So a bunch of us (Linguistics kids) are meeting at my advisor's house for brunch on Sunday to...brunch, and look at some new data we have. I don't really know what brunch is about, so can you guys suggest things to bring?
I'd been thinking about trying to make the pumpkin/maple scones one of the vegan blogs advertised a couple of days ago...but now I'm thinking sweet maybe isn't the way to go, since savory food --> more brain power.
Constraints: no fake meats or soymilk (unless you think its ok for me to replace the soymilk with a whole grain or nut milk).
My partner is on a diet now, and watching caloric intake. I'm trying to be sensitive to this in my cooking and such, but it's hard when cooking at home because I don't know how to figure out the calories and such with homemade food. I'd love to not rely on pre-packaged food during this diet solely for the nutritional info.
Likewise, I'm looking for good, healthy, FILLING, easy foods that my partner can eat. I know that with the caloric restriction hunger is a problem, and I'd love to find some foods that I can make which will keep the belly full and happy without being junky or too high in calories.
i was feeling a little poor and a little hungry and came up with this quick and easy lunch that could easily be translated to a dinner or mass made:
Teriyaki Veggie Burger Stir-Fry (for one)
In a frying pan combine: Olive oil (for frying..) 1 veggie burger. crumbled or made into smaller pieces (maybe 1/2 in?) 1/4 of a small onion about 1 tbls (or more your discretion) fav teriyaki marinade sautee for about 10 min, until burger is soft and onions have color
Put this mixture into a bowl or whatev on the side
add some more olive oil, or veggie oil, i prefer the taste of my olive oil
About 1/2 cup leftover rice, any grain any veggies of your choice I used about a 1/4 cup frozen carrots and peas Stir fry all this until hot
then mix with burger mixture and serve hot.
I used a boca burger and it gave it a kinda smoky taste. I had a side of sweet potato french fries which was yummy too, and i couldnt finish it all! :}
when they come in a pound can, they apparently have a lot of water. i normally can just use one can and be done with the beans in a meal. well, i came across a pound of the fresh ones and i can't seem to use them up. i've already done my two standbys 1. the plain/butter/almond variation and 2. my family's goulash recipe. i hate green bean casserole. and i'm not too big on wraps or salads. so what can i do to use up the rest of these?
I made these for supper tonight and they were delicious! The recipe comes from a cookbook called The Single Vegan by Leah Leneman. I served them with a green salad. I regret not having a picture, but they were gone before I could take one! ( Vegan Peanut SausagesCollapse )