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

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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

Menu Planning Monday has Moved to Friday

Because I do my batch cooking over the weekend, I've changed grocery day from Monday to Friday. It's already saved quite a bit of money from wasted produce.  Nothing is worse than grabbing cilantro or scallions for a recipe, only to discover they've gone bad :( Here's what I've got planned for the next several … Continue reading Menu Planning Monday has Moved to Friday

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

Meatless Monday: Mexican no-Meat Loaf

Before I get to the recipe, here's my usual weekly run summary thingamabob for last week :) I'm still super proud of my 30+ miles in only 5 days! Okay, onto the yumminess! This recipe is an adaptation of the Black Bean Loaf from One Green Planet. I kept the beans and oats the same, … Continue reading Meatless Monday: Mexican no-Meat Loaf

Vegan Taco Bake

Trust me, this tastes much better than it looks :) Vegan Taco Bake  1 large red onion, chopped 1 bunch (about 6) scallions, chopped (remove bulb, use both white and green parts) 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped 2 poblano peppers, seeded and chopped 1 Tbsp minced garlic 1 package Lightlife Smart Ground (Mexican-style) 1 … Continue reading Vegan Taco Bake

Meatless Monday (the Tuesday edition) – Vegan Veggie Mac -n- Cheese

Happy Meatless Monday Tuesday! My Mac -n- Cheese is adapted from this recipe by Isa Chandra. Had I known it was going to taste so good I would have taken pictures of the process, instead of just the final product. I admit I was skeptical, but Wow! It's really, really yummy! Ingredients: 12oz pasta of your … Continue reading Meatless Monday (the Tuesday edition) – Vegan Veggie Mac -n- Cheese

Meatless Monday – Pueblo Pie (Day 4 #writeandrun31)

That Pueblo Pie I made last night... it was DELICIOUS! I thought about waiting until tomorrow to post this, but since I tend to blog later in the evening Meatless Monday will be almost over. So here you go... Pueblo Pie (Tex-Mex Lasagna) -adapted from a Dr. McDougall recipe Ingredients: Sauce: 1.5 cup veggie broth … Continue reading Meatless Monday – Pueblo Pie (Day 4 #writeandrun31)

mEatless Monday – Hot Cocoa Cookies (Vegan)

I named these Hot Cocoa cookies because that's what they smelled like coming out of the oven. And they taste like it too :) Enjoy! Hot Cocoa Cookies  Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 cup almond flour 2/3 cup (unsweetened) cocoa powder 2/3 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1.5 tsp baking … Continue reading mEatless Monday – Hot Cocoa Cookies (Vegan)