does anyone have a recipe that involves a mix of beans and rice that doesnt need to be heated or cooled after its done? i need something quick, cheap, and full of protein that i can take to school or work with me.
2 tbs hoisin 2 tbs natural chunky peanut butter decorate with chunks of peanut. a pinch or 11 of sucanat.
what am i doing wrong? Its too hoisin-ie. can i get away with just peanut butter and a little soy sauce? I'm afraiiiiiiiiiiid! have any of you got recipes that taste like its straight from a vietnamese restaurant? I usually try and add water and end up straining it out because im afraid i have made it too watery. my sauce ALWAYS works in pad thai.. with you know, water and noodles but i want it to dip broccoli with...
While experimenting for the cookie swap and other cookie baskets I'm making, I went ahead and veganized a recipe for 'girl scout' thin mint cookies from all recipes.com. They're a little too minty/chocolately for me, so I might suggest tuning down the mint a weeee bit, but my boyfriend said they were great-and they look really nice-but sorry guys my digital camera is broken. On to the recipe.. ( Read more...Collapse )
I was really craving cheese cake....but normally when i cook vegan cheese cake it just doesn't come out quite right so this time i changed the recipe around a wee bit AND it's really easy because i just stuck it all in a blender
use vegan varieties :-p -1 cup of soy milk (I live in china and we either get it fresh or we make it ourselves ....and it's usually a bit sweeter and thicker than what you get in the states)*because this is sweet i didn't add sugar...you may want to add about 1/4-1/2 a cup -3/4 cup of tofu (we were out of silken and so i just blended it with the soy) -4 Tbsp corn starch <--this helped thicken it alot -1/4 pastry flour -1 Tbsp vanilla extract -1 Tbsp coriander -a pinch of salt -4 tbsp raw cocoa powder
with this, i didn't do any work, i just stuck it in a blender and then poured it into a dish to go in our oven
i have a hard time finding vegan graham crackers here and vegan butter so usually i just make do without a crust if you have access to ingredients grind graham crackers and mix with vegan butter (can also use granola...which is also unheard of here, wheat germ, and water)...back in oven at 350 for 5-10 minutes put cheesecake into oven until the top appears solid (350 F for about 25 minutes) then let cool
i'd post pictures but my family ate it before i could :-p
for those of you lovely vegans with ipods: i found this site, and after downloading their sample vegan recipes to be uploaded onto the ipod, i realized that i could type up my recipes in the same format and have them at my hands as well. as i'm going to college across the country next year, having an ipod full of music and vegan recipes will be most awesome. it's as easy as putting recipes into a text file and saving them into the notes section of the ipod. the organization that enrique quintero (of the above website) already had was helpful, with recipes categorized into appetizers, beverages, et cetera., but some of his recipes are snagged from vegweb, so it's not worth the money to get his full version, but is imho better to just type or copypaste your own.
this is most helpful for grocery shopping, or taking across country (as i am doing). but i thought it was neat, and i have enjoyed the insanity that comes from typing vast amounts of recipes.
(I'm poorly and a little incoherent, so sorry for that)
Friday is Red Nose Day. At work a colleage and I are going to set up a buffet of lovely nibbly things in the staff room, and encourage people to eat and donate. So - any suggestions - things like crisps and dips, cakes, finger food, that sort of thing? Has to be nummy and require little or no cutlery; preferably red and silly!
If after five years (or more!) of waiting, the vegan man/woman of your dreams called because he/she is going to, for the first time, drive several hours to spend a long weekend with you in a few weeks, what would you feed him/her? Also, if this person had recently whipped up the most incredible vegan crepes EVER for you, what would be your come back dessert?
so what's the deal with rice? How do you guys prepare it? I've grown up boiling it, but I am pretty sure that is just taking the nutrients out. And if you steam rice, how do you go about doing so? Essentially, I want to make a brown rice, beans and corn dish. Where's Alton Brown when you need him?
Also, what brand tofu do you use when making tofu scramble? Every time I try making it with Nasoya, it turns out disgusting. But when I go out to eat, or my friends make it, the scramble turns out to be absolutely amazing. This really just goes for any tofu dish. And, I'm usually a good cook too.