminder that a meal can consist of some simple choices.
Italian green beans and tomatoes are from our garden so those choices were obvious. The arugula was from the farmers market and we added strawberries, a little sweet onion, and cucumbers from our garden.
Today I’m going to attempt to make a Kung Pao Tofu and if that turns out, I will post an actual recipe……and a picture, of course!
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