Archive | October, 2011

VeganMoFo: "Z" is for Zucchini Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

The “V” Word completes its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of Vegan food, with the last letter of the alphabet. “Z” is for Zucchini Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins. It seems only fitting that we end VeganMoFo the way we started it – with muffins and another attempt on my part at baking. These muffins are […]

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VeganMoFo: "X" is for Xi Hong Shi Chao “Jidan”

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. “X” is for Xi Hong Shi Chao “Jidan.” Gotcha! I bet you thought it was going to be Xanthan Gum or Xtra Spicy something or other. Ha! Truth be told, I was worried about […]

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VeganMoFo: "T" is for ThanksLiving at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, a month of Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today’s letter is extra-special because it stands for my favorite event at my very favorite place in the world. “T” is for ThanksLiving at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary. This was my 2nd time attending […]

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VeganMoFo: "S" is for Spicy Pumpkin Penne with Soy Feta and Hazelnuts

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. “S” is for Spicy Pumpkin Penne with Soy Feta and Hazelnuts. Here is another dish that should be on your Thanksgiving menu especially if you are having dinner with pre-vegans! This will get rid […]

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VeganMoFo: "Q" is for Quinoa, Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Tomatoes

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, a month of Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. “Q” is for Quinoa, Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Tomatoes. It’s probably no surprise that quinoa is my “Q” word. Thank goodness for this delicious, healthy superfood! I love quinoa so much. It’s easy to […]

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VeganMoFo: "P" is for Potato Crusted Seitan

The “V” Word continues the celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of delicious Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. “P” is for Potato Crusted Seitan. Since I have been gluten-free for many months, I suppose “P” could also stand for “past” and because I miss seitan so very, very much, it could […]

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VeganMoFo: "O" is for Onion and Apple Relish Tofu

The “V” Word continues to celebrate VeganMoFo, a month of incredible Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today “O” is for Onion and Apple Relish Tofu. Ok, honestly, the name of this dish is Tofu with Onion and Apple Relish but I turned it around to make it start with an “O.” Consider […]

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VeganMoFo: "N" is for Nutrition – Book Review of "The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition"

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. “N” is for Nutrition and my book review of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition by registered dietician and certified personal trainer Julieanna Hever. If you are Vegan, you probably get bombarded with […]

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VeganMoFo: "M" is for Moo Shu Vegetables with 5-Spice Pancakes

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of delicious Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today we hit the half-way mark with the 13th MoFo post. Our letter of the day is “M” which stands for Moo Shu Vegetables with 5-Spice Pancakes. I have to confess to a quirk […]

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VeganMoFo: "K" is for Kale, Apple and Parsnip Stuffed Squash

The “V” Word continues to celebrate VeganMoFo, the month of delicious Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today “K” is for Kale, Apple and Parsnip Stuffed Squash. Autumn is the most colorful season. The leaves are turning shades of beautiful jewel-tones. These are my favorite colors – the reds, oranges, browns, […]

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VeganMoFo: "J" is for Jalapeno Poppers Revisited

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, a month of delicious food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today the letter “J” is for Jalapeno Poppers Revisited. Last March I wrote a post with a recipe for my fried Jalapeno Poppers. Fried Jalapeno Popper Well, that has become my most popular recipe […]

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VeganMoFo: "I" is for Interview with Carol J. Adams, author of "The Sexual Politics of Meat"

The “V” Word continues to celebrate VeganMoFo with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today “I” is for my Interview with Carol J. Adams, author of The Sexual Politics of Meat. Carol J. Adams is one of my Vegan heroes and I had the great pleasure of interviewing her earlier this year. Her book, […]

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VeganMoFo: "H" is for Herbed Tofu Scramble

The “V” Word continues to celebrate VeganMoFo, a month of delicious Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today the letter “H” is for Herbed Tofu Scramble. When I first learned to make tofu scramble, I added so many ingredients it was way too filling for breakfast. With onions, peppers, mushrooms and […]

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VeganMoFo: "G" is for Gluten-Free Products I Love

The “V” Word continues to celebrate VeganMoFo with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today the letter “G” is for Gluten-Free Products I Love. After reading Kris Carr’s Crazy Sexy Diet and Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s Eat to Live, I decided to switch to a gluten-free diet. I suffer from autoimmune diseases which are worsened […]

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VeganMoFo: "F" is for Fried Buttermilk Tofu

The “V” Word celebrates VeganMoFo, a month of Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. We are up to the letter “F” and what better word for the letter “F” than my one remaining vice – “Fried.” Today “F” is for Fried Buttermilk Tofu. Along my journey, I have eliminated a lot of things from […]

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VeganMoFo: "E" is for Ethiopian Greens, Beans and Quinoa Stew

The “V” Word continues celebrating VeganMoFo with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today is the letter “E” which is for Ethiopian Greens, Beans and Quinoa Stew. The weather is getting colder and if you want something warm and hearty to take the chill off, this is the dish for you. It’s healthy, delicious and […]

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VeganMoFo: "D" is for Double-Stuffed Pesto Baked Potatoes

The “V” Word continues the VeganMoFo month of food with the letter “D”. Today the letter “D” is for Double-Stuffed Pesto Baked Potatoes. The basil was dying! I had bought a beautiful green bunch of basil, put it in water, and let the aroma fill the kitchen. Some of it got used but I had […]

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VeganMoFo: "C" is for Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

The “V” celebrates VeganMoFo with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today the letter “C” stands for Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. For me, the type of vegan I want to be is epitomized in one woman, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau. She is the author of many amazing cookbooks including The Joy of Vegan Baking, The Vegan Table, Color […]

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