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”

What type of Vegan are you? (Part 2)

After my post last week, I decided to hop online and post on my favorite Vegan Group on Facebook. I asked them, “What type of vegan do you consider yourself?” To be honest, I expected back a handful of replies that said, “I’m just a vegan” or “I do it for the animals” or even,Continue reading “What type of Vegan are you? (Part 2)”

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”

What type of Vegan are you? (part 1)

Years ago I reviewed vegan and vegetarian restaurants for a local paper in my old home town. One stop I made was at a small dive bar known for the PBR beer, loud music, and amazing vegan food. Of all the restaurants I visited, this one stood out because the staff wasn’t the friendliest. TheyContinue reading “What type of Vegan are you? (part 1)”

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 – Black Bean Mushroom Balls

Meatballs–vegan or otherwise–are a versatile meal. Eat them with pasta, in a sandwich, on top of a salad, or all by themselves, Meatballs can be the center of a filling meal. Plus, you can make a batch of meatless meatballs, freeze them, and then take them out one at a time. By far, the easiestContinue reading “Meatless Monday – Black Bean Mushroom Balls”

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”

Vegan Life Hacks: Leftovers

Making the switch from omnivore to herbivore can feel imposing. You’ve spent your entire life perfecting your meal routine. You know what you’ll have for breakfast next Tuesday, because it’s what you always have for breakfast on Tuesdays.  And then there’s the Friday Take-out that is a life saver, because the last thing you wantContinue reading “Vegan Life Hacks: Leftovers”

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!”