Meatless Monday – Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

This weeks #MeatlessMonday, is brought to you by the blog: Life Tastes Good; Just as it Should. I discovered this little gem back on Oscar’s Sunday. We had an impromptu gathering, and I needed to feed the massive delicious vegan food. What’s better to balance out a vegan board of veggies, hummus, and avocado artichokeContinue reading “Meatless Monday – Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites”

Meatless Monday – Banana Bread

Growing up, banana bread was a staple in my house. Why? Because it’s a delicious way to use up all those old bananas you forgot to finish eating. And if there is one thing I love to do, it’s to eat leftovers and use up ingredients lying around my house–rather than throwing them out. WasteContinue reading “Meatless Monday – Banana Bread”

Meatless Monday: Tofu 101

So now you’re vegan and have discovered tofu. You’ve bought a brick. It sits like a squishy white blob on your counter, and you have no idea what to do with it. I have a vivid memory of living in my first apartment. My brother and sister came to visit, and we were going toContinue reading “Meatless Monday: Tofu 101”

Meatless Monday–Rainbow Spring Rolls

Every time I speak with someone about shifting to a vegan diet–salads are one of the first meals that come up. But if you’re like me, and there are only so many salads you can eat, let me introduce you to your new best friend–Rice Paper! These are lunchbox friendly, kid friendly, and over allContinue reading “Meatless Monday–Rainbow Spring Rolls”

Meatless Monday–Kids edition

Let’s face it, getting a kid to eat–meatless or otherwise–can be a chore. At my dinner table I hear a lot of, “I don’t like that,” mixed with, “can’t I just have bread?” And I know I’m not alone. My son is the picky eater of picky eaters. We’ve gone through a mile long listContinue reading “Meatless Monday–Kids edition”

Meatless Monday–Maple Chili Garlic Tofu

A couple years ago I was searching for decent chili sauce to make my special “diner” sauce for veggie burgers and other Americana fare, when I stumbled upon Huy Fong Foods’ Chili Garlic Sauce. The Vietnamese-American Company is most commonly known for sriracha–a condiment I normally avoid. I was raised in a house who concentratedContinue reading “Meatless Monday–Maple Chili Garlic Tofu”

Meatless Monday–Tomato Cucumber Salad, with a twist!

Happy Meatless Monday! This weeks recipe is a twist on a modern classic–the Tomato and Cucumber Salad. You will need: 1 Cucumber 1 Zucchini 2 Roma Tomatoes 1/4 cup Chickpeas 1 teaspoon Dill 2 tablespoons Olive Oil 2 tablespoons Rice Vinegar Salt & Pepper to taste Wash all vegetables. Peel cucumber and zucchini. Chop intoContinue reading “Meatless Monday–Tomato Cucumber Salad, with a twist!”

Meatless Monday: Plant-Based Lunch

That you can even take to work. Welcome to the third week of 2018! This Meatless Monday, I bringing to you another delicious recipe and amazing resource. I discovered The Minimalist Baker years ago when I was looking for a plant-based dinner roll recipe. Created and maintained by a woman named Dana, The Minimalist Baker’sContinue reading “Meatless Monday: Plant-Based Lunch”

Quick & Easy Plant-based Breakfast

The path to a animal free diet can seems overwhelming when the simplest things in your life, feel upended and unobtainable. Finding a resource with healthy and economical choices is key. For the second Meatless Monday of 2018, let me introduce you to Oh, She Glows! A fantastic, and mostly raw, plant-based resource. Behind thisContinue reading “Quick & Easy Plant-based Breakfast”

Vegan Pantry Staples

Happy New Year! With 2018 less than one-day old, it’s time to start on those New Years Resolutions.┬áTo quote Stephen King, “The scariest moment is always just before you start.” So, let’s not over think anything and just go. If you’re here because you want to switch to a Plant-Based life, then you’re in theContinue reading “Vegan Pantry Staples”