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Meatless Mondays: Can you be vegan on a low budget?

Looking online at stereotypes of a high budget vegan diet and posts of green smoothies or fancy ingredients in dinners, can be discouraging for those who can't afford vegan products that cost them over 50 dollars a week for meals. There are still many people who can afford the vegan restaurants or the pre-made frozen …

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Meatless Mondays: Miso Flavored Stir Fried Ramen Noodles with Tofu

Making tofu taste good can be a challenge, but when you cook it a certain way to crisp it up and still absorb flavors, it can be a delicious addition to a meatless monday meal. One night I had thought to make ramen with miso broth, but thought to do something a little faster. The …

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Meatless Mondays: Are Vegan Meat Products Really Healthy?

As I sat and tried out a vegan bbq rib wrap the other day, I eventually didn't even notice that it wasn't real meat. The texture was soft and so familiar to bbq pork ribs that it was enjoyable without having to worry about having something very fatty. I tend to be open to trying …

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Using Pesto In The Kitchen (Plus A Basic Vegan Pesto Recipe Of Mine)

A jarred pesto sauce can be a classic kitchen staple to have in the kitchen when pressed for time. Sometimes you might not have the fresh herbs available in the pantry to make fresh pesto at home. Surprisingly, pesto does not just have to be used on pasta (although it does taste good that way). …

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Grilled Tofu With Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

Tofu can take on so many versatile flavors and be in most recipes as a substitute for meat, but I have found that grilling it can bring out some new textures and natural flavors of the tofu. Pairing it with a thai sweet chili sauce makes it taste out of the ordinary from chicken or …

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My Weekly Health Tidbits: Creative Meal Planning With Legumes

Anyone who is eating a plant based diet knows that legumes (beans, string beans, lentils, peanuts, etc) can be a big part of their protein sources along with being a good source of fiber to keep them full. However it is possible to eventually get bored of the same ways of making meals with legumes …

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