Meatless Monday: Laura’s Awesome Sauce! And Week 7 HM Training Recap

My awesome sauce is sort of adapted from the Tahini Lime Dressing that I've shared before (which was originally adapted from a recipe from Peas and Thank You). I tweaked it a bit and added some Tex-Mex flair to create this delicious, tangy, put-it-on-everything sauce :) Laura's Awesome Sauce 1/2 cup Tahini 1/4 cup lime … Continue reading Meatless Monday: Laura’s Awesome Sauce! And Week 7 HM Training Recap

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Meatless Monday: the Tuesday edition ;)

So yesterday just flat-out sucked. I had a miserable day at work, and then after I got home, took Lucy for her walk, and ate some dinner I was just done. I did open my blog and clicked on "New Post," but that was it. I never even typed a single word! So without further … Continue reading Meatless Monday: the Tuesday edition ;)

BBQ Black Bean and Quinoa burgers with Vegan Potato Salad

Tonight was my 2nd time making these burgers - they are sooooo good! I think the recipe I adapted it from came from animalplace.tumblr.com, but when I went there looking for it (to give credit) I can't find it. But anyways, I altered it enough that it's now my own recipe :) BBQ Black bean … Continue reading BBQ Black Bean and Quinoa burgers with Vegan Potato Salad

Meatless Monday: Spicy (Vegan) Sloppy Joe filling

I can't believe it's Cinco de Mayo and I'm NOT posting a Mexican-ish recipe, although I did throw some of my Tex-Mex flair into this ;) This recipe was inspired by my friend Michelle, who blogs at TheVeganGypsy.com. Go check her out ASAP! Spicy Vegan Sloppy Joe filling   Ingredients: 1 large yellow onion, chopped … Continue reading Meatless Monday: Spicy (Vegan) Sloppy Joe filling

mEatless Monday (and March summary)

Back on track day 1. It didn't start so great since I left for work without my food. Thankfully I have stuff that I keep at my office for those "just in case" days. Breakfast was an Amy's Organic Black Bean and Tomato Burrito, and lunch was an Amy's Mexican Casserole, topped with guacamole. Got … Continue reading mEatless Monday (and March summary)

Mashed Chickpea and Avocado Salad

I'm up a few pounds (again - UGH!), so I decided it's time to try out, and come up with, some new recipes. I headed over to Pinterest for a little inspiration, and after seeing several variations of meals that combine chickpeas and avocados I came up with this refreshing "salad." It's really more like … Continue reading Mashed Chickpea and Avocado Salad

#Meatless Monday! Cookie Dough Hummus

Hi everyone! I was going through some of my recipes over the weekend, and found this one that I'd like to share. I know there are several variations of this, but mine tastes the best. Trust me ;) "Cookie Dough" Hummus   Ingredients: 1 (15oz) can of chickpeas, rinsed and peeled 1/4 cup peanut butter … Continue reading #Meatless Monday! Cookie Dough Hummus

Meatless Monday: Esther the Wonder Pig!

Has anyone not met Esther yet?!   Esther took Facebook by storm! Since starting the page only about a month ago, Esther has over 20,000 likes! She also has a web site, a YouTube channel, and a twitter account (see other links from the web site)!  She was adopted under the assumption that she was a … Continue reading Meatless Monday: Esther the Wonder Pig!

Meatless Monday: (Recipe Makeover) Tahini Lime Quinoa Salad

Happy Meatless Monday! It's been busy around here with the holidays, and all the shopping, baking, and stress that goes along with the holidays! No sooner do I get something wrapped and under the tree before Lucy and Bogey have the bows and ribbons destroyed and the packages chewed halfway open ;) I haven't come … Continue reading Meatless Monday: (Recipe Makeover) Tahini Lime Quinoa Salad

Meatless Monday: Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Happy Meatless Monday! A huge shout-out to the Vegan Gypsy for bringing my attention to this recipe by the amazing Isa Chandra Moskowitz.  After a few minor alterations/modifications the result was sinful deliciousness! Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread Ingredients: 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 2 Tbsp coconut oil 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/3 cup + 2 … Continue reading Meatless Monday: Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread