SUPER simple vegan spring rolls

Materials: Rice paperCooked riceShredded carrotShredded or diced cucumberLettuce and other ingredients (optional)Tofu (optional) Making spring rolls is very easy: Dip a rice paper into water for 3 seconds, and lay it out on a clean surface.Put about 2 tablespoons each of rice, cucumber, and carrot on the wet rice paper. This should be on the… Continue reading SUPER simple vegan spring rolls

Thanksgiving dinner, for my reference

These days, the menu is: Turkey (for the omnis) Mashed potatoes and gravy Sweet potatoes with marshmallows Parker house rolls Cranberry sauce w/orange Greens - brussels and garlic, I'm thinking Dressing (provided by Mom) Pies - pumpkin, apple, berry So my shopping list is: Turkey Mashed potatoes and gravy russet potatoes um, butter veg stock… Continue reading Thanksgiving dinner, for my reference

Vegan cheese and butter recommendations

If you'd like to get a little (or all) dairy out of your life, I HIGHLY recommend these particular things. While they're not necessarily "health food", they are yummy, yummy occasional treats: Miyoko's - EVERYTHING. This company makes outstanding vegan butter and cheese Daiya - The provolone style slices, specifically. (I'm not super fond of… Continue reading Vegan cheese and butter recommendations

Salmonella outbreak: let’s skip the turkey this year

I'm gonna ask you NOT TO COOK TURKEY THIS YEAR. We still cook meat for the extended, non-vegan family on Thanksgiving, but this year we're going with chicken for them. This PBS article tells you why, but I'll give you short highlights from the article: - No single outbreak source - 164 hospitalization in the… Continue reading Salmonella outbreak: let’s skip the turkey this year