Archive for 'Meat Swap'

Zucchini “Crab” Cakes

Pathetic confession: I never got a garden planted this year. I prepped the area, fertilized, made a plan of what I wanted to grow… and then nothing. I had a busy first month-ish of summer and by the time it was A. not pouring on the weekend and B. I actually had the day free, […]

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Apple Cider Vinegar Tempeh Salad

One of the main complaints people have about soy (tofu, tempeh, etc.) is that it’s always trying to be something it’s not. That’s a complaint I hear about vegetarians a lot, too — why try and make something taste/feel like meat when it’s not meat? To me, it makes sense. You would season chicken or […]

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Reuben Dogs

I probably say a lot of sandwiches are my favorite, but if we get rid of the basics (PBJs and grilled cheeses) then I can pretty confidently say that a Reuben is my most requested, most ordered sandwich. I always forgo the meat and occasionally swap in sauteed mushrooms and peppers or even just slices […]

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Veggie Pot Pie with Biscuit Crust

For 25 years, I thought I hated pie. Turns out, I hate pie crust. Crumbly top? Sure, I’m all about that. Graham cracker crust? Sure thing. But dry pie crust I’ve just never been able to get into. I would eat pumpkin or coconut cream pie and leave behind the bottom and edges (or pawn […]

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Loaded Turkey, Avocado, and Mushroom Sandwich + Lightlife Giveaway

There’s very few times I feel deprived as a vegetarian. There’s a meat sub for this, a better version of that, so really there’s no reason to feel deprived. Until I see someone’s meaty sandwich stacked mile high. While I’m a HUGE fan of a cheese sandwich (like seriously cheese + mayo/mustard, maybe some lettuce […]

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March 2, 2015

Tofu Bacon

I’ve been on a mission for the last year or so, and I’m happy to say I’ve finally met my goal. My tofu related goal. Everyone has tofu goals, right? I’ve been trying to recreate the BLT from my favorite (err, well, the only) local vegan restaurant, and I finally have the bacon down. Crispy, […]

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