Sunday, June 17, 2012

Vegan Chicken Noodle Soup

Paul asked for chicken noodle soup. I hadn't made this before, much less a vegan version, but took the challenge. Found this recipe and it was perfect. I only had 5 cups of broth, it really needed the full 6. Delicious!

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Curried Chickpeas and Kale

From this recipe at - followed exactly and then added some browned "Gimme Lean sausage". Served over rice. Definite keeper!

Friday, June 8, 2012

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Thai Green Curry

Used the recipe from The 30-Minute Vegan by Mark Reinfeld and Jennifer Murray as the basis - tofu, red peppers, shiitake mushrooms, onion, baby bok choy, carrots, corn, basil, bean sprouts with lite coconut milk and a little bit of sriracha with green curry paste. Served over rice.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Green Beans, Mushrooms & Tempeh with Rice

While driving back to the Outer Banks yesterday afternoon, listening to NPR's The Splendid Table, a caller asked advice for cooking for a vegan for a potluck. The hostess described a Moroccan dish with green beans, which inspired me to create my own version. I sauteed onion and green beans until soft, added garlic, then some cherry tomatoes and mushrooms. Added some thyme and sage. At this point, I realized tempeh "bacon" would go perfectly with these flavors, so that was added as well. Added soy sauce. And a little lemon. Served over rice. Will definitely do this again :)