I want to try a different type of non-dairy milk - rice, almond, or oat. So, I'm wondering:
Which type of non-dairy milk is your favorite (besides soy)?
What's your favorite brand?
Is it fortified with calcium and B12?
Is it expensive compared to soymilk?
Is it suitable for cooking?
When I was at college, oftentimes the only thing I could eat in the cafeteria were salads, and these soggy veggie burgers (not the soy kind, the kind with little bits of veggies inside). They were kind of terrible, but all of a sudden I'm craving one. Or seven. I think they'd make a great snack. But when I went to my local grocery store and picked up a package of the Gardenburger kind, I noticed the dreaded "sodium caseinate" in the ingredients. I couldn't find a vegan veggie patty anywhere. So I consulted my trusty copy of "Vegan Planet", and the two recipes that sounded like what I was craving call for "vital wheat gluten", and I don't know what that is, which probably means I can't find it here. That's a roundabout way of asking:
anybody have any good veggie burger recipes? Nuts, seeds, beans, corn, and veggies are all welcome, but I'd like to try a soy-free vegggie burger for a change (I think I rely too heavily on soy). Also, no lentil loafs, please, as I don't like lentils (blasphemy, I know...) :)
I just bought textured vegetable protein, what can I do with it?
I need the best smoothie/milkshake/malt recipe using carob and almonds. Someone hook a brotha up!
i bought some flat vegan lo mein noodles last night, and didn't even think to look at how to make them. it says i need sesame and stir fry oil, both of which i do not have, and don't intend to get. so does anyone have a good recipe, or good way to coolup some lo mein noodles with seitan, mushrooms, brocolli and bamboo shoots?
yes, chinese broccoli!
please hit me with your favorite recipes. bonus points for including mushrooms, zucchini, basil, chives, or eggplant!
I just discovered my new favorite sandwich! I bought some Smart Deli "Ham Style" slices, Follow Your Heart Vegan "Mozzarella Cheese" and Rudi's Organic bread. I put the bottom half of the sandwich in the toaster oven and set it at 400 degrees for around 7 minutes. For those who haven't discovered Follow Your Heart yet, they make the best vegan cheese and, YES, it MELTS!
If your local store doesn't carry Follow Your Heart, you can order their products from www.followyourheart.com They also have a few more flavors of vegan cheese yumminess. :)
I spent about $7.50 on the ingredients and got about three and a half sandwiches out of it, plus lots of vegan cheese toast. Not too shabby.
Office pot luck tomorrow. I haven't the slightest idea what to bring. I've looked at the list and the only vegan things are the forks, plates, cups and sodas.
Looking for any and all suggestions, EXCLUDING desserts.
I really don't like spinach. It's horrid. However, I'm being hounded by everyone to eat it. They seem to be under the impression that just because I am vegan and therefore spinach is good for me, I can stomach just boiling the stuff, slapping it in a bowl and eating it. When I mentioned the fact that that's gross, it was met with "but it's vegan!" Does anyone have any decent spinach recipes that wouldn't make someone who is not exactly fond of it gag?