Meal Planning Friday

For this week's menu, I'm keeping it very simple. I have all items on hand and will only need to pick up the fresh fruit and produce. Breakfasts: Homemade Granola with fruit and soy milk Lunches: All-American Quinoa Chili with salsa, guacamole and tortilla chips Dinners: Salad, topped with Quinoa Taco Meat, roasted red peppers, … Continue reading Meal Planning Friday

Meal Planning (the Lazy Edition)

TGIF y'all! This is how easy meal planning can be when you tend to eat the same things on a regular basis. No need to bother with instructions/directions or any kind of specifics. I just jot down the ingredients needed so I can compare them to my pantry and make my list. I do change/alter … Continue reading Meal Planning (the Lazy Edition)

Meatless Monday (the Tuesday edition) – Mexican Crockpot Casserole

Mexican Crockpot Casserole (Please excuse the horrible pictures) Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked brown rice 1 cup vegetable broth 2 cups water 8-oz can tomato sauce 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp coriander (Mexican oregano) 1 Tbsp chili powder 1 Tbsp cumin 1 Tbsp chipotle chili in adobo, diced well 1 tsp … Continue reading Meatless Monday (the Tuesday edition) – Mexican Crockpot Casserole

Meatless (Meal Planning) Monday

Here's what I have on the menu for this week: Because of my latest round of stomach and bowel issues, I am trying to ease into a low FODMAP diet. This is not going to be easy considering that most of my favorite foods are considered high FODMAP (onions, garlic, mushrooms, beans, soy, wheat, cauliflower, … Continue reading Meatless (Meal Planning) Monday

Meal Planning Monday

Here's what I have on the menu for this week: Southwest Quinoa Bowls (from Ari's Menu) Chipotle Black Bean burgers (also from Ari's Menu) Baked Sweet Potatoes stuffed with Chickpea Chili (from The Vegan 8) Smoky Black Bean Enchilada Wraps (from Happy Herbivore) I'm not that big a fan of tofu, but those enchilada wraps … Continue reading Meal Planning Monday

Spicy Baked Falafel Burgers

As promised, I'm skipping Wordless Wednesday this week so I can share this yummy recipe :) Note: These picture are terrible. Please don't let them deter you from trying this recipe. They came out fantastic! Spicy Baked Falafel "Burgers" Ingredients: 2 Tbsp minced garlic 1 Tbsp Tahini 2 (15oz) cans of chickpeas, drained and rinsed … Continue reading Spicy Baked Falafel Burgers